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Botswana's ruling party wins polls

2 hours 1 min ago
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Inmate planned escape with hostage

2 hours 38 min ago
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

3 hours 4 min ago
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

3 hours 49 min ago
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.

VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

3 hours 51 min ago
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.

VIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

3 hours 52 min ago
BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

3 hours 59 min ago
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week

VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

4 hours 5 min ago
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests

French World War One bedroom of soldier who never returned

4 hours 8 min ago
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years

VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

4 hours 8 min ago
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.

10 things you may not know about laughter

4 hours 20 min ago
Things you may not have known about being amused

Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband

4 hours 25 min ago
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.

Planning fee increase criticised

4 hours 28 min ago
Four leading Scottish business groups speak out against an increase in fees for planning applications due to come into effect later this week.

What's the appeal of a caliphate?

4 hours 30 min ago
Why the idea of a single Muslim state keeps coming back

What's been lurking in the Baltic Sea?

4 hours 31 min ago
What's been lurking beneath the waves in the Baltic Sea?

Most UK profit warnings since 2008

4 hours 32 min ago
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.

'Record number' of low-paid Britons

4 hours 35 min ago
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.

Police in central Edinburgh incident

25 October 2014 - 11:53pm
Police attend an incident in the centre of Edinburgh, amid reports that an armed man is on a roof.

VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

25 October 2014 - 11:48pm
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion

Clashes hit historic Lebanese market

25 October 2014 - 11:40pm
At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.

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