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Abuse victims' compensation reduced

6 hours 17 min ago
Compensation has been reduced for more than 400 sex abuse victims in Britain who later committed criminal offences, the BBC has learnt.

VIDEO: 'Too many to count through Calais fence'

7 hours 14 min ago
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

7 hours 24 min ago
North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".

Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

7 hours 30 min ago
It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.

Second Australian punches shark

7 hours 56 min ago
An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".

Apprentice star's family 'shattered'

7 hours 57 min ago
The sister of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs says the family's world has been "shattered apart" by his sudden death.

MoD land could help Calais delays

10 hours 16 min ago
Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.

In pictures: Ecology photo prize

10 hours 21 min ago
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

Should there be more 'honesty' in sentencing?

10 hours 34 min ago
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is exploring ideas on 'earned release' for prisoners, first mooted in 2008, as Danny Shaw explains.

'It's a matter of dignity'

10 hours 45 min ago
Helping homeless women access sanitary towels and tampons

How dangerous is laughing gas?

10 hours 49 min ago
How dangerous is laughing gas?

Is it unfair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

10 hours 50 min ago
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

Wales surf wave generator starts up

11 hours 11 min ago
The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

AA joins protest at green changes

11 hours 31 min ago
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Calais latest and Apprentice death

11 hours 36 min ago
Friday's press is full of reports of fresh chaos in the Calais "war zone" as migrants try to reach the UK. There are also tributes to one of The Apprentice's most memorable contestants.

Women solicitors paid less than men

11 hours 47 min ago
A large pay gap between men and women solicitors has been found by research from The Law Society of Scotland.

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

12 hours 8 min ago
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.

Russian debtors despair as boom turns to bust

12 hours 9 min ago
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians

Quiz of the week's news

12 hours 9 min ago
Why was a Satanic statue unveiled in the US?

We told the king we had HIV

12 hours 9 min ago
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear