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VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

27 February 2015 - 6:06pm
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reaction to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Mercedes set fastest testing time

27 February 2015 - 6:03pm
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.

Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

27 February 2015 - 5:59pm
Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.

Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

27 February 2015 - 5:50pm
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.

Duelling bills as US shutdown looms

27 February 2015 - 5:46pm
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.

Boy in hospital after city crash

27 February 2015 - 5:44pm
A boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Cardiff.

VIDEO: Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies

27 February 2015 - 5:39pm
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

Hull fined for Uefa financial breach

27 February 2015 - 5:20pm
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.

Bigamist wife killer jailed for life

27 February 2015 - 5:18pm
A bigamist is jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his second wife and hiding her body in a car boot.

PSNI appeal over poster bomb attack

27 February 2015 - 5:15pm
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.

Rwanda singer planned to kill Kagame

27 February 2015 - 5:15pm
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.

Scots sick of 'valiant losers' tag

27 February 2015 - 5:12pm
Winger Tommy Seymour admits Scotland are fed-up of being written off as the Six Nations' "valiant losers".

AUDIO: Ex-MI6 chief on 'Jihadi John' claims

27 February 2015 - 5:12pm
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

27 February 2015 - 4:53pm
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

27 February 2015 - 4:52pm
Mexican security forces confirm the arrest of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.

10 things we didn't know last week

27 February 2015 - 4:45pm
What time of day squid fly, and other news nuggets

Past, present and future

27 February 2015 - 4:43pm
Tony Blair once met a voter during one of his election campaigns. He started listing the achievements his government had generated for the people. "Aye, we know all that," chipped in the voter, "What are you going to do next?"

How Labour pays for student fee cut

27 February 2015 - 4:38pm
Labour would reduce tax relief for those earning £150,000 or more a year, shrink maximum pension pots to £1m and cut maximum annual pension contributions to £30,000 to pay for a cut to £6,000 in student fees.

Judge admits Muslim Bible oath error

27 February 2015 - 4:34pm
A judge who stopped a trial because a Muslim witness had sworn an oath on the Bible says he should have accepted the man's evidence.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

27 February 2015 - 4:32pm
The week's big numbers visualised.

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