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Fans pay Twitter tributes to Hughes

28 November 2014 - 1:00am
Cricket fans and players from around the world pay their tributes to Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who died aged 25.

Cameron to outline immigration plans

28 November 2014 - 12:59am
David Cameron is preparing to deliver a speech outlining his plans to reduce immigration from the EU - after figures revealed net migration had risen above 2010 levels.

Top Scots book character revealed

28 November 2014 - 12:58am
Francis Crawford of Lymond has topped a poll of favourite Scottish book characters carried out as part of Book Week Scotland.

VIDEO: Opec keeps oil output at current rate

28 November 2014 - 12:56am
Oil exporting nations agreed to keep pumping oil at its current levels - a move that sparked new falls in the price of oil. What will be the effect in Asia?

Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul

28 November 2014 - 12:54am
Plan for new 'Islamic' cash fuels panic in IS-run Mosul

Saving Kenya's babies born of incest

28 November 2014 - 12:46am
Saving Kenya's children born of incest from a death sentence

"I refuse to be my daughter's diary"

28 November 2014 - 12:40am
A mother's decision to leave Whatsapp chat group goes viral

How Korea helped prostitutes work at US bases

28 November 2014 - 12:18am
How Korea helped prostitutes work near US military bases

Finding long lost treasures of the deep

28 November 2014 - 12:16am
Finding bounty in the depths of Davy Jones's locker

The rubbish collector left on the scrap heap as his city goes green

28 November 2014 - 12:13am
The rubbish collector left on the scrap heap as his city goes green

Wal-Mart challenged on Black Friday

28 November 2014 - 12:13am
Wal-Mart workers revolt against US shopping day

VIDEO: The people who run with their dogs

28 November 2014 - 12:13am
The runners who race each other with their dogs

VIDEO: Building the Olympic Stadium's new roof

28 November 2014 - 12:13am
The BBC has been allowed inside London's Olympic Stadium to film the construction of the arena's new roof.

VIDEO: Saving Darth Vader's childhood home

28 November 2014 - 12:13am
When a sand dune in Tunisia threatened to swallow up Mos Espa - the childhood home of Darth Vader - Star Wars fans teamed up with tourist chiefs to take action.

Search for teachers 'may go abroad'

28 November 2014 - 12:10am
A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say.

The seven best metaphors for the economy

28 November 2014 - 12:10am
On what politicians' economic metaphors are trying to convey

VIDEO: How to avoid out-of-battery rage

28 November 2014 - 12:07am
New ways to stop your smartphone running out of battery

Social media told to simplify terms

28 November 2014 - 12:04am
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.

'Too few' toddlers having flu vaccine

28 November 2014 - 12:00am
Too few toddlers and young children are having the seasonal flu vaccine, the chief medical officer for England warns.

Migrant benefits ban and Plebgate cost - front pages

27 November 2014 - 11:56pm
Previews of Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on immigration lead many newspapers, while others focus on former minister Andrew Mitchell's libel case defeat.