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Gerrard open to move from Liverpool

31 October 2014 - 8:27am
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off

31 October 2014 - 8:18am
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014

31 October 2014 - 7:53am
In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.

Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

31 October 2014 - 7:49am
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

31 October 2014 - 7:41am
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

31 October 2014 - 7:31am
Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside £400m to cover costs into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Person missing after fireworks blaze

31 October 2014 - 7:23am
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks factory that also leaves two people needing hospital treatment.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

31 October 2014 - 7:07am
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

31 October 2014 - 7:06am
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final has been voted as your #BBCDreamTicket.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

31 October 2014 - 7:04am
The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze

31 October 2014 - 6:57am
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

31 October 2014 - 6:53am
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

31 October 2014 - 6:47am
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

'It's business as usual in Austin'

31 October 2014 - 6:40am
Lewis Hamilton on turning up the pressure in his title fight with Nico Rosberg and the buzz of being back in America.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

31 October 2014 - 6:32am
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.

ChildLine seeing more suicidal children

31 October 2014 - 6:10am
More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

'Poppy hijab' to mark Remembrance Day

31 October 2014 - 5:36am
A fashion designer from London creates a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross and to give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.

Charity decries US Ebola quarantine

31 October 2014 - 4:51am
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Obama urges 'credible' Myanmar vote

31 October 2014 - 4:32am
US president calls for a "credible" process when Myanmar hold elections in 2015, as major players held rare high-level talks.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

31 October 2014 - 4:23am
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

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