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Doctor 'interfered' with Welsh use

14 October 2014 - 10:55am
A doctor who asked a mother and child to stop speaking Welsh during an emergency consultation interfered with their right to speak the language, the Welsh Language Commissioner rules.

MPs' Palestinian vote 'troubling'

14 October 2014 - 10:54am
Israel warns against sending a "troubling message", after MPs in the UK vote to recognise Palestinian statehood.

Trojan Horse schools 'not improved'

14 October 2014 - 10:52am
There are still significant problems at the five Birmingham schools placed into special measures following concerns about a hard-line Islamist takeover.

Lost US parrot switches to Spanish

14 October 2014 - 10:49am
An African Grey parrot named Nigel, missing for four years, returns home to California abandoning his British accent to squawk away in Spanish.

'Wenger exit will challenge Arsenal'

14 October 2014 - 10:44am
Arsenal's biggest challenge will be finding a replacement for manager Arsene Wenger, says chief executive Ivan Gazidis.

UN worker dies of Ebola in Germany

14 October 2014 - 10:44am
A UN health worker infected with Ebola dies at a hospital in the German city of Leipzig, hospital officials say.

Kurds 'regain Kobane hill from IS'

14 October 2014 - 10:39am
Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) say they have recaptured a strategically important hilltop west of Kobane on Syria's border with Turkey.

VIDEO: Parents 'desperate' after abductions

14 October 2014 - 10:33am
It has been six months since more than 200 school girls were abducted in north east Nigeria and two parents have spoken to the BBC about the "desperate" situation.

Fly genes hold clue to human illness

14 October 2014 - 10:21am
Scientists sequence the entire genome of the common housefly in a bid to find cures for human diseases.

Scotland snapped from Space Station

14 October 2014 - 10:20am
A German astronaut tweets a picture of Scotland taken from the International Space Station as it passes over Europe.

Two arrests over teen's shop death

14 October 2014 - 10:07am
Two people are arrested on suspicion of murdering a 17-year-old boy who died after he was hit outside a shop in Greater Manchester.

Ten hits you may not know were covers

14 October 2014 - 9:53am
10 huge hits you may not realise are cover versions

Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels

14 October 2014 - 9:50am
Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish rebels near the Iraqi border, in the first major air raid since the PKK declared a ceasefire in 2013.

Walking Dead breaks cable TV record

14 October 2014 - 9:49am
The fifth series opener of US drama The Walking Dead is watched by 17.3 million people, breaking cable viewing records.

Brother and sister missing in Egypt

14 October 2014 - 9:46am
Police appeal for information after a teenage girl with bipolar disorder was apparently taken to Egypt by her brother without her mother's consent.

Viewpoint: Time to devalue Islamic State hostage 'tools'

14 October 2014 - 9:36am
Could change of tactics save lives of IS captives?

AUDIO: Survivors recall HMS Royal Oak sinking

14 October 2014 - 9:26am
Survivors of the HMS Royal Oak recall the moment the boat was torpedoed by a U-boat in Scapa Flow leading to the loss of 800 lives.

Device 'capable of killing'

14 October 2014 - 9:07am
Police in Londonderry say a device found during a security alert in Ballyarnett on Monday night was 'capable of killing'.

A perverse shadow-banking fix?

14 October 2014 - 8:42am
Regulator runs risk in trying to curb shadow banking

Six arrested by anti-terror police

14 October 2014 - 8:40am
Three men and three women from Portsmouth, Farnborough and Greenwich are being held in connection with a police anti-terrorism operation.