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Father jailed for Libya kidnap

10 November 2014 - 1:26pm
A man who refuses to return his young daughter to Wales after kidnapping her and taking her to Libya two years ago is jailed for six-and-a-half years.

Doctor Who: How was Peter Capaldi's debut series?

10 November 2014 - 1:22pm
Verdicts on Peter Capaldi's first series as The Doctor

VIDEO: Briton's sensational tumbling routines

10 November 2014 - 1:13pm
Great Britain's Rachael Letsche is crowned the senior women's World Tumbling Champion at the final in Florida, USA.

Israeli soldier stabbed in Tel Aviv

10 November 2014 - 1:09pm
A Palestinian has been arrested after an Israel soldier was stabbed in what police said was a 'terror attack' in Tel Aviv.

London's skyline 'worth £7.2bn'

10 November 2014 - 1:07pm
How much is this view across London now worth?

'Paedophile' park ban blamed on mayor

10 November 2014 - 1:06pm
A ban on lone adults entering an adventure park is blamed on a "sinister" ex-mayor - even though the offences he was jailed for have no connection with the park.

Is the European warrant worth it?

10 November 2014 - 1:02pm
Theresa May says the European Arrest Warrant is about fighting crime - but opponents say it's just another cave-in to a growing Brussels superstate.

Day in pictures: 10 November 2014

10 November 2014 - 1:02pm
24 hours of news images: 10 November

AUDIO: Single adult barred from park display

10 November 2014 - 12:57pm
A grandfather who was refused entry to a family park because he was a lone adult says he felt "discriminated against".

Ad Breakdown: Sex and the e-cigarette

10 November 2014 - 12:54pm
Why would e-cigarette advertising be 'sexual'?

Rotherham police 'ripped up files'

10 November 2014 - 12:29pm
Police in Rotherham tore up paperwork relating to one child sex abuse victim and stopped another from being medically examined, the BBC is told.

VIDEO: Chinese summit gets glitzy makeover

10 November 2014 - 12:29pm
Delegates arriving at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit in Beijing were treated to an illuminated red carpet and crowds of dancers.

'Anti-Sarkozy plot' hits French right

10 November 2014 - 12:28pm
Allegations that a former prime minister under Nicolas Sarkozy tried to halt the ex-president's political comeback have shaken French politics.

Big names add glitz to science prize

10 November 2014 - 12:16pm
Top scientists have been awarded huge cash prizes at a ceremony on Sunday in California.

VIDEO: Carney welcomes bank bail out plan

10 November 2014 - 12:07pm
New global rules to prevent banks that are "too big to fail" from being bailed out by taxpayers are welcomed by the Governor of the Bank of England.

'Major' coal find under the Forth

10 November 2014 - 12:04pm
An energy firm plans to build the UK's first underground coal gasification plant after finding 335 million tonnes of coal under the Firth of Forth.

Scotland 'snubbed' in fishing talks

10 November 2014 - 12:01pm
Sending a Conservative peer to represent Scottish fishermen at EU talks is a "slap in the face" for Scotland, the country's fisheries minister says.

Canberra will be 'fuming' at Hodgson

10 November 2014 - 12:01pm
Former England captain Jamie Peacock says Canberra Raiders will be "fuming" at Josh Hodgson party video.

Gherkin sold to Brazilian billionaire

10 November 2014 - 11:57am
One of London's most distinctive office buildings, the Gherkin, has been bought by a Brazilian group for more than £700m.

Blizzard announces Overwatch game

10 November 2014 - 11:53am
Developer Blizzard has announced a team-based shooting game called Overwatch.