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Jobs go as Pelamis sale bid fails

15 hours 21 min ago
The remaining staff at a collapsed wave power company are to lose their jobs after no buyer was found for the business.

Man remanded over stabbing death

15 hours 25 min ago
A man is remanded in custody over the murder of a woman stabbed to death in a north-west London street.

Madonna releases songs after leak

16 hours 58 sec ago
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.

Cairns children's mother arrested

16 hours 12 min ago
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.

Hart still UK's most desirable place

16 hours 30 min ago
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.

Ballance in England World Cup squad

16 hours 50 min ago
Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.

Plan to help over-50s get jobs

16 hours 54 min ago
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.

Driver arrested after man is injured

16 hours 55 min ago
Police arrest driver on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving on the A472 between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys.

VIDEO: Kashmir widows on living in conflict

17 hours 2 min ago
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.

VIDEO: Jools Holland on hosting 'huge party'

17 hours 23 min ago
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.

VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

17 hours 34 min ago
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.

Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film

18 hours 9 sec ago
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.

Man critical after being hit by car

18 hours 33 min ago
A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital following a road traffic accident in Moira, County Down.

Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup

18 hours 49 min ago
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'

19 hours 7 min ago
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Facebook users crack card mystery

19 hours 40 min ago
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.

VIDEO: ID checks for everyone leaving UK

19 hours 59 min ago
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.

VIDEO: 'Black Friday' with an ambulance crew

20 hours 8 min ago
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.

Cuts means 'less crime prevention'

20 hours 17 min ago
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.

Crabb launches attack on Miliband

20 hours 19 min ago
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.