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The complex case of joint enterprise

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:19
BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine.

UKIP's youth challenge

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:56
UKIP's battle to attract more young members

Man with fake gun disrupts Dutch TV

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:56
A man wielding a fake gun is arrested in a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS, causing the main evening bulletins to be cancelled.

Lack of oversight 'damaging schools'

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:35
MPs say problems in some more autonomous schools have been picked up too late because of lack of oversight by the government.

Quiz of the week's news

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:24
Who was the zombie cat?

What I miss about life before Ebola

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:19
What people miss about life before the Ebola outbreak

Charlie Hebdo attack: French values challenged in schools

Fri, 2015-01-30 01:01
French teachers on the front line after Charlie Hebdo attack

Campaign challenges blasphemy laws

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:24
BBC Social Affairs reporter John McManus looks at the use of blasphemy laws across the world, and a new campaign to challenge them.

VIDEO: The Tibetan monk with 170 children

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:19
A Tibetan Buddhist monk took in 33 orphans after an earthquake in 2010 - now he is looking after 170 children.

The strange case of babies sleeping in boxes

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:10
The remarkable appeal of the Finnish baby boxes

The middle-class voters who can't resist Marx

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:06
The country where even the middle classes may love Marx

Child obesity rates 'levelling off'

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:04
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.

How deadly was the poison gas of WW1?

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:04
Did the soldiers of WW1 have an irrational fear of poison gas?

Police corruption efforts criticised

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:01
Police forces in England and Wales lack the capability to investigate corruption among their officers and staff, inspectors say.

Lynch finally opens up to the media

Thu, 2015-01-29 23:57
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch finally opens up to reporters in the build up to the Super Bowl.

Djokovic & Wawrinka await semi-final

Thu, 2015-01-29 22:54
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka and world number one Novak Djokovic will meet for a place in the Australian Open final.

Amazon posts modest holiday profits

Thu, 2015-01-29 22:43
The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.

Labour peer backs private role in NHS

Thu, 2015-01-29 22:39
Former Labour health minister Lord Darzi tells BBC's Newsnight it is irrelevant whether NHS care is delivered by the private or the public sector.

Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital

Thu, 2015-01-29 22:35
A gas tank lorry explodes outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby.

EU extends sanctions against Russia

Thu, 2015-01-29 22:27
Foreign ministers from the EU agree in Brussels to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but not to impose any new sanctions.