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  1. New web data powers plan for police

    A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
  2. UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target

    EU migration has blown the government "off course" on meeting its target of cutting net migration to below 100,000, the home secretary says.
  3. Charing Cross closed after fire

    London's Charing Cross Station is closed and trains in the capital are disrupted after a fire on a train.
  4. 'Up to five' terror plots stopped

    Four or five terror plots have been prevented this year, compared to on average one a year in recent years, the Met commissioner says.
  5. Doubts on Iran deal as deadline looms

    Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.
  6. Mental health nursing cuts warning

    Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.
  7. Gordon Brown 'to stand down' as MP

    Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.
  8. Kenya bus gunmen 'want religious war'

    The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.
  9. Flood warnings for US snowmelt

    Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
  10. Labour suggests London buildings sale

    The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four London landmarks that Labour says could be sold off to reduce the deficit.
  11. Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

    Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.
  12. Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies

    Marion Barry, ex-Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
  13. VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides

    Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
  14. VIDEO: Ferguson protests inspire local artist

    Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
  15. VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box

    Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
  16. VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid

    England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.
  17. VIDEO: Iraq village caught between two sides

    The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.
  18. VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

    A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
  19. VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires

    Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
  20. VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying

    Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
  21. A&E 'crisis' and holiday 'joy' - front pages

    Concerns over pressures on hospital casualty departments and ambulance services trouble some papers, while others have their eye on proposals for tax cuts.
  22. Military force: Not the way to win?

    The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
  23. VIDEO: Kim Kardashian's bottom: Work of art?

    Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
  24. Did Obama deliver for Hispanics?

    President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most.
  25. Who will be Tunisia's next president?

    Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.
  26. Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest?

    The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
  27. VIDEO: 15 secs: How to block spying

    Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
  28. VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events

    Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances
  29. Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks

    Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.
  30. Cats in supreme champion contest

    More than 800 cats go on show at Birmingham's NEC in what is billed as the feline equivalent of Crufts.
  31. Red Bull wing design 'deliberate'

    Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.
  32. Stenson retains World Tour Championship

    Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.
  33. Moyes debut dwarfed by historic Messi

    Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?
  34. Messi's La Liga goal record in numbers

    BBC Sport takes an in-depth look at Lionel Messi's La Liga scoring record, breaking it down season by season.
  35. Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

    Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.
  36. Labour warns over pension charges

    Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
  37. VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to business

    How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.
  38. May 'bruised' over EU arrest warrant

    Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she felt "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.
  39. VIDEO: 'Unlikely we will meet immigration target'

    Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is unlikely the government will bring net migration down to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.
  40. NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola

    The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.
  41. Call to sanction failing universities

    It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
  42. AUDIO: School fails inspection on Islamic society

    A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.
  43. Police make computer hijack arrests

    Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
  44. VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application

    The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.
  45. Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

    Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
  46. VIDEO: Fines plan over Japanese Knotweed

    Failing to control the spread of Japanese Knotweed could result in an anti-social behaviour order and a fine of up to £2500.
  47. Emeli Sande: New Band Aid song needed

    Despite saying her own lyrics were turned down, the singer says the project is "from a place of respectful intent".
  48. VIDEO: Ferguson protests inspire local artist

    Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
  49. Monsieur Romieu - a 'man of talents'

    At a time of international conflict two centuries ago, did Britain assassinate an enemy agent while the world was looking the other way?
  50. 10 things we didn't know last week

    Seals fancy penguins, and more nuggets.
  51. New probe into teen bus knife death

    A further review is commissioned into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was stabbed by a paranoid schizophrenic while on her way to school.
  52. Smash 'splits family's car in two'

    A family's car is split in two when it crashes on a Coventry road.
  53. Pier crash bin lorry driver dies

    A bin lorry driver dies after being crushed by his own truck when he tried to stop it rolling out of a car park in South Queensferry.
  54. Child is Scotland's Athlete of 2014

    Eilidh Child is Scotland's Athlete of the Year, following European gold and Commonwealth silver successes.
  55. Man charged over assault rifle find

    A man is to appear in court charged with having a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, after police recovered an assault rifle in west Belfast.
  56. Petrol bomb thrown at police station

    A petrol bomb is thrown over the perimeter wall of the police station in Warrenpoint, County Down.
  57. 'Reality dawning' on council mergers

    The "reality is dawning" on local councils that mergers will bring a significant and permanent change, the public services minister says.
  58. Welsh parties fear UKIP, says MEP

    Other political parties are equally frightened of the threat posed by UKIP, the party's Welsh MEP Nathan Gill tells BBC Wales.
  59. Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO

    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
  60. Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40

    An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.
  61. US 'to expand' Afghan combat role

    US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
  62. Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

    The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
  63. West 'seeks Russia regime change'

    Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
  64. Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud

    The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
  65. Colombia general 'free next week'

    Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
  66. Obama defends immigration reform

    US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.
  67. Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza

    A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
  68. Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi

    Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
  69. Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson

    The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
  70. Benghazi report clears US response

    A US inquiry finds no wrongdoing by the Obama administration in responding to the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
  71. Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014

    The best news photos from around the world
  72. Day in pictures: 21 November 2014

    24 hours of news images: 21 November
  73. In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US

    Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States
  74. Picture power: Bird flu

    The story behind the picture
  75. In pictures: Mike Nichols films

    A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols
  76. Day in pictures: 20 November 2014

    24 hours of news images: 20 November
  77. In pictures: Scarcity and Waste

    Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award
  78. Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Expressions of hope through art in Iraq
  79. VIDEO: Liaison Committee

    MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
  80. VIDEO: Trierweiler: 'It wasn't a suicide attempt'

    When President Hollande was photographed on the back of a scooter at his mistress' apartment it was a story that made headlines all over the world and it lead to the break-up of his relationship with the First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler.
  81. VIDEO: Preparing for floods after US snowfall

    Snowfall in the north-east of the US has subsided, forecasters say, but there are now warnings of flooding as the snow melts.
  82. VIDEO: 'Stop radicalisation before it happens'

    Police stopped four or five terrorist attacks in 2014, says Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.
  83. VIDEO: Tributes paid to Alan Henning

    The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
  84. VIDEO: Mental health services 'under strain'

    The Royal College of Nursing is warning that mental health services across the UK are under unprecedented strain.
  85. VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'Party of working people'

    Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.
  86. VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

    A group of NHS medical staff leaves for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.
  87. VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on

    Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.
  88. The meaning of Mongol

    What is the real meaning of Mongol?
  89. Journey through the Ebola heartland

    On a journey charting the impact of the disease
  90. Are food foragers unfairly maligned?

    Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?
  91. The day her family wasn't there

    My family was deported while I was at school
  92. The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio

    Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio
  93. Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

    The best reads you need to catch up on
  94. Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice

    The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
  95. The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state

    The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
  96. The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas

    The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
  97. VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

    Trends of the past week, relived in 60 seconds
  98. Your pictures: Movement

    Weekly readers' gallery - on the theme of 'movement'

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