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Loneliness and the risk of scam mail

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 10:00pm
How con artists trick the vulnerable for their cash

Leeds Rhinos 20-13 St Helens

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:59pm
Leeds Rhinos fight back to beat St Helens and set up a chance of completing their treble in the Super League Grand Final.

Virgin Trains starts automatic refunds

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:52pm
Virgin becomes the first train company to automatically compensate some passengers if they are delayed, with other operators urged to follow suit

Why I gave up my baby

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:52pm
Made to feel ashamed for being a single mother

Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:36pm
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he will not resign despite sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald's calling for him to step down.

Obama: Russia strikes 'strengthen IS'

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:30pm
US President Barack Obama says the Russian bombing campaign in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad is "only strengthening" Islamic State.

Nigeria's ex-oil minister 'arrested'

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:29pm
Nigerian ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke said to have been arrested in London, as Nigeria's new government investigates past corruption.

Ukraine rebels 'have new rockets'

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 9:18pm
International monitors spot a powerful new Russian-made rocket system in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

New York Jets ship toilet rolls to UK

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 8:45pm
The New York Jets ship 350 toilet rolls to London ahead of their Wembley clash with the Miami Dolphins because an intern said British toilet paper was "very thin" and the plumbing was inferior.

AUDIO: Top BBC presenters beg Robert Peston to stay

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 8:37pm
Robert Peston should stay at the BBC and reject a reported offer to become ITV's political editor, according to a string of BBC presenters.

Boris Johnson's £93m newspaper column

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 8:34pm
The mayor of London wrote an email claiming that he had won £93m for policing from the Treasury in 2011 - for not mucking up George Osborne's party conference speech.

Pope Francis met gay couple in US

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 8:10pm
The pontiff had a private meeting with a gay couple last week in Washington, one of his guests tells the BBC.

UK policy in Syria 'wishful thinking'

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 8:10pm
The UK's policy in Syria has been hampered by "wishful thinking", the UK's former senior military adviser in the Middle East tells BBC Newsnight.

Deal ends National Gallery strike

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 7:25pm
A dispute over the privatisation of services at London's National Gallery has been resolved, the Public and Commercial Services union says.

VIDEO: Looking for lost loved ones after Hajj

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 7:02pm
One week on from the Hajj stampede in which more than 700 people were killed. relatives are still searching for missing loved ones.

VIDEO: Two cars road tested - how clean are they?

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 6:49pm
A road test done for the BBC on two popular makes of diesel cars - not fitted with the so-called "defeat device" - finds levels of dangerous emissions were higher than the legal EU limits they showed in the lab.

England face their 'biggest game'

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 6:45pm
England boss Stuart Lancaster says Saturday's World Cup match against Australia is the biggest game of his players' careers.

Councils' Syria funding extended

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 6:36pm
The government says it is extending funding for councils to "assist" with the costs of helping Syrian refugees.

Putting car emissions to the test

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 6:15pm
Are you likely to get the same performance from your car as the lab tests suggest?

PC 'urged' to alter Hillsborough report

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 6:08pm
A former PC who felt a pulse while helping a dying teenager at Hillsborough says West Midlands Police made a "deliberate attempt" to get him to change his statement.