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Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animated film.
Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
Tickets for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 in Glasgow go on sale on Friday 31 October at 09:00 GMT.
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final is your #BBCDreamTicket.
The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.