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AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 10:26am
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".

Dench and Watson honoured in LA

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:57am
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.

VIDEO: Sixty years of British animation

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:44am
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animated film.

Firefighters set for pensions strike

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:42am
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.

SPOTY tickets for Glasgow on sale

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:32am
Tickets for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 in Glasgow go on sale on Friday 31 October at 09:00 GMT.

VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:12am
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.

Hungary shelves toxic internet tax

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 9:08am
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 8:40am
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

Gerrard open to move from Liverpool

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 8:27am
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 8:18am
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 8:11am
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 8:09am
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:53am
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.

Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:49am
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:41am
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:07am
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.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:06am
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final is your #BBCDreamTicket.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 7:04am
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.

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 6:57am
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 6:47am
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.