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VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:43am
Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

VIDEO: Lady and the legend: Gaga and Bennett

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40am
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have been speaking to the BBC about their new collaboration

Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:32am
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.

BBC 6 Music draws record listeners

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:29am
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.

Alice Gross funeral taking place

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:21am
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross is taking place in west London.

VIDEO: Jeremy Hunt welcomes NHS report

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:14am
Jeremy Hunt welcomes a report which says drastic change is needed if the NHS is to avoid an annual shortfall.

Youth arrested over Cumbernauld rape

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:06am
A 16-year-old boy is arrested after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped as she walked home in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.

Fire victim, 3, ambulance delay probe

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:01am
The family of a three-year-old girl who died after a house fire are demanding to know why an ambulance was not available to help her.

Caterham F1 site staff locked out

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:59am
Staff working for the Caterham F1 team have been locked out of the firm's Oxfordshire site, the administrator confirms to the BBC.

Balotelli shirt swap 'sheer madness'

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:58am
Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson describes Mario Balotelli's half-time shirt swap as "sheer madness".

What price to save NHS?

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:38am
How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?

Rokoduguni ready to fly for England

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:29am
Semesa Rokoduguni is electrifying for Bath and has the attributes to be the same for England, says BBC pundit Jeremy Guscott.

Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:14am
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.

Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:08am
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

Flintoff signs for Brisbane Heat

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:07am
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane Heat for the Australian Big Bash T20.

Can TechNorth take off?

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 9:05am
Will the government’s tech plans for Northern England work?

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 8:53am
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Japan minister in sex bar funds row

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 8:51am
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.

Bilingual pupils 'underachieve less'

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 8:47am
Pupils in Welsh-medium primary schools are less likely to underachieve in core subjects than those going to English schools, according to new figures comparing 11-year-olds.

VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 8:25am
Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.