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COP21: Climate deal due Saturday after more all-night talks

Negotiators at the Paris climate summit aim to wrap up a global agreement to cur...

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Six graphics that explain climate change

Find out how and why the Earth’s climate is changing as Paris prepares to host...

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British Muslim groups take out advert unreservedly condemning terror attacks

Hundreds of Muslim groups have taken out an advert condemning the Paris terror a...

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Students tackle bullying through film

How does it feel to be a victim of bullying? It's something students at B...

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Paris attacks: UK Muslims call for solidarity

UK Muslims are calling for solidarity among different communities in the wake of...

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World’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission

The BBC's Alastair Leithead recently went on patrol with the UN's peacekeeping m...

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Fresh debate on ‘right to die’

MPs are to debate whether some terminally ill people in England and Wales should...

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IS making and using chemical weapons

There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State milita...

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Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

A c...

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Snow in the sun for San Diego Zoo bears

Grizzly bears at San Diego Zoo have been enjoying winter fun under the Californi...

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Possessing ANY drug should not be criminal offence

Sir Richard Branson and Nick Clegg are urging the UK to begin decriminalising th...

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Huge increase in drug finds over past two years

There has been a huge increase in the number of drugs finds in Maghaberry prison...

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Nottingham Prison not safe enough

Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor, a government repor...

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UK prisoner voting rights breached, European judges rule

The rights of more than 1,000 UK prisoners were breached when they were prevente...

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Mosque open days to ease ‘tensions around terrorism’

Mosques have opened their doors to the public as part of a drive to "reach out t...

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Did fox hunting disappear?

Did fox hunting disappear? It's 10 years since the ban on hunting foxes in Engl...

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Last witnesses of the Holocaust

For more than 20 years, Harry Bibring has been telling his story to thousands of...

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Auschwitz 70th anniversary: Survivors mark camp liberation

About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death...

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India’s tiger population sees 30% increase

India says it now has almost a third more tigers than it did four years ago. Pr...

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Catholic midwives lose abortion case at UK Supreme Court

The UK's highest court has told two Catholic midwives they do not have the right...

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First Church of England female bishop to be named

The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop later, just a...

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Eton-educated ‘threatened his girlfriend with a pair of ten-inch kitchen knives while high on MDMA’

James Lumley-Savile, 39, the great-great-grandson of the Eighth Earl of Scarboro...

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Malala receives Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an In...

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England ‘nation of pill-poppers’

Half of women in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs, according...

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