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Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:53 pm
Facebook boast a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:47 pm
Friday's newspapers cast a highly critical eye on the new peerages announced on Thursday, and there is coverage of a landmark immigration figure.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:36 pm
The number of Post Offices opening on a Sunday will hit 3,000 this week-end, thanks to new facilities at a garden centre in Norfolk.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:14 pm
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:08 pm
Britain's biggest satellite operator, Inmarsat, awaits the launch of the spacecraft that will complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:02 pm
The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, appeals to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:58 pm
The writer and environmentalist George Monbiot cooks dead squirrel in the Newsnight studio as he discusses the outraged reaction he got on social media after revealing he had cooked and eaten a "road kill" squirrel.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:56 pm
The father of slain journalist Alison Parker tells the BBC about the need for gun control in the US to prevent tragedies like Wednesday's shooting.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:43 pm
The BBC looks at the lives of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, now living in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:24 pm
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsize off the Libyan city of Zuwara.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:14 pm
Police in Austria work through the night to establish how many people died in a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian border.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:09 pm
US president Barack Obama is set to visit New Orleans, saying the city is "moving forward" 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:00 pm
As net migration to the UK reaches an all-time high, the BBC's Danny Savage reports from Hull on the impact of foreign arrivals in the city.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 9:34 pm
Coach Warren Gatland says safety is paramount as George North returns to win his 50th Wales cap after five months out.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 9:00 pm
Manchester City make an "astonishing" wage offer to winger Kevin de Bruyne, Wolfsburg's director of sport says.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 8:56 pm
Shares rise and oil prices jump 10% after revised figures show the US economy grew by far more than previously thought between April and June.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 8:27 pm
The makers of the new Star Wars movie have released another teaser clip, this time via Instagram.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 7:00 pm
How spectators at next major air show feel about safety
Posted: August 27, 2015, 6:50 pm
Usain Bolt conjures up another magical moment but how many more times will we witness his brilliance, asks Tom Fordyce.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 6:38 pm
A British man described as a "top cyber jihadist" has been killed in a military drone strike in Syria, US officials say.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 6:06 pm
Arsenal are drawn against Bayern Munich as English clubs find out who they will face in the Champions League group stage.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 6:03 pm
Tap water in 80,000 homes in Lancashire is declared safe to drink, after a bug left residents boiling water for three weeks.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 5:44 pm
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump hits back at accusations he wears a toupee at a rally in Greenville, South Carolina.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 5:39 pm
Net migration to the UK is at an all-time high, reaching 330,000 in the year to March, as the government calls the figures "deeply disappointing".
Posted: August 27, 2015, 5:26 pm
Clacton air show has gone ahead in Essex - with large crowds enjoying the spectacle, despite the fatal crash at Shoreham air show last weekend.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 5:03 pm
Performing Rights Society for Music (PRS) says it will pursue Soundcloud "through the courts" for unpaid royalties.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 4:47 pm
A woman in France has won a disability grant after telling a court she suffers from an allergy to electromagnetic radiation from gadgets.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 4:12 pm
Some 2,380 people have died after being found fit for work and losing benefits, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) figures show.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 4:10 pm
Google formally rejects the EU's allegations that its shopping links service amounts to an abuse of its dominance of search.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 4:07 pm
Oscar-winning actress Cate Blachett is to receive the BFI Fellowship for her contribution to film.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 3:47 pm
David Cameron faces accusations of 'cronyism' after awarding peerages and honours to former aides, as the number of Lords passes 800.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 3:31 pm
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 3:11 pm
Double sprint world champion Usain Bolt is knocked over by a cameraman who loses control of his motorised scooter.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 2:53 pm
More UK graduates are in work than at any time since the recession, new figures suggest.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 2:52 pm
After users were exposed to videos of the murders of two journalists, MPs say the sites must make their autoplay functions safer.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 2:36 pm
Previously unseen and rare photographs of the author
Posted: August 27, 2015, 1:14 pm
How did 'MacGyver' become a verb?
Posted: August 27, 2015, 1:14 pm
The performance of children in England in tests at the end of primary school edges upwards, the government announces.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 1:05 pm
Scientists say Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011, had a type of autoimmune inflammation of the brain that is also recognised in humans.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 1:02 pm
How thousands watched shootings video by mistake
Posted: August 27, 2015, 12:26 pm
The BBC speaks to two women who say their lives have been dramatically affected by the hacking of infidelity dating website Ashley Madison.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 12:06 pm
Phoebe from Friends, AKA Lisa Kudrow, is the latest person Taylor has welcomed to the stage.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 11:36 am
China's politicians have been carrying on as normal throughout the stock market crisis - but there are signs of serious divisions behind the scenes, the BBC's Carrie Gracie reports.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:50 am
Foals making music that makes you want to 'smash the room up'
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:50 am
Sir Terry Pratchett fans react to the release of the authors final novel, almost six months after his death.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:48 am
The man who killed two broadcast journalists in Virginia was indentified as Vester Lee Flanagan, a former employee at the station where the victims worked.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 10:15 am
Bereaved families say they will take further legal steps over delays to the Iraq inquiry report.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 9:16 am
Why Cajun culture is being washed away
Posted: August 27, 2015, 7:16 am
With their respective embassies reopening in London and Tehran, can Iran and the UK forget about decades of mutual mistrust, asks Shaun Ley.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 12:00 am
Which Nordic country fascinated Hobbit author JRR Tolkien?
Posted: August 26, 2015, 11:03 pm
Searching blood for fragments of cancer can find tumours that have come back months before symptoms appear, a study shows.
Posted: August 26, 2015, 11:01 pm
Are Australians more rule-bound than laid-back?
Posted: August 26, 2015, 8:52 pm
Surgeons in London use lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumour.
Posted: August 26, 2015, 4:01 pm
Why do England and Wales treat them so differently?
Posted: August 26, 2015, 9:42 am
The stock market falls in facial expressions
Posted: August 25, 2015, 5:55 pm
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