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Meet the godfathers of the Christmas carol

9 hours 43 sec ago
Everyone knows Silent Night, but contemporary carols are still being written. We meet the composers.

Police funding: Government pledges extra £300m

9 hours 14 min ago
One Police and Crime Commissioner says it is still not enough, as crime rises.

Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

9 hours 23 min ago
The UN says it hopes this is the starting point for ending the nation's war and humanitarian crisis.

Ian Naude: Cheshire PC jailed for raping 13-year-old girl

9 hours 41 min ago
Ian Naude's trial heard he joined Cheshire Constabulary "to gain the keys to a sweetshop".

Luca Campanaro: Mother 'in awe' of football death son

9 hours 53 min ago
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died while playing football says she is "in awe" of her son.

Women allowed to race iconic Cresta Run after 89-year ban overturned

10 hours 20 min ago
Women will be allowed to race the Cresta Run in Switzerland after 89-year ban is overturned.

Aquaman: Jason Momoa performs haka at premiere

10 hours 38 min ago
Actress Amber Heard also tells reporters of her "badass, strong, fierce, powerful" female character.

Nasa's Jupiter mission Juno reveals giant polar storms

10 hours 50 min ago
Stunning images from Nasa's Jupiter "JunoCam" show huge, "endless storms" at the planet's poles.

Adetomiwa Edun: The man who plays Fifa's Alex Hunter

11 hours 43 min ago
Adetomiwa Edun is the actor who plays Alex Hunter, the young star of the Fifa video game franchise. What is it like being the face of the world's best known fictional footballer?

Gambling TV adverts ban confirmed

12 hours 9 min ago
Gambling chiefs confirm plans to effectively ban television betting adverts during pre-watershed live sport.

Hospitals 'overcrowded' ahead of Christmas

12 hours 13 min ago
Winter pressures are beginning to bite as hospitals report too many patients are on wards and ambulances face delays at A&E.

European media unimpressed by May confidence vote

12 hours 30 min ago
Newspapers on the continent say the UK PM's survival of a no-confidence vote has changed little.

Primary school tables: Poor pupils won't catch up for 50 years

12 hours 39 min ago
As primary school league tables are published, we reveal how long it will take for poor pupils to catch up.

Players restrain themselves when abused by fans - Fletcher

13 hours 49 min ago
Former Scotland captain Darren Fletcher says he has received verbal abuse from supporters about his ulcerative colitis.

Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $5m in final verdict

13 hours 56 min ago
Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke must pay Marvin Gaye's estate nearly $5m, a judge rules.

Stade Francais teenager dies after tackle during game in France

14 hours 33 min ago
A 19-year-old rugby player with French side Stade Francais dies in hospital after breaking his neck in a youth game.

'Nothing has surprised me' - Mourinho criticises Man Utd starting players

14 hours 33 min ago
Jose Mourinho criticises Manchester United's starting players after their limp Champions League loss to Valencia.

Brexit: What does Ireland do if there’s no deal?

14 hours 45 min ago
BBC NI correspondent John Campbell looks at what might happen to Ireland in the event of a no deal.

WTA changes rules to give returning mothers increased rankings protection

14 hours 50 min ago
Mothers returning to tennis will have increased rankings protection on the WTA Tour from next season after a rule change.

Climate change: Failure to tackle warming 'suicidal'

14 hours 55 min ago
UN secretary general tells climate negotiators in Poland that failure to make progress would be a desperate blow for the planet.