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Bread star to stand in Clacton

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 9:16pm
An actor best-known for his role in 80's sitcom Bread has been chosen as the Conservative candidate in the Clacton by-election, following an open primary.

Predictions: Lawro v Catfish

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 9:15pm
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Catfish and the Bottlemen singer Van McCann.

Campaigns in debate clash over NHS

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 8:58pm
Supporters and opponents of independence argued over the best way to protect the NHS during the BBC's Big, Big Debate in Glasgow.

Argentina defies US court in debt row

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 8:57pm
Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July

Tuition is key issue to young voters

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 8:49pm
Research by BBC Scotland finds tuition fees is a key issue for 16 and 17-year-olds who will be voting in next week's referendum on Scottish independence.

Andrews has 'big job' ahead of him

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 8:18pm
After more than a year's absence, Leighton Andrews has returned to the Welsh government's cabinet and admits there is a "big job" to do.

Suicidal detainee 'not kept safe'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 8:02pm
A man with mental health problems killed himself at a young offenders institute after he was wrongly judged "low risk" and was inadequately monitored, an inquest jury decides.