School debt 'has increased sharply' :: State school debt in England and Wales has increased sharply over the last three years, it is reported.
Facebook rolls out live streaming :: Facebook is the latest to jump on the craze for live mobile video streaming and is starting to roll the feature out to its users.
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Weekend Edition: The week's best reads :: Features to enjoy, including your comments
Sharpest images of Pluto's surface :: The New Horizons probe has at last returned some of the super-sharp pictures it took of Pluto during its historic flyby in July.
New drugs 'should prevent disease' :: Leading doctors say the NHS must prepare for much greater use of medicines to prevent rather than just treat disease.
Shrinking distances for school admissions :: Families have to live within 300m to get a place in almost one hundred schools, according to an analysis of school admissions.
The photographer who charmed Picasso and Muhammad Ali :: Hugh Schofield meets John Stewart, the artist who photographed Muhammad Ali, Matisse and Picasso, and survived a Japanese PoW camp.
'How I was tortured in a Syrian jail' :: "Farah" was born in Britain but grew up in Syria. Last year, she was arrested by the Syrian government security forces and tortured. This is her disturbing story.
Week in pictures :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
Shoppers urged to back small traders :: Shoppers are being encouraged to buy from independent stores on Saturday as part of a campaign to boost UK high streets.
Climate delegates agree draft deal text :: Delegates at a UN climate conference in Paris have approved a new draft text that they hope will form the basis of a global agreement.
Tesco bag use 'down 80%' since 5p levy :: The number of plastic carrier bags taken home by Tesco shoppers in England has dropped by 80% since the 5p charge was introduced, data suggests.
Taliban says will issue audio message from Mullah Mansour soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/pE3h1DrEjrM/story01.htm
Pakistani in California shooting became hardline in S.Arabia - relatives :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sezBhLv_kOg/story01.htm
One worker killed, 30 missing after Azeri oil rig fire: government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IxGynDgAZy8/story01.htm
Police say shooting, hostage scene in Wisconsin now safe :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1oOTYwy2jCY/story01.htm
Chad says suicide blasts kill at least 15 in Lake Chad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HfQeaMEVKUg/story01.htm
Islamic State says California mass killers were their followers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gNULGzLwG2c/story01.htm
Hard times on Kabul's Chicken Street :: How Kabul's Chicken Street fell on hard times
Mourning the death of the 'messiah of Africa' :: The country where many still mourn the 'messiah of Africa'
GP charges 'for non-EU patients' :: Overseas visitors should be forced to pay for using some GP services as well as ambulances and A&E care, the government announces as a consultation begins.
Pakistani in California shooting became hardline in Saudi Arabia: relatives :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Wt50hChCjMI/story01.htm
Is China really scared of ghost films? :: Is China really scared of ghost films?
Migrant crisis: The hard road through Bulgaria :: The BBC's Nick Thorpe speaks to migrants in Serbia about their journey across Bulgaria, which is carrying out increasingly tough checks on those crossing its borders.
Dating apps prove factor in HIV rise :: The role of dating apps in adolescent HIV rise
Benn steps out of father's shadow :: A profile of shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn who emerged this week as a favourite to be the next Labour leader.
Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gjLj2NaIdCk/story01.htm
New York Times, in rare front-page editorial, calls for outlawing some rifles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JN9CMXByfLE/story01.htm
Forces' charity warns on Syria stress :: Military action in Syria must be matched with "urgent funding" to support veterans who return with mental health problems, the charity Combat Stress says