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Yesterday 10:30 pm (6 hours ago)
Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
1:07 am (4 hours ago)
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Yesterday 10:46 pm (6 hours ago)
Heathrow cancels around 10% of flights with the 20 biggest carriers into and out of the London airport as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are set to hit the UK.
2:30 am (2 hours ago)
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died when his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.
1:55 am (3 hours ago)
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
3:07 am (an hour ago)
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.
1:17 am (3 hours ago)
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.
1:38 am (3 hours ago)
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
1:22 am (3 hours ago)
MPs are to debate whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.
2:43 am (an hour ago)
A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030.
1:26 am (3 hours ago)
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
2:21 am (2 hours ago)
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Yesterday 3:29 pm (13 hours ago)
A serious fire at Didcot power station destroyed three cooling towers. Jon Kay reports from a helicopter above the scene in Oxfordshire.
Yesterday 8:07 pm (9 hours ago)
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
12:53 am (4 hours ago)
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".
Yesterday 6:22 pm (10 hours ago)
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the frontline in north-east Syria.
Yesterday, 2:50 am
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision".
Yesterday, 12:54 am
BBC Inside Out meets a young woman whose extremely rare illness - Kleine-Levin Syndrome - causes her to sleep for weeks on end.
Yesterday 8:21 am (20 hours ago)
Tens of thousands of fans turn out to watch competitors play each other at the League of Legends World Championship in Seoul, South Korea.
Yesterday 11:26 am (17 hours ago)
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
12:29 am (4 hours ago)
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.
12:47 am (4 hours ago)
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.
Yesterday 11:07 pm (6 hours ago)
The death of actress Lynda Bellingham from cancer features on the front pages, as does a pioneering technique being hailed as a "cure" for paralysis.
Yesterday 10:53 pm (6 hours ago)
Daley Blind's late goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Brom as the visitors twice come from behind.
Yesterday 7:08 pm (10 hours ago)
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski takes to Twitter to dismiss transfer speculation linking him with a £10m move to Tottenham.
Yesterday 11:18 pm (5 hours ago)
Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is three stone overweight and unfit to play.
Yesterday 3:58 pm (13 hours ago)
Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.
Yesterday 3:58 pm (13 hours ago)
Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters.
Yesterday 11:26 pm (5 hours ago)
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.
Yesterday 6:37 pm (10 hours ago)
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.
1:25 am (3 hours ago)
The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.
12:45 am (4 hours ago)
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.
Yesterday 4:43 pm (12 hours ago)
A nurse claims "heartbreaking" levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession
Yesterday 10:02 pm (7 hours ago)
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
Yesterday 9:05 pm (8 hours ago)
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.
Yesterday 1:16 pm (15 hours ago)
Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.
Yesterday, 12:06 am
The BBC has produced a computer game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek', as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.
Yesterday 7:33 am (21 hours ago)
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.
Yesterday 11:29 am (17 hours ago)
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
Yesterday 3:35 pm (13 hours ago)
Tributes are paid to British actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham, who has died at the age of 66 after suffering colon cancer.
Yesterday 12:25 pm (16 hours ago)
A Star Wars sci-fi convention has been set up for people with disabilities. Feel the Force Day was set up so that as many people as possible could access and experience Star Wars
Yesterday 3:30 pm (13 hours ago)
The government is planning to crack down on internet abuse. What laws are currently in place?
Yesterday, 3:03 am
In 1964, the "mode age" of death in England and Wales was zero.
Yesterday 5:07 pm (12 hours ago)
A man is arrested after 45 people are injured in a collision involving a double decker bus and a car in Hertfordshire.
Yesterday 4:54 pm (12 hours ago)
A mystery clown is scaring children in Portsmouth by lurking silently in streets and shops and stroking people.
12:45 am (4 hours ago)
Winds up to 75mph are expected to hit some parts of Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.
12:46 am (4 hours ago)
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.
12:11 am (5 hours ago)
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted by 91 votes to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.
12:20 am (4 hours ago)
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.
Yesterday 9:48 pm (7 hours ago)
Gale force winds and heavy rain are expected to affect most areas of Wales as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Britain, the Met Office warns.
Yesterday 7:49 pm (9 hours ago)
Thousands of NHS staff in Wales vote "overwhelmingly" to take strike action in a row over pay, Unison says.
Yesterday 2:38 pm (14 hours ago)
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.
Yesterday 3:15 pm (13 hours ago)
The cousin of Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa, tells a court she was "suspicious" of Anni's husband.
4:02 am (40 minutes ago)
The Hong Kong government is to meet student leaders for talks on ending pro-democracy street protests that are now in their fourth week.
2:46 am (an hour ago)
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
Yesterday 6:27 pm (10 hours ago)
Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
Yesterday 11:09 pm (6 hours ago)
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
Yesterday 11:42 am (17 hours ago)
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
Yesterday 7:12 pm (10 hours ago)
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.
Yesterday 5:41 pm (11 hours ago)
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
Sunday, October 19th, 7:11 pm
Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.
Yesterday 5:47 pm (11 hours ago)
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
Yesterday 8:19 pm (8 hours ago)
A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.
Yesterday 3:03 pm (14 hours ago)
24 hours of news images: 20 October
Yesterday 6:36 am (22 hours ago)
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
Yesterday 11:12 am (17 hours ago)
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
Sunday, October 19th, 11:33 pm
Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir
Friday, October 17th, 4:11 pm
News photos from around the world
Friday, October 17th, 12:29 pm
24 hours of news images: 17 October
Friday, October 17th, 12:27 am
From silver mine to wet plate in Peru
Thursday, October 16th, 11:58 pm
Creativity on the streets of Hong Kong
Thursday, October 16th, 3:22 pm
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
Yesterday 8:27 pm (8 hours ago)
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius,, Carl and Aimee Pistorius, speak of "twisted truths" in a television interview ahead of his sentencing on Tuesday.
3:41 am (an hour ago)
Christophe de Margerie, the head of the French oil company, Total, has been killed in a crash at Vnukovo airport in Moscow.
Yesterday 11:44 pm (5 hours ago)
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
Yesterday 5:43 pm (11 hours ago)
Actress Lynda Bellingham spoke to BBC Breakfast in October 2014 about her decision to give up chemotherapy treatment
Yesterday 8:15 pm (8 hours ago)
A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.
Yesterday 2:38 pm (14 hours ago)
Aberdeen is among the nominees for the Carbuncle award, given to the "most dismal town in Scotland".
Yesterday 3:03 pm (14 hours ago)
There have been some skirmishes around the Syrian town of Kobane between Islamic State and Kurdish forces.
Yesterday 9:22 pm (7 hours ago)
A public awareness campaign is being launched to highlight the carrier-bag charge which has come into force in Scotland.
1:37 am (3 hours ago)
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?
12:08 am (5 hours ago)
The man who magically made maths fun
12:24 am (4 hours ago)
How racing the tube went global
1:19 am (3 hours ago)
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard
1:12 am (3 hours ago)
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
1:47 am (3 hours ago)
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life
Yesterday 7:36 pm (9 hours ago)
BBC to host day of events focusing on the power of women
Yesterday 9:39 pm (7 hours ago)
How we are improving the BBC's coverage of Australia
Yesterday 6:27 pm (10 hours ago)
My night’s stay in the Texas Ebola hospital
12:32 am (4 hours ago)
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution
Yesterday 2:28 pm (14 hours ago)
NHS England's chief to give his five-year vision for health service

Appointments

July 2014

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited - New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (“NMJ”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Keast to the position of Commercial Account Handler at their Scunthorpe office. Nick brings a wealth of experience to NMJ having worked as insurance broker in Scunthorpe for over 34 years. Nick, who lives in the Scunthorpe area, is married and has two children. Read More

August 2012

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited - New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (NMJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hazel McInnes to the position of Commercial Account Handler at their Glossop office. Until recently she was a Corporate Broker at Doodson Broking Group at Hazel Grove, Stockport. Prior to that Hazel had a broking role at Riskworks International in Wilmslow and underwriting roles with NIG and Aviva in Manchester. Read More

August 2010

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited – New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (“NMJ”) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Elisabeth (Libby) Murfin as Senior Insurance Advisor. Libby has many years of experience in the insurance industry having previously worked for NFU Mutual at their branches in Ashbourne and Matlock and will be based at NMJ’s Belper office where she joins the existing, very experienced team.Read More

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited – New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (“NMJ”) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Graham Elliott as Commercial Account Executive. Graham has many years of experience in the insurance industry having previously worked for Royal & Sun Alliance and NFU Mutual. He is ACII qualified and a Chartered Insurer. Graham will be based at NMJ’s Glossop office but will also have responsibility for supporting the team at the company’s branch in Belper and looking after some commercial clients at that office. Read More