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Forced work man was 'looked after'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 13:06
A vulnerable man allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm by a father and son tells a jury he was looked after by them.

VIDEO: Soyuz heads to ISS with new crew

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 13:06
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has taken off from Kazakhstan carrying the first Russian woman to fly in space for 17 years.

US releases IS oil strike images

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 12:42
The Pentagon releases footage and still photos of its air strikes on oil refineries controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

Sir Ian makes oil planning warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 12:29
Businessman Sir Ian Wood warns Aberdeen needs to plan now for the "difficult period" when the North Sea oil and gas industry "winds down".

Stock markets shaken by Apple slide

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 12:19
Leading US shares close sharply lower, dragged lower by Apple, which slipped 3.8% after the technology giant was forced to pull an update to its iOS 8 operating system.

VIDEO: Club offers chance to vent anger

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 12:19
A club, named the Furiousness Centre, that allows guests to vent their anger and aggression, has opened in Hungary.

IS strikes would be legal - No 10

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 12:12
Iraq's request for help means air strikes against Islamic State would be legal, the government says as it urges support for Friday's Commons vote.

Alice Gross 'last walk' replayed

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 11:44
A reconstruction of the last known movements of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross is staged in west London.

Swinney to join Smith commission

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 11:41
John Swinney will be named as one of the SNP's two representatives on Lord Smith's cross-party devolution commission, BBC Scotland understands.

Apple says bent iPhones are 'rare'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 11:31
Apple responds to claims that its new handsets are prone to bending by saying such damage would be "rare" during normal use.

Kenyan death penalty for abortion

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 11:17
A Kenyan nurse is sentenced to death after being found guilty of carrying out an abortion five years ago on a woman who later bled to death.

Lebanon raids Arsal refugee camps

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 11:13
At least one person was killed and two wounded during a search for militants at refugee camps near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese army says.

Cardiff hit-and-runs 'unpreventable'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:48
A series of hit-and-runs in Cardiff which killed a mother and injured 20 others could not have been prevented, a report finds.

Masked man in IS videos 'identified'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:46
The FBI has identified the militant in the videos depicting the killings of two US journalists and a British aid worker, the agency's director says.

Man Utd 'have one fit centre-back'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:39
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he has only one fit centre-back and could turn to youth against West Ham.

Mars rover bites mountain's base

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:36
Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars drills its first full hole since May - into a mudstone at the base of Mount Sharp in Gale Crater.

Man jailed for digger rampage at tip

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:35
A man who went on a rampage in a digger at a council recycling centre in West Yorkshire is jailed for three years.

Platini breaks ranks over report

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:26
Uefa president Michel Platini will not oppose calls to disclose Michael Garcia's report into alleged World Cup corruption.

Unity government 'to return to Gaza'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:22
Palestinian negotiators in Cairo say they have agreed a "comprehensive" deal for a national unity government to take responsibility for running Gaza.

VIDEO: Apple update blocks calls facility

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 10:20
Apple has apologised after an update to its mobile operating system left some owners of its new iPhones unable to make or receive calls.
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