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'Forced work' case man 'terrified'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:28
A vulnerable man allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm by a father and son was left "devastated" and "disgusted", a jury hears.

VIDEO: Brother defends Alice Gross suspect

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:21
Detectives involved in the search for Alice Gross have gone to Latvia to try to find information about their main suspect, as his brother Janis Daksa tells the BBC he is "a good man".

CAR's 'endless crimes' to be probed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:16
The International Criminal Court opens a formal investigation into war crimes in the Central African Republic where religious conflict has displaced thousands.

Threatened birds of prey 'vanish'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:11
Two of the rarest birds of prey in England, which had been satellite tagged, vanish in unexplained circumstances.

French hostage beheaded in Algeria

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:57
France confirms an Algerian jihadist group linked to IS has beheaded 55-year-old tourist Herve Gourdel, who was seized on Sunday.

'Fake Sheikh' drugs trial collapses

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:49
The trial of a man accused of drug dealing by reporter Mazher Mahmood, known as the Fake Sheikh, collapses.

Monarch staff agree to 30% pay cut

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:46
Travel firm Monarch says its staff have agreed to pay cuts of up to 30% to secure the future of the airline.

Ebola nations may 'face collapse'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:46
The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilise West Africa, a think tank warns.

AUDIO: 'I lost ten family members to Ebola'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:39
A man from Liberia says ten members of his family have been killed after contracting the Ebola virus.

Cook decision a long-term risk - Agnew

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:31
Alastair Cook could be exhausted by the time of the Ashes next year, but his determination is admirable, writes Jonathan Agnew.

Ferguson protests flare up again

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:29
Police in Ferguson say they will not tolerate further violence in the town after protestors looted shops and harassed officers on Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Is the iPhone 6 prone to bending?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:57
Marc Cieslak of BBC Click puts the iPhone 6 through some stress tests, in an unscientific test.

Golf 'now my girlfriend' - McIlroy

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:48
Rory McIlroy rules out a relationship for the foreseeable future four months after his split with Caroline Wozniacki.

Will Miliband's deficit slip haunt him?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:38
Will Miliband's deficit slip haunt him?

Jealous 'acid attack' woman jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:34
A jealous wife is jailed for nine years for throwing caustic soda over a 22-year-old waitress at her husband's restaurant.

Cameron in talks with Iran's Rouhani

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:31
The UK's prime minister meets Iran's president for the first time since the country's revolution in 1979.

Jones attacks devolution response

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:28
First Minister Carwyn Jones fears the break up of the UK within 10 years because of the UK Government's response to fall-out of the Scottish "No" vote.

Miliband insists deficit 'priority'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:27
The Labour leader admits leaving out a part of his conference speech about the deficit but insists he covered his plans for economy.

Conductor Christopher Hogwood dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:16
British conductor Christopher Hogwood dies aged 73 following an illness.

Mother and son killed by train named

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:11
A mother and her 10-year-old son who were killed when they were hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire, are named.
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