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VIDEO: Sit on it

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:32
The bus stops which double as a public library

Supermarket price war hits Waitrose

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:25
Waitrose has posted a drop in profit for 2014 as competition for market share in the UK grocery market continues to hit supermarkets' bottom lines.

No inquiry into Tornado crash deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:20
The Crown Office says a fatal accident inquiry will not be held into a collision between two RAF Tornado jets in 2012.

France investigates IS killing video

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:17
France investigates an Islamic State killing video which features a French-speaking man said to be related to the 2012 Toulouse gunman, Mohammed Merah.

Cole Harden wins World Hurdle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:17
Cole Harden wins the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after leading from the off under jockey Gavin Sheehan.

Cameron school in admissions row

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:12
The state school in Westminster chosen by the prime minister for his daughter Nancy to attend may have breached the admissions code.

Ferguson police shooting 'heinous'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:09
The shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, was a "heinous assault" that could undermine police reforms, says the US attorney general.

The Micro Bit - can it make us digital?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:49
The BBC plans to give a million children a tiny computer called the Micro Bit.

NHS Scotland staff get 1% pay rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:47
Health workers in Scotland will receive a 1% pay rise for the second year in a row, the Scottish government confirms.

Boy in Robin Williams death mishap

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:46
A teenager died accidentally after trying to work out how actor Robin Williams had killed himself, an inquest hears.

Teachers' pay rise 'will spell cuts'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:45
Teaching unions react angrily to the latest pay deal, under which top teachers in England could get rises of up to 2%.

Army helicopter makes forced landing

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:39
An Army Apache attack helicopter makes a forced landing on a school sports pitch after developing a technical fault.

Can the new owners re-invent BHS?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:26
It only cost £1. So, can BHS find a way to encourage in new customers?

Fantasy author Pratchett dies aged 66

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:24
UK fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publisher says

McCoy has first win at last Festival

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:19
AP McCoy gets a first win on day three of his final Cheltenham Festival after riding Uxizandre to victory in the Ryanair Chase.

Colombia explosion injures police

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:07
An explosive device injures five police officers and two other people in the Colombian capital Bogota in the early hours.

Caravan park murder inquiry launched

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:05
A murder investigation is under way after 18-year-old Connor Marshall died following an attack at a south Wales caravan park.

Real chief backs Bale and Ancelotti

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:04
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has backed Gareth Bale and denied that coach Carlo Ancelotti is facing the sack.

PM rejects Russian parade invitation

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:51
David Cameron will not attend Russia's World War Two commemorations in May if he remains as prime minister, due to the country's actions in Ukraine.

S Pacific volcano forms new island

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:35
A volcanic eruption in Tonga in January leads to the creation of a new island in the Pacific, some 500m across and 250m high.

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