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Day in pictures: 10 February 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:19
Images from around the world: 10 February

EU law targets foreign rogue drivers

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:10
Drivers who commit traffic offences in another EU country will be pursued for fines at home, under a new EU draft law.

The case for a non-white Spider-Man

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:07
The case for a non-white Spider-Man

VIDEO: Mother films as shelling nears home

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:06
Separatist forces have carried out rocket attacks on a key military headquarters and a residential area at Kramatorsk, officials say.

Mandelson in 'body language' warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:02
Lord Mandelson backs Ed Miliband's business policies but warns him about using the right "body language".

Woman jailed over charity fund scam

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:01
A secretary who embezzled £55,000 from a charity fund at Dundee's Ninewells Hospital is jailed for 16 months.

Warnings over smart device privacy

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:53
People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.

No central record of school governors

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:48
Despite heightened scrutiny of school governors after the Trojan Horse scandal, it emerges that the education department has no central list of governors' identities.

Requests for Twitter user data surge

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:43
Twitter's latest transparency report reveals a surge in government requests for data and the removal of certain posts.

VIDEO: Fatberg found blocking Cardiff sewer

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:42
A 3ft wide deposit of fat is found blocking a sewer beneath the streets of Cardiff.

Ofsted 'lacked focus' to spot abuse

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:40
Ofsted inspectors lacked the focus to target child abuse in Rotherham because they did not understand the scale of the problem, a former watchdog director tells MPs.

Foxes boss Pearson avoids FA charge

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:30
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson avoids an FA charge over a clash with James McArthur but is reminded of his responsibilities.

Damages for France baby mix-up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:25
The families of two French girls accidentally switched at birth 20 years ago are awarded nearly €2m (£1.5m) in damages.

City watchdog not told about HSBC

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 03:10
Martin Wheatley, head of the Financial Conduct Authority, says his organisation was not told about the HSBC tax allegations before they emerged in the media.

Head injuries could get TV replays

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:57
Video replays could be expanded throughout the game to include head injuries after George North's suspected concussion.

Public 'in dark' on police changes

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:56
The public are being "left in the dark" when massive changes are made to the way police in Scotland work, the Scottish Conservatives say.

Man remanded over pensioner attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:54
A 25-year-old man appears in court charged with assaulting disabled pensioner Alan Barnes outside his Gateshead home.

Panama bans construction on wetlands

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:41
A new law comes into effect in Panama which will protect a key area of wetlands in the Bay of Panama, home to migratory shorebirds

Picasso's handyman accused of theft

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:25
Pablo Picasso's electrician and his wife go on trial accused of having £50m worth of the artist's work, which they claim was a gift by the late artist's wife.

Three Welsh men killed in Bath crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 02:20
Three men from south Wales are killed, along with a four-year-old girl, after a truck crash in Bath, Somerset.

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