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Police 'took inmate on 140mph drive'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:11
A Durham Police driver is disciplined and has his licence suspended after a prisoner he was transporting reported him for driving at 140mph.

VIDEO: PM urges EU to 'embrace' fracking

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:07
Shale gas extraction through fracking can boost the economy and encourage businesses to come back to the UK, David Cameron has said.

VIDEO: 'Production coming back to Britain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:03
David Cameron has said that more than one in 10 small or medium sized companies had brought back to Britain some production in the last year.

Parcel block hits Russian consumers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:55
The express delivery services DHL and FedEx suspend shipments of parcels to private individuals in Russia, blaming stricter customs rules.

Kinky Boots set for West End run

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:45
Hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots is poised to transfer to the London stage next year, its director says.

Bieber bailed after driving arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:38
Pop star Justin Bieber is released on bail after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs after allegedly racing his sports car on a Miami Beach street.

FBI warns shops on checkout thefts

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:35
The FBI has issued a warning to US shops telling them to beef up defences against cyber-thieves.

Elderly 'not too old for cancer aid'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:34
Older cancer patients should not be "written off" as too old for treatment, a charity has warned.

Boy with swine flu in stable condition

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:31
A primary school child from Belfast diagnosed with swine flu is said to be in a "serious but stable" condition.

Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:27
As many as 31 elderly and infirm Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.

Lopez replaces Boullier at Lotus

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:20
Lotus co-chairman Gerard Lopez replaces Frenchman Eric Boullier as principal of the Formula 1 team.

VIDEO: Van Gogh's Sunflowers reunited

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:19
Two of Vincent van Gogh's famous sunflower paintings will be shown together in London for the first time in 65 years

Full Syria talks to begin in Geneva

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:15
Syria's warring parties are set to begin formal peace talks in Geneva, for the first time since the conflict began three years ago.

North Korea 'olive branch' to South

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:10
North Korea sends a letter to Seoul urging reconciliation, a move dismissed by the South, ahead of joint US-South Korea military drills.

VIDEO: 'Being a woman in a man's world'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:09
Drawing on her life in motor sport, Amanda Stretton makes comparisons with the world of politics as she looks at being a woman in a man's world.

VIDEO: School to fine parents for lateness

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:07
Emerson Valley School in Milton Keynes plans to fine parents of pupils who are constantly late.

Vine - a year in six seconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 01:59
Co-founder of video app Vine on why brevity works

SA police arrested for murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 01:55
Four South African police officers are arrested over Thursday's deadly shooting of a protester - one faces murder charges.

Queen's Baton Relay - Africa

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 01:54
African leg of the Queen's Baton Relay

VIDEO: Japan's new island 'still growing'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 01:33
Japan has acquired some new territory in the Pacific Ocean following a powerful volcanic eruption - a new island has emerged from the sea, and is growing in size.

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