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Fourteen held in 'rape plot' inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 07:07
Twelve men and two women are arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rape after a number of police raids on properties in Newcastle.

Hillsborough suspects 'identified'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:57
An investigation into police conduct in the Hillsborough disaster has identified key suspects, the police watchdog says.

VIDEO: Storms reveal three beach shipwrecks

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:45
The January storms expose three shipwrecks on Cefn Sidan beach in Carmarthenshire.

Police in stand-off with officer

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:36
Police negotiators try to talk a serving officer from a house in Denbighshire.

VIDEO: Sexism: Did women's movement succeed?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:33
Claims of unwanted sexual advances against a Lib Dem peer and MP suggest the feminist campaigns dating from the 1960s and 1970s might still have some work still to do.

Messi not for sale - Barca president

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:30
Lionel Messi is not for sale and Barcelona plan to discuss a new contract with him, says president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Uganda doubts over Kony 'letter'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:28
Uganda's government says it doubts rebel leader Joseph Kony is serious about peace after he purportedly sent a letter asking for forgiveness and calling for talks.

Arsenal signs Puma football kit deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:19
North London football club Arsenal changes its kit maker to Puma, after 20 years with sportswear rival Nike.

Jude Law: 'Press knew secret plans'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:15
Actor Jude Law tells the Old Bailey the media had "an unhealthy amount of information" about his life, as he gives evidence at the phone-hacking trial.

Second union to join Tube strikes

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:10
Members of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association vote to join two 48-hour Tube strikes in protest at the closure of ticket offices.

FBI hits 'hackers-for-hire' websites

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 06:08
The FBI has arrested five people for their involvement in several hacking-for-hire websites that offered to find passwords for email accounts.

VIDEO: Hollande ex Trierweiler visits India

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:59
The former partner of French President Francois Hollande, has arrived in India to raise awareness about child malnutrition.

FAI hears additional checks call

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:47
Additional monitoring of Super Puma helicopter gearboxes to prevent future accidents should be provided, an inquiry hears.

AUDIO: Grand Canyon 'younger than thought'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:46
The world famous Grand Canyon, which snakes through the American state of Arizona, only took its present form in the last six million years, claims a new scientific study.

Inquiry into Mayor's gay bus ad ban

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:34
London Mayor Boris Johnson's ban of a bus advert that suggested people could "get over" homosexuality should be investigated, a court rules.

UK economic gap with London 'widens'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:21
The economic gap between London and the rest of the UK is widening because other cities are "punching below their weight", new research claims.

Murray down to world number six

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:21
Andy Murray falls to six in the official ATP rankings, with Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka up to third.

Day in pictures: 27 January 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:21
24 hours of news photos: 27 January

VIDEO: Better for business: Osborne or Balls?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:20
As Labour promises to bring back the 50p tax rate, Adam Fleming tests the mood among commuters about trust in the chancellor and shadow chancellor.

Start-ups challenge big banks' technology

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 05:16
The small tech guys challenging the financial giants

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