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Friday marks election campaign start

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:30
The 2015 general election campaign officially begins on Friday, meaning candidates' spending will be subject to strict rules and limits.

Abuse inquiry investigates murders

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:29
Detectives are investigating three alleged murders at locations including military establishments as part of a child abuse inquiry, police say.

Churchill painting sells for £1.8m

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:19
A painting by Sir Winston Churchill sells for almost £1.8m at auction, almost double the previous record for one of his artworks.

VIDEO: Transport Committee

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:18
MPs hear evidence on the failure of air traffic management systems.

Launchbury to miss Six Nations

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:16
England and Wasps lock Joe Launchbury is to undergo surgery on a neck injury and will miss the 2015 Six Nations.

Troops sent to Mexico vigilante town

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:13
Hundreds of federal security forces are on patrol in the western Mexican town of La Ruana after a deadly shootout between rival vigilante groups.

Pakistan bails Mumbai attack suspect

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 03:06
A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which left 165 people dead. is granted bail by a court in Pakistan.

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Snapchat boss tearful at Sony hack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:59
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.

Pietersen shines in Big Bash defeat

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:59
Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.

Boris flight passenger admits assault

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:58
An airline passenger who was calmed down by Boris Johnson on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Heathrow admits assault and being drunk on an aircraft.

Wilders faces charges of incitement

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:51
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is to be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred against Moroccans in a speech, the authorities say.

Fifa hits new low after Garcia walks

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:47
The more things seem to change at a Fifa in turmoil, the more things really stay the same, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

New domestic abuse law revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:28
A new domestic abuse offence for coercive and controlling behaviour within relationships in England and Wales is announced by the home secretary.

Not too late to drop Cook - Hussain

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:24
There is still time for England to replace Alastair Cook as captain for the World Cup, says ex-skipper Nasser Hussain.

28-day police bail limit proposed

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:22
The time people can be put on police bail could be limited to 28 days, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces.

Radio listeners save turkey pair

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:07
Two turkeys that were the subject of a radio vote criticised by animal lovers including Queen guitarist Brian May are saved from slaughter.

Gogglebox drops family over UKIP bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:02
The Michael family is dropped from Gogglebox because the dad is standing as UKIP candidate.

EU court gives UK visa direction

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:00
The UK cannot block non-EU family members coming to the county from Europe without a travel permit, European judges say.

Man critical after takeaway attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 01:55
A man is left critically injured after he was attacked in a takeaway in Portrush, County Antrim.