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Clifford jury warned over other cases

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:26
Jurors trying publicist Max Clifford must ignore sex offence allegations against other high-profile figures, a judge tells the Old Bailey.

More than 70 killed in Nigeria blast

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:25
More than 70 people are killed in a powerful explosion at a crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital, Abuja, officials say.

Android devices await Heartbleed fix

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:24
One week after the Heartbleed bug was announced millions of Android devices remain vulnerable to the bug despite Google creating a fix.

Global trade to gain speed, says WTO

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:15
Global trade will pick up speed and will grow by 4.7% this year and by 5.3% in 2015, says the World Trade Organization.

Prosecution queries Pistorius' tears

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:59
The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial suggests the South African athlete is using his emotions "as an escape".

Clegg outlines garden cities plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:49
Up to three new garden cities with more than 15,000 homes each will be built, Nick Clegg announces.

Vietnam key dissidents released

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:49
Vietnam frees two high-profile political activists after the recent release of dissident Cu Huy Ha Vu, amid ongoing free trade talks with the US.

Sampson warns against foreign influx

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:38
England manager Mark Sampson warns that too many foreign players in the Women's Super League could hinder home talent.

Russia destabilising Ukraine - Hague

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:36
Russia is responsible for a "deliberate and premeditated" worsening of the crisis in Ukraine, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

VIDEO: Safety fears end flat blow-up plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:34
Organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games say five tower blocks will now not be blown up during the opening ceremony amid safety and security concerns.

Day in pictures: 14 April 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:16
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April

VIDEO: Thousands flee deadly Chile fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:09
At least 12 people die in forest fire sparked over the weekend in the hills around the Chilean city of Valparaiso.

Should demolition of buildings be used as entertainment?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 05:59
Plans to demolish five tower blocks as part of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scotched.

Ofsted is 'broken', teachers claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 05:14
Teachers accuse England's education watchdog of being broken and not fit for purpose, and call for a charter governing school inspections.

'Banksy' artwork appears near GCHQ

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 05:10
The "guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting shadowy figures eavesdropping - three miles from the Government listening post GCHQ.

Rhys Jones role delay 'betrayal'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 05:07
Calls are made for resignations following a shelved attempt to appoint comedian Griff Rhys Jones chancellor of Cardiff University.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess on tour in NZ

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:57
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met the families of people killed in the Christchurch earthquake of 2011.

Pakistan 'cannibal' re-arrested

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:56
A man who previously admitted to cannibalism is arrested again, this time on suspicion of cannibalising a young child, Pakistani police say.

Child critical after fall from coach

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:31
A nine-year-old boy suffers "life-threatening injuries" after falling from a coach on the A47 on Sunday, Norfolk police have said.

Clegg backs new top rate council tax

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:29
Nick Clegg insists a Lib Dem plan to introduce higher council tax bands for expensive properties is "fully deliverable".
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