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Day in pictures: 9 May 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:41
News photos from past 24 hours: 9 May

Co-op Group's bank stake set to fall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:36
The Co-op Group is set to see its 30% stake in the Co-op Bank reduced further under a plan to raise £400m to shore-up the bank's finances.

Fire alarm takes BBC shows off air

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:34
BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 5 live are temporarily evacuated following a fire alarm at the corporation's Salford headquarters.

Flaming lorry plunges from bridge

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:26
A driver escapes with minor injuries after his lorry plunges from a motorway bridge and bursts into flames in East Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Tanks and shots heard in Mariupol

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:25
Several people are reported to have been killed in a shoot-out between Ukrainian troops and separatists in the town of Mariupol.

BBC Trust 'hasn't worked' says Mosey

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:20
Former BBC editorial director Roger Mosey calls on the next chairman of the BBC Trust to "abolish the role".

England eye 2019 women's World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
England are understood to be one of five countries to express an interest in hosting the 2019 women's football World Cup.

VIDEO: 'No one better suited for a mud party'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, talks to Radio 1's Zane Lowe about headlining at Glastonbury.

AUDIO: NFB: Cut VAT to stop cash payments

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:04
Cutting VAT on home refurbishment would tempt people away from paying builders cash-in-hand, the NFB claims.

Man, 62, dies following flat fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 03:01
A 62-year-old man dies in hospital after being injured in a flat fire in Edinburgh's Wester Hailes.

Rare disease screening for newborns

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:59
The heel-prick blood test will now also test for a number of rare conditions.

Russia in expanded military parade

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:51
Thousands of Russian soldiers take part in an expanded military parade to mark the end of WW2, amid a surge of patriotism over the Crimea annexation.

Pistorius ballistics questioned

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:37
A ballistics expert at the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius questions the state's version of how he shot his girlfriend.

Allardyce not expecting West Ham sack

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:24
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says there is "no indication" from co-owner David Sullivan his position is under threat.

VIDEO: Floatels: Hotels for the open sea

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:20
How do you build a floating hotel that can withstand 100ft waves? The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl gets a tour of the technology behind the latest 'floatel'.

Pressure mounts over US net rules

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:19
A group of more than 50 venture capitalists add their voice to growing opposition for US plans to change net-neutrality laws

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:15
The fridge, washing machine and cooker that can be controlled by text message, plus other tech news.

'Skull Cracker' in court over raid

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 02:14
A man known as the "Skull Cracker" appears in court accused of committing an armed robbery while being unlawfully at large from an open prison.
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