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AUDIO: Press 'should pixelate faces of children'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:28
Hannah Weller and Ian Murray debate the freedom of the press to print information on the private lives of celebrities' children.

Plans for cap on courtesy car costs

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:25
The cost of courtesy cars should be capped to push down car insurance premiums, the competition regulator proposes.

Cable: Housing boom 'needs stopping'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:24
Action must be taken to stop the "housing boom" in parts of the UK getting "out of control", according to Business Secretary Vince Cable.

VIDEO: Fifa must take 'aggressive action'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:21
Visa's chief marketing officer Antonio Lucio says he would expect Fifa to take "aggressive action" if any corruption claims proved to be true.

Wellers call for child privacy law

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:17
Hannah Weller, the wife of rock star Paul Weller, is calling for a change to the law to stop photos of children being published without consent.

Tour of the North parade rerouted

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:16
An Orange Order parade next week will not be allowed to return along part of the Crumlin Road separating nationalist and loyalist communities.

Wales wing North to start against SA

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:13
George North is named in the Wales team for the first Test in South Africa despite suffering from a 'mild virus'.

Court backs Musharraf exit request

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:58
A Pakistani court backs ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf's request to leave the country, even though he is on trial for treason.

Hospital 'missed tumour for a year'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:56
A woman who was diagnosed with a stroke which turned out to be a brain tumour is awarded £2,500 after a watchdog said there were failings in her care.

EU may define obesity as disability

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:53
The EU's top court considers a test case from Denmark which could oblige employers to treat obesity as a disability.

Iraqi Kurds 'fully control Kirkuk'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:51
Iraqi Kurdish forces say they have taken full control of the northern oil city of Kirkuk as the army flees before an Islamist offensive nearby.

Expedia to accept Bitcoin payments

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:40
One of the world's largest online travel agencies, Expedia, says it will accept the virtual currency Bitcoin as a form of payment.

£58m regeneration plans are approved

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:31
Regeneration projects across south Wales, ranging from home energy efficiency schemes to town centre improvements, are approved by ministers.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:21
The home secretary announces a review into the Passport Office amid huge passport backlogs.

Trundling tractor pulled over on M1

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:18
A tractor driver is caught by police trundling at a top speed of 24mph along the M1.

MoD announces 1,060 job cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:17
The Ministry of Defence announces 1,060 armed forces redundancies in the fourth and final round of cuts.

Degree show at fire-hit art school

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:16
Glasgow School of Art is set to stage its 2014 degree show - weeks after fire destroyed and damaged students' work in the iconic Mackintosh building.

What does 'Death Eaterish' mean?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:12
JK Rowling has compared some Scots nationalists to Harry Potter's enemies.

Clegg opposes water cannon purchase

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:05
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says using water cannon "rubs up against the long tradition of policing by consent on London's streets".

AUDIO: What makes opera singers different?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:01
Opera singer Joyce DiDonato explains what separates her trade from that of other classical vocalists.
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