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Man still held over Belfast murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 21:29
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who was found stabbed to death on a Belfast street are continuing to question a man in his 30s about the killing.

No voting at school after protest

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 21:26
The chief electoral officer says a primary school in County Tyrone will no longer be used as a polling station after loyalist protesters demonstrated outside it during last year's elections.

Uber sued over India rape allegation

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 21:03
An Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.

'Room service over' for rescued koala

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:10
A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.

China warns universities on values

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:07
China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.

VIDEO: Investigating crime virtually - 15 secs

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:05
A Swiss software developers team has created a system to enable crime investigators to enter a virtual world

Saudi king reshuffles cabinet

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 19:55
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announces a major cabinet reshuffle, a week after he acceded to the throne.

Vicar's 9/11 post to be investigated

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 19:38
The Church of England says it is investigating a vicar accused of posting an article on Facebook claiming Israel was behind the 9/11 attacks.

More snow forecast for Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 18:38
The Met Office issues yellow "be aware" warnings for snow and ice across Scotland on Friday morning.

Future for naval base halls revealed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 18:32
Hundreds of jobs could be created when new companies move into areas at Portsmouth Naval Base previously used for shipbuilding, the MoD says.

Call for talks on firefighter safety

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 18:23
The Fire Brigades Union calls for urgent talks after a report suggested the deaths of some firefighters in the UK since 2004 were preventable.

VIDEO: Shipwreck treasure hunter in US court

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:56
A US treasure hunter who has been described by officials as the "most intelligent fugitive," has appeared in a Florida court following his arrest after two years on the run.

Stress balls 'cut surgery anxiety'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:46
Watching a DVD or using a stress ball during minor surgery can reduce a patient's anxiety levels, suggests a study from the University of Surrey.

University applications at record high

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:43
University applications have reached record levels, according to the Ucas admissions service.

Philippine mourning for slain police

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:42
The Philippines holds a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, as police sought terror suspects.

Social mobility and university entry

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:29
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee asks if universities can do more to support social mobility.

Investors shrug off Japanese slump

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:28
Japanese shares traded higher on Friday as investors shrugged off a series of government data showing a slowing Japanese economy.

Scars reveal ageing whales' secrets

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:28
Scientists studying one of the most mysterious whale species find they form long-term alliances, sometimes lasting many years.

The complex case of joint enterprise

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:19
BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine.

Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It's Possible

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-29 17:07

Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.

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