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Fly-tippers could face on-spot fines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 00:20
On-the-spot fines for fly-tippers could be introduced in a bid to tackle the growing problem of rubbish being dumped across Wales.

City prepares for king's reburial

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 00:16
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Leicester as the reburial of King Richard III gets under way on Sunday.

What is wrong with unhappy Ronaldo?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 23:01
El Clasico takes place on Sunday with the world's best player angry and struggling for form. So why is Cristiano Ronaldo unhappy?

Police shoot attacker at US airport

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 21:09
US security staff shoot a knife-wielding man at New Orleans international airport after he tried to storm a checkpoint.

Guptill hits highest World Cup score

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:55
New Zealand's Martin Guptill makes the highest score in a World Cup match by smashing 237 against West Indies.

After Alleged Machete Attack On TSA Agent, Man Shot In New Orleans Airport

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:51

A former taxi driver attacked two TSA agents with was spray and a large blade before a sheriff's deputy shot him three times, authorities say. The alleged assailant was in surgery Friday night.

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Lib Dems won't want coalition - Steel

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:14
The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has said "the most" Liberal Democrats would accept in another hung parliament is a confidence and supply deal.

VIDEO: 'No mood' for second Lib Dem coalition

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:13
A senior Liberal Democrat peer and former party leader has said there is "no mood" in the party to be part of a second coalition.

Lib Dem peer quits over allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:53
A Liberal Democrat peer resigns from his party's group in the House of Lords following allegations expected to be made in a Channel 4 Dispatches investigation.

Injured Williams out of semi-final

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:40
Serena Williams withdraws from her semi-final against Simona Halep in Indian Wells because of a right knee injury.

VIDEO: Pharrell Willliams addresses UN

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:24
The UN's International Day of Happiness is marked with a plea from Ban Ki-Moon for people to share a song which brings them joy, and an address from Pharrell Williams.

Asia powers set for renewed talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:09
The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are set to meet for the first time in three years, amid territorial and diplomatic tensions.

LHC restart 'not before Wednesday'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:07
The second run of the Large Hadron Collider is set to ramp up next week but beams will not go 'full circle' before Wednesday, say scientists at Cern.

Academics to draw up fossil fuel plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:06
Climate scientists at leading universities are joining forces to discuss the basis for a set of principles governing investment in fossil fuels.

Campaigners make Men B vaccine plea

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 18:57
Health campaigners says they are concerned by the delay in introducing a vaccine that protects against a deadly form of meningitis, called Men B.

Is the tide turning against Boko Haram?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 18:04
Do the people of Nigeria believe Boko Haram can be beaten, or are some sceptical that the current government military offensive is all being done for political gain ahead of postponed elections, asks Chris Ewokor.

Rennie warns of 'see-saw' economics

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 17:47
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will say that only his party can prevent a return to the "see-saw economics of the past".

VIDEO: Tunisia attack 'a blow' for tourism

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 17:19
Two Tunisians who rely on the tourism industry reflect on the effect the gun attacks could have on their livelihood.

'False documents' Navy captain fined

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:38
A Royal Navy officer is fined £5,000 for forging the signature of an officer who complained against him.

Focus on party funding - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:21
Political donations are back in the news, with the "unmasking" of a Labour donor from a City hedge fund and fresh claims about Lib Dem funding.

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