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Shared parental leave becomes law

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 04:27
New rights to allow parents to share leave following the birth or adoption of their child have become law.

Can you 'steal' from fellow shoppers?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 04:25
"Black Friday" saw shoppers fighting over goods in supermarkets - but is it legal to take items from another shopper before they reach the checkout?

Nurse wins 'Drumcree Chicken' damages

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 04:07
An industrial tribunal awards a Catholic nurse £9,900 over religious discrimination, after a hospital canteen served a dish called Drumcree Chicken.

Farmer, 71, killed in cattle attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 04:04
A 71-year-old man dies after he is attacked by cattle at his farm in County Fermanagh.

What's behind the downfall of Thailand's Princess Srirasmi?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:56
The downfall of Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, has been both dramatic and unusually public.

Day in pictures: 1 December 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:54
24 hours of news images: 1 December

Family deaths were 'unpreventable'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:54
The deaths of a mother and her son when she jumped from rocks on Dartmoor in Devon could not have been prevented, a report finds.

Family's Deepcut body exhumation plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:42
Lawyers for the family of a soldier who died at Deepcut Barracks in Surrey ask a judge to consider having her body exhumed.

Double car attack 'attempted murder'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:39
A teenager is in a critical condition after being hit twice by a car in Glasgow in an attack that police are treating as attempted murder.

Reindeer escapes from festive farm

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:36
An albino reindeer named Tinsel "sneaks out" of its enclosure at a Christmas tree farm in Leicestershire.

No 10 concerned over Hong Kong rebuff

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:30
Downing Street says China's decision to bar a committee of British MPs from visiting Hong Kong is "counter-productive".

Leeds owner Cellino asked to resign

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:28
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is disqualified by the Football League and asked to resign from the club.

Gordon Brown 'to stand down as MP'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:27
Labour's former prime minister Gordon Brown will announce later that he will stand down as an MP after nearly 32 years.

Militants behead Tunisian policeman

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:26
A Tunisian policeman has been beheaded by Islamist militants in an attack near the Algerian border, officials say.

VIDEO: Women fight back after bus attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:18
A video of two sisters confronting men, who were allegedly sexually harassing them on a bus in India, has gone viral on social media.

Dissident threat severe warn police

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:17
There is a "strong possibility" that dissident republicans will carry out attacks in the run-up to Christmas, a senior police chief has warned.

Sectarian killer cleared of attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:15
A man convicted of the sectarian murder of a Celtic fan is cleared of assaulting a nine-year-old boy in Glasgow.

Rouble reels as oil price slides

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:09
Oil prices fell to a five-year low on Monday, sending the rouble tumbling, while fears over slowing manufacturing activity in Europe and China hit global confidence.

Obama To Meet Civil Rights Leader To Talk About Mistrust Of Police

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:02

A White House official says President Obama will also meet with his cabinet to discuss a federal program that provides equipment to local police. Obama ordered a review of the program earlier.

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Swansea siege man pleads guilty

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 03:00
A man pleads guilty to possessing an imitation handgun and false imprisonment at Meridian Tower in Swansea in August.