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Granddad's head blow 'killed baby'

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:22
A grandfather killed his five-week-old granddaughter with a fatal blow to the back of her head, a court hears.

VIDEO: 'A sense of how secluded the area is'

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:19
The BBC's Clive Myrie is close to the site where a Germanwings plane crashed on Tuesday, which he describes as 'secluded and remote'.

Holiday ban hits poor, says union

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:16
Strict new rules on taking pupils out of school in term time risk making family holidays a middle-class preserve, a teachers' union has warned.

How low can interest rates go?

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:00
Why has the Bank of England changed its mind on how low interest rates can go?

Radiohead album preserved by Congress

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:59
Radiohead's seminal album OK Computer is one of 25 recordings to be preserved by the US Library of Congress.

VIDEO: Thousands queue for Lee Kuan Yew

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:43
Singaporeans queue for up to eight hours to view the body of Lee Kuan Yew, which lies in state in the city's Parliament House.

The car claiming to be 'teen proof'

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:43
The new Chevrolet lets nervous parents spy on their children's driving in real-time.

Pietersen completes Surrey deal

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:41
Kevin Pietersen rejoins Surrey for the 2015 season as he steps up his bid to earn an England recall.

Loans and overdrafts 'more popular'

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:40
Borrowers are becoming more confident in taking out personal loans and overdrafts, according to the High Street banks.

Ukraine arrests at cabinet meeting

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:37
Two senior Ukrainian officials are arrested during a televised cabinet meeting, as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.

No shame over suicide bid - Carlisle

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:25
Former Burnley and QPR defender Clarke Carlisle says he feels "no shame" about his recent suicide attempt.

VIDEO: Remember these PMQs highlights?

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:22
As MPs get ready for the final PMQs of the current Parliament, BBC archives recall highlights of the last five years.

House sparrow rule roost in Scotland

Wed, 2015-03-25 03:20
House sparrows are the most commonly spotted bird in gardens in Scotland, according to an RSPB survey.

VIDEO: Moment Tunisia attack started

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:55
A tourist who was in the Bardo museum in Tunis when gunmen opened fire captured the panic on video.

Liverpool Ladies v Sunderland Ladies

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:54
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Women's Super League One game between Liverpool Ladies and Sunderland Ladies.

In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:40
A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps

Kraft Foods to merge with Heinz

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:38
US food giant Heinz is to merge with Kraft Foods Group, creating the third-largest food company in the US.

Major 'skunk' cannabis seizure in NI

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:37
Eight people are arrested as part of an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis into Northern Ireland.

Leaders set for final Commons clash

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:32
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are preparing for their final Prime Minister's Questions before the general election.

Church appoints second woman bishop

Wed, 2015-03-25 02:32
A second woman is appointed a bishop by the Church of England.

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