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VIDEO: African Dream: Banker turned shoemaker

Mon, 2014-11-24 15:02
As part of the African Dream series, we profile an entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company in Ghana.

Amazon to deliver via post offices

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:56
Internet retailing giant Amazon is offering its online customers access to Royal Mail's Local Collect "click and collect" network.

Optimism as Iran nuclear talks fail

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:51
Both the US and Iran say they are confident of reaching a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme despite the failure of the latest round of talks.

Vaughan to take 'T20 FA Cup' to ECB

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:39
Michael Vaughan will offer his proposal for an FA Cup-style T20 competition to the ECB after a report into falling numbers.

Juncker tax scandal fails to gain heat

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:33
A tax scandal debate on European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker is struggling to gain traction in the European Parliament.

VIDEO: Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:23
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran has been extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.

MI5 set for criticism over Lee Rigby

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:18
A report into the killing of Fusilier Lee Rigby is set to criticise MI5 over its monitoring of one of the killers, but will add that the security service could not have prevented his death, the BBC understands.

Private aircraft in take-off accident

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:32
A private plane is involved in an accident on take-off from Biggin Hill in Bromley, south-east London.

Aston Villa 1-1 Southampton

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:25
England defender Nathaniel Clyne scores late on to deny Aston Villa a win and rescue a point for Southampton.

Tax relief threat to private schools

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:19
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" the yearly £700m they receive in rate relief by helping out state schools.

Labour's message to private schools

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:14
Taking on private schools is always a popular cause in Labour circles. Equally it always produces howls of outrage from the small but influential group of people whose children are educated in them.

Iran nuclear talks thrown lifeline, but time running short

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:04
Sides agree to extend Iran nuclear deadline, but clock is ticking ever more loudly, says Jeremy Bowen in Vienna

VIDEO: New life of grime for ex-police dog

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:59
A nine-stone former police dog has swapped a life of catching criminals to one of sniffing out drains blocked with fat, oil and grease.

Man City cannot buy success - Alonso

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:55
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso says "there is no set formula" for Manchester City to buy Champions League success.

VIDEO: Hockey player Robert's record bid

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:36
An 84-year-old man from Liverpool attempts to be the oldest hockey player.

Names 'put through Adams' letterbox'

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:31
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says the names of alleged republican sex abusers were posted anonymously through his letterbox in Belfast.

Slow economic growth 'prolonged'

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:26
Many of the world's major economies face a prolonged period of slow growth, the Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC.

Review into school sex ed rape case

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:21
A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.

Recall powers approved by MPs

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:16
"Recall" powers, which could see MPs subject to a public vote on their future in cases of serious misconduct, are backed by the House of Commons.

Ferguson jury rules on Brown death

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:01
A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.