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Teacher banned over home cocaine lab

Thu, 2014-03-20 07:09
A teacher jailed after turning his Cardiff home into a cocaine laboratory is given a lifetime ban by a disciplinary panel.

Queen backs Benn vigil in Parliament

Thu, 2014-03-20 07:00
The Queen grants permission for the body of Tony Benn to rest overnight in Parliament's chapel, Speaker John Bercow confirms.

'Sexist' toilets to be reviewed

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:52
A council's "sexist" policy of charging women to use its toilets but not men using urinals is to be reviewed later.

G4S guards face plane death charges

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:50
Three G4S custody officers are charged with the manslaughter of deportee Jimmy Mubenga, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Russia faces fresh Crimea sanctions

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:35
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia will face escalating EU sanctions if it does not take steps to ease the crisis over Crimea.

Captive migrants freed from US house

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:28
More than 100 suspected illegal immigrants are rescued from a Texas "stash" house where smugglers allegedly held them pending payment.

Plane searchers investigate debris

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:22
Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say.

BBC agrees Women's Super League deal

Thu, 2014-03-20 06:21
The BBC agrees a new deal with the Football Association to broadcast live radio commentary of women's football in 2014.

E Guinea president's son faces probe

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:54
The son of Equatorial Guinea's leader is put under formal investigation in France over money-laundering allegations, his lawyer says.

AUDIO: Scientists find chicken-like dinosaur

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:53
US scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur, nicknamed the 'Chicken from Hell.'

Red Bull confirm Ricciardo appeal

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:52
Red Bull appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.

VIDEO: WW1 bombs still a serious danger

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:35
After two men were killed by an unexploded World War One bomb in Belgium, the BBC reveals how collectors of military hardware are putting themselves at risk.

Test 'backlog' hits disabled benefit

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:16
The Department for Work and Pensions tells MPs there is an "unacceptable backlog" of people waiting to be assessed for a new disability benefit.

VIDEO: 'I didn't write the blooming thing'

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:13
Boris Johnson says it was right to celebrate cutting tax, when asked about his party's beer and bingo tax poster.

Plans for gasification plant shelved

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:52
Plans for a controversial £500m gasification plant on the outskirts of Londonderry are shelved.

VIDEO: Iglesias too 'risqué' for Breakfast

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:51
Enrique Iglesias on collaborations, being a "freak" and "risqué" BBC Breakfast

Man charged over Jayden 'threats'

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:51
A man is charged with a public order offence after threats were made at a court hearing into the murder of teenager Jayden Parkinson.

Row over Budget 'beer and bingo' ad

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:51
A Conservative advert drawing attention to cuts to beer and bingo taxes is criticised as "condescending".

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:34
MPs pay tribute to former cabinet minister and veteran left-wing campaigner Tony Benn.

Caption Challenge: Winning entries

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:29
It's the Caption Challenge.

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