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Designer L'Wren Scott found dead

Mon, 2014-03-17 10:14
L'Wren Scott, a 49-year-old fashion designer and girlfriend of Sir Mick Jagger, is found dead in her New York City flat in an apparent suicide.

Have you ever crossed a river in a plastic bag?

Mon, 2014-03-17 10:12
The children who get to school in a plastic bag

Boycotts mar US St Patrick's parades

Mon, 2014-03-17 10:00
The world's largest St Patrick's Day parade kicks off under a cloud of boycotts over the organisers' refusal to include openly gay groups.

EU and US impose Crimea sanctions

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:51
The EU and US impose travel bans and asset freezes on several officials from Russia and Ukraine after Crimea's referendum to join Russia.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:46
Britain is to offer RAF Typhoon aircraft to Nato following the Crimea crisis, MPs are told.

GM to take $300m charge over recalls

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:29
US car manufacturer General Motors expects to spend nearly $300m (£180m) in the first quarter to repair vehicles affected by its recent recalls.

Lost Bennett series rediscovered

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:22
Audio of Alan Bennett's first major TV show is recovered, decades after it was wiped in a bid to recycle tape.

'Netflix for piracy' saved by fans

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:21
A service that offers a Netflix-like interface for accessing pirated films resurfaces after being closed over the weekend.

Dead PC's helmet used 'like trophy'

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:12
Rioters passed a police helmet around "like a trophy" after PC Keith Blakelock was killed in the Broadwater Farm disturbances, a jury hears.

VIDEO: In prison 'nothing protects you'

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:07
Famous Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei talks about the difficult time he faced in prison.

Dissidents claim to have new Semtex

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:00
Dissident republicans claim to have used newly acquired Semtex in a bomb attack on police in west Belfast.

VIDEO: How aircraft 'talk' via satellite

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:58
The BBC's Richard Westcott speaks to Chris McLaughlin from Inmarsat at the company's headquarters about how satellite communication systems work.

Abbas 'must take risks' for peace

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:50
US President Barack Obama tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas he must take risks for peace, as the deadline for a final deal with Israel nears.

Duke and duchess visit Irish Guards

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 1st Battalion Irish Guards at their barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

Man treated police 'like rag dolls'

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:45
A man who throttled a policeman and threw another officer through a door is jailed for five years.

Waterworks security alert a hoax

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:38
A security alert in the Waterworks Park in north Belfast is declared a hoax.

Police probed over Shipman samples

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:34
Greater Manchester Police is to be investigated over allegations it misled relatives of women murdered by Harold Shipman when it disposed of human tissue samples.

US factory output in February rebound

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:19
US factory output rebounds in February, helped by a recovery in car and consumer goods manufacturing.

AUDIO: Sounds of lost Britain to be saved

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:04
A Swedish museum curator is to spend two years collecting distinctive British sounds before they disappear.

VIDEO: Property prices reach record high

Mon, 2014-03-17 07:58
Property asking prices reached a record high in March, according to the website Rightmove.

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