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Climate report aims to blossom in Japan

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:56
Climate report aims to blossom in Japan

MPs back TV licence fee change

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:52
MPs vote in favour of plans to give the government power to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee.

PM: Russia faces 'growing isolation'

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:29
The decision to axe the G8 summit shows Russia faces "growing political isolation", David Cameron says.

Axe migration target, Tory MP urges

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:18
David Cameron is urged to drop his pledge to cut net migration to the tens of thousands by a new Tory campaign group.

Moyes right man for Man Utd - Charlton

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:08
Sir Bobby Charlton says he is "absolutely certain" Manchester United were right to appoint David Moyes as manager.

Six options for new flood defences

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:05
Six options are being considered to help avoid a repeat of floods in which a person died and 400 homes were overrun in St Asaph, Denbighshire.

Radio phone-in language complaints

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:02
A live BBC Radio Wales phone-in programme about the Welsh language received more than 20 complaints, said media watchdog Ofcom.

MP Evans 'staggered' at rape arrest

Tue, 2014-03-25 06:00
The MP Nigel Evans told detectives he was "staggered" at being arrested over an alleged rape, a trial hears.

Lloyds 'cut' its PPI compensation

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:58
Lloyds Banking Group has been cutting compensation it pays to PPI claimants, a BBC investigation has discovered.

Fines rise as frequent truancy falls

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:50
Record numbers of parents in England have been issued with truancy fines, as the number of pupils persistently missing school falls, data shows.

100 jobs created at Belfast firm

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:42
One hundred manufacturing jobs are to be created in a £40m investment at west Belfast firm Delta Print and Packaging.

VIDEO: Royal Mail plans to cut 1,600 jobs

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:36
Royal Mail is planning to cut 1,600 roles, mostly head office managerial jobs, as part of a drive to cut costs.

AUDIO: Prison book restrictions "sensible"

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:33
Prisons minister Jeremy Wright has defended regulations which prevent prisoners being sent books and other items.

US girl breaks cookie-sales record

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:30
A 12-year-old US Girl Scout breaks the organisation's national record by selling 18,107 boxes of cookies over a period of seven weeks.

Google Glass in Ray-Ban tie-up

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:29
Google wants its smart eyewear Glass to be desirable to everyone, not just tech-savvy enthusiasts.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:26
MPs reject move to bar Scots MPs from 2015 election in event of independence "yes" vote.

NSA 'phone data overhaul planned'

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:08
President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to end bulk collection of US phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA), senior officials say.

Irish police chief Callinan resigns

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:06
The head of the Irish police force resigns following a controversy over whistleblowers, whose concerns about the motoring penalty points system appeared to be vindicated by an independent report.

Dotcom's Mega to list on NZ market

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:02
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom, who is fighting extradition to the US, announces plans to list his new file-sharing firm on the stock market.

VIDEO: Osborne 'regret' over Royal Mail jobs

Tue, 2014-03-25 04:58
Chancellor George Osborne said the job losses were a "matter of great regret" but said in other areas jobs were being created.

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