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Smart meter 'IT disaster' warning

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:40
The government's £11bn scheme to roll out energy saving smart meters could be an "IT disaster", the Institute of Directors warns.

Banned girls from Syria trio's school

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:38
Five girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same east London school as three teenagers feared to already be in Syria, it is revealed.

US charges in beating of Indian man

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:38
Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.

Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:27
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.

Germanwings crash: Counting the cost

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:24
Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss?

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:15
How to make rice less calorific, and more news nuggets.

Wales players 'used to pressure'

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:07
Wales boss Chris Coleman says his players' experience of large crowds will help them cope against Israel on Saturday.

VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:05
A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.

Boxer Froch to start acting career

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:43
Carl Froch will begin an acting career and has been taking tips from Hollywood names as he ponders his boxing return.

Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:43
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:39
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:38
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Judge quashes school closure move

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:36
The High Court quashes the education minister's decision to shut the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland that was attempting a transformation to integrated status.

Ukraine top official to be released

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:33
A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.

Loaded magazine says it will close

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:30
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.

Israel to resume tax transfers to PA

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:29
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.

Scudamore: Clubs deserve more credit

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:27
Premier League boss Richard Scudamore says top-flight clubs do not get enough credit for their financial contributions.

Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:02
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Bristol Academy boss calls for calm

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:40
Manager Dave Edmondson calls for calm following Bristol Academy's FA Women's Cup exit and heavy Champions League loss.

A-levels and GCSE subjects culled

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:39
Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.