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VIDEO: Is flying getting more dangerous?

Wed, 2015-02-04 04:14
After the latest in a spate of commercial plane crashes, BBC News takes a look at the numbers to find out whether flying is getting more dangerous.

Abuse council 'not fit for purpose'

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:59
Rotherham Council is "not fit for purpose", an investigation into the local authority at the centre of the child abuse scandal finds.

Android adware 'infects millions'

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:52
Google has suspended dozens of seemingly popular apps from its Play store after being warned that they were causing devices to show malicious pop-up ads.

VIDEO: Man jailed for driving wrong way on M25

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:43
A man who drove the wrong way for nine miles down one of Britain's busiest motorways has been sentenced to 14 months in a young offenders' institute.

VIDEO: Gunfire on blasted streets of Donetsk

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:36
Olga Ivshina reports from a residential area in Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine where houses have been caught in shelling.

VIDEO: Victims say abuse rife in Rotherham

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:31
An abuse victim and her father tell the BBC that they feel that they were failed by the authorities in Rotherham.

Deer DNA helps poacher prosecution

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:24
DNA from an illegally shot and killed red deer has been used for the first time in the UK to help prosecute a poacher.

Angolan apology over gay TV kiss

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:15
The producers of a popular television soap in Angola apologise after an episode which showed a gay couple kissing caused outrage among viewers.

Mixed reactions to Harper Lee book

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:15
News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird causes a "trade frenzy" and concern over how it has come to be published.

Fire chief not guilty of 2006 rape

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:05
Derbyshire's chief fire officer is found not guilty of raping a woman in 2006.

NZ judge 'to head child abuse probe'

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:01
A high court judge from New Zealand is expected to be named as the new head of the UK inquiry into historical child sex abuse later, it is understood.

VIDEO: McIlroy case "settled to satisfaction"

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:51
A statement read outside a court in Dublin says a dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management has been "settled to satisfaction of both parties"

You v Ronaldo

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:50
How long for a top footballer to earn your weekly wage?

China acts to boost bank lending

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:47
China's central bank has cut the level of funds banks must hold in reserve in an effort to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Death threat hacker is jailed

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:41
Yusuke Katayama hijacked computers to make death threats that appeared to come from innocent people, during a game of cat and mouse with police.

Super League 2015 season preview

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:40
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 12 Super League clubs in the build-up to the 2015 season.

VIDEO: Business Committee

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:24
MPs took evidence on the Post Office mediation scheme and the Horizon IT system.

Rory McIlroy settles golf court case

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:08
Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management have come to a settlement in their long-running wrangle.

Iraq War inquiry panel member dies

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:04
Iraq inquiry panel member and Churchill biographer Sir Martin Gilbert has died, the head of the probe into the conflict tells MPs.

Deadly shell hits Donetsk hospital

Wed, 2015-02-04 02:03
At least four people are reported dead after a shell hit a hospital in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.