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VIDEO: How globe has deflated petrol prices

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:39
Personal finance correspondent Simon Gompertz explains why petrol prices have reached a three-year low - with the help of an inflatable globe.

VIDEO: The smart pen that spots mistakes

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:25
The smart pen that spots mistakes

UK 100-year-olds increase by 73%

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:21
The number of people living in the UK aged 100 increased by 73% in the decade to 2012, says the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Signs hospitals are 'getting safer'

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:15
There are encouraging signs that Welsh hospitals are getting safer, it is claimed, as new hospital death rate figures are published.

Death toll climbs in Lebanon clashes

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:10
At least four people have been killed in northern Lebanon, bringing to 21 the death toll in a week of clashes linked to the conflict in Syria.

Spring Classics: A race-by-race guide

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:07
Spartacus prepares to race against the Terminator as the annual one-day Spring Classics get going across Europe

EU seals closer ties with Ukraine

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:51
EU leaders seal an accord on closer ties with Ukraine, as President Putin completes the treaty on Crimea's entry into the Russian Federation.

Week in pictures: 15-21 March 2014

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:47
Some of the best news photos this week

Aguero ruled out of Manchester derby

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:38
Manchester City top scorer Sergio Aguero will miss Tuesday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford with a hamstring injury.

Hawaii weighs 'undercover' sex law

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:36
Police in the US state of Hawaii ask the legislature to keep a measure in the law allowing undercover investigators to have sex with prostitutes.

Children 'living wild' in Paris flat

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:28
The authorities in Paris investigate an Indian couple for neglect after their three small children are found living in appalling conditions.

VIDEO: Cameron hails 'landmark' Ukraine deal

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:20
An EU agreement with Ukraine to forge closer relations is a "landmark" deal, the British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Licence fee legal change backed

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:18
Ministers have formally backed plans to give themselves powers to make non-payment of the TV licence fee a civil rather than criminal offence, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Jo Whiley's 'Living in a box'

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:15
Highlights of Jo Whiley's 26 hours on a treadmill challenge to raise money for this year's Sport Relief.

Female Kenyan MPs blast polygamy law

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:49
Female MPs in Kenya storm out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalisation of polygamy as a new marriage bill is passed.

Day in pictures: 21 March 2014

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:35
A collection of news photos: 21 March

Why did Kate Bush only tour once?

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:32
Why did Kate Bush only tour once?

A game of charades made me recruit Wenger - Dein

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:32
Former Arsenal executive David Dein recalls his seven-year pursuit of Arsene Wenger which all began at a dinner party

Scots life expectancy 'highest ever'

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:24
Life expectancy at birth in Scotland has reached its highest ever level but remains lower than the rest of the UK, according to official figures.

Netflix boss hits out at ISP fees

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:21
The head of video-streaming service Netflix hits out at some internet service providers, saying charging data fees compromises internet freedom.

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