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Whittingdale quizzed on BBC future

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:14
John Whittingdale faces questions in the House of Commons about the BBC licence fee and the renewal of its royal charter for the first time since becoming culture secretary.

Plan for 'global army' of medics

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:04
Plans for a global taskforce of 10,000 medics and scientists to tackle major disease outbreaks will be presented at the G7 summit, the BBC understands.

Advocaat to become Sunderland boss

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:01
Dick Advocaat is set to perform a U-turn and accept a one-year contract to become Sunderland manager.

Man to face McConville prosecution

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:59
The prosecution of a veteran republican is to go ahead in connection with the murder of mother-of-10 Jean McConville.

Power cable kills tipper truck driver

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:58
A workman dies after driving a tipper truck into an 11,000 volt cable in West Lothian.

Job cuts spark London Met strike

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:47
Teaching and support staff at London Metropolitan University are staging a one-day strike over job cuts.

Recruit 'tried to save' SAS hopeful

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:46
An Army recruit tells an inquest how he tried for two hours to save a colleague who had collapsed in "freaky" warm weather during an SAS selection march.

Mirror appeal over hacking damages

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:44
A newspaper group is seeking the right to appeal against the level of damages awarded to eight phone hacking victims, including Paul Gascoigne.

Perry makes second White House run

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:41
Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, launches his second attempt to earn the Republican nomination for US president.

Pendleton set to switch saddles

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:37
Double Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton will debut as an amateur jockey at Newbury in July.

Former Panama vice-president held

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:26
A former vice-president of Panama, Felipe Virzi, is detained on corruption charges, the latest of a series of ex-officials to be investigated.

UK interest rates kept at record low

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:05
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.

Seven new tiny frog species found

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:00
Scientists discover seven new species of tiny frog living on seven different mountains in south-eastern Brazil.

Department 'told of Casement fears'

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:52
An assembly committee is told the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) was warned of safety risks in the Casement Park project over a series of months and years.

'Lucky escape' as manhole explodes

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:51
CCTV footage is released of a manhole cover exploding near people using a cash machine on a shopping street.

Indian rebels 'kill 10 soldiers'

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:49
At least 10 soldiers killed and 12 injured in an attack on a troop convoy in northeast India, police say.

Ukraine warns of Russian invasion

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:46
President Petro Poroshenko tells Ukrainian MPs the military must prepare for a possible "full-scale invasion" from Russia, amid a surge of violence.

EU lawyer backs Germany on benefits

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:16
Jobless EU migrants can be refused social benefits in another EU country during their first three months there, a top EU legal adviser says.

100-tonne rubbish fire was arson

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:07
A fire involving about 100 tonnes of waste wood and rubbish in Newport was started deliberately, the fire service says.

Fifa's Jack Warner 'to reveal all'

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:07
Former Fifa vice president Jack Warner says he will reveal all he knows about corruption at the world football body, as a US investigation continues.