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VIDEO: How music brings politicians together

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:43
Within hours of the Budget, four Westminster politicians put aside political differences to perform on stage.

Sex attacker expelled from college

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:35
A convicted sex attacker was expelled from a college course after it emerged he was banned from mixing with anyone under the age of 17.

Huge screen to showcase Games launch

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:27
A 100m-wide screen will be installed at Celtic Park to show events unfolding at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

VIDEO: Bus lane woman 'I could have died'

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:24
A Londonderry woman, who was captured on camera being left in a bus lay-by by two police officers while incapacitated, has called for the officers to be sacked.

Royal Mail lorry hits 'sold' house

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:20
A couple who had agreed the sale of their Gosport home hope their buyer will wait for it to be repaired after a Royal Mail lorry ploughed into it.

Gallery unveils Weston portrait

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:09
The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) has unveiled a new portrait of Falklands War veteran Simon Weston, the first joint commission between the gallery and the BBC.

Girl died after paramedic 'failure'

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:02
A coroner says a paramedic's decision to stop trying to resuscitate a seven-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack was a gross failure.

Four convicted of Mumbai gang rape

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:00
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai convicts four men of the gang rape of a photojournalist last year.

AUDIO: Bennett: 'Modern music is terrible'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:56
Legendary singer Tony Bennett speaks to the BBC's Rebecca Jones about his career and modern music.

Sherwood 'planning for next season'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:52
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood expects to be in charge of the club next season and wants full control of transfer dealings.

Kenya court allows ICC extradition

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:47
Kenya's high court rules that journalist Walter Barasa, wanted by the International Criminal Court for bribing witnesses, can be extradited to The Hague.

VIDEO: Tyre repairmen 'dropping nails'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:43
Community volunteers are using home-made magnets to clear Jakarta's roads of nails thought to have been deliberately scattered by criminal gangs trying to drum up work for tyre repair businesses.

U's debut eclipses Bayern - Chadwick

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:38
Luke Chadwick says his debut for Cambridge United was bigger than facing Bayern Munich for Manchester United.

Bus lane woman wants officers sacked

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:37
A Londonderry woman, who was captured on camera being left in a bus lay-by by two police officers while incapacitated, has called for the officers to be sacked.

VIDEO: Students invade Taiwan parliament

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:12
Hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan's parliament.

Claudia appeal response 'amazing'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:10
The father of missing Claudia Lawrence says he was "totally amazed" by the response to a Crimewatch appeal.

Drink curb 'could cut child suicide'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:08
Setting a minimum price for alcohol could reduce child suicides in Wales, an inquiry into the problem says.

Venezuelan opposition mayor detained

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:05
San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos is arrested on charges of inciting violence in the Venezuelan city from which anti-government protests spread.

Mulberry boss quits after profit slump

Thu, 2014-03-20 01:48
Mulberry chief executive Bruno Guillon quits following a profit warning at the luxury handbag firm.

A hidden cost of Osborne's pension reform?

Thu, 2014-03-20 01:33
A hidden cost of Osborne's pension reform?

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