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Bird of prey deaths 'not deliberate'

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:40
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.

'Slavery' police search for more men

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm, say they are looking for other missing men.

Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.

Suarez gets help for impulse to bite

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:31
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
The week's big numbers visualised

Farmer jailed over £1m will fraud

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:26
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Norfolk schools inquiry faces review

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:24
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

Plaid 'could hold balance of power'

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:03
Plaid Cymru MPs could help decide who takes power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.

Suicide mother gave girls acid drink

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:48
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.

PC jailed for partner's stab death

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:42
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:31
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Slip road closure 'benefits' traffic

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:23
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.

Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:16
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:13
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in its stores.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:12
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:09
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:56
Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.

Concerns over health board finances

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:53
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.

Firefighters plan four-day strike

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:26
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.
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