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VIDEO: MP cat contest vote rigging claims

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:11
One cat has been withdrawn from a contest among feline-owning MPs after claims of vote rigging when one entrant gained 30,000 votes in seven hours.

Parents spark four Ofsted inspections

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:11
Out of almost 8,000 Ofsted inspections last year, only four were triggered by parents' complaints about schools.

Fingerprinting for Kenya's MPs

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:03
Kenya's parliament launches a biometric fingerprint system to register MPs' attendance, but the parliamentary speaker denies it is to curb allowance fraud.

Rwandan ex-police chief cleared

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:54
One of the most senior Rwandan military chiefs convicted of genocide is acquitted on appeal at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal.

How does the Thames Barrier stop London flooding?

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:48
The Thames Barrier has been in record use over the past two months. How does it work?

Qatar unveils workers' rights plan

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:47
World Cup 2022 organisers publish new measures to protect workers in Qatar following 185 deaths in the last year.

Miliband predicts more flooding

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:17
Climate change will bring "more extreme weather events" like those causing widespread flooding in England, Labour leader Ed Miliband warns.

MPs Yeo and Lilley in climate clash

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:11
Two former Conservative ministers have taken issue with each other during a Commons committee hearing into the science of climate change.

'Obamacare' delay for some firms

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:02
A key provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law affecting medium-sized business is delayed again, the latest trouble for the overhaul.

GB curlers equal record in win over US

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:46
Great Britain's women beat the United States 12-3, equalling the Olympic record curling score, including taking seven points in one end.

Huge hack 'is ugly sign of future'

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:43
A massive attack that exploited a key vulnerability in the infrastructure of the internet is the "start of ugly things to come", it has been warned.

Illegal hunts on rise in Afghanistan

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:40
Illegal wildlife hunting is on the increase in Afghanistan, threatening several vulnerable species, campaigners say.

India Olympics suspension lifted

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:38
A ban on India's Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted, allowing the country to return to the Olympic fold, IOC spokesman Mark Adams says.

VIDEO: Boeing 'well-positioned for future'

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:37
Boeing boss Randy Tinseth says the firm is "extraordinarily well-positioned for the future" but admits there will new competition from Asia.

IPL sides eye 'awesome' Pietersen

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:18
Kevin Pietersen could be at the centre of a bidding war which makes him the Indian Premier League's most expensive player.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:15
The appointment of Ofsted's next head will be free of political interference, Nick Clegg insists.

Soldiers killed in north Iraq attack

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
Militants have killed 15 soldiers guarding an oil pipeline in a pre-dawn raid on their camp in northern Iraq and kidnapped another, officials say.

'Dumb Starbucks' owner revealed

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
The owner of a parody coffee shop in Los Angeles called "Dumb Starbucks" is revealed to be the Canadian television comedy personality Nathan Fielder.

Death linked to Neknominate 'tragic'

Tue, 2014-02-11 05:13
A family describe their heartbreak after the death of a 29-year-old Cardiff man thought to be linked to the Neknominate drinking game.

Government fined for data breach

Tue, 2014-02-11 04:59
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice is fined £185,000 for auctioning off a filing cabinet that contained personal information about a victim of a terrorist attack.

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