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UK debt collection plan has 'failed'

Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The UK is owed £22bn in tax, fines and other debts and the government has "failed" in its approach to recoup it, according to a report from the Committee of Public Accounts.

The plant that dominates Britain's railways

Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The plant that dominates Britain's railways

Haul of giant snails seized in LA

Mon, 2014-07-14 16:30
Scores of giant African snails, still alive, have been seized by US customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport.

The bridges that define London

Mon, 2014-07-14 16:10
Which is the best bridge in London?

All aboard: China's railway dream

Mon, 2014-07-14 16:04
Is China revolutionising high-speed rail travel?

VIDEO: Should Ed Sheeran top 1Xtra list?

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43
A 'Power List' published by the BBC's Radio 1Xtra music station sparks a row, after white musician Ed Sheeran tops the list.

Beside the sea-Clyde

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:24
The two weeks when Scots take over the Blackpool seaside

Dot Scot: New web domain name starts

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:23
A new internet domain for Scotland is being launched, allowing people to choose a .scot web or email address for the first time.

Dying patients 'baffled by services'

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:22
People who are dying and have a range of illnesses face a bewildering array of services, the University of Edinburgh says.

What happens if you eat 112-year-old ham?

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:16
A Virginia museum says its century old ham is edible. What would it taste like?

Bidets: The imaginative ways you use them

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:13
Twenty strange ways to use a bidet

VIDEO: China's high-speed rail revolution

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:11
China has a larger high-speed rail network than the entire European Union or the United States, according to a new World Bank report.

The $20m budget fighter jet

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:03
The budget fighter jet in search of a customer

Record number of data complaints

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:03
The UK's information commissioner has called for better funding for the country's data regulator amid a record number of cases.

VIDEO: Riding Copenhagen's 'smart' bikes

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:02
A bicycle hire scheme in Copenhagen has been upgraded to be high tech and electric powered

How can England 'do a Germany'?

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:00
With Germany turning failure into success, BBC Sport asks if England can emulate their rivals' path to World Cup glory.

VIDEO: Welby: Bishop vote based on theology

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:00
A vote by the Church of England to allow women to become bishops was based on theology, rather than culture, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.

VIDEO: Butler-Sloss quits abuse inquiry

Mon, 2014-07-14 14:53
Retired judge Baroness Butler-Sloss steps down as head of an inquiry into child sex abuse saying she was "not the right person" for the job.

Care home to shut with 40 job losses

Mon, 2014-07-14 14:52
A privately-run nursing home for the elderly in County Fermanagh is to close with the loss of about 40 jobs.

Brooks Irish shows will not go ahead

Mon, 2014-07-14 14:44
US country singer Garth Brooks confirms that none of his five Irish shows will take place in Dublin this summer, despite talks to try to resolve a row over the concerts.
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