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How soon is too soon to make movies about a war?

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:49
Two new movies - The Patrol and Lone Survivor - are set against the backdrop of the Afghanistan War, but is it too soon for drama to reflect the realities of the conflict?

Council pitches 'unfit for football'

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:37
Council-run football pitches used by thousands of amateur teams each week are in an "abhorrent state", the Football Association has told the BBC.

Family plea over teenager's death

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:30
The family of a teenager found dead after a night out plead for information four years on.

AUDIO: Finnish company 'makes Sochi snow'

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:25
Mikko Martikainen, chief executive of Snow Secure, explains how his company provided snow for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Leaked Ukraine call embarrasses US

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:23
An apparently bugged call between US diplomats reveals a frank exchange on the strategy for Ukraine and disparaging comments about the EU.

Police force to lose 173 officers

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:23
Wiltshire police are set to lose more than 170 officers following the reduction in its budget caused by a cut in government funding.

Seven hurt in club ceiling collapse

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:22
Seven people are injured after the ceiling collapses at a nightclub housed in the former headquarters of Factory Records in Manchester.

Swansea tidal lagoon plan submitted

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:58
Plans are being submitted for a £850m tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay which backers say could provide power for 120,000 homes for 120 years.

VIDEO: Sochi 'focusing eyes on gay rights'

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:51
Sport is "intrinsically political" and the world is watching the Winter Olympics in Sochi, says former basketball player John Amaechi.

Phillips told to avoid Murray 'duel'

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:33
Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips must avoid a "duel" with Lions rival Conor Murray against Ireland, says assistant coach Rob Howley.

70mph wind warning and more alerts

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:30
There are more warnings for strong winds and potential flooding as action to improve the "resilience" of coastal rail lines is announced.

UK economy 'to grow 2.5% this year'

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:27
The UK economy will grow by 2.5% this year and 2.1% in 2015, the National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) forecasts.

Injured Pickering out of Olympics

Fri, 2014-02-07 00:15
Ex-sprinter Craig Pickering withdraws from the British bobsleigh Winter Olympics team after suffering a slipped disc.

Concert-goers fall ill at rave event

Thu, 2014-02-06 23:38
Dozens of young people are treated by paramedics after becoming ill at a concert venue in Belfast and 15 are taken to hospital to be treated for the effects of drugs and alcohol.

Violent clashes at Rio fares protest

Thu, 2014-02-06 23:35
Hundreds of Brazilian demonstrators clash with riot police in Rio de Janeiro, in a protest against a rise in public transport fares.

Health experts back car smoking ban

Thu, 2014-02-06 23:31
More than 700 doctors and other health experts put their names to a letter urging MPs to back a ban in England on smoking in cars with children.

VIDEO: Smoking in cars: What are the risks?

Thu, 2014-02-06 23:26
A tobacco specialist from a cancer hospital explains why he thinks there should be a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.

Police want derby day focus on match

Thu, 2014-02-06 23:10
Swansea City and Cardiff City fans are being urged to give another positive image to millions of TV viewers by ensuring Saturday's derby is trouble-free.

West Ham may create monster - Lambert

Thu, 2014-02-06 22:56
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is concerned a dangerous precedent will be set if West Ham get Andy Carroll's red card quashed.

NI house prices 'on way up'

Thu, 2014-02-06 22:47
House prices in Northern Ireland were marginally higher at the end of 2013 compared to the start of the year, according to research.

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