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'Most firms' back EU trade rules

Thu, 2014-02-13 13:21
Most businesses feel EU rules ensuring the freedom to trade goods with other members are "beneficial to the national interest", a government report suggests.

Seven decades of bitterness

Thu, 2014-02-13 13:17
A dispute over islands in the East China Sea has inflamed relations between Japan and China - but they were tense even before. Mariko Oi investigates why.

VIDEO: Osborne rules out Scotland currency union

Thu, 2014-02-13 13:14
The Chancellor George Osborne has ruled out a currency union with an independent Scotland after receiving what he described as 'strong advice' from the Treasury's top civil servant.

Cliff 'honoured' to join Morrissey

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:56
Sir Cliff Richard says it was a "great honour" to be asked by former Smiths frontman Morrissey to support him at a concert in New York.

More rain and high winds forecast

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:53
A new band of heavy rain is expected to hit the UK on Friday, as engineers work to reconnect power supplies cut off by Wednesday's storm.

Life for boy's 'sadistic' murderer

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:45
A former soldier who murdered a four-year-old boy as his victim slept is told he will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Cardiff blame Mackay for transfer loss

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:22
Cardiff City criticise the transfer policy of Malky Mackay, but the LMA says he reported to chief executive Simon Lim.

Health board rejects NHS shake-up

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:13
Plans to centralise key services into five south Wales hospitals face uncertainty after a recommendation for it is rejected by one health board.

Taj Mahal comes to your living room

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:52
Delivering the wonders of the world to your home

VIDEO: Taj Mahal brought online by Google

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:50
The Indian ministry of culture is teaming up with Google to bring the Taj Mahal and 99 other heritage sites to Street View.

Pipeline concern for T in the Park

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:45
A potentially dangerous oil pipeline could force the organisers of T in the Park to relocate the festival.

Lawro's FA Cup predictions

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:30
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Olympic judo medallist, and Charlton fan, Gemma Gibbons

Tories deny intern no pay advice

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:19
The Conservative Party denies TUC claims it issued advice to MPs on avoiding paying the minimum wage to interns.

Termites inspire robot builders

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:17
US scientists develop small robots that behave much like termites, able to build large structures even though each individual acts on its own and can follow only simple rules.

Travis cleared of indecent assault

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:07
DJ Dave Lee Travis says he has been through "hell" after being found not guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault, with jurors unable to reach verdicts on two other charges.

Robot army 'to help future floods'

Thu, 2014-02-13 11:03
A self-organising robotic construction crew has been shown off by scientists at Harvard university.

Belgium approves child euthanasia

Thu, 2014-02-13 10:57
Belgium becomes the first country in the world to allow child euthanasia without any age limit, after parliament passed a bill by a wide majority.

Modern F1 is artificial - Villeneuve

Thu, 2014-02-13 10:57
Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes Formula 1 has become "artificial" and is in danger of losing the fans' respect.

UK Treasury rules out sterling zone

Thu, 2014-02-13 10:47
The Treasury's top official "strongly" advises against a currency union with an independent Scotland, but the Scottish government calls the comments "backward-looking".

Declaration signed on wildlife trade

Thu, 2014-02-13 10:39
Governments from around the world have vowed to take action on the illegal trade in wildlife.

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