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'Longest polar journey' completed

Fri, 2014-02-07 07:00
A British adventurer and a former French rugby player claim to have set a world record for the "longest polar journey on foot in history".

AUDIO: Skater: Sport helped me in business

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:58
A former short track speed skater claims her sporting experience helped her launch her own business.

Blatter hints at 2015 Fifa campaign

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:55
President Sepp Blatter will reverse his decision to stand down and run for another term in 2015 if asked to by Fifa's members.

VIDEO: GB medal hope: Katie Summerhayes

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:52
Find out more about Team GB medal hope and freestyle skier, Katie Summerhayes.

Roache set for summer Street return

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:41
Coronation Street actor William Roache will make his return as Ken Barlow in the summer, the BBC understands.

Mother slashed TV star's daughter

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:39
A mother of two who used a glass shard to slash the daughter of Ground Force star Tommy Walsh in a nightclub is jailed for five years.

Jennings takes on Willy Wonka role

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:37
Alex Jennings will replace Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka in West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

VIDEO: Why Europe spends billions on space

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:34
European countries invest billions of euros into the European Space Agency, despite the financial problems of the eurozone.

Vidic's Man Utd exit 'mutually agreed'

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:27
Serbia defender Nemanja Vidic will leave Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of this season.

VIDEO: Osprey aircraft: Helicopter or plane?

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:13
Frank Gardner looks at the US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft - an important tool as the US expands its military operations in the Horn of Africa

Day in pictures: 7 February 2014

Fri, 2014-02-07 06:04
24 hours of news photos: 7 February

Police watchdog to get staff boost

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:43
The independent police watchdog could more than double the number of staff investigating complaints against officers in England and Wales, the BBC's Newsnight learns.

Who, What, Why: How do you drive in floods?

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:42
Many of the UK's roads are very wet or underwater after weeks of rainfall. But how do you drive in floods?

CAR's Muslim civilians 'at risk'

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:37
Muslim communities in many towns in the Central African Republic are threatened as reprisal attacks on civilians continue, a medical charity warns

Swansea to Heathrow rail link plan

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:36
A train service running from Swansea to Heathrow Airport, which could be in operation by 2021, is announced by Network Rail.

David Black murder: Woman charged

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:21
A woman is charged with perverting the course of justice over the murder of prison officer David Black, who was shot as he drove to work in 2012.

Why was Dickens' dying wish ignored?

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:04
Why was Dickens' dying wish ignored?

Pension age rise 'could be delayed'

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:00
Analysis by economic experts suggests an independent Scotland could delay the rise in the state pension age by 12 years.

Killer driver jailed for four years

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:48
A man who caused the death of an elderly motorist by dangerous driving five months after passing his test is jailed for four years.

VIDEO: Bieber hands over trainers on jail CCTV

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:45
Police have released footage of pop star Justin Bieber in Miami Beach jail following his arrest on 23 January.

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