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Housing benefit changes 'unworkable'

Wed, 2014-02-12 03:27
Two thirds of housing association tenants affected by benefit cuts for those with extra bedrooms were behind with rent after six months, a National Housing Federation survey suggests.

German festival disaster: 10 charged

Wed, 2014-02-12 03:20
Ten people have been charged in connection with the deaths of 21 people at the Love Parade festival in the German city of Duisburg in 2010.

Rock overtakes pop in UK album chart

Wed, 2014-02-12 03:18
Rock music overtook pop in UK album sales last year as rock took its biggest share of the market for five years, new figures show.

More flood fears as storms forecast

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:50
Parts of the UK face further flooding with stormy weather - and winds that could exceed 100mph - forecast.

Spain abortion bill challenge fails

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:42
A controversial Spanish bill to end women's right to abortion on demand is set to be passed after an opposition challenge is defeated in parliament.

VIDEO: Stadium 'rail-seat' design explained

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:33
Jon Darch, of the Safe Standing Campaign, demonstrates a stadium rail-seat design due to be unveiled at Bristol City football ground on Wednesday.

El Salvador castaway arrives home

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:30
El Salvador castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who claims he spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific, finally arrives home to a hero's welcome.

VIDEO: First video from Algeria crash scene

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:16
Algeria begins three days of national mourning for the 77 people killed in a military passenger plane crash in the north-east of the country.

Chelsea could not cope - Mourinho

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:15
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admits his title-chasing side were "under pressure" in the 1-1 draw at lowly West Brom.

VIDEO: The app which helps drivers fix cars

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:08
How augmented reality is aiding car design and helping drivers fix problems without a manual.

VIDEO: Do High Street banks have a future?

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:52
Following the news that more bank branches are to close, BBC Breakfast asks if there is less demand for High Street branches.

Tony Benn seriously ill in hospital

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:49
Veteran left-wing campaigner Tony Benn has spent a fourth night in hospital and is understood to be seriously ill.

Alcott 19th as downhill gold shared

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:45
Great Britain's Chemmy Alcott finishes 19th in the women's downhill as Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze share gold in Sochi.

Morrissey critique wins Hatchet award

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:45
A scathing review of Morrissey's recent autobiography by AA Gill wins an award presented annually to "the writer of the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review" of the past 12 months.

Fears for over-60s turning to drink

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:33
A charity working with victims of alcohol abuse says its worried how many over-60s are referred for treatment for drink-related problems.

Teens arrested over racist attack

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:27
Four teenagers are arrested and charged following a racist attack in West Pilton Terrace in Edinburgh.

AUDIO: Neknomination shows alcohol 'culture'

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:11
Professor Mark Bellis discusses the online drinking game Neknomination, which is being blamed for the death of a second man in the UK.

Bristol City plan 'standing seats'

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:10
League One Bristol City plan to become the first club in the UK to install "safe standing" rail seats at their stadium.

Year of Code - PR fiasco or vital mission?

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:09
How an education initiative has turned into a PR disaster

In pictures: The Aura of Boxing

Wed, 2014-02-12 00:52
Where boxers train their bodies and minds

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