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Kenyan police deny rebel kidnapping

Thu, 2014-02-06 03:29
Two Kenyan police officers plead not guilty to kidnapping two Ethiopian rebels who are alleged to have been handed over to Ethiopia's government.

VIDEO: Zoo rehearses quake gorilla escape

Thu, 2014-02-06 03:26
Staff at a Japanese zoo chased a keeper in a gorilla costume as part of an annual escape drill

Evans enjoys record radio audience

Thu, 2014-02-06 03:25
BBC Radio 2's breakfast presenter Chris Evans pulled in a record weekly audience over the last three months, according to new figures.

Pissarro painting sale sets record

Thu, 2014-02-06 03:13
A painting by Camille Pissarro sells for £19.9 million at auction in London, nearly five times the artist's previous record.

The closest relegation battle in history?

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:57
Six points separate the bottom 10 teams in the Premier League - Robbie Savage explains who he thinks will fall off the top-flight gravy train

Iraq forces 'abuse' women in prisons

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:53
The Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting them to torture and abuse, a new report by Human Rights Watch says.

AUDIO: Businesses 'need stable transport'

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:50
Chris Pomfret and James Staughton discuss the effect disrupted transport services are having on businesses in south-west England.

No fall in Barclays bonuses

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:46
Barclays likely to disclose rise in bonuses for investment bankers

AUDIO: Plastic bag charge 'must be simpler'

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:20
Joan Walley MP, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, discusses government plans for a 5p charge on plastic carrier bags in England

England unchanged for Calcutta Cup

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:18
England head coach Stuart Lancaster names an unchanged line-up for Saturday's match against Scotland.

VIDEO: Prospects for Wythenshawe by-election

Thu, 2014-02-06 02:12
Wythenshawe by-election on 13 February will be the first electoral test for the main political parties this year

Brazilian banker arrested in Italy

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:52
Italian police arrest the former director of Banco do Brasil, Henrique Pizzolato, who fled Brazil after being sentenced to a jail term for corruption.

Axed Pietersen did not row with Cook

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:51
Kevin Pietersen disagreed with England captain Alastair Cook during the Ashes tour but there was no row between the pair.

Egypt denies Sisi candidacy report

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:48
Egypt's military denies that its chief of staff, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, told a Kuwaiti newspaper he would run for president.

From best of friends to Celtic foes

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:39
They may still dislike England, writes BBC Sport's Ben Dirs, but Ireland and Wales now share the biggest Six Nations rivalry

N Korea warns on family reunions

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:25
North Korea threatens to cancel family reunions with the South, a day after agreeing to hold them, because of US-South Korea military drills.

House price inflation 'slows again'

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:16
Annual house price inflation slowed in January, the second month in a row the measure has fallen, according to the Halifax, the UK's largest mortgage lender.

Sony to sell PC unit and cut jobs

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:02
Sony says it will sell its personal computer unit and split its TV division into a separate subsidiary as it forecasts a $1.08bn annual loss.

Giant jellyfish found in Australia

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:00
Scientists in Australia are working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on a beach in Tasmania.

The peers' peers of 2013

Thu, 2014-02-06 00:47
The top ten lords and ladies as name checked in parliament

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