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Kenya apology over single women slur

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:54
Kenyan county governor William Kabogo apologises for suggesting that unmarried women are not effective leaders.

Former bank executives go on trial

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:45
Three former senior executives in the now-defunct Anglo-Irish Bank go on trial in Dublin.

Man accused of prison officer murder

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:43
A 33-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of a prison officer as he drove to work in Northern Ireland.

Slavery 'worse' despite cockler deaths

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:41
UK slavery 'worse' despite Morecambe Bay cockler tragedy

FE courses 'to go' after budget cuts

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:39
Further education courses face closure due to financial cuts imposed by the Welsh government, colleges warn.

VIDEO: 'The guy from ER is really impressive'

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:23
The cast of The Monuments Men praise the film's director, writer, producer and star George Clooney

VIDEO: Teen told he would die beating odds

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:21
A teenager who was told two months ago that he had just three days to live has astounded medical professionals.

Ruined pier pavilion split by storm

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:19
Part of Brighton's ruined West Pier collapses after being battered by winds of up to 70mph and rough seas.

VIDEO: When should airlines give delay pay?

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:13
The Association of European Airlines welcomes clarification from the European Parliament on when passengers are entitled to compensation.

AUDIO: Shivering 'could cause weight loss'

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:05
Shivering for 10-15 minutes a day could be equivalent to doing an hour of exercise, a study suggests.

South African gold miners trapped

Wed, 2014-02-05 04:05
Rescue workers in South Africa trying to nine miners still trapped underground following a fire at a gold mine west of Johannesburg.

VIDEO: Hotel woe for Sochi journalists

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:57
Journalists covering the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games have been sharing photos of their unfinished hotel rooms online.

Libya school attacked at playtime

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:56
At least six children have been injured in a grenade attack at a school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, officials say.

Adobe issues emergency Flash fix

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:46
Adobe is urging computer users to install a new version of Flash Player after being warned of a flaw that could allow PCs to be hijacked.

VIDEO: Is it news Parliament is full of rodents?

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:37
The Houses of Parliament are so infested with mice that some MPs are demanding the Commons' authorities get a new cat to deal with them.

Talks break down in Panama Canal row

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:30
Talks between the Panama Canal Authority and a multi-national consortium working on the canal's expansion break down in a continued row over costs.

Overdose death doctor struck off

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:26
A doctor is struck off for failing to provide good clinical care to a patient who died of a drug overdose at a clinic in the Scottish Borders.

UK shops cut prices at 'record' rate

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:22
Retailers in the UK cut their prices during the January sales at the fastest rate since at least 2006, says the British Retail Consortium.

VIDEO: Clacton: Ten injured in house gas blast

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:16
At least five people are hurt in a gas explosion and fire at a residential street in Clacton, Essex.

Man Utd back anti-homophobia campaign

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:12
Manchester United and Chelsea join leading an anti-homophobia campaign for the first time as the group seeks ongoing support.

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