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Plastic bag charge a 'complete mess'

Wed, 2014-02-05 16:08
The proposal to curb plastic bag use in England by introducing a charge is far too complicated, say MPs.

The Nazi murder law that still exists

Wed, 2014-02-05 16:03
The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany

'I played basketball for Gaddafi'

Wed, 2014-02-05 16:01
When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the country's most feared family - or that it could cost him his life.

US sleepwalker statue rouses ire

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:56
A lifelike sculpture of a nearly-nude man walking in snow draws a decidedly mixed reaction from students at a Massachusetts college.

VIDEO: 'It sounded like a bomb going off'

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:56
Ten people have been injured in a gas explosion that "flattened" two houses on a street in Clacton, Essex. Robert Hall reports.

Woody Allen son rebuffs abuse claim

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:40
Woody Allen's adopted son, Moses, defends the filmmaker over claims he sexually abused his adopted daughter in 1992.

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:37
As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.

VIDEO: Oldman on Robocop remake

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:21
After roles in Batman and Harry Potter, actor Gary Oldman stars in the remake of the 80's classic Robocop.

Broadchurch picks up more TV honours

Wed, 2014-02-05 15:14
ITV crime drama Broadchurch wins best drama at the Broadcast Awards, where Channel 4's Gogglebox was another double winner.

Tube strike commuters endure delays

Wed, 2014-02-05 14:36
Tube passengers endure delays because of strike action, with Underground bosses now calling on unions to meet sooner to discuss the impasse.

UK storms destroy key railway line

Wed, 2014-02-05 14:25
Parts of Britain are battered by a storm which has washed away part of a railway line and seen homes evacuated - with more bad weather forecast.

Family scarred by FGM speaks out

Wed, 2014-02-05 14:05
A family affected by female genital mutilation, who speak against it

Hospitals to log victims of FGM

Wed, 2014-02-05 14:05
Doctors and nurses in the UK are to log details of the injuries suffered by victims of Female genital mutilation

Man arrested over £50K beer theft

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:44
A man is arrested in connection with the theft of "rare" beer worth about £50,000 from an Essex warehouse.

Wales battered by storms and gales

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:21
Storms and gale force winds batter much of Wales with fallen trees causing chaos on many roads.

Pietersen 'could make £3m in IPL'

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:18
Kevin Pietersen could make "up to £3m" playing in the Indian Premier League following the end of his England career.

Nazi stag-do Tory MP to step down

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:14
Conservative MP Aidan Burley, who was at the centre of a row over a Nazi-themed stag party, is to step down at the next election.

US store chain to halt tobacco sales

Wed, 2014-02-05 12:52
CVS Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the US, will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, its chief executive says.

Eye operation for MP Owen Paterson

Wed, 2014-02-05 12:47
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to have urgent surgery for a detached retina and will no longer chair a government meeting on flooding.

Nuclear base workers vote to strike

Wed, 2014-02-05 12:42
Workers at the Faslane Naval base on the Clyde vote to take strike action in a dispute over pay.

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