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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.

VIDEO: Crow defends tube strike action

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:08
Bob Crow says he accepts that London Underground needs to modernise, but objects to the way changes are being implemented.

Koreas agree to family reunions

Wed, 2014-02-05 03:05
North and South Korea agree to hold reunions for families separated after the Korean War, in what could be the first such meetings since 2010.

VIDEO: Move to decriminalise marijuana in DC

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:58
Washington DC has taken a first step towards decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, joining a growing number of states that have already done so

UK warns of bank cyber-attack risk

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:55
Vince Cable warns of the vulnerability of Britain's banks and other critical infrastructure to cyber-attack at the first summit of industry regulators and spy chiefs.

AUDIO: Sci-fi films 'lack new ideas'

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:37
Louis Savy and Paul Cornell discuss how science fiction films have to keep up with new technologies and visions of the future.

Jaguar to build XJ model in India

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:29
Jaguar says it will build its XJ saloon car in India, but the company's chief executive tells the BBC he is "absolutely committed" to manufacturing cars in Britain.

Wiggins' children bullied over doping

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:28
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he had to move his children to a new school when his son was bullied amid the Lance Armstrong doping row.

Is UK's housing-finance system broken?

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:25
Tensions over whether making banks safer will restrict flow of credit

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