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Balfour reaffirms Carillion snub

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:04
UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.

Pulis leaves Crystal Palace post

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:44
Manager Tony Pulis leaves Crystal Palace by mutual consent less than 48 hours before the start of the season.

Tourism sign plea for newest city

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:35
It is one of Britain's newest cities, it has a cathedral, and now one of its leading churchmen is looking for a sign - a brown tourism one.

'Fugitive' Suarez trains sights on El Clasico

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:31
Luis Suarez can now train with Barcelona, meaning a return to action against Real Madrid is much more likely, writes Andy West.

PM Modi says India shamed by rape

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:15
Narendra Modi says India has been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, as he makes his first Independence Day speech as prime minister.

VIDEO: How to combat rise in sheep rustling

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:01
Graham Satchell reports on how police and farmers are helping each other combat a 25% increase in livestock theft.

Grandchildren adoption contact hope

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:57
Children and grandchildren of adopted people could soon have the right to make contact with their parent's birth family.

VIDEO: Pose at a price: NYC costume crackdown

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:53
New York police and city officials have warned tourists that tipping is optional if they have photographs taken with one of costumed characters in Times Square.

Alcohol 'curbed' after Navy shooting

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:31
The Ministry of Defence says a "drinking culture" in the Navy has been curbed after the death of a commander on a nuclear submarine.

Building site safety checks to begin

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:25
Safety inspectors are due make a series of unannounced visits to building site in Northern Ireland to tackle the risks posed to construction workers.

Iraq's Maliki quits to end deadlock

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:22
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki resigns to end a political crisis in Baghdad, in a move that is welcomed by the US and UN.

Premier League warns fans about Vines

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:09
The Premier League's told Newsbeat it is taking action to stop fans uploading unofficial goal Vines onto social media.

Sir Cliff: 'I'm innocent' - the papers

Thu, 2014-08-14 21:00
The police raid on a flat belonging to pop star Sir Cliff Richard - who strongly denies being involved in a historical sex assault - leads most papers.

Police ‘fire on Tibetan protesters’

Thu, 2014-08-14 20:51
Ten people were injured when Chinese police opened fire on Tibetans protesting against the detention of a village leader, activist groups and news reports say.

UN troops disperse Haiti protesters

Thu, 2014-08-14 19:47
UN peacekeepers in Haiti clash with supporters of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide at a protest in the capital Port-au-Prince.

VIDEO: Out of Office reply: digital detox

Thu, 2014-08-14 17:45
The BBC's David Grossman looks at a new trend - the digital detox.

Police force 'worst for fitness'

Thu, 2014-08-14 17:22
North Yorkshire Police has the worst fitness levels of 32 forces in England and Wales, College of Policing tests show.

VIDEO: What jobs will robots take over?

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:07
A survey by the Pew Research Center has asked experts to imagine the role of artificial intelligence in the workforce ten years from now.

VIDEO: Panama Canal marks 100th anniversary

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:04
Katy Watson takes a close-up look at the Panama Canal, 100 years after it officially opened.

VIDEO: Swarming robots shuffle into shape

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:04
Engineers in the US build a self-organising swarm of tiny robots that work together to form shapes.
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