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Police watchdog to get staff boost

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:43
The independent police watchdog could more than double the number of staff investigating complaints against officers in England and Wales, the BBC's Newsnight learns.

Who, What, Why: How do you drive in floods?

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:42
Many of the UK's roads are very wet or underwater after weeks of rainfall. But how do you drive in floods?

CAR's Muslim civilians 'at risk'

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:37
Muslim communities in many towns in the Central African Republic are threatened as reprisal attacks on civilians continue, a medical charity warns

Swansea to Heathrow rail link plan

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:36
A train service running from Swansea to Heathrow Airport, which could be in operation by 2021, is announced by Network Rail.

David Black murder: Woman charged

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:21
A woman is charged with perverting the course of justice over the murder of prison officer David Black, who was shot as he drove to work in 2012.

Why was Dickens' dying wish ignored?

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:04
Why was Dickens' dying wish ignored?

Pension age rise 'could be delayed'

Fri, 2014-02-07 05:00
Analysis by economic experts suggests an independent Scotland could delay the rise in the state pension age by 12 years.

Killer driver jailed for four years

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:48
A man who caused the death of an elderly motorist by dangerous driving five months after passing his test is jailed for four years.

VIDEO: Bieber hands over trainers on jail CCTV

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:45
Police have released footage of pop star Justin Bieber in Miami Beach jail following his arrest on 23 January.

Hogg gives Scotland X-factor - but England will win

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:44
Expect England to win Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Murrayfield, says Jeremy Guscott, but they don't always live up to their favourites' tag

ECB debt plan referred to EU court

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:43
Germany's constitutional court refers the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan to the European Court of Justice.

'Cricket chiefs don’t owe fans Pietersen explanation'

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:30
TMS commentator Ed Smith puts forward an alternative view on the Kevin Pietersen sacking and says England success will silence the doubters

VIDEO: The world's smallest quadcopter

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:21
BBC Click's LJ Rich takes a toy quadcopter - based on smartphone technology - for a spin.

VIDEO: Wes Anderson film opens Berlinale

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:21
American director Wes Anderson was joined on the red carpet by Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton and Willem Defoe as his movie The Grand Budapest Hotel opened the Berlin Film Festival

Plant hunters' paradise at Kew

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:16
Bright exotic blooms at its orchid festival

'Bag a slag' poster ban criticised

Fri, 2014-02-07 04:08
A pub poster inviting speed daters to "bag a slag" on Valentine's Day should not have been banned, according to freedom of speech campaigners.

US TV legend Jay Leno bows out

Fri, 2014-02-07 03:51
Veteran television host Jay Leno tapes his final episode of The Tonight Show after 22 years, with help from a few celebrity guests.

EA faces row over Dungeon Keeper

Fri, 2014-02-07 03:45
Electronic Arts is facing strong criticism over the in-app payment system in its Dungeon Keeper game.

AUDIO: App lets Facebook friends loan money

Fri, 2014-02-07 03:40
A new Facebook app has been launched which lets people borrow money from their friends.

VIDEO: US jobs: 'It's hard for me to survive'

Fri, 2014-02-07 03:38
It is hoped that January's jobs figure will show a significant improvement on the previous month.

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