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US, UK teams help Nigeria seek girls

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:51
Experts from the US and UK arrive in Nigeria to help find some 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

Day in pictures: 9 May 2014

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:41
News photos from past 24 hours: 9 May

Co-op Group's bank stake set to fall

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:36
The Co-op Group is set to see its 30% stake in the Co-op Bank reduced further under a plan to raise £400m to shore-up the bank's finances.

Fire alarm takes BBC shows off air

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:34
BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 5 live are temporarily evacuated following a fire alarm at the corporation's Salford headquarters.

Flaming lorry plunges from bridge

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:26
A driver escapes with minor injuries after his lorry plunges from a motorway bridge and bursts into flames in East Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Tanks and shots heard in Mariupol

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:25
Several people are reported to have been killed in a shoot-out between Ukrainian troops and separatists in the town of Mariupol.

BBC Trust 'hasn't worked' says Mosey

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:20
Former BBC editorial director Roger Mosey calls on the next chairman of the BBC Trust to "abolish the role".

England eye 2019 women's World Cup

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
England are understood to be one of five countries to express an interest in hosting the 2019 women's football World Cup.

VIDEO: 'No one better suited for a mud party'

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, talks to Radio 1's Zane Lowe about headlining at Glastonbury.

AUDIO: NFB: Cut VAT to stop cash payments

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:04
Cutting VAT on home refurbishment would tempt people away from paying builders cash-in-hand, the NFB claims.

Man, 62, dies following flat fire

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:01
A 62-year-old man dies in hospital after being injured in a flat fire in Edinburgh's Wester Hailes.

Rare disease screening for newborns

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:59
The heel-prick blood test will now also test for a number of rare conditions.

Russia in expanded military parade

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:51
Thousands of Russian soldiers take part in an expanded military parade to mark the end of WW2, amid a surge of patriotism over the Crimea annexation.

Pistorius ballistics questioned

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:37
A ballistics expert at the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius questions the state's version of how he shot his girlfriend.

Allardyce not expecting West Ham sack

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:24
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says there is "no indication" from co-owner David Sullivan his position is under threat.

VIDEO: Floatels: Hotels for the open sea

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:20
How do you build a floating hotel that can withstand 100ft waves? The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl gets a tour of the technology behind the latest 'floatel'.

Pressure mounts over US net rules

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:19
A group of more than 50 venture capitalists add their voice to growing opposition for US plans to change net-neutrality laws

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:15
The fridge, washing machine and cooker that can be controlled by text message, plus other tech news.

'Skull Cracker' in court over raid

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:14
A man known as the "Skull Cracker" appears in court accused of committing an armed robbery while being unlawfully at large from an open prison.

Warm Texas wind blows green for Mars

Fri, 2014-05-09 01:59
Warm Texas wind blows green for Mars

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