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New taxis to be built in Coventry

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:54
A new taxi, designed by Nissan for the streets of London, is to be built in Coventry, the company says.

VIDEO: Inside Oxford animal testing lab

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:41
A university laboratory which conducts research on every major human disorder has been using monkeys for some of its experiments.

Lavabit appeal against data handover

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:36
A secure email service is in court disputing the legality of government demands to hand over its encryption keys.

Aamir killers appeal sentence length

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:36
Two hitmen who mistakenly murdered a student after they targeted the wrong house have launched an appeal against their sentence.

'Confusion' led to BBC project failure

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:26
Confusion and a lack of planning were the reasons the BBC's £98.4m Digital Media Initiative failed, according to a report.

Two spared jail for 144mph driving

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:21
Two motorists caught on camera driving at a speed of 144mph (232km/h) in North Yorkshire are given suspended prison sentences.

The mammoth military task of leaving Afghanistan

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:10
How do you get military aircraft, trucks and weapons back home?

Gerrard in £96,000 Hillsborough move

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:04
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard donates £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group ahead of the Merseyside derby.

ICC approves more power for 'Big Three'

Tue, 2014-01-28 10:00
England, India and Australia are set to have more control over cricket's future under principles agreed by the ICC.

Ukraine's PM and government quit

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:54
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych accepts the resignation of PM Mykola Azarov after the government annuls a controversial anti-protest law.

Gas fitter admits teens manslaughter

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:43
Londonderry gas fitter George Brown pleads guilty to causing deaths of two teenagers by carbon monoxide poisoning in 2010.

Syria pressed on transition at talks

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:43
The Syria peace talks in Geneva adjourn early, as the opposition demands that the government address the question of a political transition.

'Nazi links' over eagle symbol

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:39
Conservative MSP Jackson Carlaw attacks a proposal to make the eagle a national symbol of Scotland, recalling its use by Nazi Germany.

Coulson 'called hack tape brilliant'

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:31
An ex-News of the World journalist played a hacked voicemail left by actress Sienna Miller for Daniel Craig to his editor, Andy Coulson, a court hears.

Roache 'never met' any accusers

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:25
Coronation Street actor William Roache tells a court he has no memory of ever meeting any of the women accusing him of sexual offences.

UN 'may need 10,000 troops in CAR'

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:20
The United Nations believes at least 10,000 troops are needed in any force sent to end unrest in Central African Republic, France's UN envoy says.

Etherington skis to World Cup win

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:15
Visually impaired skier Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell win downhill gold in the IPC World Cup race in Tignes.

VIDEO: Bragg plays tribute to Pete Seeger

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:11
Musician Billy Bragg plays a tribute to US folk singer and activist Pete Seeger

'Mega dairy' plan to go to review

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:08
A farmer's plan to build a 1,000-cow dairy is put on hold after an animal welfare group was granted a judicial review.

Rio bridge collapse kills four

Tue, 2014-01-28 09:03
Four people die when a lorry smashes into a pedestrian bridge in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, causing it to collapse onto vehicles below.

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