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Misconduct detective keeps his job

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:31
A detective who failed to follow police guidelines when arresting a double murder suspect is allowed to keep his job.

Chrome aids eavesdropping attack

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:25
The Chrome browser can be subverted to eavesdrop on conversations happening around the computer it is running on, claims a developer.

Crimewatch calls over park murder

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:24
Police receive a number of calls about the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park after an appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Will inequality rise in this recovery?

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Will inequality rise in this recovery?

Possibly the loneliest bus stop in the UK

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Could a slate-roofed shelter in rural Cumbria be the UK's least-used bus stop?

Your pictures: Zoos

Thu, 2014-01-23 03:12
Readers' photos on the theme of zoos

'Philpott fund-raisers' told to stop

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:51
A fund-raising group in memory of Mick and Mairead Philpott's six children who died in a Derby fire in 2012 is told to shut down.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:49
Vince Cable tells MPs an investigation into alleged mis-selling of insurance is underway.

Angela Lansbury follows in mother's footsteps

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:49
Why Angela Lansbury is following in her mother's footsteps

Former Russian tycoon to be freed

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:44
Russia's Supreme Court orders the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005.

Interest rate rise 'some way off'

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:43
A rise in UK interest rates is "still some way off", a senior Bank of England director says, despite the fall in the unemployment rate to 7.1%.

F1 will award double points in 2014

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:40
F1 will award double points at the last race of the season after team bosses decide not to contest the controversial plan.

MPs doubt anti-terror orders' effect

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:39
TPims - restrictions on terror suspects by the home secretary - may be "withering on the vine", MPs and peers warn.

VIDEO: Iran 'ready to engage with neighbours'

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:32
Speaking at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his government is full prepared ''to engage with all neighbouring countries to achieve shared practical solutions on a range of issues''.

VIDEO: Impact of S Africa mine strike

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:05
The largest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay - Lerato Mbele reports.

Languages call for primary pupils

Thu, 2014-01-23 02:05
Primary school children in Wales should be taught foreign languages to boost the number studying them later, the National Centre for Languages says.

Scotland's top doctor to stand down

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:58
Scotland's chief medical officer, Sir Harry Burns, quits his post to concentrate on fighting health inequalities.

AUDIO: Lansbury: Stage return 'will shock'

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:56
Dame Angela Lansbury discusses her career to date, as well as her upcoming return to the stage.

VIDEO: Officer tells BBC of 'full-scale riot'

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:41
A prison officer has told the BBC that what was described as a disturbance at the private Oakwood Prison earlier this month was actually a full scale riot.

Theatres struggle with ticket resale

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:41
Theatres say there is little they can do to stop tickets being sold at vastly overpriced rates on the secondary market.

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