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What North East foods are worth protecting?

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:39
More than 60 distinctive items of British cuisine have been granted protected status by the European Union, yet no food from north-east England has achieved recognition.

Journalists 'face charges in Egypt'

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:37
Egypt says 20 journalists - including four foreigners - are facing charges of belonging to or assisting a "terrorist organisation".

Trial for South Sudan 'coup leaders'

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:34
Seven South Sudanese politicians will face a treason trial over an alleged coup attempt that sparked weeks of fighting, the authorities say.

Broad defends Stokes omission in T20

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:28
England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad said keeping a settled team was the reason for not picking Ben Stokes against Australia.

Facebook threat murderer is jailed

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:22
A man who posted on Facebook that he intended to kill someone before stabbing a man 171 times is jailed for life for his murder in Fife.

VIDEO: Drawing inspiration from a bus ride

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:20
An artist-in-residence has taken up a creative post on a double-decker bus, recording her travels in Bournemouth from the top deck.

Travis: Assault 'just didn't happen'

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:03
Ex-Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis tells a court an alleged assault against a 19-year-old deputy carnival princess in the early 1970s "just didn't happen".

Flood-affected rivers to be dredged

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:57
Rivers in Somerset are to be dredged as soon as the current high water levels drop, the Government says.

Vettel struggling with new Red Bull

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:49
World champion Sebastian Vettel has a tough time in testing, completing just 11 laps over two days in his new Red Bull.

Cyclist death charge driver cleared

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:47
A youth worker is cleared of causing the death of a cyclist who was knocked off his bike on a busy commuter road.

FAI hears crash was 'not survivable'

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:37
The Super Puma helicopter crash which killed 16 men in the North Sea in 2009 was "not survivable", a fatal accident inquiry hears.

AUDIO: Prince sues fans $22m for gig videos

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:10
Prince fan Darren and media lawyer Steve Kuncewicz react to Prince's legal action over gig videos.

VIDEO: Bank will honour agreed deal - Carney

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:08
Mark Carney says the Bank of England would implement an agreed deal on currency arrangements in the event of independence.

Deep South in winter storm emergency

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:03
The US southern states, a region used to sultry weather and hurricane warnings, are preparing for a severe winter storm that is spawning travel chaos.

Palestinian shot dead in West Bank

Wed, 2014-01-29 06:00
A Palestinian man is shot dead by Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Ramallah, but there are conflicting reports over whether he was armed.

Bank hack 'mastermind' pleads guilty

Wed, 2014-01-29 05:46
A Russian programmer accused of creating one of the most widely used bank account hacking toolkits pleads guilty to a related charge in the US.

Three charged over bins food theft

Wed, 2014-01-29 05:44
Three men are to stand trial after allegedly taking cheese, tomatoes and Mr Kipling cakes from the bins behind an Iceland store.

VIDEO: School bus flips in 1,000 mile snow storm

Wed, 2014-01-29 05:41
A rare winter storm that stretches 1,000 miles has hit the Deep South of the US.

Caltongate plans get green light

Wed, 2014-01-29 05:40
Revived plans to develop a derelict gap site in Edinburgh with offices, housing and shops, are approved by councillors.

VIDEO: Calls for miners' strike apologies

Wed, 2014-01-29 05:38
Labour's Lisa Nandy and the prime minister call for apologies over the 1980s miners' strike when the issues is raised at PMQs about recently-released Cabinet papers.

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