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Police commissioners 'on probation'

Mon, 2014-05-05 00:57
The concept of police and crime commissioners remains "on probation" two years after the first elections, a committee of MPs says.

Ann Maguire malicious message charge

Mon, 2014-05-05 00:21
A 42-year-old Port Talbot man is to appear in court charged with "malicious communications" after the murder of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire.

Thousands take part in marathon

Mon, 2014-05-05 00:10
Thousands of people take part in this year's Belfast Marathon, won by Kenyan Freddy Sittuk.

S Sudan oil town offensive falters

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:47
South Sudan government troops trying to retake the oil town of Bentiu from rebels have been forced back amid heavy gunfire, a BBC correspondent says.

£184,000 to promote food and drink

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:40
More than £184,000 is set aside to help food festivals in Wales promote home-grown produce this year.

US-Philippine military drills begin

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:26
About 5,500 troops from the United States and the Philippines begin an annual military exercise, amid tensions between Manila and China.

VIDEO: Coverage of Pistorius trial

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:14
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

Chaplain speaks of Adams 'memorial'

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:08
The grand chaplain of the Orange Order tells a public rally he is sad that a new mural erected in tribute to Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is not a "memorial mural".

Are love locks romantic or a menace?

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:07
Are love locks on bridges romantic or a menace?

VIDEO: Is less time at work more productive?

Sun, 2014-05-04 23:05
A new study by researchers at the University of Leeds suggests the UK economy could benefit from people working fewer hours.

Elena Baltacha's career in pictures

Sun, 2014-05-04 22:52
Highlights of former British number one Elena Baltacha's career

VIDEO: Nigeria leader in missing girls plea

Sun, 2014-05-04 22:52
President Goodluck Jonathan has admitted that Nigerian security forces still do not know where more than 200 abducted girls are being held.

Canberra talks map out plane search

Sun, 2014-05-04 22:46
Officials from Australia, Malaysia and China meet to map out a way forward in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

VIDEO: New blood the secret to youth?

Sun, 2014-05-04 22:16
The secret to reversing the ageing process could lie in the blood of the young, according to new research.

VIDEO: Acrobats injured in circus fall

Sun, 2014-05-04 22:00
At least 11 people have been injured, one critically, after a group of female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island.

Petrol bombs thrown during trouble

Sun, 2014-05-04 21:49
A number of petrol bombs and stones are thrown at police during trouble in the Sandy Row area of south Belfast.

Crew missing after ship sinks off HK

Sun, 2014-05-04 21:35
At least 11 crew members are missing after two ships collided off the coast of southern Hong Kong, a police official says.

Adams release and Zen in the City - the papers

Sun, 2014-05-04 21:12
The Bank Holiday newspapers examine the release of Gerry Adams after four days of police questioning over a historical murder case, and there is a report of the financial world's meditation craze.

Boy, 16, arrested over teen killing

Sun, 2014-05-04 21:06
A 16-year-old boy is being questioned about the murder of a teenager in south London, the Metropolitan Police says.

Fire crews to strike for fourth day

Sun, 2014-05-04 19:09
Firefighters in England and Wales prepare for their fourth strike in four days in their long-running row with the government over pensions.
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