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Aldi's sales overtake Waitrose

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:52
Discount grocery chain Aldi is now the UK's sixth largest grocer, a survey finds, overtaking upmarket chain Waitrose.

Low-flying aircraft 'mystery solved'

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:46
A large, low-flying aircraft filmed along Northern Ireland's north coast causes a stir on social media, with even police asking what it was up to.

English cricket 'lost touch' in 2014

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:43
England's cricket leaders "repeatedly lost touch" in 2014, says Wisden editor Lawrence Booth in a scathing editorial.

Angry Saudis refuse Swedish monkeys

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:40
Saudi Arabia refuses to accept four tiny Amazonian monkeys from a Swedish zoo because of a diplomatic row, Swedish media report.

China chemical oil fire reignites

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:37
Thousands are evacuated in the southern Chinese province of Fujian as a massive chemical oil fire reignites.

Footballer arrested over shoplifting

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:26
Ex-Premier League footballer Andrea Dossena is arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at London department store Harrods, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Hunt for clues after London jewel heist

Wed, 2015-04-08 03:14
Heavy cutting equipment was used to break into a vault containing hundreds of safety deposit boxes in the Hatton Garden jewellery quarter of London.

Why mega-merger is so important for Shell

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:57
With tumbling oil prices, making money out of energy is becoming harder.

Coalition 'undermined NHS' - doctors

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:55
The government has "undermined and weakened" the NHS in England, a letter signed by 140 doctors says.

Coroner criticises city death road

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:46
A coroner says safety issues on the road where an off-duty police officer was killed in a collision "must be addressed" by Swansea council.

MacGregor to leave British Museum

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:40
Neil MacGregor announces he is to step down as director of the British Museum.

Police accused over logger shootings

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:38
Indian police are accused of excessive force after shooting dead 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers in Andhra Pradesh state.

Balls to share Labour economy vision

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:38
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls will explain Labour's vision for the economy on an election visit to Carmarthenshire as campaigning continues across Wales.

VIDEO: Joey Essex: 'Nigel Farage is reem'

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:21
Reality TV star Joey Essex has described UKIP leader Nigel Farage as "reem", during a trip to Grimsby.

Car sales hit 21st Century high

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:17
UK new car registrations see their highest monthly level since 1998, up from 6% this time last year.

Dead baby's mum traced after 27 years

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:11
The mother of a baby found dead in a water-filled pit almost 27 years ago is traced using DNA taken from the boy's body.

Source of disease outbreak not found

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:09
An investigation into a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh has concluded it is not possible to identify the source of the bacteria.

Roy Keane denies road rage charge

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:07
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane denies an alleged road rage offence involving a taxi driver.

US lifts India airline safety rating

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:02
US authorities upgrade India's aviation safety rating, allowing Indian airlines to increase the number of flights they operate to the country.

Blues legend BB King leaves hospital

Wed, 2015-04-08 02:01
Blues guitarist BB King says he is "feeling much better" after being treated in hospital for dehydration.

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