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Shop burglars 'used secret tunnel'

Thu, 2014-01-23 10:26
A man is charged with burglary after staff at a Coventry charity warehouse find an underground tunnel into the building.

Doncaster debut for One Direction star

Thu, 2014-01-23 10:06
Championship side Doncaster Rovers say One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson is set to make his debut for their reserve side.

VIDEO: Carney: No rate rise needed

Thu, 2014-01-23 10:02
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says there is "no immediate need to increase interest rates".

US call for China activists' release

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:51
The US ambassador in Beijing expresses concern at the trials of Chinese anti-corruption activists and calls for their release from custody.

Hodge grillings 'scaring investors'

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:50
Margaret Hodge's tough-talking approach to grilling business leaders over tax puts firms off moving to the UK, Treasury sources claim.

PM 'open minded' on Syrian refugees

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:49
Downing Street says David Cameron is "open minded" about the UK resettling Syrian refugees, amid signs he could be defeated in a Commons vote.

Pitbull to perform World Cup single

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:42
We Are One (Ole Ola) will be performed at the opening ceremony at the Arena de Sao Paulo on 12 June.

Alcott keen to seize Sochi chance

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:29
British skier Chemmy Alcott says she aims to repay the selectors' faith in her with a good performance at Sochi 2014.

Patience needed on economy, PM says

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:27
Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK economic recovery will take time and patience, and must be driven by manufacturing as well as services.

Amnesty raps Egypt over 'abuses'

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:17
Amnesty International says Egypt has witnessed rights abuses and state violence "on an unprecedented scale" since President Morsi was ousted.

Watkins to challenge sentence length

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:14
Paedophile rock star Ian Watkins seeks leave to appeal against the length of his jail sentence for child sex offences, including attempted rape of a baby.

BBC 'ignored woman's Travis claim'

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:12
A woman who claims she was indecently assaulted by DJ Dave Lee Travis in the mid-1970s tells a court she was not listened to when she later complained to the BBC.

Carney: No immediate rate rise needed

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:48
The Bank of England's Mark Carney says there is "no immediate need to increase interest rates", despite the jobless rate falling close to 7%.

Woman guilty of friend acid attack

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:46
A woman is found guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend while disguised in a veil.

Bankers back in PM's tent

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:44
Why the PM is listening to the views of bankers once more

Call to ban far-right leader from UK

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:30
Calls are mounting for the Home Secretary Theresa May to ban Hungarian far-right Jobbik Party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK.

South Pole record boy returns home

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:30
A 16-year-old boy from Bristol who became the youngest person to ski to the South Pole returns to the UK.

Hague delays Kenyatta trial start

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:26
The International Criminal Court postpones the February start of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's trial following prosecutor's call for three-month delay.

AUDIO: Premier League targets pubs over TVs

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:19
The Premier League is to bring legal action against 100 pubs it believes are showing matches illegally.

Ban rules Evans out of Six Nations

Thu, 2014-01-23 08:11
Lock Ian Evans will miss Wales' Six Nations defence after being banned for 12 weeks for stamping on an opponent.

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