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Tower Hamlets inspection report due

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:44
A report into allegations of election fraud at Tower Hamlets is to be published on Tuesday, cabinet minister Eric Pickles says.

Teacher ban after lewd texts to boy

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:41
A teacher who sent lewd text messages to a 16-year-old schoolboy who later killed himself has been banned indefinitely from the classroom.

Libyans sent home after sex assaults

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:18
Libyan army cadets, training in the UK, are to return home early after an MP wrote to the MoD calling for the training to end.

Windies will survive action - Lara

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:16
West Indies cricket will survive a multi-million pound legal threat made by India's board, believes Brian Lara.

VIDEO: Benefit fraud bodybuilder jailed

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:58
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits while entering bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.

Bodybuilder jailed for benefit fraud

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:27
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits for eight years whilst continuing to compete in bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.

UK-Iranian woman 'on hunger strike'

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:12
A British-Iranian woman held in Iran after trying to watch a men's volleyball match is on hunger strike for the second time, her family says.

VIDEO: Tightrope walker 'shaking like leaf'

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:03
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.

India's 'Uber' for auto-rickshaws

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:00
How mobile apps are taming India's "autos"

Burkina army told to hand over power

Mon, 2014-11-03 10:59
The African Union gives Burkina Faso's army two weeks to hand over power to a civilian government or risk sanctions, after Friday's coup.

Probe as elderly couple found dead

Mon, 2014-11-03 10:16
Police launch an investigation after an elderly couple are found dead in a house in Millport on the Island of Great Cumbrae.

VIDEO: Dealer bought stolen cemetery plaques

Mon, 2014-11-03 10:11
A scrap metal dealer from south east London has been jailed for buying memorial plaques stolen from cemeteries.

Hyundai and Kia in $100m settlement

Mon, 2014-11-03 09:28
US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record $100m settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.

VIDEO: Greyhounds 'drugged to rig bets'

Mon, 2014-11-03 08:28
An undercover investigation by Panorama has found evidence of greyhounds being drugged in order to fix races.

VIDEO: Paddington Bear trail around London

Mon, 2014-11-03 08:28
Almost 60 years after he was first found at a London railway station, Paddington Bear is back on the streets of the capital - in the form of 50 statues of the fictional bear.

Fierce clashes at Benghazi port

Mon, 2014-11-03 08:14
Heavy fighting breaks out in the centre of Libya's second city, Benghazi, as the army attempts to retake the area from Islamist militias.

VIDEO: Do English want their own parliament?

Mon, 2014-11-03 08:00
The BBC's Home Editor Mark Easton is taking a road trip around the UK looking at how devolution could work - and testing the public appetite for change.

VIDEO: Fireworks and fun at Bellingham funeral

Mon, 2014-11-03 07:43
The funeral of actress Lynda Bellingham has taken place in Somerset.

VIDEO: Theresa May 'sorry' for resignations

Mon, 2014-11-03 07:37
Home Secretary Theresa May tells MPs she is sorry that there is still nobody to chair the historical child abuse inquiry.

Boy given life for murdering teacher

Mon, 2014-11-03 07:36
A 16-year-old boy is given a life sentence after admitting the murder of teacher Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.