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Savile: 'How could this be allowed to happen?'

Thu, 2015-02-26 04:00
Today's investigation into Jimmy Savile reveals how his criminal behaviour "was facilitated by ministers or civil servants".

The art of falling over with dignity

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:51
What's the best way to elegantly fall over?

Charlton investigate pitch sex video

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:48
Charlton are investigating online footage appearing to show a couple having sex on the club's pitch.

Murray suffers shock defeat by Coric

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:43
Britain's Andy Murray loses 6-1 6-3 to teenager Borna Coric, ranked 84 in the world, in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.

Caption Challenge: Hairy figure

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:41
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Ukraine 'starts weapons withdrawal'

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:38
Ukraine's army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a ceasefire, the defence ministry in Kiev says.

Alonso 'should be fine' for Australia

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:37
McLaren expect Fernando Alonso to recover from his crash and race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March.

McCartney home to be sold at auction

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:36
The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club later.

Chart show could move from Sundays

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:32
BBC Radio 1's Official Chart show could move from its Sunday slot following an international agreement to release new albums and singles on Fridays.

UK ministers halt Scottish fracking

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:30
The UK government says it has "agreed in principle" not to award any more fracking licences in Scotland.

Bomb found near Dortmund's ground

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:30
An unexploded Second World War bomb has been discovered close to Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park ground.

Clare Balding backs sports careers for girls

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:21
Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport

How an Indian city is coping with swine flu

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:04
BBC Hindi's Ankur Jain explains how people in the city of Ahmedabad in the western Indian state of Gujarat are dealing with a deadly outbreak of swine flu.

IT firm Kainos creates 403 new jobs

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:01
Kainos, the Belfast-based IT firm, has announced a major expansion that will create 403 new jobs.

Merkel MPs back help for Greece

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:00
Members of the German parliament from Chancellor Merkel's party overwhelmingly back further help for Greece in a test ballot before Friday's vote.

Pickles names new Rotherham leaders

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:59
Five government commissioners are selected to intervene at Rotherham Council after a report found the local authority "not fit for purpose" over its handling of child sexual exploitation in the town.

Horne starts at fly-half for Scots

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:56
Peter Horne will replace the banned Finn Russell at fly-half as Scotland make four changes to face Italy.

China 'drops US technology firms'

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:54
Cisco, Apple, McAfee and Citrix have all been dropped from China's official list of approved products, according to the Reuters news agency.

'No conclusions' on Savile in schools

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:46
A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.

Paris drone journalist to face court

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:35
An Al-Jazeera journalist is to appear in a French court accused of flying a drone illegally over Paris as mystery continues over night-time drone flights.