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Police make Syria plea to UK women

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:08
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.

Blood 'is not from headless king'

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:07
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.

In pictures: Assault on Sloviansk

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:07
Operation against pro-Russian separatists

Cyber gang leader jailed for scam

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:04
The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.

Thursday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:04
Olic rejects Stoke, Man Utd want Shaw and Cavani, Moyes in shock Spurs link, Barcelona revive Luiz interest, and Wenger to sign new deal.

Will minority status help Cornwall?

Thu, 2014-04-24 06:00
What does minority status mean for Cornwall?

Post Office staff agree pay deal

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:57
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.

Pet Shop Boys premiere at BBC Proms

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:56
An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys about the life of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is to have its world premiere at this year's BBC Proms.

Salmond defends justice secretary

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:45
First Minister Alex Salmond is forced to defend his justice secretary over the handling of controversial Scottish government legal reforms.

Executions upheld in 'secrecy' row

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:33
Oklahoma's high court rules two on death row have no right to learn the source of the lethal injection drugs, clearing the way for their execution.

Miner ran for his life from pit

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:33
A miner working in a Swansea Valley mine on the day four men died when it flooded tells how he ran for his life.

Unison to ballot over 1% pay offer

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:29
Unison is to ballot local government workers and school staff in England for strikes after members rejected a 1% pay offer, the public sector union says.

VIDEO: Barricades burn after commando raid

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:18
The BBC's Oleg Boldyrev reports from the scene of an operation in eastern Ukraine where commandos cleared checkpoints that had been held by pro-Russian separatists.

Clegg: Lib Dems must fight EU myths

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:16
Nick Clegg pits his party's "optimism and openness" against the "fears and falsehoods" of isolationists at the launch of the Lib Dem campaign for the European elections.

Cost of recalls hits GM profits

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:09
General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches

Court 'failed' killed baby boy

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:08
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.

VIDEO: Education warnings 'six years ago'

Thu, 2014-04-24 05:03
Concerns raised earlier this month about a lack of long-term vision for education in Wales were highlighted over six years ago according to a confidential document.

US to propose 'fast lane' net rules

Thu, 2014-04-24 04:59
New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.

Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany

Thu, 2014-04-24 04:54
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.

Treats in moderation make kids happy

Thu, 2014-04-24 04:44
Seven-year-olds are happier when they are allowed sweets, snacks and television in moderation, suggests a study of children's well-being.
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