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Teacher killer loses sentence appeal

Thu, 2015-01-29 03:07
Will Cornick, who murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire, loses his appeal against his 20-year minimum jail sentence.

Taylor Swift trademarks 'sick beat'

Thu, 2015-01-29 03:00
Pop star Taylor Swift trademarks a number of phrases, including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", it is revealed.

Panama to probe ex-leader Martinelli

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:46
Panama's Supreme Court says it will investigate former President Ricardo Martinelli over allegations of corruption during his time in office.

Virtual reality takes to the sky

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:43
Qantas becomes first airline to offer passengers in-flight entertainment via a virtual reality headset.

Mum told to clear daughter's grave

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:33
A grieving mother starts a petition after she is told to remove all the decorations from the grave of her daughter.

Italy leaders wrangle over president

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:29
Italy's political leaders try to agree on candidates as parliament prepares to vote for a new president to replace Giorgio Napolitano.

Armitage questioned by French police

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:27
Toulon's English flanker Steffon Armitage and team-mate Xavier Chiocci are questioned by French police over an alleged assault.

PM ludicrous over TV debates - Clegg

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:16
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg criticises David Cameron's "ludicrous" tactics over the proposed televised election debates.

Eight-year-old boy died of scurvy

Thu, 2015-01-29 02:06
An eight-year-old boy from Pembrokeshire died of scurvy, a coroner says.

Kasabian: Brits snub was a conspiracy

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:58
Sergio Pizzorno says Kasabian have been the victims of a "conspiracy" after not receiving a single Brit nomination.

Ivorian unit to hunt child killers

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:55
Police in Ivory Coast set up a special unit to investigate a series of suspected ritual killings of children and to patrol areas near schools.

Postman suspended over terror arrest

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:34
A postman from Cardiff has been suspended from his job, following his arrest on suspicion of a terrorism offence, BBC Wales understands.

Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:33
Malaysia officially declares disappearance of plane in Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.

Airport suspends flights due to snow

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:32
Heavy snowfall forces flights at Manchester Airport to be suspended as wintry weather disrupts travel across northern England.

Hezbollah 'wants no Israel conflict'

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:27
Israel says it has received a message from Lebanese militant group Hezbollah indicating it opposes military escalation after lethal border clashes.

Terror suspect extradition 'legal'

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:24
The extradition of British terror suspect Haroon Aswat to the United States was lawful, European Court of Human Rights judges rule.

Pace of house price growth slowing

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:21
House price inflation is continuing to slow, according to the latest results from two leading surveys.

Nessie to feature in ad campaign

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:20
The Loch Ness Monster is to take centre stage in a new £2m advertising campaign aimed at promoting the Loch Ness area to foreign visitors.

Female Muslim converts drawn to Islamic State

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:16
Western women drawn to join Islamic State militants are often young converts, with limited knowledge of Islamic teachings and a paradoxical love of Western culture.

South Sudan's leader 'falls ill'

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:14
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is rushed to hospital in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, after becoming ill, an official tells the BBC.