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VIDEO: Peer had 'verbal fisticuffs' with Thatcher

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:39
Baroness Trumpington recalls Margaret Thatcher being "terribly kind", after telling her "exactly what I thought".

Death driver refuses to give answers

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:32
A man whose car mounted a pavement in Glasgow killing two students refuses to answer questions in court that may incriminate him.

Fine 'bad parents', says Ofsted boss

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:24
Head teachers in England should be given powers to fine parents who fail to support their children's education, the chief inspector of schools says.

Kingman heads Royal Ascot hopefuls

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Royal Ascot begins on Tuesday with 2,000 Guineas runner-up Kingman seeking revenge over winner Night Of Thunder.

Casting light on shadow banking

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Who's filling the gap banks are leaving?

Wada satisfied over Froome exemption

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:12
Wada is satisfied an exemption request for Chris Froome to take steroids ahead of a race followed correct procedures.

Hillsborough slurs official sacked

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:07
A Merseyside-based civil servant who wrote abusive comments about the Hillsborough tragedy on Wikipedia is sacked.

One killed in new Sri Lanka riots

Tue, 2014-06-17 02:01
Renewed violence flares in southern Sri Lanka as the number killed in violence blamed on hard-line Buddhists rises to four.

Murder arrests over burned woman, 86

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:49
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murdering an 86-year-old widow whose body was found stabbed and burned in her Cambridgeshire home.

Colombia leader 'has peace mandate'

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:46
Following his re-election, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos tells the BBC that voters want him to continue peace talks with the Farc rebels.

VIDEO: A new look for Speakers' Corner

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:31
A look around a revamped Speakers' Corner, the spot in London's Hyde Park considered the home of free speech.

Is this Generation Right?

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:29
Are young people more right-wing than their parents were?

Crusaders 7-38 England

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:25
England's second string give the 1st XV a boost ahead of Saturday's third Test as they beat the Crusaders comfortably.

VIDEO: Flood victim: Put money where mouth is

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:23
A resident whose home was flooded this winter says the government must listen to a report that says the government got its funding priorities wrong on river maintenance

AUDIO: 'Wrong' Phil Neville gets fan abuse

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:21
A radiator salesman called Phil Neville has received hundreds of abusive tweets intended for his footballer namesake.

Police call sparks cannabis find

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:11
A man is arrested after police respond to an accidental emergency call in Crewe and discover a cannabis farm.

'Diseased meat could go undetected'

Tue, 2014-06-17 01:02
More diseased meat could end up in sausages and pies because of changes to rules governing safety checks, say hygiene inspectors.

VIDEO: Smartphone creates virtual reality

Tue, 2014-06-17 00:49
How a smartphone can help provide a low-cost alternative to high-end virtual reality devices.

Pipe bomb explodes near homes

Tue, 2014-06-17 00:20
A pipe bomb partially explodes in a residential area of Holywood, County Down.

Welsh pupils 'behind UK in English'

Mon, 2014-06-16 23:55
Pupils in Wales continue to lag behind the rest of the UK in English lessons despite recent improvements, say school inspectors.

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