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PC bailed in sexual misconduct case

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:55
A Nottinghamshire police officer appears in court charged with sexual misconduct against six women.

Smaller wine glass call for pubs

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:53
Scotland's bars and pubs are being urged to promote the sale of smaller measures of wine, as part of a government campaign.

VIDEO: Energy boss 'forgets' power cut figure

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:52
Bosses of UK energy distribution firms give evidence to MPs over power cuts during the Christmas period.

Netflix grows subscriptions in US

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:51
The number of US households signing up to online TV subscriptions such as Netflix grows by 4%, while more subscriptions to premium pay-TV channels like HBO have been cancelled.

Signs warn dog owners of disease

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:45
Signs are to be put up in the New Forest warning dog owners about a mysterious disease that has killed 13 dogs across Britain in recent months.

10% of rail level crossings closed

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:43
Network Rail says 10% of Britain's level crossings have been closed since 2010 as part of a programme to improve rail safety.

M4 reopens after Newport tanker crash

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:28
A section of the M4 closed for almost four hours following a tanker crash in tunnels in Newport is reopened.

Critics hail Hayley's Corrie exit

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:23
The final scenes of long-running Coronation Street character Hayley Cropper are praised by critics as "brave and moving".

Relegation a rubbish idea - Cummins

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:17
Plans to relegate two teams from Super League this season are "rubbish", according to Bradford Bulls coach Francis Cummins.

Evans left out of GB Davis Cup team

Tue, 2014-01-21 02:02
British number two Dan Evans is not included in the Davis Cup squad to face the United States later this month.

VIDEO: How toymakers aim to lift sales

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:59
Steph McGovern tries out some of the newest toys on the market as manufacturers attempt to reverse a fall in UK toy sales.

Di Resta makes touring car return

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:46
Paul Di Resta leaves Formula 1 after his release by Force India and returns to touring cars with Mercedes.

FA charges Anelka over gesture

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:44
The FA charges West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka for making a "quenelle" gesture in a game against West Ham in December.

AUDIO: Afghanistan 'needs friends' in the West

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:34
Former US commander General Stanley McChrystal discusses the situation in Afghanistan as Nato troops are gradually withdrawn.

Teenager Bouchard reaches semi-finals

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:23
Eugenie Bouchard continues her impressive run at the Australian Open as she beats Ana Ivanovic to set up a semi-final with Li Na.

MP 'disgusted' at fire service cuts

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:16
Plans by the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service to axe 131 posts and close three stations put the public at risk, an MP says.

First motorway pub draws criticism

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:16
The first pub at a motorway services opens in Buckinghamshire, but charities claim it is "deeply concerning" and "unnecessary".

DUP denies ordering Paisley to quit

Tue, 2014-01-21 00:32
Following Ian Paisley's allegations in a BBC programme, the Democratic Unionist Party repeats its denial that senior party figures ordered him to stand down as leader in 2008.

VIDEO: Webcams link care homes in US and UK

Mon, 2014-01-20 23:58
Jenny Hill visits one care home where a group of residents have used a webcam to form friendships with women on the other side of the world.

Tax alone 'cannot tackle inequality'

Mon, 2014-01-20 23:26
Academics warn major change would be needed to reduce inequality in Scotland using taxation and government spending.

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