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Tories would end wind farm subsidies

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:42
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.

Essex road has slowest UK broadband

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:39
A street in Essex and another one in Wales have the slowest broadband speeds, according to online comparison site.

DJ Travis denies indecent assault

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:35
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.

VIDEO: Film features plight of African park

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:22
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary which has just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:08
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.

S Sudan president sacks army chief

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:06
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu.

Match-fixer arrested in Finland

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:05
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.

Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads

Thu, 2014-04-24 02:03
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.

VIDEO: Ziggy Marley's memories of his father

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:54
Ziggy Marley joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his new music and his memories of his late father Bob Marley

Dog bites highest in deprived areas

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:47
Hospital admissions for dog bites are three times as high in the most deprived areas of England as in the least, official figures show.

UK team to shoot for fusion record

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:38
The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the end of the decade.

Mercedes may rethink team order plan

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:22
Mercedes say they may be forced to rethink their policy of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg racing without team orders.

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:20
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:11
How 60 starlings multiplied into a nightmare flock of 200 million

Brother's death 'devastates' duchess

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:10
The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.

Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death

Thu, 2014-04-24 01:05
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.

VIDEO: Fee increase for small claims court

Thu, 2014-04-24 00:58
Fees to make a claim using small claims court courts have been increased from April 22nd, with some almost double what they were previously

Korea ferry disaster school reopens

Thu, 2014-04-24 00:46
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.

Boy, 11, in canal pipe fall named

Thu, 2014-04-24 00:45
An 11-year-old boy who died after falling into a canal in Lancashire is named locally as Robbie Williamson.

Banksy street works to be auctioned

Thu, 2014-04-24 00:34
A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.
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