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Military cuts 'limit UK world role'

Thu, 2014-01-16 04:00
Spending cuts to the UK's armed forces will prevent it having a full military partnership with America, ex-US Defence Secretary Robert Gates warns.

'No abnormalities' before crash

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:58
The gearbox of a helicopter which crashed with the loss of 16 lives had "no abnormalities" the night before, a fatal accident inquiry hears.

Workers 'cut' from C4 benefits show

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:57
Bosses of Channel 4's Benefits Street are accused of leaving out a working couple from the show because they are not on benefits.

Happiness agenda 'still alive'

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:49
The tricky task of being the minister for happiness

Police criticised in new inquest bid

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:48
A man seeking a fresh inquest into his stepdaughter's death tells the High Court that Norfolk Police "did not effectively investigate".

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:43
An MP demands a government statement amid fears over the accuracy of cattle TB statistics.

Uganda troops battle S Sudan rebels

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:41
Ugandan troops are fighting alongside South Sudanese government forces against rebels, President Museveni confirms.

GB medal targets for Sochi announced

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:40
Team GB target at least three medals from the Winter Olympics in Sochi as well as two Paralympic medals.

Hariri murder trial begins at Hague

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:40
The in-absentia trial of four men accused of murdering Lebanese ex-PM Rafik Hariri in 2005 begins at a special tribunal at The Hague.

More Christmas retail winners emerge

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:23
Argos, Dixons and Halfords become the latest UK retailers to report strong trading over the crucial Christmas period.

Home sales 'highest for six years'

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:16
The number of UK homes sold per surveyor has more than doubled since the depth of the housing market downturn, a survey suggests.

What Cortese exit means for Southampton

Thu, 2014-01-16 03:04
The departure of a visionary chairman in Nicola Cortese will have far-reaching consequences for Southampton, says Ben Smith

Fallon to be Minister for Portsmouth

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:53
The government is to appoint a Minister for Portsmouth, with former Conservative Party deputy chairman Michael Fallon in line for the job, the BBC learns.

US marines probe Iraq burning images

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:50
The US Marine Corps says it is trying to determine the authenticity of photographs that appear to show marines burning bodies of Iraqi insurgents.

Clegg: EU poll an 'uphill struggle'

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:45
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says his party faces an "uphill struggle" in the European elections - while Tory Liam Fox admits "anything could happen".

Virus warnings for XP to continue

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:41
Microsoft has decided to continue providing warnings about viruses for the ageing Windows XP operating system until 2015.

How I Met Your Mother creators sorry

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:32
The writers of the US comedy apologise after accusations the latest episode was "racist".

Driver injured after car overturns

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:31
A 19-year-old driver is left critically ill after his car overturns on a dual carriageway sliproad near Portlethen in Aberdeenshire.

Hull agree Long fee with West Brom

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:28
Hull City are set to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Shane Long as the clubs agree a deal which could rise to £7m.

Tennis medic defends heat policy

Thu, 2014-01-16 02:26
The chief medical officer at the Australian Open defends their "extreme heat policy" after Jamie Murray is treated for heatstroke.

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