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Superfast broadband for more areas

Wed, 2014-01-15 16:05
About 39,000 more homes and businesses across Scotland are to get fibre optic broadband, the Digital Scotland partnership announces.

VIDEO: Hybrid tablet 'switches seamlessly'

Wed, 2014-01-15 16:04
Taiwanese consumer electronics firm Asus is releasing an Intel-based computer which seamlessly switches between Android and Windows at the press of a button. Richard Taylor reports.

Scots economy signs 'best for years'

Wed, 2014-01-15 16:03
Signs of economic growth and economic activity in Scotland are at their highest levels for many years, a survey of 230 firms suggests.

Pellegrini stresses Aguero value

Wed, 2014-01-15 16:03
Manuel Pellegrini praises Sergio Aguero as the Manchester City striker scores in the FA Cup replay win over Blackburn.

Robertson & Walden reach quarters

Wed, 2014-01-15 15:48
Neil Robertson and Ricky Walden both win deciding frames to reach the Masters quarter-finals at Alexandra Palace.

Republican Corey released from jail

Wed, 2014-01-15 14:59
A prominent Irish republican and convicted double murderer whose licence was revoked nearly four years ago is released from prison.

Manchester City 5-0 Blackburn Rovers

Wed, 2014-01-15 14:47
Sergio Aguero scores on his return from injury as Manchester City thrash Blackburn in an FA Cup third-round replay.

VIDEO: Twin polar bears born in Munich

Wed, 2014-01-15 14:19
Twin polar bears, born at a Munich Zoo, have been caught on camera for the first time since their birth.

VIDEO: Couple fined for holiday in term time

Wed, 2014-01-15 14:04
A Shropshire couple who took their children on holiday during school term time have been ordered by magistrates to pay £993 in costs and fines.

Two men 'covered' for triple killer

Wed, 2014-01-15 13:53
A woman who went on a 10-day spree of violence, committing three murders, was helped by two men who covered up the "terrible truth", a court hears.

VIDEO: Daredevil rides bike on arches of bridge

Wed, 2014-01-15 13:41
A professional stunt rider astonished onlookers as he rode across the arches of a newly-opened bridge in Texas.

Lib Dems' 'cowardice' over Rennard

Wed, 2014-01-15 13:38
A senior Welsh Lib Dem accuses her own party of "opting for cowardice" over the allegations that Lord Rennard sexually harassed women.

No action over Rennard sex claims

Wed, 2014-01-15 13:34
The Lib Dems say they will not take disciplinary action against Lord Rennard over sexual harassment claims but ask him to apologise for his behaviour.

Osborne: Reform EU or face UK exit

Wed, 2014-01-15 13:29
The UK could "face a choice between joining the euro or leaving the European Union" unless Brussels reforms, Chancellor George Osborne warns.

VIDEO: Britons pay to see webcam sex abuse

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:54
British paedophiles are paying to watch the abuse of children in the Philippines via webcams, a BBC investigation has found.

Air and sea search after 'jet crash'

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:54
A major air and sea search is launched off Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, amid reports that a military jet may have crashed.

VIDEO: The Kumars return after 7 years

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:37
A new series of The Kumars returns seven years after it was last shown on the BBC.

IMF head warns of deflation risks

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:30
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says deflation could undermine global economic recovery.

'Good Samaritans' caught bank robber

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:29
A criminal caught by an unusual group including a roofer, a bank manager and an ice cream vendor pleads guilty to attempted armed robbery.

HS2 bill debate set to be delayed

Wed, 2014-01-15 12:07
MPs are unlikely to hold their first debate on legislation authorising the HS2 rail link for another two months because of problems with the consultation process.

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