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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.

Egyptians vote on new constitution

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:52
Egyptians vote in the second and final day of a referendum on a constitution newly drafted since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

VIDEO: Travis 'assaulted 'on air' presenter'

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:51
A radio announcer has described the moment Dave Lee Travis grabbed her breasts when she was broadcasting live on BBC Radio 4, his trial has heard.

Southampton chairman Cortese resigns

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:50
Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese resigns, with owner Katharina Liebherr installing herself as his replacement.

VIDEO: Birds' V formation finally explained

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:40
Lead researcher Steven Portugal explains new findings that reveal why birds fly in a V formation.

The US town that foiled a neo-Nazi takeover

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:31
How a US town thwarted a white supremacist takeover

Labour wants bank competition probe

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:07
A Labour government would tell regulators to investigate whether there is adequate competition between High Street banks, the BBC understands.

'Half of Syrians' in urgent need

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:02
Western and Arab Gulf states pledge $2.4bn (£1.5bn) to Syria, as the UN warns half the population is in urgent need of humanitarian aid.

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