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Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:42
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.

Wembley bid to host Euro 2020 final

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:39
The Football Association submits a bid for Wembley to host either the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, or some group matches.

Facebook buys fitness app firm

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:31
The latest acquisition for Facebook is a fitness app firm as it looks for a piece of the burgeoning health tech market.

AUDIO: Labour to tackle zero-hours contracts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:13
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna discusses Labour proposals to prohibit exploitative zero-hours contracts

Day in pictures: 25 April 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:01
News photos from past 24 hours: 25 April

Mine flood sounded like 'jet engine'

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:00
A miner who almost died in a Swansea Valley pit says the moment 650,000 gallons of water flooded the mine sounded like a "jet engine".

The baffling map of England's counties

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:56
Why is England's county system so baffling?

'Bedroom tax' Creme Egg an 'insult'

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:54
Tenants in Bridgend affected by benefits cuts hit out at a housing association which offered them a Cadbury Creme Egg as thanks for paying their rent.

VIDEO: 'WW1' flute 'has charm of its own'

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:54
A flute believed to have been created in the trenches during World War One is to be played in public for the first time in at least 50 years.

Obama in Seoul pledge on N Korea

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:51
America stands "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea over North Korea, says Barack Obama as he continues his Asia tour.

VIDEO: What will new icebreaker look like?

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:48
A close-up look at icebreakers, as UK scientists receive £200m to build one of the biggest, most capable polar research vessels in the world.

Mother in court over child deaths

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:46
A mother appears in court charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.

VIDEO: Proclaimer recalls mother-in-law Margo

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:39
The Proclaimers sing Sunshine On Leith dedicated to Craig Reid's mother-in-law Margo MacDonald.

X-Men director denies abuse claims

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:35
Bryan Singer calls the sex abuse accusations made against him "outrageous" as he announces he will be missing press appearances for his latest film.

In pictures: Royal tour of Australia

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:18
The best images from the royal tour of Australia

VIDEO: Missing plane relatives vent anger

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:16
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports from Beijing where grieving relatives of those missing on board Malaysia airlines Flight MH370 are protesting outside the Malaysian embassy.

Agreement reached on deep sea mining

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:11
Plans to open the world's first mine in the deep ocean have moved significantly closer to becoming reality.

NI pensioner incomes 'fall by 8%'

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:10
Pensioner incomes in NI have fallen by around 8% in real terms, according to latest government figures.

Stick to the track, coach tells Farah

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:04
Mo Farah is advised by his coach not to run any more marathons until after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Images of Russian bombers released

Fri, 2014-04-25 02:54
Pictures of RAF Typhoon jets shadowing bombers off Scotland
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