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Christie fires aide for 'bridgegate'

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:19
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sacks an aide accused of orchestrating traffic chaos to pursue a political vendetta, saying he feels "humiliated".

Majority of big beasts in decline

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:15
Lions, wolves, bears and other big meat-eating animals are rapidly declining around the world say scientists.

Power line perches boost US ravens

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:11
New research suggests that ravens in the western US are making their homes on electricity poles in unprecedented numbers.

The fading tune of the Mexican organ grinder

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:03
The fading tune of Mexico's organ grinders

The Wolf of Wall Street: Why we like a villain

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:00
Leonardo DiCaprio on why bankers make good villains

Police to review 'neglect' deaths

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:48
Police are to scrutinise evidence given at a tribunal in a case where five "severely" neglected patients died in two weeks at a Northampton home.

VIDEO: Insurers face cost of UK storms

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:45
Insurers prepare to pay out millions of pounds to the owners of homes and businesses flooded during the winter storms.

VIDEO: 'Benefits Street' residents respond

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:42
Some residents who feature in the Channel 4 programme Benefits Street claim the makers have portrayed them negatively.

VIDEO: Christie sacks aide over 'bridgegate'

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:22
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has apologised for the scandal over an alleged orchestrated traffic mayhem to pursue a political vendetta.

Bastille and Disclosure lead Brits

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:59
Pop acts Bastille, Disclosure and Ellie Goulding lead the nominations at the 2014 Brit Awards, in a field that leans heavily towards new bands.

West Brom name Mel as head coach

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:58
West Brom appoint former Real Betis manager Pepe Mel on an 18-month deal to be their new head coach.

Afghan Taliban prisoners to be freed

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:47
Afghanistan says it will release scores of prisoners regarded by the US as a security threat, saying there is insufficient evidence against them.

VIDEO: Will.i.am's Lady Gaga 3D print idea

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:37
Musician and television personality Will.i.am is hoping that traditional music merchandise is heading for a change.

S Sudan army moves on rebel cities

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:37
South Sudan's army moves against the key rebel-held centres of Bentiu and Bor, as rebels strengthen defences in Bentiu.

Man sold illegal tobacco to children

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:27
A man who turned his Devon home into a shop selling illegal cigarettes to school children, is spared a jail sentence.

VIDEO: Black hole set to 'eat a gas cloud'

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:27
A gas cloud is being sucked towards the black hole at the heart of our galaxy, giving astronomers a rare viewing opportunity.

Bunting fights back to reach semis

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:19
Top seed Stephen Bunting fights back from two sets down to beat Rick Hofstra 5-2 and reach the BDO World Darts semi-finals.

VIDEO: Art of Mars: Images from red planet

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:54
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Mars rover landings, a selection of images from the red planet are being exhibited at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

Boy died from 'undiagnosed tumour'

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:27
A two-year-old boy died after a brain tumour went undiagnosed for several weeks, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Kitten found 270 miles from home

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:27
A kitten which went missing in South Wales is found 270 miles (430 km) away at a hotel in West Yorkshire.

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