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VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:39
The environment secretary tells MPs he is to chair a meeting of Cobra to discuss flooding.

Your pictures: Long and dark nights

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:36
Readers' photos on the theme of Long and dark nights

Five injured in A9 Highland crash

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:36
Five people are taken to hospital following a crash on the A9 south of Dalwhinnie in the Highlands.

Campaigners vow to cut sugar in food

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:30
A campaign group has been formed to reduce the amount of sugar added to food and soft drinks in an effort to tackle obesity and diabetes in the UK.

Time running out for GB biathletes

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:29
British soldiers face the daunting prospect of returning to the Army after the Sochi Olympics because of a funding crisis

Council waives £1m of driver fines

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:29
Essex County Council waives about £1m worth of fines after it agrees with driver complaints that the signs for a town's bus lanes are unclear.

UK trade gap narrows in November

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:27
The gap between imports and exports of goods narrowed to £9.4bn in November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

VIDEO: How museum is restoring WWII bomber

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:22
A huge restoration project is under way to restore a German World War Two bomber which lay at the bottom of the sea for almost 75 years.

AUDIO: 'Big expansion' in dark stores

Thu, 2014-01-09 02:05
Tom Bateman and Jonathan Reynolds examine the reasons behind the growing number of 'dark stores' being opened by supermarkets.

Musharraf ordered to attend court

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:45
A Pakistani court rules that ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf must attend his next court hearing, despite his lawyers' arguments that he is in poor health.

England women seek to restore pride

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:37
England's women will seek to restore some pride after the men's humiliating whitewash, says fast bowler Katherine Brunt.

Mark Webber: F1's nearly man

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:10
Mark Webber's inability to land any drivers' title could be seen as failure, but just getting to F1 was his real achievement

Evans knocked out of Australian Open

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:05
Britain's Dan Evans is knocked out of the Australian Open in qualifying but Johanna Konta and Heather Watson both win.

Royal helicopter drama revealed

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:01
A helicopter carrying the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall was forced to make an emergency landing in Buckinghamshire, air accident investigators reveal.

AUDIO: Hitzlsperger: 'Right time to come out'

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:51
Former Premier League player Thomas Hitzlsperger discusses his decision to reveal his homosexuality.

Sleeping 12-year-old hit by brick

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:41
A 12-year-old boy is hit in the face by a brick thrown through his bedroom window as he slept on his bed in Cullybackey, County Antrim.

Johnson rested for first one-day game

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:33
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will be rested for the first one-day international against England on Sunday.

Tesco, Morrisons and M&S: Ouch

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:27
Recovery's patchy nature shown up by falls in store sales

Phones become tricorder and stun gun

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:23
Add-on hardware that turns smartphones into electric "stun guns" and a Star Trek-style health scanning tricorders are part of a new trend.

VIDEO: Case turns phone into shock stun gun

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:19
A US firm has unveiled a smartphone case that turns the handset into an electric shock stun gun with a 650,000 volt sting

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