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Fireworks 'not to blame' for pile-up

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:11
Smoke from fireworks was "not to blame" for a pile-up on the M5 near Taunton which killed seven people, a coroner rules.

Tube staff plan five days of strikes

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:07
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.

Charity fears closure over horse row

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:00
A County Antrim charity that rescues abandoned horses says it will have to shut because of a massive bill it says it is owed by Belfast City Council.

Cologne eviction 'hits tenants rights'

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:51
A man is evicted after a battle to keep his flat, turning him into a figurehead for German tenants' rights.

VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.

Pistorius forensic tests challenged

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:50
The tests carried out by a forensic expert for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial are rigorously challenged by the state prosecutor in South Africa.

VIDEO: The quest to perfect digital pianos

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:49
Click meets Joe Ierardi, a man who is trying to create the most realistic sounding piano synthesiser.

Rosberg plans Hamilton Bahrain talk

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:47
Nico Rosberg is to discuss with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton his concern their fight for victory in Bahrain went too far.

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:33
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:22
Scientists at a London laboratory carry out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Portland to empty city reservoir

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:15
The city of Portland, Oregon, is dumping 38m gallons (143m litres) of reservoir water after a teenager was caught urinating into the water supply.

Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies

Thu, 2014-04-17 06:09
Puerto Rican salsa singer and composer Cheo Feliciano dies in a car crash in his native island aged 78.

VIDEO: Hundreds mourn schoolgirl Keane

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:57
Around 500 friends and family members pay tribute to Keane Wallis-Bennett, the schoolgirl who died when a school wall fell on top of her.

Putin cautious on force in Ukraine

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:55
Russia's President Putin says he hopes he will not have to exercise his "right" to send troops into Ukraine, as crisis talks are held with Western leaders in Geneva.

Funeral held for wall collapse pupil

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:42
The funeral is held for a 12-year-old girl who died after a wall fell on her at an Edinburgh school.

German media boss criticises Google

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:20
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.

Removed Banksy taken to city museum

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:15
The Banksy picture at the centre of a row over ownership is moved from a youth club by police and taken to Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.

George Alagiah treated for cancer

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:13
BBC News presenter George Alagiah is diagnosed with bowel cancer and will take a break from broadcasting while he receives treatment.

RBS: No evidence of small firm fraud

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:10
Royal Bank of Scotland says law firm Clifford Chance has cleared it over allegations that it forced small firms to close so it could make a profit.

VIDEO: Queen hands out Maundy coins

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:10
The Queen has handed out specially-minted coins as part of the traditional Royal Maundy service, held this year at Blackburn Cathedral.
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