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Football fans 'right-to-buy' backed

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:45
MSPs on a Holyrood committee have backed plans to allow fans the right to buy their football clubs.

Sierra Leone vice-president sacked

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:43
Sierra Leone's Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has been sacked for seeking political asylum in the US embassy, the president's office says.

Bank unanimous on rate decision

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:30
Bank of England policymakers feared that the risk of a strong pound could make low inflation persistent, minutes from their latest meeting show.

NI benefits claimants fall by 1,700

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:30
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland falls by 1,700 in February.

Chung Ling Soo posters on sale

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:25
Vintage posters on sale

Chernobyl: Containing the world's worst nuclear accident

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:21
Our science editor David Shukman inspects the colossal dome being constructed to house the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power station.

Bolivia withdraw from Nigeria match

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:17
Bolivia cancel a friendly away to Nigeria over security fears, delaying Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama's 100th cap.

VIDEO: The story of the economy since 2010

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:13
Ahead of the final coalition Budget, the BBC looks back at the economic story of the government.

Sunderland review Johnson suspension

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:07
Sunderland are to review their suspension of midfielder Adam Johnson following an extension to his police bail.

VIDEO: Cheap drug destroying SA townships

Wed, 2015-03-18 02:02
A cheap, highly addictive drug called nyaope is destroying impoverished townships in South Africa.

'Partridge for Top Gear' petition

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:55
A petition calls on the BBC to hire Alan Partridge as the new presenter of Top Gear.

UK unemployment falls to 1.86m

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:52
The number of people out of work in UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.

Scottish unemployment up by 6,000

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:45
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.

VIDEO: New shield for Chernobyl site

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:44
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Van der Garde settles Sauber dispute

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:42
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.

Winkleman honoured for Strictly debut

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:32
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.

The soup method

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:28
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?

South Africa ease into semi-finals

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:04
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.

'More victims' of PC in sex case

Wed, 2015-03-18 01:00
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.

Man killed in M6 lorry collision

Wed, 2015-03-18 00:45
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.