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'Threats' made to Cyril Smith police

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:01
A friend of Cyril Smith made "veiled threats" to a senior detective investigating sex abuse claims against the Liberal MP, a report reveals.

'Abused children' rescued in Mexico

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:51
Mexican police rescue more than 450 children they believe were abused at a children's home in the western state of Michoacan.

School meals may face 'difficulties'

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:38
Nick Clegg admits primary schools may have "difficulties" in providing free meals for under-sevens, as councils and schools complain about the impact on their budgets.

VIDEO: UK heat linked to Pacific storm

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:33
How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.

Gaza deaths pass 200 amid more fire

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:29
The death toll from nine days of violence between Israel and Gaza militants passes 200, as four Palestinian children die in a strike on a beach.

Night vision fighter helmet unveiled

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:28
A new helmet that allows pilots to see in the dark via an integrated night vision camera is unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow.

Cook questions India as Jadeja charged

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:24
Alastair Cook says India's claim James Anderson abused and pushed Ravindra Jadeja, who has also been charged, is "a tactic".

660 arrests in paedophile inquiry

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:18
Hundreds of suspected paedophiles, including doctors and teachers, are held as part of six-month operation led by the National Crime Agency.

Blogger fined for restaurant review

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:15
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.

Hawking: 'I support Assisted Dying'

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:10
Professor Stephen Hawking on why he supports assisted dying

Stand-off in brain project debate

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:09
After leaders of the billion-euro Human Brain Project hit back at critics, six top neuroscientists have expressed "dismay" at their public response.

Mail reshuffle story sexist - Clegg

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:57
Nick Clegg attacks the Daily Mail over a "sexist" story on the fashion choices of female MPs promoted in a reshuffle.

Court upholds Assange arrest warrant

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:56
A Swedish court decides to maintain an arrest warrant against fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on charges of sexual assault.

14 arrests in NI paedophile inquiry

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:55
Fourteen suspected paedophiles have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a UK-wide operation targeting people who access child abuse images online.

VIDEO: Stephen Hawking backs right to die bill

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:46
Professor Stephen Hawking tells the BBC's Fergus Walsh why he is backing Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill.

£75m Suarez '100% a Barcelona player'

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:43
Luis Suarez, the banned Liverpool and Uruguay striker, is now "100%" a Barcelona player, the Spanish club says.

McCoy equals Pipe's winners mark

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:39
Nineteen-time champion jump jockey AP McCoy equals the winners total of his former boss Martin Pipe.

Norovirus bug hits athletes village

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:35
An outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village is thought to be the highly-contagious norovirus.

Harman: PM tax rise claim 'pathetic'

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:33
Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman accuses David Cameron of indulging in "low politics" to claim that the opposition plans to raise taxes on middle earners.

Real Madrid 'most valuable team'

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:28
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.

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