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Canadian senator faces fraud charges

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:29
Canadian authorities lay 31 charges, including bribery and fraud, against Senator Mike Duffy in an ongoing expenses row.

Widow criticises £200k Airbus fine

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:23
The widow of Airbus worker Donald Williams who died in an accident at the plant criticises the £200,000 fine imposed for a health and safety breach.

Claim and counter-claim in bedroom row

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:19
Claim and counter-claim in benefit cuts battle

NotW 'undermined axe murder probe'

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:09
A retired Metropolitan Police detective accuses News of the World journalists of attempting "to undermine" his investigation into an axe murder.

New Gaza exchanges after truce ends

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:06
Israeli air strikes and Palestinian rocket fire resume after a temporary truce in Gaza ends, but talks continue in Egypt for a fuller ceasefire.

Labour plan to part nationalise rail

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:59
Labour will soon unveil a promise to change the law to allow for the part re-nationalisation of the rail network, the BBC has learned.

Kincora should be part of probe: Vaz

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:59
The chair of a Westminster committee says an expert from Northern Ireland should be included in a new investigation into child abuse across the UK.

UK space shot's tribute to Newton

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:41
British astronaut Tim Peake has picked "Principia" to be the name of his mission into space next year.

Woods unsurprised by solid start

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:38
Tiger Woods was far from shocked by his impressive opening round of 69 at Hoylake despite his recent injury worries.

Ex-Labour minister backs Yes vote

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:18
A former Merseyside MP and ex-Labour minister endorses Scottish independence as Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond makes a speech in Liverpool.

Beyonce leads MTV video nominations

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:05
Beyonce is in the running for eight prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards, including video of the year and best female.

VIDEO: Assisted dying 'a dangerous path'

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:01
Paralympic multi-gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has spoken out against the legalisation of assisted dying, warning that a bill proposed by Former Labour Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer does not have "adequate safeguards".

Doctor Who leaks blamed on 'mistake'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:59
The recent leaks of scripts and footage from the new Doctor Who series were due to a "damaging mistake", according to the BBC's commercial arm.

Kristoff sprints to stage 12 win

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:39
Alexander Kristoff wins a sprint finish to claim victory in stage 12 of the Tour de France from Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint Etienne.

Van Gaal defends 'strong personality'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:37
Louis van Gaal describes himself as a "democratic" manager in his first news conference as Manchester United boss.

Blues musician Johnny Winter dies

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:30
Blues guitarist Johnny Winter, known for his energetic solo performances, has died at the age of 70.

Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal denied

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:28
Israel's foreign minister and Hamas deny earlier reports of a truce deal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and Palestinian militants.

Microsoft to end Android smartphones

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:22
Microsoft will stop developing Android-powered smartphones, focusing instead on low-cost Windows Phone devices, the BBC understands.

Rosetta heads for 'space duck'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:17
Europe's mission to land on a comet was always going to be difficult, but the pictures released this week of the giant ice ball illustrate just how daunting the task will be.

UK temperature rises to 2014 high

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:11
The UK has seen its hottest day of the year so far, the Met Office says, with temperatures set to climb even higher on Friday.
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