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VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

Tue, 2014-11-18 05:27
MPs hold an evidence session as part of its inquiry into school oversight.

What explains the continuing fascination with Charles Manson?

Tue, 2014-11-18 05:23
Why are people still so fascinated by Charles Manson?

Doha wins bid to host 2019 Worlds

Tue, 2014-11-18 05:13
The Qatari capital Doha is to stage the 2019 World Athletics Championships after beating bids from Barcelona and Eugene.

VIDEO: Belfast woman in £12.9m lottery win

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:58
A 65-year-old furniture store worker from Belfast has won almost £13m in the Euromillions jackpot.

IPCC inquiry after woman stabbed

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:46
The actions of five police officers are to be investigated by the police watchdog after a woman was stabbed several times by her ex-partner hours after calling police.

Federer faces Wawrinka row questions

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:45
Swiss duo Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will face questions about their alleged spat in London when they face the media later.

VIDEO: 'Lucky pair' survive house gas blast

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:37
A four-year-old girl and her father have been pulled alive from the rubble of a house destroyed by a suspected gas explosion early in the morning.

Man Utd cool talk of January signings

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:33
Man Utd are unlikely to make any signings in the January transfer window, says executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Surgeon convicted of patient attacks

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:23
A neurosurgeon is found guilty of eight indecent assaults against patients at two Birmingham hospitals.

Nigeria target 2015 Nations Cup spot

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:19
Reigning champions Nigeria are desperate to emerge from Wednesday's last 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers with one of the six remaining finals spots.

New Romania foreign minister resigns

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:12
Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu steps down a week after his predecessor, over an election in which expatriates struggled to vote.

Europe signs on to Orion venture

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:08
The European Space Agency and Airbus sign a contract that will see the aerospace giant build the "back end" of America's new manned spaceship.

Manchester United sees revenues fall

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:01
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 9.9% to £88.7m for the three months to the end of September.

Belfast woman in £12.9m lottery win

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:52
A 65-year-old furniture store worker from Belfast has won almost £13m in the Euromillions jackpot.

Uber steps into row with journalists

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:52
Off-the-cuff remarks about digging dirt on journalists who write negative things about Uber have not gone down well with the press.

Police 'failed child rape victim'

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:41
A five-year-old rape victim who wrote to officers telling them they had let her down was failed by Essex Police, the force's police and crime commissioner says.

VIDEO: One Direction sing about U

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:39
One Direction made an appearance on the classic children's TV showwith a song all about the letter U.

Band Aid 30 sells 200,000 copies

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:38
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? has already sold more than 200,000 copies.

What does it mean to be stateless?

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:29
What does it mean to be stateless?

Don't have nightmares - crime is down

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:19
Recorded crime is an unsatisfactory measure of crime trends - and improving recording practices will not change this.