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First Yewtree suspect 'took own life'

Wed, 2014-04-02 06:02
The first person to be charged as part of Operation Yewtree took his own life, a coroner rules.

Benefit changes 'hurting disabled'

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:33
New rules for housing benefit in England, Scotland and Wales are creating "financial hardship and distress" for disabled people, MPs warn.

Five low-tech ways to cope with air pollution

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:28
High air pollution levels are expected across England and Wales. What are the best ways to stay comfortable?

Hollande ex-partner Royal in cabinet

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:22
French President Francois Hollande's former partner, Segolene Royal, joins the government after the Socialists suffer a heavy defeat at local elections.

BBC's 'elementary' devolution errors

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:21
A Labour AM accuses BBC programmes of making "elementary errors" on devolution 15 years after it took place.

Pupil's wall death prompts checks

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:19
A programme of school safety checks is to get under way in Edinburgh after a 12-year-old girl died when a wall fell on her.

VIDEO: Dimbleby previews Clegg Farage debate

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:18
The host of Wednesday night's BBC Clegg v Farage debate says it is his job to "get the two of them arguing".

First Bolivian satellite starts work

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:11
The first Bolivian telecommunications satellite, Tupac Katari, has started its operations and is expected to lower the cost of mobile communication.

Police 'blunder' after body found

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:08
The Elaine Doyle murder trial hears police who covered the dead teenager's body may have hampered the hunt for her killer.

Michael Mosley's guide to reaching the seven-a-day target

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:04
To reaching seven-a-day, by medical journalist Michael Mosley

Day in pictures: 2 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:46
News photos from past 24 hours: 2 April

Disaster declared after Chile quake

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:39
Chile declares two northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas, with at least six people left dead.

VIDEO: Lucky escape for chainsaw workman

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:38
A Pennsylvania man is recovering in hospital after suffering a horrific injury while cutting trees near his home in Ross Township.

No evidence from PC murder accused

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:19
A man accused of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the riots in Broadwater Farm in 1985 will "exercise his right not to give evidence".

VIDEO: Royal Mail - a sale nobody wanted?

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:17
David Cameron responds to Ed Miliband's criticism of the Royal Mail sell-off claiming it was in the Labour manifesto.

'Fatal error' in NI hospital care

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:14
A County Antrim family whose father died unexpectedly in a Northern Ireland hospital six years ago is told there was inadequate medical cover the night he died.

Afghanistan: Before and after the Taliban

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:13
How has the country changed since the fall of the Taliban?

Police killed in Kabul suicide blast

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:07
A suicide bomber kills six police officers outside a ministry building in the Afghan capital Kabul, the latest attack in the run-up to Saturday's polls.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:05
The Labour leader attacks the government's handling of the sale of Royal Mail.

US Navy tests robot fire-fighters

Wed, 2014-04-02 04:00
A humanoid fire-fighting robot is to be tested by the US Navy as the latest move towards a more robotic military.
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