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Bin lorry crash inquiry set out

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:05
The fatal accident inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash will look at the driver's medical background and his fitness to hold a licence.

New Bowie songs 'sound like classics'

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:00
David Bowie has written a number of new "classics" about love and violence for his forthcoming stage show, its director reveals.

Hatton Garden raid: The mystery deepens

Mon, 2015-04-13 02:22
As more details emerge of the jewel robbery in London's Hatton Garden, questions about how the thieves got away with it proliferate.

German author Guenter Grass dies

Mon, 2015-04-13 02:18
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.

Balls: Scots 'not exempt' from cuts

Mon, 2015-04-13 02:13
Labour's Ed Balls tells the BBC he could not guarantee that Scotland would be exempt from spending cuts if he became the next chancellor.

Russians reel from economic crisis

Mon, 2015-04-13 02:13
Ordinary Russians are struggling with a shrinking economy, which their government blames on Western sanctions, says Bridget Kendall.

VIDEO: UK vinyl chart launched as sales soar

Mon, 2015-04-13 02:05
Soaring sales of old-fashioned records have led to the launch of an official weekly vinyl chart, as Jon Ironmonger reports.

VIDEO: Live: Labour manifesto launch

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:57
Labour is launching its manifesto for the 2015 General Election in Manchester, the first of the main parties to do so

QPR condemn missile-throwing fans

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:53
QPR say they will ban any fans who threw missiles in the side's home defeat by Chelsea and will liaise with police.

Widespread Siberia wildfires kill 15

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:53
Wildfires kill at least 15 people and injure about 400 in the Khakassia region of southern Siberia, Russian media report.

Iraqi PM to seek weapons on US visit

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:50
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi leaves for Washington, where he will seek substantial deliveries of weapons from US President Barack Obama.

VIDEO: Hermes keeps luxury in the family

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:46
Axel Dumas, boss of luxury brand Hermes, gives the BBC's Sally Bundock a tour of his company's flagship London store.

Sudan votes amid opposition boycott

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:42
Sudan is voting in elections expected to be won by its war-crimes-indicted president after the main opposition parties called for a boycott.

Falklands oil exploration scaled back

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:36
Three Falkland oil exploration companies have scaled back their operations after a slump in the price of oil.

Protesters blockade nuclear base

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:27
Anti-nuclear activists are taking part in a blockade of the Faslane naval base on the Clyde.

Koalas get taste of business class

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:18
Four koalas being loaned to Singapore by Australia to mark the city state's 50th independence anniversary are given star treatment by Qantas airline.

VIDEO: The UK economy: Facts and figures

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:18
BBC News looks at some of the facts and figures about the UK economy.

VIDEO: Cyclists cross seconds before train

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:16
Watch as cyclists in Paris-Roubaix go through a crossing despite the barriers being lowered, only a few seconds before a train passes through.

Armando Iannucci to leave Veep

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:07
Veep creator and executive creator Armando Iannucci is leaving the HBO political satire after four seasons.

Missing Laos woman search continues

Mon, 2015-04-13 00:53
Searches continue for a Cardiff woman who has gone missing while on a boat in Laos, Asia.

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