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Facebook to place ads in other apps

Wed, 2014-04-30 10:26
Facebook announces its own mobile ad network to place adverts inside third-party apps, putting it into competition with Google and Apple.

Boy charged with teacher's murder

Wed, 2014-04-30 10:17
A 15-year-old boy is charged with the murder of a teacher who was stabbed at a school in Leeds.

I didn't bottle by-election - Farage

Wed, 2014-04-30 10:05
UKIP leader Nigel Farage insists he did not "bottle it" by deciding against running in the by-election to replace MP Patrick Mercer.

Time football followed NBA's lead on hate - Amaechi

Wed, 2014-04-30 10:00
The NBA's decisive action over racist comments by a team owner offers lessons that football urgently needs to follow, writes John Amaechi

VIDEO: Pine marten 'photo-bombs' survey

Wed, 2014-04-30 09:26
Scientists behind a red squirrel monitoring project in County Fermanagh are surprised to find pine martens 'photo-bombing' their research.

On The Run notes 'may be withdrawn'

Wed, 2014-04-30 09:25
On the Run letters could be withdrawn if it is found they were sent in error, according to a key advisor to the attorney general.

O'Sullivan eases into World semis

Wed, 2014-04-30 09:20
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the World Championship semi-finals with a 13-3 win over Shaun Murphy.

Care home CCTV 'could be considered'

Wed, 2014-04-30 09:05
There "could be a role" for CCTV in care homes, Care Minister Norman Lamb says after an undercover BBC Panorama investigation finds residents of one being mistreated.

VIDEO: Moss 'still wanted all over the world'

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:59
As the much anticipated Kate Moss collection for Topshop goes on sale in shops and online in 40 countries, the BBC's Victoria Fritz speaks to Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:43
PSG could cool Hazard interest, Chelsea to sign Paulinho, Man Utd get Reus boost, Rooney set for captaincy snub, new Terry deal, plus more.

Government backs UK spaceport plan

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:42
The government backs plans for a UK spaceport and a huge expansion of the UK space industry, which it hopes can achieve a value of £40bn by 2030.

Live TV subtitling is 'too slow'

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:38
On-screen subtitling lags too far behind speech on live TV programmes, UK media watchdog Ofcom says.

More time for stabbed teacher police

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:26
Police are given more time to question a 15-year-old boy about the fatal stabbing of a teacher attacked in front of her pupils.

Stop and search to be overhauled

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:25
A new code of practice for police stop and searches is to be introduced, the home secretary says, with the aim of cutting the number carried out.

Council bans staff smoking e-cigs

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:15
Staff are to be banned from using electronic cigarettes in Caerphilly council-owned buildings and vehicles.

Obituary: Bob Hoskins

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:13
'You don't end up looking like me if you're a tough guy'

VIDEO: Too sexy for Kenya's police?

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:10
Row in Kenya over policewoman's skirt

Warnings on S Korea ferry 'ignored'

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:06
The owner of the sunken South Korean ferry ignored a captain's warnings about the ship's stability, prosecutors say, as two company officials are detained.

Kiev 'helpless' in east Ukraine

Wed, 2014-04-30 08:03
Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov admits his forces are helpless to quell unrest driven by pro-Russia activists in parts of the east.

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