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Ayckbourn play 'holds up' 27 years on

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:51
Veteran playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn says he is "delighted" a play he wrote about greedy entrepreneurs during the Thatcher era still "holds up" on stage.

12 treated after chemical incident

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:46
Two people are taken to hospital and 10 are treated following a chemical incident in Flintshire.

Doreen Lawrence 'most powerful woman'

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:33
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence is ranked the most powerful woman in the country in a BBC Woman's Hour "power list".

VIDEO: Anger 'very raw and needs to be acted on'

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:26
Asked about Maria Miller, David Cameron says the anger over expenses was "very raw and needs to be acted on".

VIDEO: Pistorius court shown gun video

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:00
During cross-examination, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been shown a Sky News video of himself at a shooting range.

Israel PM curbs Palestinian contact

Wed, 2014-04-09 02:49
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells ministers to stop high-level meetings with Palestinians, who he accuses of breaching a peace talks deal.

School governor denies 'Islam plot'

Wed, 2014-04-09 02:39
A governor at Birmingham's Park View School says claims of an "Islamist takeover plot" are unfounded.

Goalscorer Ba backs Chelsea strikers

Wed, 2014-04-09 02:01
Chelsea's Demba Ba defends the club's strikers after they were criticised recently by manager Jose Mourinho.

18 reasons why we love the Masters

Wed, 2014-04-09 02:00
Oak trees, green jackets, champions, caddies, curses, rules and roars - 18 things to love about golf's unique event

EU proposes new executive pay rules

Wed, 2014-04-09 02:00
The European Commission proposes new rules to boost shareholder power and control executive pay, in the latest Brussels move over remuneration.

UK trade deficit narrows in February

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:59
The UK's goods trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed in February by more than expected, helped by a fall in imports, official data shows.

Prince George appears on royal tour

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their son to meet his contemporaries on their tour of New Zealand.

Hard disk pioneer wins tech prize

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:39
A British scientist who made it possible for hard disks to become radically bigger and cheaper wins a one million euro technology award.

VIDEO: Miller: I wish I could have stayed'

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:34
Maria Miller said she hoped she could have kept her ministerial post, but she felt she had to leave because the row over her expenses claim had detracted attention from the "government's achievements".

VIDEO: Pistorius faces tough questions

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:32
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius says he "made a terrible mistake" when he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

Talks over Games tower explosions

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:32
Talks are to be held next week over controversial plans to demolish Glasgow tower blocks as part of the city's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Call over forces widows' pensions

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:29
Campaigners call on ministers to change rules that mean forces widows have to give up their spouse's pension if they remarry or cohabit.

Custody death 'charges considered'

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:17
The Crown Prosecution Service is to consider whether criminal charges should be brought against two officers after a man died in police custody in south London.

Benefit claims take 'double time'

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:14
The head of a company assessing people in Wales for a new disability payment says they are taking double the time anticipated.
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