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Root century inspires England win

Thu, 2014-12-11 03:19
Joe Root strikes an unbeaten 104 as England beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in Pallekele and now trail 3-2 in the series.

Yellow warnings for snow and ice

Thu, 2014-12-11 03:17
The Met Office issues yellow "be aware" warnings for snow and ice on Friday.

Scouts face further abuse claims

Thu, 2014-12-11 03:15
More alleged victims of child abuse in the Scouts come forward after the BBC reported that 56 people have begun legal action against the movement.

Toulouse killer 'raided jeweller's'

Thu, 2014-12-11 03:12
French Islamist militant Mohammed Merah, who murdered seven people in 2012, is suspected of attacking a jeweller's between gun attacks, reports say.

AUDIO: Tackling police corruption and drug use

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:40
There are changes taking place in the way allegations of police misconduct and corruption are dealt with in England and Wales.

Spider-style sensor for vibrations

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:39
By copying organs found in spiders’ legs, engineers build a sensor that can detect tiny vibrations, including speech and blood flow.

Man charged in 'slavery' inquiry

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:36
Police charge a man with false imprisonment, rape and child cruelty in a suspected slavery case in London.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:33
MPs take evidence for their inquiry into the progress of Universal Credit.

Labour remembers the deficit

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:32
Ed Miliband has unveiled Labour's first pledge for the next Parliament: to "cut the deficit every year while securing the future of the NHS" and not to initiate any policies that require "additional borrowing".

Zuma's son blamed for road death

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:26
A South African inquest rules that President Jacob Zuma's son was negligent in a car accident which caused the death of a woman.

Council exec loan cars cost £115k

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:25
A lease hire car scheme for more than 20 managers costs a west Wales authority more than £115,000, it admits.

Russia raises interest rates to 10.5%

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:21
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 10.5% from 9.5%, the second hike in six weeks, as it seeks to combat inflation.

Lightning causes more power cuts

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:05
Thousands of customers are without power in north west Scotland as lightning strikes continue to cause disruption to the electricity network.

Your pictures: Night time

Thu, 2014-12-11 02:04
Readers' photos on the theme of "night time"

Russian Baltic moves 'unprecedented'

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:59
Poland complains of "unprecedented" Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea region, saying Nato is being tested but is not at risk of attack.

Rogen 'objected to Kim Jong-Un edit'

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:58
Film-maker Seth Rogen objected to making changes to his new film The Interview, about an attempted assassination on Kim Jong-Un, "to make North Koreans happy", leaked emails reveal.

MP seeks debate on new porn laws

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:50
New restrictions on online British porn content shown in the UK should be debated by Parliament, says Lib Dem Julian Huppert.

Ex-DJ Ray Teret jailed for rapes

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:37
Former DJ Ray Teret is jailed for 25 years for a series of rapes and indecent assaults in the 1960s and 1970s on girls as young as 12.

Ebola dead piled up in hospital

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:36
Health officials in Sierra Leone discover scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the Ebola outbreak may be underreported.

Up to 100 vehicles stranded in snow

Thu, 2014-12-11 01:34
Up to 100 vehicles are stranded after snow blocks a section of the A68 on the England-Scotland border.

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