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Man United star wins speed fine cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:53
Manchester United and England footballer Ashley Young has a £3,000 fine for speeding slashed after being overcharged by magistrates.

'Sex slave' pair named in court

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:48
A husband and wife accused in connection with a sexual slavery case can be identified, a court in Northern Ireland rules.

MJM buys Mivan factory and assets

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:47
The assets of Mivan, the Antrim construction firm which closed earlier this month with the loss of about 250 jobs, are sold to Newry-based company MJM Group.

Premier League hits transfer record

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:44
Player spending this season by Premier League clubs has passed £700m for the first time, says Deloitte, as the transfer window deadline looms.

Teacher admits toilet voyeurism

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:44
A deputy head teacher admits using a concealed camera to film five children using a toilet in voyeurism offences which did not happen at his school.

Mum died from 'cannabis poisoning'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:37
A mother of two from Dorset died as a result of cannabis poisoning, an inquest finds.

VIDEO: Karzai on his legacy in Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:37
The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has been talking to the BBC about the US troop withdrawal from his country and his legacy surrounding any future security agreement.

Kercher family 'still want truth'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:35
The family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher say they "are still on a journey to the truth", after murder convictions were reinstated against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito.

VIDEO: Suzanne Vega 'ready for Glastonbury'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:30
Suzanne Vega tells BBC Breakfast she is happy and ready for Glastonbury this year.

Sanctions on Congo militia poachers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:28
Armed groups that finance their operations by trafficking wildlife in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to be targeted by UN sanctions.

Canada 'spied on airport travellers'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:25
Canada's spy agency collected data from travellers using an airport's wi-fi system, CBC reports, quoting documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

Radiation levels alert at Sellafield

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:13
Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant tells non-essential staff not to come to work after "elevated levels of radioactivity" are detected at the site.

VIDEO: San Francisco's tech boom tension

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 03:12
San Francisco is now home to a 2000 tech companies, including the likes of Twitter and Instagram, creating enormous tension as the small city buckles under the strain.

AUDIO: The 'sonification' of data

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:49
Domenico Vicinanza explains the process of representing information through music, known as 'sonification'.

Welsh drug testing can 'save lives'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:37
Controversial Welsh drug testing service opens

Meteorite medals for Sochi winners

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:35
Ten gold medallists at the Sochi Winter Olympics will each receive an extra medal containing chips from the famous Chelyabinsk meteorite.

River body thought to be missing man

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:24
A body pulled from the river in Newport on Thursday is believed to be that of a missing newspaper worker, Gwent Police say.

Injured Ramsey out for six more weeks

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:21
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is expected to be out for a further six weeks through injury, says boss Arsene Wenger.

VIDEO: Tax deadline: HMRC answers questions

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:16
Well over a million people have yet to submit their tax returns - BBC Breakfast put viewers' questions to Ruth Owen from HMRC.

VIDEO: Ukraine opposition activist 'tortured'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 02:13
Prominent Ukrainian opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov, who disappeared more than a week ago, says he was abducted and tortured.

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