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AUDIO: Retiring early: Freedom or boredom?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:55
The Pensions Minister warns workers to think carefully about retiring early, to avoid a life of "boredom and poverty".

VIDEO: Militants at former US base in Tikrit

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:49
The advance through Iraq of the Islamist militant group ISIS continues to cause alarm in Baghdad and beyond.

Apple swaps 'overheating' chargers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:40
An iPhone charger shipped between 2009 and 2012 is prone to overheating, Apple says, as it launches an exchange programme for the defective items.

Fast-track passport plan revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:31
The Home Office releases details of how people facing delays in their passport application can get it fast-tracked for free.

VIDEO: From Star Wars to Star in a Ward

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:26
Harrison Ford 'breaks ankle' on Star Wars film set at Pinewood studios

Flag move 'most significant in years'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:05
A police decision to clamp down on flags in a mixed area of Belfast is the "most significant" flag policy move in years, according to an academic expert who advised the Northern Ireland Executive on flags.

Day in pictures: 13 June 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:01
24 hrs of news photos: 13 June 2014

Bowe Bergdahl arrives back in US

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:56
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed in May after five years in Taliban captivity arrives at a Texas military base after a flight from Germany.

Reasons for 'Trojan Horse' pessimism

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:52
Will the anger dissipate in 'Trojan Horse' schools row?

Teletubbies return with new episodes

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:48
Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po are to return to CBeebies with a new series - the first produced since 2001.

Manaus pitch is 'perfectly playable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:46
The much-maligned Manaus pitch will be fine for England's opening game against Italy on Saturday, the FA is told.

England youth can surprise - Fowler

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
England's youngsters can cause a surprise at the World Cup with a fearless approach, says Robbie Fowler.

Call for Wales to have fewer MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Former Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan says the nation should have fewer MPs at Westminster now the Welsh government has more powers.

VIDEO: Can virtual reality make a comeback?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Virtual reality - a technology which failed in the 20th Century - creates a new wave of excitement at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles.

Lib Dems pledge curriculum shift

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:32
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says all English schools should have qualified teachers and follow a core curriculum.

Ford breaks ankle on Star Wars set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:23
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford is recovering in a UK hospital after injuring his ankle on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.

VIDEO: Donovan: song writing royalty

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:19
Donovan and an absent Ray Davies are honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame

VIDEO: Star in Wars: Ford injured on set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:11
Harrison Ford has broken his ankle on the Buckinghamshire set of Star Wars

VIDEO: 'Miliband and Clegg should apologise'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:06
Lord Storey says Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg should apologise to Liverpool for backing a Sun newspaper campaign.

'Anti-homeless' studs are removed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:00
Studs meant to repel rough sleepers from a block of flats are removed after thousands of people sign a petition against them.
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