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What does 'Death Eaterish' mean?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:12
JK Rowling has compared some Scots nationalists to Harry Potter's enemies.

Clegg opposes water cannon purchase

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:05
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says using water cannon "rubs up against the long tradition of policing by consent on London's streets".

AUDIO: What makes opera singers different?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:01
Opera singer Joyce DiDonato explains what separates her trade from that of other classical vocalists.

VIDEO: French 'shocked' by Rik's death

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:45
Comedienne Dawn French says she is 'utterly shocked' by the death of her Comic Strip co-star Rik Mayall

Man arrested over 'ammonia' attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:42
A man is arrested after a liquid, thought to be ammonia, was sprayed on three men in south London.

Kanye set designer joins the Brits

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:41
Es Devlin, who created spectacular stages for Take That and Kanye West, is to design next year's Brit Awards ceremony, it is announced.

Farah set to run Glasgow double

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:34
Mo Farah intends to compete for England in the 5,000 and 10,000m at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Man found eating love rival's heart

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:19
South African police find a man using a knife and fork to eat the heart of his ex-girlfriend's new lover near Cape Town.

Welsh Water profits increase to £50m

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:18
Welsh Water recorded profits of £50m last year - up from £29m the year before, its latest figures show.

In pictures: Germany cave rescue operation

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:13
Doctors reach trapped man

AUDIO: Cable 'appalled' by loan-to-income ratios

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:07
Business secretary Vince Cable says that loan-to-income ratios offered by banks are adding to the housing boom.

Man killed in inflatable doll row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:06
A man dies after being critically injured in what police said was a "brutal assault" at the Parklife Weekender Festival in Manchester.

Brazil ready for 'lone wolf' attacks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:06
Brazilian counter terrorism official say they are prepared for a "lone wolf " attack on the World Cup, but they think it is unlikely to happen.

Final Team Scotland picks announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:00
Daniel Purvis is among the final 102 athletes added to Team Scotland for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Two rare snow leopards born at zoo

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:57
Two rare snow leopards are born at a zoo in Cumbria and will be able to be seen by the public in a few weeks.

No food or water for ailing DJ Kasem

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:56
The daughter of radio host Casey Kasem has chosen to withhold food, liquid and medication from her 82-year-old father, following a court ruling.

The lasting allure of the flying saucer

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:54
The retro appeal of the flying saucer

VIDEO: 'I'm prepared to face a water cannon'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:48
London Mayor Boris Johnson says he is prepared to be blasted by water cannon to prove they are safe after the Metropolitan Police were authorised to buy three of the devices.

New energy agency set for Aberdeen

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:20
A new agency aimed at increasing collaboration across the oil and gas industry is to be based in Aberdeen.

Thai junta orders free World Cup TV

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 23:55
Thailand's junta orders regulators to ensure that football fans will not have to pay to watch the World Cup, as part of its "happiness" campaign.
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