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VIDEO: Bill who? Labour's Ed Balls slips up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 23:08
Labour seeks to play down shadow chancellor Ed Balls' apparent inability to remember the name of the party's small business task force leader Bill Thomas.

Pegida in the UK: Don't believe the 'likes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:53
Has Germany's Pegida spread to the UK?

VIDEO: Jihadists executed amid Jordan anger

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:47
Jordan has executed two convicts, including a female jihadist, following the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State militants.

Labour plays down Ed Balls' name gaffe

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:36
Labour seeks to play down shadow chancellor Ed Balls' apparent inability to remember the name of the party's small business task force leader Bill Thomas.

NI coma man out of Sydney hospital

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:32
A County Antrim man is discharged from an Australian hospital, a month after he was left critically ill when he was allegedly being punched by his brother.

VIDEO: 'I saw Taiwan plane drop down'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:09
An eyewitness in an office building says he thinks the pilot of a TransAsia Airways plane that crashed in Taipei was trying to avoid buildings as the plane went down.

Possible fines for hospital smokers

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:06
Hospitals across Wales are considering fining smokers on-the-spot if found smoking on hospital grounds.

VIDEO: Moment plane crashes in Taipei

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 22:01
Footage of the TransAsia Airways crash in Taipei appears to show the plane hitting the bridge moments before plunging into a river.

Ex-BP boss: North Sea costs must fall

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:51
Former BP chief executive Lord Browne warns that North Sea oil operators must cut their costs so they can compete globally.

City region plan to be unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:51
Proposals for a city region involving Cardiff, Newport and Bristol will be unveiled on Wednesday.

Cancer cases rise for men and women

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:48
As new figures show cancer cases remain on the rise in Wales, a charity calls for more help for smokers to quit their habit.

Calls to extend new teachers scheme

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:35
School principals appeal to Northern Ireland's education minister to retain a scheme that provides work for hundreds of newly qualified teachers and extra help for pupils.

Barrier call at fatal crashes site

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:28
A crash barrier removed from the site where there have been two fatal accidents should be replaced, according to a leading expert in highway safety.

TransAsia Plane Crashes Into Taiwan River; At Least 12 Dead

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:25

Many of the 58 people on board remain unaccounted for after the twin-engine turboprop plane rolled and clipped an elevated roadway just after takeoff.

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Tobacco processing plant uncovered

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:24
The first raw tobacco processing plant ever to be discovered in Northern Ireland is raided by customs officers.

Woman charged over death of baby

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 21:22
A woman is charged after the death of a baby who was found injured in the Longstone area of Edinburgh.

Australia dig unearths mutiny victim

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 20:51
The skeleton of a victim from one of Australia's most famous shipwrecks - and the subsequent massacre - is unearthed by archaeologists.

YouTube: Subtitles not good enough

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 20:17
The comments come in response to a campaign from a hard-of-hearing vlogger who says the current standard isn't good enough.

Government 'failing' on care pledge

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 20:16
The government is failing to honour a pledge to move patients with learning difficulties into community care, the National Audit Office says.

VIDEO: Plane plummets into Taiwan river

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 20:12
At least eight people have died after a TransAsia Airways plane clipped a bridge and crashed into a river near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.