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Jail warning for 100mph race driver

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:42
A driver who raced another car at more than 100mph while he had an 18-month-old child on board is warned he could be jailed.

'We still find a way to play pranks'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:42
Ex-housemates Joe Root and Gary Ballance on takeaways, practical jokes, tabloid scandals and England's summer.

Help for Heroes fraudster jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:36
A man who admitted stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes is jailed for more than four years.

Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:16

Pro-Russia separatists who control the city of Donetsk appear to have launched a push to take the city's airport, which is still defended by Kiev's forces.

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Redwood leads English Parliament call

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:13
The House of Commons could double up as an English Parliament as part of a future devolution settlement, a Tory MP urges.

Rochdale abuse case 'has 40 victims'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:08
Police investigating historical child abuse in Rochdale say more than 40 men have said they were abused by the former MP Cyril Smith or other men.

Rugby salary cap changes expected

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:54
The Premiership salary cap is set to rise from its current £5m limit, with clubs allowed two overseas marquee players.

Day in pictures: 15 September

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:51
News images from around the world: 15 September

Scores of migrants 'drown off Libya'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:46
Scores of migrants, mostly from Africa, are feared to have drowned after a boat sank off the coast of Libya, officials say.

VIDEO: Why has dogs' home fire raised £1m?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:43
Why did the fire at Manchester Dogs' Home on Friday capture the public's imagination and raise £1 million within 24 hours?

Woman dead in multi-vehicle M1 crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:41
A 36-year-old woman dies in a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 motorway in Bedfordshire.

AUDIO: Apple targets TV as a '1970s device'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:38
A comment by Apple CEO Tim Cook has sparked debate regarding whether television is keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands.

VIDEO: Two Britons 'dead on Thai beach'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:33
Foreign Office looking into reports that two British nationals have been found dead on Thai beach.

OECD sees global economy held back

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:27
A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.

AUDIO: FT redesign part of 'digital strategy'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:27
The Financial Times has redesigned the print version of the newspaper, corresponding with a shift of focus to online content.

Parking row neighbour hit with pole

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:24
A driver is told he faces jail after breaking his neighbour's arm with a scaffolding pole in a dispute over parking.

Matisse show Tate's biggest success

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:21
An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.

VIDEO: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:20
Europe's Rosetta mission team, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what they think is the safest place to land a small robot craft.

Alcohol seized from 'formal' buses

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:20
A large quantity of alcohol is seized from seven buses in Keady, County Armagh, carrying mostly underage teenagers to a post-formal event.

Canon printer hacked to run Doom

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:19
A wireless Canon Pixma printer has been hacked by a security researcher to run classic video game Doom.
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