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Barclays fined £26m over gold pricing

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:36
Barclays Bank is fined £26m by UK regulators after one of its traders was discovered attempting to fix the price of gold.

Google 'making 3D-imaging tablet'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:31
A tablet computer capable of creating 3D environments is set to be put into production by Google, according to reports.

VIDEO: Baby caught by man after window fall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:05
Chinese TV has aired footage it says shows the moment a baby was caught after falling from a second storey apartment window.

VIDEO: UKIP row over elected councillor

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:02
UKIP party agent Phil Heath and UKIP councillor Stephen West disagree over whether elected councillor Matt Ellery still represents their party.

Ouch show 108

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:56
May's round-up of disability news

'Liver branding' surgeon resigns

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:50
A liver surgeon accused of branding his initials into a patient's liver resigns following a disciplinary hearing.

Afghanistan Indian consulate attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:45
Heavily-armed gunmen launch an assault on the Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, but diplomatic staff escape unharmed.

Rosberg signs new Mercedes contract

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:34
Nico Rosberg signs a new deal with Mercedes that will see him partner Lewis Hamilton for at least one more season.

Schools 'left behind' in digital age

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:19
Schools in Wales are in danger of being left behind when it comes to digital education, experts have warned.

Silicon Tally: Replacing Old Yeller with New Yeller

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:00

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Sir Paul treated in Tokyo hospital

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:57
Sir Paul McCartney thanks fans for their messages of support after receiving treatment in a Japanese hospital for a virus.

Govia wins Thameslink rail franchise

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:52
The seven-year franchise to run the expanded Thameslink rail network is awarded to Govia Thameslink, a joint venture majority-owned by transport group Go-Ahead.

VIDEO: As if by magic, Mr Benn reappears

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:39
The creator of Mr Benn, David McKee, talks to BBC Breakfast about his famous character's lasting appeal

Building a virtual human with your data

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:22
The doctors who need your data to build software replica of body

Richard III review decision awaited

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:14
Judges considering a challenge to how the burial place of Richard III was selected, are to give their decision.

'Mortar attack' on pro-Assad rally

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:07
Mortar fire has hit a pro-Assad rally in the southern Syrian city of Deraa, killing at least 20 people, state media and activists say.

Escaped kidnapper found by police

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:57
A convicted kidnapper who absconded from a secure mental health unit in Doncaster is found by police.

School criticises 'extremism' report

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:48
An independent Muslim school in Luton claims Ofsted is portraying it as a "hotbed of extremism", after a recent inspection.

CCTV images released in rape inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:35
Police release images of two men they want to trace as part of an inquiry into the rape of a woman in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

'Being the first black driver in F1 is important'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:33
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about knocking down barriers in sport and an emotional trip to Haiti.
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