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Four members of family died in crash

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:34
A momentary lapse of concentration is cited as a possible explanation for a crash near Aberystwyth which killed four members of the same family.

Burglars 'enjoyed' lecturer attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:28
A gang of burglars seemed to enjoy punching a university professor as they raided his south London home, a court hears.

VIDEO: Man, 82, attacked for lollipop sign

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:28
An 82-year-old lollipop man is dragged across the road and pushed to the floor by a robber who stole his sign.

'Counter-extremism' boost in schools

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:25
Tackling the threat of extremism in England's schools is to be made a higher priority, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Sky to launch mobile phone service

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:15
Pay-TV firm Sky is launching a mobile phone service next year as the battle for a slice of the UK's telecoms market intensifies.

Energy firm profit margins to rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:08
The UK's energy regulator Ofgem says the big energy firms are likely to enjoy a small increase in their profit margins in the coming year.

Jordan talks amid pilot swap pressure

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:56
The government of Jordan discusses the fate of its pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh amid growing pressure after his Islamic State captors threatened to kill him.

Car skids off road into building

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:55
A car crashes through railings into the basement area of a building in Edinburgh as snow and ice cause problems across Scotland.

Greece to hear 'straight talking' EU

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:55
European Parliament head Martin Schulz say he will use "straight talking" in his first meeting with Greece's new left-wing government.

'Takeoff fault' caused Greek crash

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:52
A Greek fighter jet that crashed in Spain on Monday, killing 11, had suffered a technical fault during takeoff, the French military says.

Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An Accident

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:31

While the aircraft has yet to be found, the government also said it presumes all 239 people onboard are dead.

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MPs 'plotted attack on cameraman'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:30
A film-maker says MPs plotted to knock over a BBC cameraman in the House of Commons - in the hope of stopping his new documentary on Westminster life.

Lapthorne wins fourth Australian Open

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:29
Britain's Andy Lapthorne wins his fourth Australian Open quad wheelchair doubles title, partnering American David Wagner.

Murray in fourth Aussie Open final

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:29
Andy Murray comes storming back after a poor start to beat Tomas Berdych and reach his fourth Australian Open final.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:29
MPs hear evidence on broadband in rural areas and the Charity Commission.

Easterbrook's new McJob

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:22
The Watford fan taking the helm at McDonald's

VIDEO: The moment Murray reaches the final

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:21
Watch the moment Britain's Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the Australian Open.

Fugitive treasure hunter in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:20
Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century shipwreck haul.

Caption Challenge: Bear on the loose

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:17
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Mixed reviews for Stoppard 'brain' play

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:12
Tom Stoppard's new play The Hard Problem, which poses big questions about the nature of consciousness, opens at the National Theatre to mixed reviews.