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VIDEO: Rural roads may have to close

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:03
Cornwall Council warns finances are so squeezed they may have to stop maintaining some of their rural roads.

Charlie Chaplin novella published

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:02
The only known book by Charlie Chaplin, a novella that formed the basis of his 1952 film Limelight, is published 66 years after it was written.

Syria 'to ship chemicals by March'

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:48
Russia says Syria should ship all its chemical weapons abroad by March, and that the government will attend the next round of peace talks in Geneva.

Support call after rape claim death

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:41
An urgent review is needed of how victims and witnesses are treated in sex abuse cases, says Greater Manchester's police and crime commissioner.

France opens landmark Rwanda trial

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:40
Former Rwandan intelligence chief Pascal Simbikangwa goes on trial in Paris on charges related to the 1994 Rwandan genocide in a landmark case.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:40
The government wins support for its revised definition of a miscarriage of justice.

Fuel firms 'ripping off' cash payers

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:35
Energy companies are being accused of "ripping off" consumers who do not pay their bills by direct debit.

Cape Verde lose their appeal to Cas

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:35
Cape Verde lose their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over their disqualification from World Cup qualifying.

AUDIO: Shearsmith in a League of his own

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:27
Reece Shearsmith joins Front Row's Mark Lawson to talk about the art of writing dark comedy and a possible reunion for The League of Gentlemen

Man in court over Glasgow shooting

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:25
A man appears in court charged with attempted murder following an alleged shooting in Glasgow last month.

The allure of searching for hidden 3D images

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:17
A music video has revived the genre of the autostereogram, better known under the trademark Magic Eye. Could this most 1990s of optical illusions make a comeback, asks Jon Kelly.

Woman denies bullying 'rape' soldier

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:13
The girlfriend of a soldier accused of raping a Royal Military Police officer found hanged two years later denies bullying her, an inquest hears.

Medieval coin hoard found in field

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:09
Two men using metal detectors uncover what is believed to be the biggest collection of medieval silver coins ever found in Scotland.

Georgia in Sochi warning to Russia

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:07
Georgia warns it will act if Russia moves to bolster the independence claims of two breakaway Georgian regions at the Winter Olympics.

Ex-UKIP spokesman led kidnap gang

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:03
A man who acted as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman has served a seven-year jail sentence over a kidnapping in Pakistan, BBC Newsnight reveals.

Extremists in Saudi religious police

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:00
The head of Saudi Arabia's feared religious police - the "mutawa" - admits the force contains some extremists and promises to remove them.

AUDIO: Nutt: E-cigs are a 'health advance'

Tue, 2014-02-04 07:58
Professor David Nutt claims getting smokers to switch to e-cigarettes would be the "greatest health advance" since vaccinations

Labour bosses back union changes

Tue, 2014-02-04 07:57
Labour's ruling body backs leader Ed Miliband's plans to change the party's links with unions, on the day a leaked report says Unite tried to rig candidate selection in Falkirk.

Why talks with the Pakistan Taliban may never succeed

Tue, 2014-02-04 07:56
Why talks with the Pakistan Taliban may never succeed

Ukraine MPs seek constitution change

Tue, 2014-02-04 07:50
Ukraine's MPs are continuing crisis talks to try to change the constitution - a move aimed at curtailing the powers of President Viktor Yanukovych.

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