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Hundreds of jobs go at building firm

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:41
A total of 258 staff are made redundant by administrators as Dundee-based building firm Muirfield Contracts is wound down.

Jamie Oliver site hit by virus again

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:33
Cyber-thieves have returned for second helpings at the website of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Coneygree wins thrilling Gold Cup

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:29
Coneygree holds off a late charge after leading from the outset to win a thrilling Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Man dumped 1,000 tonnes of rubbish

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:22
A businessman is ordered to pay more than £100,000 for illegally dumping 1,000 tonnes of rubbish.

French prosecutor seeks HSBC trial

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:16
The French financial prosecutor's office demands that HSBC's Swiss private bank face a criminal trial for tax evasion.

SA concern at Nigeria 'mercenaries'

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:13
South Africa's government says it is concerned at reports that its citizens have been contracted to help Nigeria's army fight Boko Haram militants.

Pellegrini dismisses player row

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:11
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down reports of an altercation between Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho.

Murray's new coach wants 'enjoyment'

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:11
Jonas Bjorkman hopes to "bring energy and enjoyment" to Andy Murray's practice sessions during his five-week trial.

Party leaders admit taking cannabis

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:03
Three of Scotland's four main party leaders admit taking cannabis when they were younger.

Police warning over Budget leaks

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:58
The top civil servant at the Treasury warns staff that he will not hesitate to call in the police if any of them leak details from the Budget.

Frost 'asked mum to sign agreement'

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:48
Actress Sadie Frost asked close relatives to sign confidentiality agreements because she did not know the source of tabloid stories about her, a court hears.

Marilynne Robinson wins fiction prize

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:29
Novelist Marilynne Robinson and cartoonist Roz Chast were among the winners at the National Book Critics Circle.

Mum roasts son's football tickets

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:20
A Norwich City fan is left steaming when his mother accidentally "roasts" 16 match tickets with his chicken dinner.

Police 'diverted abuse probe funds'

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:06
Senior South Yorkshire Police officers diverted money away from a child sexual exploitation investigation, a former detective tells BBC News.

VIDEO: Dermot: 'Mum said I'm not a dancer'

Fri, 2015-03-13 06:06
Dermot O'Leary reveals his mother was not completely confident in his dance ability ahead of his 24-hour challenge for Comic Relief.

Boss of Kiltwalk charity resigns

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:59
The founder and chief executive of the troubled Kiltwalk charity event is to quit as part of a restructure at the organisation.

VIDEO: 'McCanns should never give up hope'

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:55
Madeleine McCann's parents have been told never to lose hope after a family in South Africa were reunited with their missing daughter 17 years after she was kidnapped.

Dermot 'never wants to dance again'

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:55
Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary speaks to the BBC as he enters the final stretch of his 24-hour charity dance marathon.

Fatal crash convoy witness appeal

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:54
Motorists who saw a convoy of eight vehicles travelling from Vale of Glamorgan to Powys before a crash which killed four people are asked to contact police.

Boy, 13, guilty of woman's murder

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:44
A 13-year-old boy is found guilty of murder and a 20-year old man of manslaughter after a woman was found dead in a West Midlands street.