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Tycoon proposes Texan 'Hyperloop'

Fri, 2015-01-16 05:20
A test track for a futuristic transport system known as the Hyperloop could be built in Texas, according to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.

HIA chair appeals High Court ruling

Fri, 2015-01-16 05:09
The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry's chairman is to appeal a High Court ruling that he unfairly denied legal representation to a victim.

Police chief shooting charge dropped

Fri, 2015-01-16 05:06
Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, will not be prosecuted over one of his officers shooting dead an unarmed suspect after the case against him is dropped.

VIDEO: 'I hid Paris hostages in freezer'

Fri, 2015-01-16 04:42
A man from Mali who hid shoppers at a Jewish supermarket during an attack in Paris by an Islamist gunman has been given French citizenship.

McIlroy records first hole-in-one

Fri, 2015-01-16 04:22
Rory McIlroy makes his first professional hole-in-one and is only two behind leader Martin Kaymer after day two in Abu Dhabi.

Flogging of Saudi blogger postponed

Fri, 2015-01-16 04:19
Saudi Arabia postpones the second round of its public flogging of activist and blogger Raif Badawi on medical grounds.

Derry Judge disses Snoop Dogg

Fri, 2015-01-16 04:08
A Londonderry judge describes the controversial US rapper, Snoop Dogg, as a "misogynist wretch" during a court case.

VIDEO: 'Attacked' cyclist sought by police

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:56
A cyclist who filmed an incident in which he appears to have been knocked off his bike by a van and assaulted has been urged to contact police.

Sundance London cancelled for 2015

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:39
The festival, launched in 2012, to promote smaller, independent films, will not take place this year.

UK man arrested over Sony hack

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:35
A UK man has been arrested in connection with the attacks on the PlayStation and Xbox platforms over Christmas.

England loss not a setback - Morgan

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:34
Eoin Morgan says losing to Australia in the tri-series is not a setback in England's World Cup preparations.

Dead man's family shown wrong body

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:28
A family say they were left traumatised after they were shown the wrong body in hospital when they went to pay their respects to their late father.

Day in pictures: 16 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:28
Images from around the world: 16 January

Probe into Ched Evans 'contempt'

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:22
Prosecutors are to investigate whether any criminal offences have been committed in regards to identifying the woman raped by footballer Ched Evans.

VIDEO: The geese that fly over Mt Everest

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:20
A tracking study reveals the secrets of the Himalayan flight of the bar-headed goose, the world's highest bird migration.

Falcao must prove himself - Van Gaal

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:19
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says on loan striker Radamel Falcao still needs to prove himself at Old Trafford.

Government's Trojan review published

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:18
The Department for Education "has in the past lacked inquisitiveness", on extremism in schools, an internal review by the department has found.

Hunt for YouTube 'assault' cyclist

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:14
A cyclist who filmed an argument with a van driver in which he appears to have been knocked off his bike and assaulted is urged to contact police.

Muslim tells of hiding Jewish shoppers

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:09
A Malian Muslim, who is being fast-tracked for French nationality, tells the BBC how he hid Jewish shoppers during last week's Paris attacks.

HS2 compensation package increased

Fri, 2015-01-16 03:09
Homeowners living near the proposed HS2 rail line between London and Birmingham are to get extra financial compensation.