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Chief constable to retire in June

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:40
Chief Constable Matt Baggott announces that he will step down at the end of this month, earlier than planned.

VIDEO: D-Day remembered 70 years on

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:37
Commemorations are taking place in Portsmouth and Normandy to mark 70 years since the D-Day landings in France.

VIDEO: How will negative interest boost growth?

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:36
The ECB has lowered its deposit rate to below zero in a bid to urge banks to increase lending to businesses.

Torture methods 'authorised' in NI

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:22
A memo reveals the British government authorised the use of torture methods in Northern Ireland in 1970 and 1971.

Israel plans new settlement homes

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:59
Israel advances plans for 1,460 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank after the formation of a Palestinian unity government.

In Pictures: Remembering D-Day

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:50
Commemorative events

ECB imposes negative interest rate

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:46
The European Central Bank introduces a negative interest rate of 0.1% on deposits to try to encourage banks to lend more to companies in the eurozone.

Hagel defends Taliban soldier deal

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:32
The US defence secretary tells the BBC the decision to strike a deal with the Taliban on a US soldier's release was unanimous in the White House.

VIDEO: Triple-triumph for Underwood at CMTs

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:32
Carrie Underwood was just one of the winners at this years CMT Music Awards

Hardaker apologises for comments

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:20
Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker apologises for "offensive" comments he made in last week's defeat by Warrington Wolves.

Clegg joins critics of Recall Bill

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:20
Nick Clegg says he agrees with critics of coalition plans to give people only "modest" powers to sack their MPs.

Apple in row over HealthKit name

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:04
Apple's newly announced health platform HealthKit has been criticised by a firm of the same name, offering similar service.

Arsenal opt out of Fabregas deal

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:03
Arsenal have informed Barcelona they will not be exercising a buy-back option on former captain Cesc Fabregas.

Rwanda 'protecting Congo ex-rebels'

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:51
DR Congo accuses Rwanda of "protecting" M23 rebel leaders wanted for war crimes and delaying attempts to interview ex-fighters currently in Rwanda.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:49
The Queen's Speech fails to respond to the challenges the country faces, claims Labour.

Invisible barcode could fight crime

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:37
An invisible barcode is being developed that can trace explosives, drugs and bank notes, scientists report.

VIDEO: Inquiry urged over Irish child deaths

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:18
Ireland's government is being urged to hold an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children were found at a former home for unmarried mothers

VIDEO: US government defends Taliban deal

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:13
The US Secretary of Defence, Chuck Hagel, has defended the deal with the Taliban, that led to the release of the American soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

Ballot probe reverses Oxford NUS vote

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:12
Oxford University's student union is likely to remain part of the National Union of Students after allegations of vote rigging in last month's referendum on splitting away.

Spectacular wave tank opens with show

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:01
A giant new wave and tidal energy research facility - the first of its kind in the world - has opened at Edinburgh University.

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