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VIDEO: School holiday fines 'unfair'

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:40
The number of parental fines in England for children's poor school attendance has risen sharply since the government ban on term-time holidays was introduced, BBC research suggests.

Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:34
Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional seeks to take control of crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines for a "complete overhaul".

VIDEO: Balloon business on the up and up

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:31
BBC business correspondent Ben Thompson visits the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and sees how one British company has become the industry's world leader.

Girl, 6, dies after being hit by car

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:15
A six-year-old girl who was hit by a car with her mother on a road in West Bromwich, dies from her injuries in hospital.

Muddy noodles and Chinese propaganda

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:14
How a Chinese soldiers' meal sparked a propaganda war

VIDEO: Patient: 'We need this wonder drug'

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:07
Mother of four Hayley Kalinins, 33, has terminal cancer and has been on Kadcyla for 18 weeks after being given it through the cancer drug fund, which pays for a limited number of patients to use some treatments. She told BBC Breakfast it was a "wonder drug".

All USB devices 'critically flawed'

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:03
New research calls into question the security of using USBs to connect devices to computers

Celtic reinstated to Champions League

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:03
Celtic are reinstated to the Champions League after Legia Warsaw are punished for fielding an ineligible player.

Severe weather warning is issued

Fri, 2014-08-08 01:00
A warning of severe weather is issued for the whole of Wales as the remains of hurricane Bertha sweeps towards the UK.

The return of the beer cocktail

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:56
Why are beer cocktails becoming popular?

VIDEO: 'Origami' robots fold into action

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:48
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like "real-life transformers".

VIDEO: USB flaw exposes user passwords

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:23
Security researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrates how a significant new flaw affecting USB devices can be exploited.

Lib Dems would end jail for drug use

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:23
The Lib Dems will vow to stop sending people to jail for drug possession in their 2015 election manifesto.

Possible drug link to man's death

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:19
Police investigate the sudden death of a man, aged in his 20s, in Banbridge on Thursday evening.

Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:16
US President Barack Obama says he will launch air strikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities.

VIDEO: Students monitor parents' pollution

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:13
Roads outside Bearsden Academy in Glasgow have become so busy that the children have been resorted to checking-up on their parents.

VIDEO: Rugby league stars face kicking challenge

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:08
Watch stars from each of the four Challenge Cup semi-finalists take on BBC Sport pundit Jon Wilkin's Challenge Cup Challenge

Co-op announces sweeping reforms

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:07
The Co-operative Group outlines radical reforms to the way it is managed following financial problems at the organisation.

Large search for missing snorkeler

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:06
A large-scale search is under way for a missing snorkeler in the Helford River near Falmouth.

Adams: Political process in trouble

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:05
The Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams says the Northern Ireland political process is in trouble and faces its greatest challenge since the Good Friday negotiations.

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