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'Unlawful' payments to council heads

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:33
Two councils made "unlawful" payments to their chief executives, the public spending watchdog says.

AUDIO: Plan B: young seen as 'animals'

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:31
Plan B claims that prejudice towards jobless young people is putting them off trying to find work.

Newcastle appeal against Remy ban

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:30
Newcastle United appeal against Loic Remy's automatic three-match ban following the striker's dismissal against Norwich.

Man 'will take food from bins again'

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:26
A man who was charged under the 1824 Vagrancy Act after removing items from bins outside an Iceland store vows to continue taking "unused food".

VIDEO: McConaughey's career transformation

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:23
Actor Matthew McConaughey on his transformation from romantic comedy lead to Oscar-nominated actor.

Flood damage costs run into millions

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:16
Millions of pounds in costs are expected to be listed in Natural Resources Wales' review of coastline damage from recent storms.

Leading Bangladesh Islamist to hang

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:13
The head of Bangladesh's main Islamist party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, is sentenced to death for arms smuggling, prompting fears of fresh unrest.

In pictures: Britain's wet January

Thu, 2014-01-30 03:04
UK storms and flooding

Military deciding on flood plan

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:54
Military planners are to meet with council officials in Somerset later to see what support is needed to help the flood-hit county.

VIDEO: Playing the piano to riot police

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:54
Playing classical music to riot police

Archbishops criticise anti-gay laws

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:47
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have told the leaders of Nigeria and Uganda that gay people should be valued and not victimised.

VIDEO: US GDP: Green firm's rapid growth

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:43
Ahead of the latest figures on US GDP, Michelle Fleury reports from a New York firm that has seen rapid growth.

Labour leadership reforms move ahead

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:43
Plans to reform Labour leadership elections are expected to go before the party's national executive committee this weekend.

Clegg opposes child car smoking ban

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:30
The deputy prime minister says he opposes a ban on smoking in cars carrying children - but the idea looks closer to law as MPs are offered a free vote.

Whatever happened to the term New Man?

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:24
The New Man was once a radical way to describe a male who wholeheartedly accepted domestic life. But 30 years on, what has happened to the term?

Stormy times for emerging markets

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:20
Stormy times for emerging markets

AUDIO: Food bin thefts 'fed 30 people'

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:09
William James, one of the three men arrested for stealing food from bins outside an Iceland store in October, explains why he does it.

Fast turn led to speedboat tragedy

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:05
A TV executive and his daughter died after he tried to execute a fast turn in their speedboat, investigators find.

Mum and boy's deaths 'preventable'

Thu, 2014-01-30 02:04
The partner of a woman murdered alongside her young son insists their deaths could have been prevented, contradicting a serious case review's findings.

VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with limo assault

Thu, 2014-01-30 01:47
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, in his second court appearance in a week.

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