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Gleision case 'fundamentally flawed'

Fri, 2014-06-13 03:08
The case against a mine manager accused of manslaughter over the deaths of four miners who drowned is "fundamentally flawed," a defence counsel tells Swansea Crown Court.

Monty Python reunion set for TV

Fri, 2014-06-13 03:06
The final Monty Python reunion show at London's O2 Arena is to be broadcast live on Gold on 20 July.

VIDEO: 'Cost of electricity went up 300%'

Fri, 2014-06-13 03:00
Suzanne Vanhooymissen reports on the daily blackouts and rising cost of energy in Ghana, crippling many businesses there.

Forced marriage calls rise - NSPCC

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:56
The number of calls to ChildLine from children worried about forced marriage has nearly trebled in the last three years, the NSPCC says.

VIDEO: Chocolate: A tasty profit?

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:51
Without funding and more say in how their industry is run, chocolate is not so sweet for many cocoa traders and farmers in Africa.

Husband praises Baltacha's strength

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:48
The husband of Elena Baltacha praises his late wife's "incredible strength" during her treatment for liver cancer.

Iraq militants seize new towns

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:45
Islamist-led militants in Iraq seize two new towns, as the US says it is looking at all options to help embattled Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.

Hillary Clinton opposes 'Yes' vote

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:39
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells the BBC she would "hate" for Britain to "lose Scotland".

Missing cruise worker new probe call

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:37
The parents of a cruise worker who went missing on a Disney-owned ship in 2011, call for police to re-interview two people about their daughter's disappearance.

Setback for Cameron in Juncker fight

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:32
The main European Parliament groups back Jean-Claude Juncker as David Cameron steps up his campaign for an alternative candidate for the top EU job.

VIDEO: Could hairdryers get girls to do PE?

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:25
The head of Sport England Jennie Price says providing girls with hair drying facilities at school could encourage the more image-conscious to get involved in PE.

Rooney wants to be England's Suarez

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:25
Rooney wants a partnership with Sturridge at the 2014 Fifa World Cup that emulates his colleague's success with Suarez.

Rate rise hint sends pound higher

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:15
The pound nears a five-year high after the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, signalled interest rates may rise this year.

US to sell seized Silk Road Bitcoins

Fri, 2014-06-13 02:03
The US government will auction $18m worth of the virtual currency Bitcoin, seized by the FBI when it raided the notorious Silk Road online marketplace last year.

VIDEO: Comic Djalili's World Cup effort

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:54
With no official England song, comic Omid Djalili has penned his own World Cup chant

Somali militants impose dress code

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:52
Somalia's al-Shabab militants round up around 100 women and order them to comply with a strict Islamic dress code or risk being whipped.

Pandas denied World Cup pundit role

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:46
A panda centre in western China has pulled out of an attempt to get its giant bears to predict the scores of World Cup matches.

Mortgage cap 'won't be used soon'

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:37
Mortgage lenders say that a cap on the size of mortgage loans is unlikely to be "the first tool in the box" to cool the housing market.

Morgan shows 'signs of improvement'

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:27
Comedian Tracy Morgan is showing signs of improvement following his accident on Saturday, according to his publicist.

VIDEO: Forced into marriage, pregnant by 13

Fri, 2014-06-13 01:26
New laws are coming into effect which will make forced marriage a criminal offence.

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