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AUDIO: Dizzee and Brand: A-level material?

Wed, 2014-05-07 07:09
A-level students may be given the opportunity to study the language of Russell Brand and Dizzee Rascal.

Easyjet develops inspection drones

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:47
Easyjet is developing drones to inspect its fleet of Airbus aircraft, and may introduce the flying maintenance robots as early as next year.

Air polluted 'in majority of cities'

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:47
Air pollution in many cities around the world is breaching the World Health Organization's guidelines, a report suggests.

Man Utd not naming new boss this week

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:22
Manchester United will not name their new manager this week, while favourite Louis van Gaal avoids questions about the role.

Barclays to announce hefty job cuts

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:11
Barclays set to slash jobs as investment bank shrinks

VIDEO: Bennett: People are turning to Greens

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:10
Electors are turning to the Green Party whose councillors are "in it for the long-haul" says the party leader.

Author Leslie Thomas dies aged 83

Wed, 2014-05-07 06:09
The best-selling author Leslie Thomas, best known for his national service novel The Virgin Soldiers, dies aged 83.

Sir Tim's web worries

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:39
Sir Tim Berners-Lee's worries for the future of the web

Day in pictures: 7 May 2014

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:36
News photos from past 24 hours: 7 May

Rebels seize back Ukraine city hall

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:36
Pro-Russian separatists seize back the city hall in the southern Ukrainian port of Mariupol, hours after being ousted by security forces.

Who owns Britain's mountains?

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:35
Who owns Britain's favourite mountains?

Fulham's relegation and the curse of Michael Jackson's statue

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:20
Did Fulham FC's relegation have anything to do with the removal of a "lucky" Michael Jackson statue?

Stabbed teacher online abuse arrest

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:10
A third person is arrested over alleged offensive social media posts following the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire.

'Skull Cracker' link to raid probed

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:08
A fugitive armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" may have struck again, with police probing whether he is linked to a new raid.

VIDEO: Flowers admits drug possession

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:07
Former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers has pleaded guilty to drug possession, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Cameron and Miliband clash on Pfizer

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:05
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash at Prime Minister's Questions over the proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by its US rival Pfizer.

Daily Mail pays damages to Rowling

Wed, 2014-05-07 05:03
The Daily Mail prints an apology to author JK Rowling and pays 'substantial damages' over an article it wrote alleging she had told a 'sob story' about being a single mother.

Monk appointed Swansea City manager

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:47
Garry Monk is made Swansea City's permanent manager on a three-year contract after a spell as head coach.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:44
Rent reforms and US firm Pfizer's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca dominate PMQs.

Mango talks for Cameron and India PM

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:41
David Cameron says he is "looking forward" to discussing the EU ban on Indian mango imports with India's new PM.

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