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Dead man cleared of attempted rape

Thu, 2015-04-30 05:35
A man who was convicted of attempting to rape a doctor is cleared of the crime six months after his death.

VIDEO: The election 'muffinometer'

Thu, 2015-04-30 05:26
Jon Kay visits a family of bakers in Manchester to see what they think about the election campaign

VIDEO: Woolly promises? Knitted party leaders

Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A woman in Deal has knitted versions of all the seven main party leaders.

Police boss 'asked to concoct story'

Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A former South Yorkshire Police chief told a man he had been asked to "concoct a story" blaming Liverpool fans for the Hillsborough disaster, the inquests hear.

'No mercy' if CAR abuse proven

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:47
French President Francois Hollande says there will be "no mercy" for any soldiers found to have abused children in the Central African Republic.

UKIP complains over BBC quiz show

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:44
UKIP objects to police over comments about leader Nigel Farage on an episode of BBC One's topical quiz Have I Got News For You.

Mother leaves gas deaths inquest

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:39
The mother of two children who died from carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Greece walks out of the inquest into their deaths.

Animal ban for live bait snake owner

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:31
A man is banned from keeping animals over the appalling treatment of mice, rats and rabbits which he intended to feed to his pet snakes.

Men jailed for 'spiked drinks' rape

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:24
Three men are jailed for raping a 19-year-old woman they plied with drink and drugs during a party in Brighton.

Royal baby: When to induce?

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:21
What happens if a woman opts to have her labour induced?

Pearson to Keegan - the best rants

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:15
From Pearson to Kinnear, Ferguson to Benitez and Keegan's "I would love it" - the best managerial rants.

Stadium safety adviser was 'bullied'

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:04
A safety expert has told a Stormont committee he was put under "undue pressure" to approve plans for the new Casement Park GAA ground.

Secret app 'worth $100m' shut down

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:51
One of the founders of high-profile tech start-up Secret is shutting down the anonymous messaging service.

N Korea 'may have restarted reactor'

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:51
Satellite pictures taken earlier this year suggest that North Korea may have restarted one of its nuclear reactors, a US think-tank says.

Saving baby Sebastian

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:40
Mark Easton: Are election promises too short-term to help this baby?

Google 'should be allowed in exams'

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:37
Internet search engines such as Google should be allowed in public examinations, an exam board chief says.

Secret fails fast - but did Silicon Valley fail too?

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:33
The failure of the Secret app throws light on Silicon Valley's investment strategies.

'No Moscow visit' for N Korea leader

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:12
Russia says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will no longer attend Moscow's World War Two commemorations, due to "internal issues".

Evans criticises gender divide

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:12
Reanne Evans criticises World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn's efforts to close the gender divide in the sport.

Head used school cash to do up house

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:09
A head teacher who stole £30,000 from her school to refurbish her house is jailed for a year.