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Driver jailed for killing dad-of-two

Fri, 2014-01-10 05:14
A drink driver who killed a father of two after his vehicle swerved onto the pavement is jailed for five years.

Israel plans new settlement homes

Fri, 2014-01-10 05:09
Israel announces plans to build more than 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Crash pilot 'truly enjoyed' flying

Fri, 2014-01-10 05:09
A pilot who was killed when a United States Air Force (USAF) helicopter crashed died "doing what he truly enjoyed, flying", his father says.

India seeks US official's withdrawal

Fri, 2014-01-10 05:08
India asks the US to withdraw an embassy official as a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York shows no sign of abating.

'Corpse' wakes up in Kenyan mortuary

Fri, 2014-01-10 05:00
Kenyan authorities launch an investigation into how a man declared dead in a hospital woke up alive in its mortuary the next day.

Heathrow calls price cap 'draconian'

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:57
Heathrow accuses the UK's aviation regulator of draconian action, after it capped the amount it is allowed to charge its airlines.

Labour hints at free movement curb

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:47
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna suggests Labour may be interested in restricting free movement for EU workers without a job offer.

Murray draws Soeda in Australian Open

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:45
Andy Murray will play Go Soeda of Japan in the Australian Open first round, while Laura Robson faces Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.

VIDEO: Jedward split up... for TV battle

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:33
John and Edward Grimes, otherwise known as Jedward, talk to BBC Breakfast about battling each other in their TV show

VIDEO: Can a puppet be a terrorist?

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:30
Abla Fahita - the YouTube star accused of terrorism

Civilians told to leave S Sudan city

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:30
The army in South Sudan tells all civilians to leave the city of Bentiu, saying it is on the verge of recapturing the oil hub from rebel forces.

Woman warns father 'will kill again'

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:29
A killer's daughter says she is "frightened to death" after learning he can leave the secure hospital where he is held for hours at a time.

'Chip fault' in crash helicopter

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:13
A helicopter had been cleared to fly when 94 metallic chip detections were discovered in its gearbox eight days before it crashed, an inquiry hears.

Doctor faked own Viagra prescription

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:07
A doctor with "marital difficulties" forged prescriptions for Viagra because he was too embarrassed to see his GP, a court hears.

Shared education campus scheme opens

Fri, 2014-01-10 04:02
Schools across Northern Ireland can now apply for funding to set up shared education campuses.

Allardyce prepared to risk Carroll

Fri, 2014-01-10 03:55
Sam Allardyce says West Ham's parlous position could mean playing Andy Carroll in Saturday's game at Cardiff.

Retail revolution: Online's promise and challenges

Fri, 2014-01-10 03:45
The challenges of getting online sales right

Gmail update fuels privacy fears

Fri, 2014-01-10 03:36
An update to Google's web-based email service, Gmail, allows users to message each other without exchanging email addresses.

Bite 'led to' ruptured spleen death

Fri, 2014-01-10 03:35
A man whose dog bit his leg died from internal bleeding after it led to him suffering a ruptured spleen, police say.

England fight back in Ashes opener

Fri, 2014-01-10 03:27
Arran Brindle and Anya Shrubsole lead the England fightback on the opening day of the Women's Ashes Test against Australia.

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