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Builder fined for opening sluice gate

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:26
A builder who tampered with sluice gates during last winter's floods on the Somerset Levels is fined £1,000.

Cheap spyware used by stalkers

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:25
Stalkers and abusers are increasingly using cheap spyware to monitor and harass their victims, a new charity claims.

VIDEO: Strong wind causes plane to divert

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:18
A British Airways plane has had to abort a landing at Leeds Bradford Airport due to strong winds.

Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:16
At least 20 people have been killed in a bombing at a bus station in Gombe city in north-eastern Nigeria, emergency workers say.

VIDEO: How to make artificial snow

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:09
BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood visits Snow Business, a company in Stroud, Gloucestershire, which makes snow for the film industry.

King George VI Chase wide open

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:02
Boxing Day's King George VI Chase is one of the most competitive for years, says horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.

Oyston apologises for abusive texts

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:32
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston "unreservedly apologises" for "unacceptable comments" he sent in reply to texts he received from a fan.

Man 'supplied CIRA with information'

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:30
A man allegedly supplied dissident republicans with information on where a prison officer goes rambling with his children, the High Court is told.

Children's entertainer pleads guilty

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:23
A north Wales children's entertainer pleads guilty to a string of charges relating to child abuse images and drug offences.

Alstom to pay US $772m bribery fine

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:21
Alstom has agreed to pay £772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.

Hollande urges French not to panic

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:11
President Francois Hollande has called for vigilance after a weekend of attacks by men heard shouting Islamic slogans.

Ferrari boss predicts tough 2015

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:11
Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne believes that 2015 is likely to be another difficult year for the Formula 1 team.

VIDEO: Fatalities in Glasgow bin lorry crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:07
Several pedestrians are feared dead after a bin lorry crashed into a group of people in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Child sex abuse police officer jailed

Mon, 2014-12-22 07:00
A Cambridgeshire police officer who committed a series of rapes and child sex attacks is jailed for 14-and-a-half years.

Third death in C. difficile outbreak

Mon, 2014-12-22 06:48
A third person involved in a cluster of cases of C. difficile at Edinburgh royal infirmary dies.

Brighton manager Hyypia resigns

Mon, 2014-12-22 06:45
Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.

Injuries after 'very serious' crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 06:27
A number of people are believed to have been injured after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Mikaeel Kular troll jailed for year

Mon, 2014-12-22 06:18
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.

NYC police chief backs mayor

Mon, 2014-12-22 06:14
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.

'Lunatic' drivers jailed over crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:49
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.