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Co-op Bank confirms £1.3bn losses

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:59
The Co-operative Bank has confirmed it has made a loss of £1.3bn for 2013 and said it will not pay out £5m to former executives.

China upholds Xu Zhiyong sentence

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:58
A high court in China upholds the four-year jail term given to prominent rights and transparency activist Xu Zhiyong.

Task force to find refinery saviour

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:43
A task force is set up to prevent the closure of the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven and protect 400 jobs.

VIDEO: How should UK deal with coastal erosion?

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:39
The National Trust calls for a new approach to planning and managing the future of Britain's coastline.

Japan approves new energy plan

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:27
The Japanese government approves an energy plan that backs the use of nuclear power, despite public anxiety after the Fukushima disaster.

Men ‘don’t know to do cancer check ’

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:01
A new study by a cancer charity found 68% of men say they do not know how to check themselves for testicular cancer.

Academic Richard Hoggart dies at 95

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:47
Academic and author Richard Hoggart, whose writing influenced ideas about the quality of contemporary life and the power of the media, dies at the age of 95.

Man arrested over woman's death

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:23
A 19-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a 51-year-old woman in the Crookston area of Glasgow.

MP cleared and Kate 'Middle Earth'

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:08
Papers react to the acquittal of ex-Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans on sex charges, and report the latest royal engagements in New Zealand.

VIDEO: Zara Tindall: Back in the saddle

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:03
Zara Tindall has told the BBC she is back riding almost three months after giving birth to her daughter Mia Grace Tindall.

US condemns Russia gas warnings

Thu, 2014-04-10 20:46
The US accuses Russia of using gas supplies to try to control Ukraine, as Nato defends the accuracy of satellite images of Russian troops near the border.

VIDEO: Javid: 'Public right to judge Miller'

Thu, 2014-04-10 19:30
Former Culture Secretary Maria Miller "did do something wrong" and the public were right to judge her, the man who has replaced her has said.

VIDEO: Rio robbery attempt caught on camera

Thu, 2014-04-10 18:30
A Brazilian woman has narrowly avoided being robbed - while being interviewed about local crime.

Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

Thu, 2014-04-10 18:19
Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-04-10 18:17
What feat did this dog perform on a train line?

VIDEO: How St Paul's WW1 memorial was created

Thu, 2014-04-10 18:05
A behind-the-scenes look at how artist Gerry Judah created twin sculptures for St Paul's Cathedral to commemorate World War One.

Can you live without processed food?

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:51
Can you live without processed food?

Queen and Margaret Thatcher back on stage

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:49
Why the Queen and Margaret Thatcher are back on stage

Tove Lo: A Swedish pop star in waiting

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:47
Swedish singer Tove Lo dissects her hit single Stay High

UK fugitives sought in Cyprus

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:45
The National Crime Agency and Crimestoppers release a list of 11 wanted men thought to be hiding in Cyprus.
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