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The level crossing wars

Thu, 2014-04-17 03:01
The battle over Britain's level crossings

333 new call centre jobs for Derry

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:58
More than 300 call centre jobs are to be created in Londonderry as a result of an investment by an American corporation.

Harrowing text messages as ferry sank

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:53
As ferry sank, students sent parents harrowing text messages

VIDEO: Lighting the way and more arts stories

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:45
A giant light installation in an old gas storage tank in Germany, works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin and US photographer Robert Mapplethorpe side by side in Paris - and more from the world of arts.

Clarity urged on home admissions

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:35
Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots is urged to clarify if the admissions policy on NHS care homes will be changed, following a reprieve for 18 facilities.

Birds of prey deaths increase to 20

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:09
The discovery of another buzzard's body brings the number of birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire to 20.

Busy roads warning ahead of Easter

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:08
Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.

UK housing market 'shows resilience'

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:05
The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.

AUDIO: Google 'not meeting expectations'

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:01
Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares.

Lorry driver held over M26 crash

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:59
A lorry driver is arrested following a five-vehicle pile up on the M26 in Kent in which two people died and seven others were injured.

Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:58
Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.

Women held in school fraud inquiry

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:50
Four women are arrested in connection with an on-going fraud investigation at a Birmingham school.

Earthquake shakes East Midlands

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:40
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the East Midlands is being investigated by geological experts.

VIDEO: Speedy bird remains on the run

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:39
A large bird that looks similar to an ostrich and can run at a speed of up to 40mph is on the loose in the Home Counties after it inexplicably escaped from a field.

Bale targets Real Madrid treble

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:39
Gareth Bale wants to win the treble with Real Madrid after scoring a "really special" winner in the Copa del Rey final.

Artists have unique brain structure

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:35
Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.

How is the Co-operative Group run?

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:27
Why both Labour and Co-op Bank would be happy with a divorce

Marathon speed crackdown in Belgium

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:17
There is a huge response to a speeding crackdown in Belgium, with thousands of people participating.

Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss

Thu, 2014-04-17 01:12
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.

Rock band AC/DC are 'not retiring'

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:43
AC/DC confirm they will continue making music, following news guitarist and founder member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health.

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