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Greek ex-minister guilty in tax case

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:04
Greek ex-Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou is found guilty of tampering with a list of potential tax evaders, receiving a suspended prison sentence.

BBC Scotland unveils debate plans

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:01
BBC Scotland announces plans to hold two party leader debates, one at the beginning of April and a second four days before the election on 7 May.

VIDEO: Did weather play part in plane crash?

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:53
Chris Fawkes looks at the weather conditions in the area at the time of the Germanwings plane crash.

Facebook data row in top EU court

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:51
The future of how Europeans' data is shared with US companies is set to be considered by the EU's highest court.

Mulder and Scully to reopen X-Files

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:50
Cult sci-fi show The X-Files is to return to TV after a 13-year hiatus, with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their FBI agent roles.

VIDEO: Germanwings crash site aerial video

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:47
Aerial video shows the crash site of the Germanwings flight 4U 9525, which was carrying 144 passengers and six crew.

Telefonica finalises £10bn sale of O2

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:45
Telefonica finalises a deal to sell its O2 mobile phone network to Hutchison Whampoa for £10.25bn.

VIDEO: 'Sixteen of our students were on plane'

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:38
Sixteen students and two teachers from Joseph-Koenig school in the German town of Haltern are believed to be among the victims of the crash.

'Naked rambler' refused Euro appeal

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:38
A man known as the "naked rambler" has his claim to be naked in public rejected by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

Short circuit slows LHC restart

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:37
The restart of the Large Hadron Collider is proceeding slowly, with one section of the vast machine trailing behind the other seven in its preparations.

Pop charts struggle to stay relevant

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:30
The move of the Chart rundown from Sunday to Friday is simply the latest development in a constant evolution, says Lizo Mzimba.

VIDEO: Last moments of Germanwings plane

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:28
Germanwings flight 4U 9525 carrying 150 people has crashed in the French Alps on its way from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. Richard Westcott explains what we know so far.

'England could bid for 2026 World Cup'

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:14
England could consider a bid for the 2026 World Cup, says Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.

Twitch issues password warning

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:08
The video game streaming site said that names and addresses, among other personal details, may have been leaked.

Skrtel denies stamp on De Gea

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:00
Liverpool's Martin Skrtel denies an FA charge of violent conduct over an alleged stamp on Manchester United's David de Gea.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

Tue, 2015-03-24 08:56
The Public Accounts Committee take evidence from former HMRC tax boss Dave Hartnett.

Afghan leader makes US troops plea

Tue, 2015-03-24 08:47
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is to meet with President Obama to discuss the pace of the US troop withdrawal from his country.

Talent lost in black hole - Neville

Tue, 2015-03-24 08:44
Phil Neville feels a generation of English talent is disappearing 'down a black hole' due to lack of opportunity.

Woman jailed for 'boiling husband'

Tue, 2015-03-24 08:40
A woman who tried to "boil her husband" by pouring scalding water over his head moments after they agreed to divorce is jailed for four years.

Duggan 'was throwing gun away'

Tue, 2015-03-24 08:37
Mark Duggan was throwing gun away when shot by police in August 2011, sparking England riots, says police watchdog