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Train fares eat up commuter savings

Mon, 2014-01-06 02:38
Commuters moving out of London now find that many of the savings are eaten up by higher train fares, according to research.

VIDEO: Memorial for Battle of Waterloo site

Mon, 2014-01-06 02:34
A Belgian farm which played a key role in The Duke of Wellington's victory at the historic Battle of Waterloo is to become a permanent memorial to the British soldiers who fought there. Robert Hall reports.

VIDEO: India launches cryogenic rocket

Mon, 2014-01-06 02:25
India has successfully launched a 1,982-kg communications satellite using an indigenous cryogenically-powered rocket - after recent failed attempts.

VIDEO: Toothbrush 'tells you how well you brush'

Mon, 2014-01-06 02:24
Kolibree's "connected" toothbrush promises to monitor how well someone brushes their teeth, transmitting back data to a smartphone or tablet app.

VIDEO: UK space industry 'big business'

Mon, 2014-01-06 02:00
Chancellor George Osborne says he wants the UK's space industry to triple in size in 20 years time.

Injured Robson out of Hobart event

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:58
British number one Laura Robson pulls out with her Australian Open warm-up event in Hobart with a wrist injury.

Many schools 'short of governors'

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:53
As many as one in four school governor positions are vacant in some areas of England, a campaign estimates.

VIDEO: Escaping a flood-hit village by canoe

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:39
Recent storms have led to severe flooding in several parts of the the UK, with some communities cut off for days.

Frozen returns to top of film chart

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:24
Disney animation Frozen returns to the top of the North American film chart in its seventh week of release, pushing The Hobbit down to third.

Murray to go for fourth Queen's title

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:18
Andy Murray will play at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club in June in the build up to defending his Wimbledon title.

In pictures: US 'big freeze'

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:06
Arctic chill brings freezing weather

Fan stabbed after FA Cup match

Mon, 2014-01-06 01:04
An Oldham Athletic fan is stabbed after watching his team play Liverpool in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Moyes admits doubt over new signings

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Manchester United boss David Moyes is unsure if the players he wants to sign will be available in the January transfer window.

The impact of the chancellor's new cuts

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Will chancellor's cuts help or hinder UK's economic recovery?

Naked man in washing machine rescue

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Police in Australia rescue a naked man who got stuck inside a washing machine while playing a game of hide-and-seek.

Fun run puts tech to the test at CES

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:43
A sneak peek at CES 2014's new fitness tech

VIDEO: CES: Wearable fitness gadget fun run

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:41
A major theme at CES in Las Vegas will be wearable technology. BBC News got a sneak preview after it organised a tech-themed fun run on the Las Vegas strip.

AUDIO: Osborne: Cuts are 'a means to an end'

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:28
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne discusses the UK's economy, saying that "a further £25 billion of cuts" will be needed following the next election.

Drug use 'still issue at prison'

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:25
Drug use and overcrowded cells remain unresolved issues at Dartmoor Prison, inspectors say.

Turner Prize protest over closure

Mon, 2014-01-06 00:22
A protest is staged at the gallery that hosted the Turner Prize exhibition in Londonderry.

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