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Police ombudsman wins review right

Fri, 2014-06-13 09:11
The police ombudsman wins the right to a judicial review of the PSNI chief constable's decision to withhold information about 60 murders.

Chelsea defender Luiz to join PSG

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:50
Paris St-Germain announce the signing of Chelsea defender David Luiz on a five-year contract.

Oil markets spike on Iraq concerns

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:44
The price of Brent crude spiked on Friday after rising this week over concerns about the ongoing insurgency in Iraq

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:42
Drinking strong black coffee cleans your teeth, plus more nuggets from the week's news.

Liberals win majority in Ontario

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:40
The Ontario Liberal Party has won a majority in the provincial legislature in a surprising result.

Ukrainian forces win back port city

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:35
Government troops break the rebel hold on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol in a dawn raid, as separatists boost their arsenal with tanks.

Few new dads take extra paid leave

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:24
Fewer than one in 50 new fathers are using their right to extra paid time off if their partner goes back to work after having a baby, latest figures suggest.

Weekendish: The origins of chunder and Slender Man

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:15
The origins of chunder and other reads from the site this week

France rail strike halts many trains

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:07
A strike by train staff in France - already three days old - halts many rail services and is set to run into the weekend.

'No NI21 action' over sex claims

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:03
The NI21 political party decides no action will be taken over allegations of inappropriate sexual activity by its leader, it is understood.

Mother and newborn girl in M40 crash

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:03
A woman in her late twenties is killed and her newborn baby girl in the same car is airlifted to hospital after a collision on the M40, police say.

African elephants' 'survival threat'

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:02
The survival of Africa's elephants is under threat, with estimated poaching levels well above their birth rate, an environmental report says.

Police 'misled' on school abuse

Fri, 2014-06-13 08:00
Police investigating alleged paedophiles linked to a residential school were not shown a crucial report which should have led to arrests, an ex-detective says.

Open prison 'loses 89 inmates'

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:49
Eighty-nine prisoners are unaccounted for after walking out of Ford Open Prison in West Sussex, the BBC learns.

Miliband 'sorry' over Sun picture

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:45
Ed Miliband apologises for any offence caused after he posed with a copy of the Sun newspaper, amid criticism from Labour MPs.

Vote to retain Suu Kyi election ban

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:34
A parliamentary committee in Burma votes to retain a constitutional clause barring opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from standing for president.

'Problem' in early years inspections

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:27
Ofsted has a "fundamental problem" with the quality of its inspections of early years education, says the Pre-School Learning Alliance.

Egypt asks YouTube to remove video

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:20
Egypt asks YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted during a rally supporting the country's newly elected president.

Thai junta lifts nationwide curfew

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:09
The military junta running Thailand lifts a nationwide curfew imposed when they seized power last month following anti-government protests.

How rape and violence returned India to the headlines

Fri, 2014-06-13 07:07
How rape and violence returned India to the headlines
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