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VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-12-12 05:12
A look at some of the week's tech headlines including the mail service trialling 3D printing

Brand and Farage trade more insults

Fri, 2014-12-12 05:04
Russell Brand and Nigel Farage continue to trade insults after their clash on the BBC's Question Time show.

VIDEO: Protest against pornography laws

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:58
Hundreds of protestors gather outside Parliament to demonstrate against new pornography laws.

Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:53
Landing on a comet, laser fusion and a working tractor beam are among the physics breakthroughs of the year, as chosen by a leading magazine.

The anti-politics politician?

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:48
Can he change things without getting any votes?

McCoist offers Rangers resignation

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:40
Ally McCoist offers his resignation as manager of Rangers but will remain in charge to face Queen of the South.

VIDEO: The BBC Music Awards' best bits

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:40
BBC News looked back at some of the highlights from the performances.

£500,000 Cardiff heroin gang jailed

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:37
Six members of a gang who were caught with £500,000 worth of heroin to be sold on the streets of Cardiff are jailed.

My way: Ecclestone on F1's future

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:36
How do you replace a man who describes himself as Formula 1's answer to Frank Sinatra, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Google moves engineers out of Russia

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:29
The tech giant says it "remains committed" to Russia but has confirmed that it will be removing its engineering office staff.

AK-47 pose magistrate 'dismissed'

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:25
A city councillor who posted a picture of himself holding an AK-47 rifle on Twitter is dismissed from his role as a magistrate.

Day in pictures: 12 December 2014

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:16
News images from around the world: 12 December

Man guilty of acid attack on teen ex

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:16
An 80-year-old is convicted of masterminding an acid attack on his teenage ex-lover in revenge for her ending their relationship.

VIDEO: Homes slip into sea as storm pounds US

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:06
Stormy weather and high tides have hit the west coast of the US causing homes to collapse into the Pacific ocean.

1998 murder charge is dropped

Fri, 2014-12-12 04:04
A man accused of a 1998 republican murder has the charge against him dropped and is now charged with kidnapping.

Facebook ponders 'dislike' function

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:54
Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, something users have requested in their droves.

Council parking charges 'rise 12%'

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:41
The money councils earn from parking increased 12% in the year to April 2014, according to a survey by the RAC Foundation.

India executive 'sent pro-IS tweets'

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:40
Police in India are investigating claims that a Bangalore business executive is behind an influential pro-Islamic State Twitter account.

'Far right link' in Germany fires

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:33
Far-right arsonists are believed to have caused fires which damaged three buildings earmarked for asylum seekers in southern Germany.

Worry over engineering skills loss

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:28
There is a warning that valuable manufacturing skills could be lost if a bridge building firm shuts in Monmouthshire.