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Bus' destroyed in arson attack'

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:27
A fire which destroyed a bus in Birmingham was the result of a suspected arson attack, the fire service says.

AUDIO: Childminder 'sacked for being too fat'

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:26
Danish childminder Karsten Kaltoft denies he was unable to do his job as a childminder because of his size, as his sacking is considered by the European Court of Justice.

VIDEO: Wellers call for child privacy law

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:22
The wife of rock star Paul Weller has called for a change in the law to stop photos of children being published without parental consent.

Chelsea sign Fabregas from Barcelona

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:22
Chelsea sign Spain and former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal.

SA platinum strike: Deal on table

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:11
An informal agreement that could help end the long-running strike in South Africa's platinum sector is put to striking miners

Murray loses to Stepanek at Queen's

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:01
Andy Murray's 19-match winning streak on grass comes to an end with defeat by Radek Stepanek at Queen's Club.

Bank to get powers to cap mortgages

Thu, 2014-06-12 08:00
The Bank of England will be given new powers to prevent the housing market from overheating, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.

Salmond faces calls to sack adviser

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:59
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond faces further calls to sack one of his senior advisers who made a false claim about the mother of a disabled child.

Major North Sea oil field approved

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:50
An oil and gas explorer is given approval to develop a major North Sea field 100 miles off the Aberdeen coast.

Parents charged with toddler murder

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:49
The parents of a 22-month-old Birmingham boy are charged with his murder.

VIDEO: Hague pledges help over Boko Haram

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:46
British Foreign Minister William Hague announces a new package of "advice and support" for Nigeria, in order to help it combat Islamist miitants Boko Haram.

Why are women being hanged in India?

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:41
Why are women being hanged in India?

Farage declares £205,603 in gifts

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:41
Nigel Farage faces an Electoral Commission fine after declaring £205,603 of "benefits in kind" from the past 10 years.

VIDEO: Hanged Indian woman 'not raped'

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:39
A teenager has been found hanging from a tree in a village in northern India, the fourth woman to die in such a way in recent weeks in Uttar Pradesh state.

Second hospital feed baby dies

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:34
A second baby given suspected contaminated hospital feed has died, but the death is not thought to be related to the infection, says Public Health England.

Iraq delays vote on emergency powers

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:32
Parliament in Baghdad delays voting on a request to grant the prime minister emergency powers as the north slips out of government control.

VIDEO: Jolie: Action must follow summit

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:27
Angelina Jolie has told the BBC that governments around the world can no longer ignore sexual violence in conflict and must begin to tackle the issue.

McCanns' hope 'reinforced' by search

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:22
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann say the fact that recent searches found no trace of their daughter reinforces their belief she could still be alive.

Mayall 'suffered cardiac event'

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:22
Rik Mayall's wife says the comedian "suffered an acute cardiac event" before his death, after a post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.

VIDEO: Dutch discounter sets sights on UK

Thu, 2014-06-12 07:19
Budget-conscious shoppers in London are facing a greater choice for their pound with the arrival of Dutch retailer Hema's first UK branch.
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