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Why is diesel now bad news?

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:06
The backlash against a fuel once seen as clean

DJ Fox arrested over more allegations

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:05
DJ Neil Fox, who is facing four sexual assault allegations, is arrested over another three allegations made by different women.

Senior UKIP official suspended

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:55
UKIP says it has suspended general secretary Roger Bird amid allegations of impropriety in relation to candidate selection.

Remembering 'fiercely funny' disability activist Stella Young

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:45
The 'fiercely funny' comedian and disability activist

Men arrested in Cairo bathhouse raid

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:36
More than 30 men are arrested on a night-time raid on a bathhouse in Cairo and accused of debauchery, a charge used to prosecute gay people.

FA contact Pearson over fan row

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:32
The Football Association has asked Leicester manager Nigel Pearson for his observations after an altercation with a fan.

Man 'killed ex and girl with machete'

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:27
A man beat his ex-partner to death with a machete, hammer and screwdriver and slit his baby daughter's throat before leaving a note blaming his ex for what he had done, a court hears.

VIDEO: 'Poor people don't know how to cook'

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:08
Conservative peer Baroness Jenkin has apologised for saying "poor people don't know how to cook".

Viewpoint: Black victims unfairly blamed

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:02
In the wake of several high-profile cases involving black Americans killed after encounters with the police, writers Stacey Patton and David J Leonard examine why blame is often shifted to the deceased.

VIDEO: Prince and President in Oval Office

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:54
The Duke of Cambridge meets Barack Obama at the White House - telling the US President that in the excitement of Prince George's birth he forgot to check whether he was a boy or a girl.

Tackle arts diversity or 'face cuts'

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:44
The Arts Council announces plans that could see organisations face a cut in funding if they fail to improve diversity.

Diplomats guilty of tobacco fraud

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:36
Gambian diplomats who sold tax-free tobacco from their London embassy are found guilty of cheating the UK taxpayer out of almost £4.8m.

Man City open £200m training complex

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:36
Accommodation with decor designed by sleep experts is a key element of Manchester City's new £200m training complex.

VIDEO: 'I can last a week without eating'

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:31
The number of people using food banks is rising to unprecedented levels, according to a parliamentary report on hunger. The BBC's Michael Buchanan speaks to the families struggling to feed themselves.

Prince William in first Obama talks

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:21
The Duke of Cambridge meets US President Barack Obama at the White House before addressing the World Bank on wildlife crime.

VIDEO: Uber cabs ban after Delhi 'rape'

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:20
Delhi's transport department bans the use of Uber taxi-booking services in the city after a driver allegedly raped a female passenger.

Peer sorry for 'poor can't cook' remarks

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:12
Conservative peer Baroness Jenkin apologies after saying "poor people don't know how to cook".

Anger at Turkish school faith plans

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:07
Proposals to introduce compulsory religious classes for young children in Turkey face heavy criticism from opponents.

Man crushed under lorry during fight

Mon, 2014-12-08 06:49
A man is killed after being crushed under a lorry following a fight in Edinburgh's Ferry Road.

Oil keeps sliding on oversupply fears

Mon, 2014-12-08 06:47
The price of oil hits another five-year low as fears of oversupply continue to mount.

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