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RMT union leader Bob Crow dies
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:30:59 GMT)
Co-op accepts chief's resignation
The Co-operative Group has accepted the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, and named his replacement as chief financial officer Richard Pennycook.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:52:10 GMT)
Pardew banned for record seven games
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is handed a record seven-game ban by the FA for his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:41:50 GMT)
MP 'put hand down victim's trousers'
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans put his hand down a man's trousers during a night out, a court is told.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:30:18 GMT)
School meal 'gimmick' claim rejected
Ministers defend plans for more free school meals after a former government adviser called the idea a "bad gimmick".(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:04:15 GMT)
Bank in shake-up after rate criticism
The Bank of England will tighten its governance after criticism of its response to claims of manipulation of foreign exchange rates.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:41:47 GMT)
Journalist dies in Afghanistan attack
A journalist with Swedish and British nationality has been killed in Afghanistan.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:07:22 GMT)
Prescription charge rise in England
The price of NHS prescriptions is to rise by 20 pence in April and again next year.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:35:10 GMT)
New-look iPlayer unveiled by BBC
The BBC has unveiled an update to its on-demand iPlayer service, which will include several new online-only shows for "a BBC Three audience".(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:56:52 GMT)
Woman sues over seagull swoop injury
A woman who claims she was injured when a seagull swooped at her during her lunch-break sues the owners of the building where she worked.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:08:27 GMT)
Lockerbie bombing Iran link claimed
A documentary claims to have uncovered fresh evidence that Iran, not Libya, ordered the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in December 1988.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:32:53 GMT)
Funeral held for baby Eliza-Mae
A funeral is held for a six-day-old baby who died at her home where police later seized two dogs.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:33:08 GMT)
Mail Rail to open as tourist ride
Plans to open The London Post Office Railway - known to many as Mail Rail - as a tourist ride are approved.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:32:17 GMT)
Soldier sentenced for Facebook posts
A Grenadier Guard is called a "disgrace" for sending offensive Facebook posts about a dead three-year-old boy.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:18:12 GMT)
Fracking group eviction order stayed
Fracking protesters win a late legal bid to avoid eviction from a camp near a test drilling site in Barton Moss, Salford.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:48:57 GMT)
Four arrested over Syria fighting
Three men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of travelling to or supporting fighting in war zones, say Manchester police(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:58:37 GMT)
Rise in parents fined for absences
A BBC study suggests there has been a big rise in the number of parents fined for taking their children out of school for holidays(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:37:50 GMT)
Cheryl Cole confirms X Factor return
Pop star Cheryl Cole confirms she is to rejoin ITV's The X Factor, along with the show's creator Simon Cowell, for an 11th series.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:04:59 GMT)
Queen musical to close in West End
We Will Rock You, the hit musical based on the songs of Queen, is to close in the West End after a 12-year run.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:29:02 GMT)
Major NI housing fraud revealed
Homeless families in Northern Ireland are being denied a place to live because of benefit cheats, a BBC Spotlight investigation discovers.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:00:13 GMT)
On the Runs review judge appointed
Lady Justice Hallett is appointed to conduct the independent review of the administrative scheme for dealing with On the Runs.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:27:12 GMT)
Obese pregnant women 'cost NHS more'
Pregnant women who are obese can cost the NHS over a third more than women of healthy weight, a Swansea University study has found.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:13:42 GMT)
Human bones uncovered on cliffs
Human remains, thought to be hundreds of years old, are uncovered by storms on a cliff in the Vale of Glamorgan.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:19:08 GMT)
MoD 'to lose' environment powers
The Ministry of Defence will lose powers for environmental regulation on radioactivity in Scotland, under Scottish government plans.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:05:15 GMT)
Carney says RBS move a 'possibility'
The governor of the Bank of England tells MPs it is "a distinct possibility" that RBS would have to relocate to England if Scotland votes for independence.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:26:41 GMT)
Stolen identity used to give birth
A pregnant woman stole another woman's identity from a social networking site to try to stop her own baby from being removed from her care.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:27:51 GMT)
Two missing after boat capsizes
A search is continuing for two missing men following the death of a man when a speedboat capsized off the Suffolk coast.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:47:37 GMT)
Jezki takes Champion Hurdle victory
Jezki wins the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, but the race is overshadowed by the death of Our Conor after a heavy fall.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:35:16 GMT)
Possession is Arsenal's first problem in Munich
In his regular BBC Sport tactics column, Robbie Savage highlights what Arsenal must do against Bayern Munich(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:02:24 GMT)
The ultimate Formula 1 league table
Using the current Formula 1 points system, BBC Sport ranks drivers from 1950-2013 based on wins, poles, points and titles(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:15:25 GMT)
Do massive dams ever make sense?
A new report argues that large dams are a risky investment - expensive and failing to deliver promised benefits. Why?(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:32:29 GMT)
Are there really 21 million slaves worldwide?
Film director Steve McQueen said at the Academy Awards there are 21 million slaves worldwide. Is that true?(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:53:55 GMT)
Do skiing apps encourage dangerous behaviour?
Smartphone apps which measure skiing speed have been criticised for encouraging dangerous behaviour on the slopes. But are they really so bad?(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:46:57 GMT)
Postal voting 'unviable' says judge
A top judge says postal voting is open to "industrial-scale" fraud - but ministers insist it will not be scrapped.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:04:29 GMT)
Cable wife 'not wild for leadership'
Vince Cable's wife says she is "not wild" about the idea of her husband becoming Liberal Democrat leader.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:49:17 GMT)
Council tax benefit plan 'perverse'
Changes to council tax benefits have weakened work incentives for "up to 225,000" people in England, MPs say.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:19:18 GMT)
VIDEO: House of Commons
MPs are continuing their report-stage scrutiny of the Care Bill.(Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:29:25 GMT)
VIDEO: Kitten upholds Churchill's wish
A rescue kitten has taken up residence at Sir Winston Churchill's former home to honour a request made by the wartime leader.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:01:21 GMT)
VIDEO: Fire station badly damaged in blaze
Dozens of firefighters were called out last night to deal with a blaze - at a fire station.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:53:50 GMT)
AUDIO: £2,500 reward offered for lost Koi
A Hampshire aquatic centre is offering a £2,500 reward for the safe return of their Koi carp who disappeared during the floods.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:13:53 GMT)
VIDEO: MP 'put hand down victim's trousers'
The jury in the trial of former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans, has been hearing evidence from an alleged victim who said Mr Evans assaulted him whilst on a night out in Soho.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:51:39 GMT)
AUDIO: Appeal launched for famous Powys tree
Llanfyllin residents have launched an appeal to save a Powys landmark known as "The Lonely Tree."(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:09:11 GMT)
VIDEO: RMT union leader Bob Crow, 52, dies
Tributes have been paid to the general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union, Bob Crow, who has died at the age of 52.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:40:21 GMT)
VIDEO: Rise in parents fined for absences
The number of parents being fined for taking their children on holiday when they should be at school has risen dramatically, according to BBC research.(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:13:17 GMT)
VIDEO: Sol Campbell: Football abuse 'sick'
Former England international Sol Campbell says abuse he got from fans in his playing days was "sick".(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:16:40 GMT)
The union leader everyone had heard of
The one union leader everyone had heard of(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:53:56 GMT)
Which should come first - cheese or pudding?
Which should come first - cheese or pudding?(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:13:37 GMT)
What is the forex scandal all about?
The alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates explained(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:49:12 GMT)
The forgotten flood that deluged a city
The great deluge that claimed 240 lives and some 5,000 properties(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:43:19 GMT)
'Ghost' voters and the perils of postal ballots
Election fraud and questions over the future of postal ballots(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:29:40 GMT)
VIDEO: What's it like to study circus?
What's it like to study at the National Centre for Circus Arts?(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:35:20 GMT)
MP sex claims and X Factor exclusive - front pages
Cheryl Cole's X Factor 'return' and MP's trial on front pages(Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:41:41 GMT)
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