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Met 'devastated' by Lawrence report
The head of the Met Police says a report which found officers had spied on the family of murdered Stephen Lawrence is devastating for his force.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:35:43 GMT)
Birmingham City owner Yeung jailed
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:50:16 GMT)
Apology over level crossing deaths
Network Rail offers a "full and unreserved apology" to families bereaved by level crossing accidents, as MPs criticise its handling of deaths in the past.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:20:55 GMT)
Lawyers stage second cuts walkout
Thousands of lawyers opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales are staging their second walkout this year.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:09:58 GMT)
Currency union refusal 'is final'
The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland became independent is final, the chief secretary to the Treasury says.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:33:47 GMT)
Pupils allowed to smoke at school
The head teacher of a school for children with behavioural issues defends a decision to allow students over the age of 14 to smoke.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:21:55 GMT)
Worker dies in Crossrail tunnel
A 43-year-old construction worker on the Crossrail project dies after a piece of concrete falls on to his head in a tunnel.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:45:37 GMT)
Abortion provider hit by data fine
An abortion provider has been fined £200,000 for a data breach that revealed thousands of people's details to a hacker.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:50:49 GMT)
PM and Clegg in foreign staff row
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are criticised for employing foreign domestic staff after a minister attacked the "metropolitan elite" for using cheap migrant workers.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:27:39 GMT)
Tree storm damage 'worst since 1987'
This winter's extreme winds caused the biggest loss of trees in in more than 20 years, according to the National Trust.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:52:48 GMT)
On the Run scheme over says Villiers
No On the Run letters have been issued by the Northern Ireland Office since December 2012 and the scheme is now over, according to the secretary of state.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:55:32 GMT)
Reject 'Europhobia', urges Wood
Plaid Cymru party leader Leanne Wood urges voters to reject "damaging Europhobia" in May's European election as her party meets for its spring conference.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:34:25 GMT)
Teachers' exams marked 'incorrectly'
Mistakes in the marking of literacy and numeracy tests for trainee teachers mean hundreds were incorrectly judged to have passed.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:59:30 GMT)
Careless farming 'adding to floods'
The UK government is discussing new rules to stop farmers contributing to flooding through poor land management.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:24:27 GMT)
Letter bombs 'addressed to NI jail'
Two letter bombs are intercepted at separate postal offices in Northern Ireland and it is understood they were both addressed to Maghaberry Prison in County Antrim.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:46:00 GMT)
Mother sentenced for NHS taxi fraud
A mother who admitted defrauding NHS Fife of more than £38,000 by claiming for fake taxi journeys is given a two-year community payback order.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:38:42 GMT)
Radio 1 extends all-female line-up
A female-only weekend on the BBC station is extended to 39 hours on air to celebrate International Women's Day.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:44:11 GMT)
Lancashire FA tries 'Silent Weekend'
Adults watching youth matches in Lancashire this weekend are urged to take part in a 'Silent Weekend' initiative.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:28:02 GMT)
Voters 'rate economy over politics'
People in Northern Ireland pay more attention to economic issues than political ones, according to research for a charity group.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:26:18 GMT)
Gay rights strategy consultation set
A public consultation on a long-delayed strategy to underpin the rights of gay people is set to begin next week.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:05:40 GMT)
Murder arrest after prisoner death
A prisoner is arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of an inmate at Cardiff jail.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:41:53 GMT)
Blaenau Gwent agrees £10m savings
Blaenau Gwent councillors vote for £10m budget savings in the next financial year, while Carmarthenshire councillors do a U-turn on increasing pitch fees.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:01:06 GMT)
Crime falls by 22% in four years
Reported crime rates in Scotland fell by almost a quarter over the past four years, according to government figures.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:45:35 GMT)
Games volunteer uniforms unveiled
The uniforms that will be worn by Commonwealth Games volunteers are unveiled during a huge induction event in Glasgow.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:48:33 GMT)
Sex abuse head 'faces life sentence'
The headmaster of a former Norfolk boarding school is warned he faces a life sentence after admitting indecently assaulting boys.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:51:40 GMT)
Storm-hit towns bid for £64m fund
Areas hit by storms will get priority when the next round of coastal regeneration money is handed out, ministers say.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:33:58 GMT)
Morgan replaces Vunipola for England
Gloucester's Ben Morgan replaces the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight for England's Six Nations match against Wales.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:17:03 GMT)
Ball comes in for injured Charteris
Wales have lost lock Luke Charteris to injury for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England with Jake Ball taking over.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:11:11 GMT)
Why do people wear a monocle?
Reports suggest there has been a surge in hipsters wearing monocles, but why do people usually wear them?(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:03:23 GMT)
The Somali love of 'rude' nicknames
Justin Marozzi on Somalia's popular but politically-incorrect nicknames.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:38:49 GMT)
The far-flung British islands of the South Atlantic
Photographer Jon Tonks' journey to four remote UK Overseas Territories.(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:33:22 GMT)
EU vote plan blights UK, says Cable
David Cameron's commitment to an in/out referendum on Europe is "blighting" investment in the UK, Vince Cable warns.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 04:04:14 GMT)
UKIP 'has cleansed' Tories, says MP
The UK Independence Party has done the Conservatives an "enormous favour" by "cleansing" the Tories of views it finds distasteful, a Tory MP claims.(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:15:40 GMT)
Elvis beats Lib Dems in by-election
A pensioner dressed as Elvis beats the Liberal Democrats into last place in a Nottingham by-election.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:50:52 GMT)
VIDEO: House of Commons
Theresa May announces a judge-led public inquiry into undercover policing.(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:04:25 GMT)
VIDEO: WW1 practice battlefield 'found'
A replica World War One battlefield where soldiers trained in trench warfare before being sent to the front has been 'discovered' in Hampshire(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:54:16 GMT)
VIDEO: Keith and Crawford in Queen's honours
Penelope Keith and Michael Crawford are among the latest names to be honoured by the Queen, at a ceremony in Windsor Castle.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:51:26 GMT)
VIDEO: Inside an illustrator's imagination
Children's book illustrator Emma Levey talks BBC News through the process of bringing imagination to the printed page.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:30:16 GMT)
VIDEO: Coma patients 'put on exercise bike'
Critically ill patients in Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital are put on an exercise bike to help speed up their recovery.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:29:28 GMT)
VIDEO: Grayling effigy at legal aid protest
Celebrities including actress Maxine Peake and former Blur drummer David Rowntree have joined thousands of protesters opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:16:00 GMT)
AUDIO: School 'banned' my anorexic daughter
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:55:53 GMT)
VIDEO: Rail boss makes level crossing apology
The head of Network Rail Mark Carne has offered a "full and frank apology" to people affected by accidents and fatalities at level crossings.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:22:26 GMT)
VIDEO: Usher Hall celebrates its centenary
The Usher Hall, in Edinburgh, is celebrating its centenary as one of the world's greatest concert halls.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:52:15 GMT)
Village green fears after ruling
Campaigners fear for village greens after Supreme Court ruling(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:02:17 GMT)
England v Wales - a game for the ages
Why this Six Nations fixture matters so much(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:51:32 GMT)
The restaurants that thrive on insulting their diners
The restaurants that thrive on insulting their diners(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:32:44 GMT)
Quiz of the week's news
Whose hat raised $44,100 in an auction this week?(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:35:52 GMT)
Lost joys: Hunting down missing movies
The previously lost films being re-released(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:01:19 GMT)
Fishermen's storm suffering goes on
How the storms have left fishermen facing ruin(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:25:37 GMT)
How David Cameron got lampooned on Twitter
How David Cameron found himself lampooned on Twitter(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:07:17 GMT)
Why is the BBC closing a TV channel?
The closure of BBC Three explained(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:29:01 GMT)
Lawrence police's 'sickening betrayal' - front pages
Papers on the police handling of Stephen Lawrence's murder(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:53:58 GMT)
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