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Mother charged with three murders
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:12:37 GMT)

Police make Syria plea to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:04 GMT)

Crime falls 15% in England and Wales
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:30:39 GMT)

Court 'failed' killed baby boy
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:08:02 GMT)

Post Office staff agree pay deal
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:57:13 GMT)

FBI probe teacher 'abused boys in UK'
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors confirms.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:31:00 GMT)

PM right on Christianity, says Welby
The Archbishop of Canterbury backs David Cameron for stating that the UK is a "Christian country", calling criticism of his remarks "baffling".
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:55:52 GMT)

DJ Travis denies indecent assault
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:35:38 GMT)

Coulson 'regrets' exposing Blunkett
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he regrets his decision to expose ex-home secretary David Blunkett's affair in the paper.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:46:35 GMT)

Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:43:40 GMT)

Seven injured in silo explosion
Seven people - including firefighters - are injured after a fire and explosion at an industrial estate in Moray.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:57:11 GMT)

Firefighters to stage fresh strikes
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades Union says.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:24:43 GMT)

BBC suspends its CBI membership
The BBC announces it is to suspend its membership of the employers' organisation the CBI during the Scottish independence referendum campaign.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:56:52 GMT)

Cornish granted UK minority status
Cornish people are granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:16:40 GMT)

Corrie star denies drink-driving
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:26:45 GMT)

Hillsborough 'failures' took dreams
A father whose son's life "ended abruptly" at Hillsborough had his dreams cut short because of the "failures of others", an inquest hears.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:52:24 GMT)

Treats in moderation make kids happy
Seven-year-olds are happier when they are allowed sweets, snacks and television in moderation, suggests a study of children's well-being.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:44:57 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys premiere at BBC Proms
An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys about the life of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is to have its world premiere at this year's BBC Proms.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:56:19 GMT)

Gun attack on house 'was hate crime'
A family of seven escape injury in a gun attack on a house in west Belfast in an incident being treated as a hate crime by police.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:57:29 GMT)

Further IT problems for Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, reports problems with its computer systems, as some customers are debited twice for cash machine withdrawals.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:16:24 GMT)

Miner ran for his life from pit
A miner working in a Swansea Valley mine on the day four men died when it flooded tells how he ran for his life.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:33:03 GMT)

Pupil school rape 'never happened'
A boy accused of raping a fellow pupil at a north Wales primary school tells a jury the alleged attack never happened.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:37:22 GMT)

Police search after eagle disappears
Police say they are investigating the disappearance of the first white-tailed sea eagle to be raised in the east of Scotland in almost 200 years.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:36:32 GMT)

Murder confession 'bullying' claim
The Elaine Doyle murder trial hears that a man who admitted killing the teenager was "bullied" into confessing.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:17:04 GMT)

Boy, 13, repeatedly raped sister, 9
A teenage boy who carried out a "campaign of rape" against his younger sister is given a 10-year custodial sentence.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:47 GMT)

Buddha tattoo woman offered holiday
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo says she has been given a free holiday as "an apology".
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:09:17 GMT)

Martinez tips Moyes for rapid return
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:35 GMT)

Home nations in Euro 2020 scrap - SFA
Scotland will need to outdo their closest neighbours if Glasgow is to be a Euro 2020 host city, says SFA chief Stewart Regan.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:02:11 GMT)

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
Every year hundreds of Mexican men die as they attempt to cross into the US, leaving their families with a terrible uncertainty
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:11:23 GMT)

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble
Shakespeare mentions the European Starling once, in Henry IV Part I. That moved a 19th Century Shakespeare enthusiast to introduce the bird into America.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:43 GMT)

Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian country
David Cameron's remarks that the UK is a "Christian country" were criticised by a group of public figures. What are the arguments for and against?
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:14:31 GMT)

Clegg: Lib Dems must fight EU myths
Nick Clegg pits his party's "optimism and openness" against the "fears and falsehoods" of isolationists at the launch of the Lib Dem campaign for the European elections.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:16:12 GMT)

UKIP bans 'racist views' candidate
UKIP suspends a council candidate featured in its latest election broadcast for expressing "repellent" views on Twitter.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:43:34 GMT)

Tories would end wind farm subsidies
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:42:36 GMT)

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
(Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT)

VIDEO: Tattoo woman 'treated like criminal'
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she was treated "like a criminal" when she was held by the authorities.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:25:29 GMT)

VIDEO: Labour looks to sever Co-op links
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:48:49 GMT)

VIDEO: Teacher 'abused boys in UK'
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors has said.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:08:29 GMT)

VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool
BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:01:38 GMT)

AUDIO: The effects of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Kelly Fletcher explains the serious genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:36:16 GMT)

AUDIO: British Jihadists 'are very naive'
A former British radical, Usama Hasan, warns that young people are 'noble' but 'naive' by becoming Jihadists.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:08 GMT)

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:20:40 GMT)

VIDEO: Elderly demands exceed family help
The number of older people in England needing care at home will soon outstrip the number of family members able to provide it, according to an influential think tank.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:46:20 GMT)

Will minority status help Cornwall?
What does minority status mean for Cornwall?
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:03 GMT)

Food Photographer of the Year 2014
Are these the best food photographs of the past year?
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:45:02 GMT)

The unlikely debt capital of Britain
The unlikely debt capital of Britain
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:09:32 GMT)

How is the Co-operative Group run?
Why both Labour and Co-op Bank would be happy with a divorce
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:27:25 GMT)

A change of tack on Syria
A change of tack on Britons heading for Syria
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:46:32 GMT)

The real story of Frank Sidebottom
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:22:04 GMT)

Sign language dialects 'in decline'
The decline of regional dialects for the deaf
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:39:06 GMT)

Afghanistan: Protecting the withdrawal
How do you train to protect UK troops leaving Afghanistan?
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:04:43 GMT)

Are gardeners wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?
Is it wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:42:23 GMT)

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers
Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death in papers
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:02:43 GMT)

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