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1,000 Coventry council jobs to go

BBC - 57 min 57 sec ago
One thousand jobs are to go at Coventry City Council as the authority aims to make savings of £60m by 2017/18.

Gas firm obtains quarry injunction

BBC - 1 hour 7 min ago
A company that plans to use fracking to extract natural gas in County Fermanagh has said it has obtained an injunction to prevent unlawful access to a quarry.

Shaw deal too expensive - Mourinho

BBC - 1 hour 10 min ago
Jose Mourinho says he pulled out a bid to sign Luke Shaw this summer because his wage demands would have "killed" Chelsea.

Woman airlifted after A87 crash

BBC - 1 hour 14 min ago
A woman is airlifted to Raigmore Hospital following a crash on the A87 in the Highlands involving a minibus.

VIDEO: Athletes' ten day journey to Games

BBC - 1 hour 24 min ago
The team of athletes from the remote Atlantic island of St Helena had an epic, ten day journey to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

VIDEO: CBeebies goes classical at Proms

BBC - 1 hour 32 min ago
The BBC Philharmonic is staging the first ever Cbeebies event at the Proms.

Israel and Hamas begin 12-hour truce

BBC - 1 hour 36 min ago
A 12-hour humanitarian pause has begun in Gaza, as international efforts continue to secure a longer truce between Israel and Hamas.

English councils propose 'Tesco tax'

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".

Friends widen missing man Crete hunt

BBC - 1 hour 44 min ago
Friends of a 73-year-old Denbigh man missing in Crete say they remain hopeful of a lead as they mount their own search on the island.

More train disruption after storms

BBC - 2 hours 2 min ago
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.

Game of Thrones adds new characters

BBC - 2 hours 3 min ago
New additions for season five are announced at Comic Con event in San Diego.

'Plundered treasure' back at graves

BBC - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 2:20am
Treasure that was plundered from the historic Sutton Hoo burial mounds is returned to the site in the form of a replica.

Fewer 'nimbys' and 'poor doors' - papers

BBC - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:42am
Different trends affecting the housing market are reported on some of Saturday's front pages, while the papers reflect on positive economic news.

VIDEO: Russia angry at US 'smear campaign'

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:42pm
Russia has accused the United States of conducting a 'smear campaign' over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine conflict, as the European Union expands its blacklist of Russian individuals and organisations.

US 'will send migrant youths home'

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:12pm
President Obama says undocumented immigrant children without legal claims to be in the US will be sent home, as he meets Central American leaders.

Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:46pm
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.

Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:21pm
Tedium, tragedy and tar: the slowest drops in science

Preventing injury and illness in athletes

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:59pm
Preventing injury and illness in athletes

Russia angry at US 'smear campaign'

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:00pm
Russia's foreign ministry rejects accusations from the US that its troops have been firing on Ukrainian soldiers from within Russia.

Authors and actors revive cricket rivalry

BBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:32pm
Are authors or actors better at cricket?