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Poots defends SF 'stench' comments

Thu, 2015-10-08 05:28
The DUP's Edwin Poots defends comments he made that party members have to hold their noses when doing business with Sinn Féin.
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Virgin tops rail complaints list

Thu, 2015-10-08 05:25
Virgin Trains West Coast is named as the rail operator with the highest rate of complaints in Britain for the 11th quarter in a row.
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Scouts to encourage young volunteers

Thu, 2015-10-08 05:13
Young people often lack the chance to help in their local communities as volunteers, suggests research for the Scout Association.
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Bank votes 8-1 to hold UK rates

Thu, 2015-10-08 05:00
The Bank of England votes 8-1 to hold UK interest rates at the record low of 0.5%.
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VIDEO: Timelapse shows Northern Lights from NI

Thu, 2015-10-08 04:52
Photographer David Costley captures timelapse footage of Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, from the County Antrim coast.
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VIDEO: Kashmir lawmakers brawl over beef row

Thu, 2015-10-08 04:20
A Muslim lawmaker from Indian-administered Kashmir is beaten up in the state assembly by members of the Hindu nationalist BJP for hosting a "beef party".
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UK to send troops to Baltic region

Thu, 2015-10-08 04:14
About 100 British military personnel will be sent to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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VIDEO: The battle in Syria's skies

Thu, 2015-10-08 03:55
The battle in Syria's skies explained in 60 seconds.
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Ancient recording of core's birth

Thu, 2015-10-08 03:41
A reassessment of ancient rocks leads scientists to estimate that Earth's inner core started to form earlier than was previously thought, around 1.3 billion years ago.
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What is Russia's endgame in Syria?

Thu, 2015-10-08 03:25
A week on from Russia's first air strikes in Syria, the BBC's Jonathan Marcus asks US-based analyst Michael Kofman what Moscow's strategy and possible endgame in the country might be.
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North starts at centre for Wales

Thu, 2015-10-08 03:03
George North is at centre for Wales as Justin Tipuric, Samson Lee, Paul James, Luke Charteris and Gareth Anscombe start against Australia in the World Cup on Saturday.
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Home sales rising fast, surveyors say

Thu, 2015-10-08 02:19
The number of UK house sales rose at the fastest pace for 16 months in September, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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VIDEO: Trump in court over Scottish wind farm

Thu, 2015-10-08 02:14
Donald Trump's challenge to a planned offshore wind farm will go to the Supreme Court later.
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Which jobs could a 100-year-old do?

Thu, 2015-10-08 01:49
Which jobs could a 100-year-old worker do?
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Great British Bake Off winner crowned

Thu, 2015-10-08 01:41
A record 13.4 million people tuned in to find out who would lift The Great British Bake Off trophy, during a tasty finale.
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VIDEO: Worker left dangling from Houston bridge

Thu, 2015-10-08 01:29
A contractor working for the Texas Department of Transportation is left dangling from a Houston bridge before rescuers manage to pull him to safety.
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India court clears charges against dog

Thu, 2015-10-08 01:27
An Indian court dismisses allegations that a former Delhi minister's pet dog, Don the labrador, would bite his wife on command.
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VIDEO: Worker throws water over armed robber

Thu, 2015-10-08 01:05
A shop assistant who prevented an armed robbery by throwing water over a would-be thief is praised for her bravery.
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In pictures: Hope for Tanzania's albino attack survivors

Wed, 2015-10-07 23:55
Tanzanian children and their new prosthetic limbs
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A guide to the Privy Council

Wed, 2015-10-07 23:50
A guide to the Privy Council - its historical origins, when it meets and the oath of allegiance that members have to swear in order to join.
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