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AUDIO: Man held for giving wife pain patch

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:21
An elderly man was locked up for seven hours after giving his wife a painkiller patch at her care home.

VIDEO: The films making science captivating

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:20
David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.

Ukraine in offer to troubled east

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:14
Ukraine's interim PM Yatsenyuk offers more powers to the turbulent east, where armed pro-Russian protesters are defying the government.

California teen bus crash kills 10

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:14
Ten people, including five teenage students, are killed in a fiery bus crash in California, authorities say.

AUDIO: Whistleblower resigns from police

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:55
A police whistleblower, who raised concerns about the Metropolitan Police's crime statistics, explains why he resigned.

Roman site fall damages bid fails

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:48
A woman who fell over a wall at a Roman site while looking for somewhere to urinate after a night out drinking loses her claim for damages.

AUDIO: Pope asks forgiveness for clergy abuse

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:41
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the evil committed by Roman Catholic priests who've sexually abused children.

CPS 'right to take Evans to court'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:37
The director of public prosecutions insists that the Crown Prosecution Service was right to take the Nigel Evans sex abuse case to court.

AUDIO: Julie Walters on her Bafta nod

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:30
Actress Julie Walters, will be inducted into the Bafta Fellowship, at this year's television Baftas in May

Nirvana inducted to Hall of Fame

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:27
REM singer Michael Stipe inducts grunge group Nirvana to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

China upholds Xu Zhiyong sentence

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:26
A high court in China upholds the four-year jail term given to prominent rights and transparency activist Xu Zhiyong.

Mother denies son's diet neglect

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:25
A woman denies child neglect and cruelty by feeding her son a diet of oats and vegetables and making him sleep on cardboard.

'European Rugby Cup won't hurt game'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:06
Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty says the new European Rugby Champions Cup will benefit the sport.

Chelsea face Atletico in Champions League

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:05
Chelsea are drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, while Real Madrid face holders Bayern Munich.

Research firm to create 200 jobs

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:30
A Wrexham-based company which provides data research to the banking industry is to create 200 jobs due to growing demand.

VIDEO: Fixed or floating election voters?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:20
Have voters already made up their minds about the general election, or is their vote still up for grabs?

'Grunting teens need speech classes'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:13
A former speech-writer to Tony Blair says schools need to do more to help teenagers improve their communication skills.

AUDIO: Unison warns over paramedics' stress

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:06
The ambulance service is on the verge of breaking down because of paramedics' stress levels, union Unison has warned.

German store recalls 'Hitler mugs'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:05
A German furniture store chain apologises for selling coffee mugs which feature Adolf Hitler's face on a postage stamp, blaming it on a "terrible" mistake.

The strike that threatened an English summer

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:05
The cricket ball makers' strike that threatened the 1914 season