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IRA gun-running case is reopened

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:56
Police are to reinvestigate claims that the Provisional IRA bought guns from America and smuggled them into Northern Ireland in the late 1990s, following a BBC Spotlight investigation.

VIDEO: Afghan child casualties top priority

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:38
Karen Allen looks at one of the top priorities for the new Afghan leader - to reduce growing numbers of civilian casualties, among them young children.

VIDEO: MP 'sacked' over Miller tweet

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:30
Tory MP Michael Fabricant claims on Twitter that he has been sacked as Conservative Party vice-chairman for earlier comments about Maria Miller's resignation.

RBS sheds government dividend block

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 19:27
RBS agrees with the Treasury to cancel a government-owned share that effectively stops it from paying dividends - a move towards privatisation.