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Analysis: Tory elephant trap on VAT?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:44
The BBC's Iain Watson examines the political manoeuvring behind David Cameron's VAT pledge and how Labour has responded.
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Lil' Chris' family moved by tributes

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:29
Tributes to singer Lil' Chris have brought "a lot of happiness" to his family, his sister says.
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Jeremy Clarkson dropped from Top Gear

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:09
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson will not have his contract renewed after the BBC concludes an investigation into his "fracas" with a producer.
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Granddad's head blow 'killed baby'

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:06
A grandfather killed his five-week-old granddaughter with a fatal blow to the back of her head, a court hears.
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Questions as Ford plant set for deal

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:04
Ford in Bridgend could be building the company's new generation of petrol engines from 2018 but the plant could be producing only a third of what it does at the moment, BBC Wales understands,
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VIDEO: Ford tech 'stops people speeding'

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:01
Ford is to sell a car that can read road signs and adjust its speed accordingly to ensure the vehicle is not driving too fast.
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Richard III coffin visited by 20,000

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:50
Leicester Cathedral closes to visitors hoping to see Richard III's coffin after 20,000 pass through its doors.
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Leaders visit Alps plane crash site

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:46
The German, French and Spanish leaders visit the site in the French Alps where a Germanwings plane crashed, killing all 150 people on board.
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Swimmer has Russian Ross Sea talks

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:39
The record-breaking endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh discusses the possibility of an Antarctic Ross Sea marine reserve with the Russians.
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VIDEO: May: 'Dropping Clarkson a tragedy'

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:28
Former Top Gear colleague James May has said that the departure of Jeremy Clarkson is a "tragedy".
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Children's mental-health windfall

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:26
Groups offering mental-health support to children and young people are to receive a multi-million-pound funding boost from April, the government announces.
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VIDEO: BBC boss on 'sacking biggest star'

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:23
Director General of the BBC Tony Hall says that Jeremy Clarkson "crossed a line".
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Ruling on Kercher murder delayed

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:07
Italy's top court delays a decision on whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
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Car slows when it sees speed signs

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:45
Ford announces it is to start selling cars that restrict their speed to the limits shown on the road signs they pass.
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Insurer creates 170 new Swansea jobs

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:35
A motor insurer announces plans to create almost 170 news jobs as part of an expansion at its Swansea operation.
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Red Bull's Newey accused of lying

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:32
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul accuses Red Bull's Adrian Newey of lying after he blamed the car's problems on the engine.
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VIDEO: Tony Hall statement on Jeremy Clarkson

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:30
BBC director general Tony Hall's statement announcing that Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed.
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Ukraine arrests at cabinet meeting

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:30
Two senior Ukrainian officials are arrested during a televised cabinet meeting, as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.
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VIDEO: Clarkson's time as Top Gear host

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:22
David Sillito looks back over Jeremy Clarkson's time as Top Gear host.
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Nigeria shuts borders ahead of polls

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:19
Nigeria orders the closure of land and sea borders to prevent foreigners from voting in Saturday's tightly contested elections, a minister says.
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