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Pelka death council 'inadequate'

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:58
Coventry City Council's children's service - in the spotlight since the 2012 death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka - is branded "inadequate" by Ofsted.
Categories: Television News

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:46
Fernando Torres heading for Atletico, Liverpool and Man Utd in for Valbuena, London duo keen on Mario Mandzukic, plus more.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: How globe has deflated petrol prices

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:39
Personal finance correspondent Simon Gompertz explains why petrol prices have reached a three-year low - with the help of an inflatable globe.
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VIDEO: The smart pen that spots mistakes

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:25
The smart pen that spots mistakes
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UK 100-year-olds increase by 73%

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:21
The number of people living in the UK aged 100 increased by 73% in the decade to 2012, says the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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Signs hospitals are 'getting safer'

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:15
There are encouraging signs that Welsh hospitals are getting safer, it is claimed, as new hospital death rate figures are published.
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Death toll climbs in Lebanon clashes

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:10
At least four people have been killed in northern Lebanon, bringing to 21 the death toll in a week of clashes linked to the conflict in Syria.
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Spring Classics: A race-by-race guide

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:07
Spartacus prepares to race against the Terminator as the annual one-day Spring Classics get going across Europe
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EU seals closer ties with Ukraine

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:51
EU leaders seal an accord on closer ties with Ukraine, as President Putin completes the treaty on Crimea's entry into the Russian Federation.
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Week in pictures: 15-21 March 2014

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:47
Some of the best news photos this week
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Aguero ruled out of Manchester derby

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:38
Manchester City top scorer Sergio Aguero will miss Tuesday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford with a hamstring injury.
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Hawaii weighs 'undercover' sex law

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:36
Police in the US state of Hawaii ask the legislature to keep a measure in the law allowing undercover investigators to have sex with prostitutes.
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Children 'living wild' in Paris flat

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:28
The authorities in Paris investigate an Indian couple for neglect after their three small children are found living in appalling conditions.
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VIDEO: Cameron hails 'landmark' Ukraine deal

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:20
An EU agreement with Ukraine to forge closer relations is a "landmark" deal, the British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
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Licence fee legal change backed

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:18
Ministers have formally backed plans to give themselves powers to make non-payment of the TV licence fee a civil rather than criminal offence, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Jo Whiley's 'Living in a box'

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:15
Highlights of Jo Whiley's 26 hours on a treadmill challenge to raise money for this year's Sport Relief.
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Female Kenyan MPs blast polygamy law

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:49
Female MPs in Kenya storm out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalisation of polygamy as a new marriage bill is passed.
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Day in pictures: 21 March 2014

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:35
A collection of news photos: 21 March
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Why did Kate Bush only tour once?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:32
Why did Kate Bush only tour once?
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A game of charades made me recruit Wenger - Dein

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:32
Former Arsenal executive David Dein recalls his seven-year pursuit of Arsene Wenger which all began at a dinner party
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