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'Big six' face competition inquiry

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:50
Regulators will investigate whether the "big six" UK energy suppliers are preventing effective competition in the UK energy market.
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Drug dealer loses £198m appeal plea

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:44
Drug dealer Curtis Warren, who was convicted of plotting to import cannabis into Jersey, loses his appeal against a £198m confiscation order.
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Day in pictures: 27 March 2014

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:36
A collection of news photos: 27 March
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Atos to quit fit-to-work tests

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:32
The firm that carries out assessments of whether disability claimants in Britain are fit to work is quitting its contract early, the government says.
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Little guy v corporation

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:29
The cases where ordinary people beat big companies
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Call for action over weekend doctors

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:25
Hospitals in England have a fraction of the number of doctors on site at weekends as they do during the week, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.
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Bionic Olympics to be hosted in 2016

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:24
An Olympic games for "augmented humans" will kick off in Switzerland in October 2016 featuring exoskeleton races among others.
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Missing jet: '300 objects' spotted

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:19
A Thai satellite appears to show images of up to 300 objects in a south Indian Ocean zone being searched for missing Malaysian flight MH370.
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Musical has the X Factor, critics say

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:15
Does new musical have the X Factor?
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AUDIO: Rape victim's children face adoption

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:12
A mother says a decision to put her children up for adoption over fears that she may get back with her violent former partner is "barbaric".
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New engines good for F1 - Rosberg

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:48
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg defends Formula 1's new format following criticism of the spectacle and the sound of the engines.
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Spilling all: what's in a schoolbag?

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:45
School Reporters from around the world spill their schoolbags to show us what they take to school.
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F1 to honour missing plane passengers

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:45
Formula 1 will pay tribute to the passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Sunday's grand prix at Sepang.
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Pearce rules out return to Forest

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:42
Nottingham Forest legend Stuart Pearce rules himself out as a candidate for the vacant manager's job for family reasons.
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Ivory Coast youth leader at ICC

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:42
Charles Ble Goude, a close ally of Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, makes his first appearance at the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity.
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VIDEO: How worker escaped Houston inferno

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:40
A construction worker who was rescued from a burning building in Houston, Texas has thanked the fire fighter who saved his life.
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Georgia demands ex-leader's return

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:37
The authorities in Georgia threaten to issue an international arrest warrant for ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili if he fails to return for questioning.
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World now 80% polio free, WHO says

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:36
The World Health Organization says 80% of the world is now polio free.
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Virtual cash thieves target Android

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:33
Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times have been subverted to mine virtual coins for cyberthieves, say security firms.
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'Hillsborough slur' editor suspended

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 07:32
A newspaper editor is suspended after a front page appeared to link football hooliganism with the Hillsborough tragedy.
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