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Dog show prompts MPs' Gove questions

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:12
William Hague defends Michael Gove against claims he is not working hard enough - before being told he was at a dog show.

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:12
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.

White House fence jumper arrested

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:08
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.

Costa out of hospital after illness

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
Chelsea's Diego Costa is released from hospital after being admitted with a severe stomach bug following international duty.

Canada 'will never be intimidated'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:50
Canada's prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.

Saudi women jailed for terror links

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:18
Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad.

Father and son dead after house fire

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:02
A nine-year-old boy and a man who died in a suspicious house fire in South Yorkshire were a father and son.

Coogan inherits Hoffman TV role

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:00
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:00
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Lorry tax take bigger than expected

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:51
A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest.

Questions over student Nida's death

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:46
Questions still surround the death of a teenager who went missing after leaving her home barefoot in the middle of the winter, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:44
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:41
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

How taekwondo saved me from bullying

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:27
After a tough childhood in West Africa and exile in France, Mahama Cho could win Olympic gold for Britain in Rio.

Pizzagate revisited - 10 years on

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:19
The inside story of the 'Battle of the Buffet' - when Sir Alex Ferguson was pelted with pizza after a stormy Manchester United-Arsenal clash.

Lunch with Len McCluskey, union baron (and Downton fan)

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:15
Unite chief on his life, Miliband and why he likes Downton Abbey

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:15
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

Dog shot in skull with crossbow bolt

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:14
A dog is shot through the skull with a bolt from a crossbow which "narrowly" missed his brain and eyes.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:06
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.

AUDIO: 'Drunk' rape victim: 'I felt I wouldn't be believed'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:04
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.
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