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Ofsted defends free school inspectors

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:52
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.

Appy days: Must see tech stories

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:48
Rory Cellan-Jones, technology reporter and presenter of the Tech Tent radio show, gives a round-up of the BBC's coverage of the week's big tech stories.

Victorian epics & rejecting Mourinho

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:46
Six disallowed goals, a never-ending game and the man who rejected Mourinho - some great FA Cup fourth-round stories.

Pensioner killed 'for rejecting sex'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:31
A man described as having a sexual interest in much older women is found guilty of killing a widow in his village in Cornwall.

Energy firm price cuts are 'token'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:27
Energy firms are being accused of "token price cuts" and failing to pass on larger savings to their customers.

Leveson plan to 'streamline' courts

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:22
A senior judge sets out plans to "streamline" the "inefficient, time consuming and... very expensive" justice system in England and Wales.

What next for Saudi oil policy?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:19
BBC economics correspondent, Andrew Walker, with his assessment of what a new ruler in Saudi Arabia will mean for oil policy.

Inquiry over child abuse probe delay

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:11
A police watchdog is to investigate how evidence was handled about paedophiles who bought child abuse images online, including a Cardiff deputy head.

Country blocked on club Facebook page

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:10
Notts County blocks Hungary from its Facebook page after it was deluged with comments concerning the signing of a new player.

Plot was not distraction - Morgan

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:05
Eoin Morgan says revelations of a blackmail plot did not distract him from his job of captaining England.

Call for Greece to stay with Europe

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:37
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.

Day in pictures: 23 January 2015

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:37
Images from around the world: 23 January

Two in court over 'cocaine factory'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:37
A couple are charged with possession of cocaine and a number of other drug-related offences after a suspected cocaine factory was raided in County Antrim.

VIDEO: Crew plucked from sinking boat

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:35
Dramatic video has emerged of the moment a coastguard helicopter rescued the crew of a sinking fishing boat off the western coast of Scotland.

NHS Winter 2014-15: Weekly A&E tracker

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:29
How is your local hospital coping?

Body believed to be missing student

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:25
A body found in the River Wear is believed to be that of missing Durham University student Euan Coulthard.

Man linked to Jewish museum killings

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:25
Belgian authorities are looking for a possible accomplice of Mehdi Nemmouche, the gunman charged with killing four people at a Jewish museum in May.

New election debate plan challenged

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:25
Northern Ireland parties say they must be included in TV debates before the election amid disquiet over the revised plans.

Jab plea as serious flu cases rise

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:24
The number of serious flu cases in Scotland increases as it emerges almost of those eligible for vaccinations have not had them.

Crash victim's uncle denies fraud

BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:18
The uncle of a schoolboy who died in a minibus crash denies dishonestly collecting charity money in his name.
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