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Children's author Peet dies aged 67

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:32
Award-winning children's author Mal Peet dies after after being diagnosed with cancer, aged 67.

VIDEO: 'No regret' from Delhi rapist

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:30
Film maker Leslee Udwin tells a news conference that one of the Delhi gang rapists, Mukesh Singh, showed ''no regret, for one second'' for his actions.

Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:26
US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy.

Poyet's 'difficult day' over Johnson

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:24
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet describes the day on which his player Adam Johnson was arrested as one of his toughest.

20 bus services 'could be cancelled'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:13
A union says they have seen a leaked Translink document proposing the cancellation of 20 town bus services.

Australian pair moved for execution

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:54
Two members of the Bali Nine Australian drug smuggling ring are moved to the Indonesian island where they and other foreigners face execution.

The number of old people in the UK killing themselves has fallen. Why?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:29
The number of old people killing themselves has fallen. Why?

Aberdeen council set to leave Cosla

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:05
Aberdeen City Council is expected to confirm that it is quitting the local government body Cosla to join a new rival group.

ITV delivers 'strong performance'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:57
Commercial broadcaster ITV, home of Downton Abbey, reports a big rise in pre-tax profits for 2014.

Broad admits to injury 'nightmares'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:59
England's Stuart Broad says he is yet to get over the mental scars of being hit in the face by a bouncer last year.

China military budget 'to rise 10%'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:49
China's military budget will rise by about 10% in 2015, an official says, in another double-digit increase.

Golf lake death probe is ongoing

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:47
Investigations are continuing into the death of a man after an agricultural spraying vehicle rolled into a golf course lake at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort.

Can Iraq's army dislodge Islamic State?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:38
As the Iraqi army tries to dislodge Islamic State militants from Tikrit, Michael Knights looks at whether government troops and volunteer brigades are able take the bigger prize of Mosul.

£250m gas project to be launched

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:13
A project to connect around 40,000 homes and businesses to the gas network will be formally launched in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday.

NI GPs 'could have saved £73m'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:12
Tens of millions of pounds could have been saved if Northern Ireland GPs had prescribed lower cost drugs, according to a new report.

Firms act on disabled access exposé

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 06:10
Some of the UK's biggest firms begin urgent improvement schemes after a BBC London investigation exposed failures to serve disabled people.

Abuse debate, money laundering and cheaper beer

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:59
Wednesday's front pages carry stories on the ramifications of the Oxford abuse case, money laundering via London properties, and a budgetary prediction.

Brazil in huge ‘oil kickback’ probe

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:33
Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a kickback scheme at state oil firm Petrobras.

New threats to wild bees identified

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:22
Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.

PM to raise rights with Mexico leader

BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:14
David Cameron will "raise concerns" about human rights when he meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto later, Downing Street says.
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