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Wheelchair drag driver handed ban

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:42
A woman who was caught on CCTV dragging a man in a wheelchair behind her car is handed a two-year driving ban.

Man charged with Gibson murder

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:33
A 57-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast.

Costa set to make Chelsea return

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:30
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.

Silva out of Manchester derby

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:28
Manchester City's David Silva will miss the Manchester derby and could be out for three weeks with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:23
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.

Westwood has hole-in-one on PGA Tour

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:16
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.

Global tax rules 'need tightening'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:09
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.

French radio station catches fire

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:08
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:57
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Wenger concerned about Twitter

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.

The metal detectors saving marriages

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:41
The metal detectorists who are saving marriages

Burkina Faso leader urged to resign

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:38
Burkina Faso's opposition renews calls for the immediate resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as hundreds of protesters gather in the capital.

DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:29
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.

Funeral held for 'Father Christmas'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:28
The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:23
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:22
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.

Bend It Like Beckham set for stage

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:07
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.

'Murdered' man ambulance delay probe

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:02
Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.

Vision for Prestwick Airport growth

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00
A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.

Police boss in gross misconduct probe

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00
A police chief will face an internal charge of gross misconduct after an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
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