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Toyota first quarter profit rises 10%

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:54
Japanese carmaker Toyota reports a 10% increase in profit, helped by the weak yen and cost cuts.

VIDEO: Security boosted at Eurotunnel terminal

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:53
One hundred extra security guards have been stationed at the Eurotunnel terminal, in the latest attempt to tackle the crisis at Calais.

Last Dambusters pilot dies aged 96

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:52
The last surviving Dambusters pilot, Les Munro, has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96, the country's Bomber Command Association says.

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale divorcing

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:36
The No Doubt frontwoman is divorcing her husband of nearly 13 years citing "irreconcilable differences".

Crash death girls were 'inseparable'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:36
The mothers of two teenage girls who died in a car crash in South Yorkshire describe their daughters as "inseparable".

India building collapse kills 11

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:29
At least 11 people die after a building collapsed near India's western city of Mumbai, police say.

VIDEO: Remembering the last Dambuster pilot

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:27
The last surviving World War Two Dambusters pilot has died at the age of 96.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:24
Manchester United put in two £100m Bale bids, Chelsea target Tottenham's Rose, Sunderland near to double deal, plus more.

The wonder of a rainbow in Beijing

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:12
It probably isn't the first time a rainbow has landed in China but it is rare enough for thousands to upload photographs in an explosion of delight at the mere sight of one in smog-ridden Beijing.

Why it's not easy being a Neville

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:03
The new coach of England on expectation, ambition and why she could upstage her famous siblings by winning a World Cup.

Murder inquiry over fire death

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:52
Police launch a murder investigation into the death of Jennifer Dornan whose body was found following a house fire at the weekend.

Ted Heath abuse probe and trader jailed

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:35
Claims of child abuse against former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath and the jailing of former City trader Tom Hayes over the rigging of Libor are the focus for the front pages.

Puerto Rico defaults on bond payment

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:34
Puerto Rico confirms that it failed to make a debt payment at the weekend, in the latest sign of the economic crisis in the US territory.

Boy, 16, arrested after stabbing

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:20
A teenage boy is arrested after a 67-year-old man is stabbed in Cardiff.

'Fewer than half of Scots' read paper

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:17
A third of people in Scotland have given up on reading daily newspapers in the space of 15 years, figures suggest.

People seeking help with debt up 19%

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:12
A charity says the number of people contacting it with debt problems has risen by almost 20% in one year.

MI5 and dissident 'links' concern

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 04:59
A Sinn Féin minister calls for greater scrutiny of the relationship between MI5 agents and dissident republicans in Northern Ireland

VIDEO: Motorbike that can 'surf' on water

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 03:40
Australian stunt biker Robbie Maddison has found a way to surf on his motorbike.

VIDEO: Dutch cranes collapse on buildings

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 03:39
Two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on to buildings.

Malaysia agency 'clears' Najib funds

BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 03:10
Malaysia's anti-corruption body effectively clears PM Najib Razak of wrongdoing saying funds in his personal accounts were "donations", without saying who from or what for.
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