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Facebook suspicion murderer jailed

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:00
A dangerous "charmer" is jailed for life after he was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, who he thought was having an affair via Facebook.

Sunderland win Brown red card appeal

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:49
The FA rescinds Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card in his side's loss at Manchester United on Saturday.

Tories promise 200,000 starter homes

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:48
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, David Cameron says.

Namibia president wins $5m award

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:36
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.

DNA documents ancient mass migration

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:29
DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago.

Armed jewellery thief hijacks taxi

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:15
An armed thief hijacks a private hire taxi after robbing an Edinburgh jewellers of £100,000 of watches at gunpoint.

Vanessa-Mae bids to overturn ban

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:13
Violinist Vanessa-Mae attempts to overturn her four-year skiing ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.

Harrington ends long wait for title

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:13
Padraig Harrington thinks he has rediscovered his "mental edge" after ending wait for a title in either the US or Europe.

May defends terror suspect handling

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:11
Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to scrap control orders as Labour suggests it helped terror suspects join fighting overseas.

UK to pioneer lagoon power plants

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:09
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.

SF speaker accepts Commonwealth role

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:08
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says he will take up the position of President of the NI Assembly Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

Yeates killer had child porn images

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:01
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Reduced BBC 'will be bad for UK'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:52
A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall warns in a speech.

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:50
Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

VIDEO: Oldest West Brom fan is honoured

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:47
West Bromwich Albion's oldest fan says he is overwhelmed after being invited for a day out at the Hawthorns.

Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:41
Iraq launches a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State.

What next for Russia's opposition?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:33
It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.

VIDEO: How strong is Iraq's army?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:23
Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?

VIDEO: Video captures fatal police shooting

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:23
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:13
A 55-year-old man dies following a two-vehicle crash on the A1 near Dromore, County Down.
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