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Are too few convictions overturned?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:49
There is concern the Criminal Cases Review Commission is too cautious in referring suspected miscarriages of justice for appeal, says Joshua Rozenberg.

Hamilton hits trouble in practice

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:42
Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton hits car trouble.

Call to enhance human rights laws

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:21
Politicians are urged to ensure human rights protections are stronger following the General Election.

VIDEO: Diarrhoea killing poorest children

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:39
Diarrhoea kills more than half a million children every year - with Pakistan, Nigeria and India having the highest death rates.

Yemen leader Hadi gets Saudi refuge

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:33
Yemen's President Hadi arrives in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.

VIDEO: Leaders questioned - in 90 seconds

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:14
BBC News looks back at the highlights of David Cameron and Ed Miliband being questioned ahead of the general election.

Office workers 'too sedentary'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:54
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign.

NHS medical accidents unit 'needed'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:47
A national body to investigate medical accidents in England should be established immediately, MPs say.

Fitness linked to lower cancer risk

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:44
Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests.

Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:44
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.

'Cat litter mix' closed nuclear site

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:35
A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US.

Mayor rejects airport expansion plan

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:33
Boris Johnson turns down a £220 million project to expand London City Airport.

Cathedral statues for Queen and Duke

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:22
The Queen unveils statues of herself and the Duke of Edinburgh at Canterbury Cathedral to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

US agents 'attended sex parties'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:36
A new report alleges that US drug enforcement agents attended sex parties funded by drug cartels while stationed overseas.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:36
What degree did the most billionaires study?

Branagh's Cinders goes back to basics

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:34
Branagh goes back to basics for new Cinderella movie

Cunning elite hoard wealth in Angola

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:24
Angola is an economic success story, writes Mary Harper - but also a land many inhabit in poverty, while a super-wealthy elite thrives.

VIDEO: The predictive powers of fridges

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:22
What does your food shopping say about you?

Analysis: 'Hell yes, I'm tough enough'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:13
As Ed Miliband says he is tough enough to run the country, will the image convince the public?

Vladimir Putin's formative German years

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:12
The shock that left a young KGB officer in fear of people power