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Bin lorry driver 'not selfish coward'

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:03
The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".

Cooper 'leads Corbyn' in focus groups

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:52
Former Labour voters prefer Yvette Cooper to fellow party leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn, a joint Newsnight/Ipsos Mori focus group suggests.

The pen-seller of Beirut

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:43
How poignant image sparked campaign to help Syrian refugee

West Brom agree Man Utd Evans fee

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:37
West Brom agree a fee of £6m plus £2m in add-ons with Manchester United to sign defender Jonny Evans.

Why the paralysis on migrant crisis?

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:34
Europe's biggest migration crisis since WW2 is both a human tragedy and a moment of political risk for the European project, the BBC's Chris Morris says.

CPS considers new hacking prosecution

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:19
The Crown Prosecution Service is considering a file for a possible corporate prosecution over phone hacking at the now closed News of the World.

Pink Floyd pig withdrawn from sale

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:15
Pink Floyd's iconic inflatable pig "Algie" - which has been languishing in a Suffolk workshop for years - is withdrawn from auction.

Former Tory rebel Teresa Gorman dies

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:14
Teresa Gorman, a leading Conservative rebel over the Maastricht Treaty in the 1990s, dies aged 83.

Has Defra shown badger culling works?

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:04
Pallab Ghosh assesses the evidence for the decision to extend the cull of badgers to control TB in cattle.

Jess Glynne tops UK album chart

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:03
Jess Glynne tops the UK album chart with debut I Cry When I Laugh while Rachel Platten's Fight Song is the UK's number one single.

Why is EU struggling with migrants and asylum?

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:48
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC explains.

Two Virginia journalists 'shot in head'

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:25
The two journalists shot dead in Virginia while broadcasting on breakfast television were shot in the head, medical officials say.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:06
Which country's astronauts drink recycled urine?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:05
The week's best reads

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:05
The week's big numbers, visualised

Libya boats search for more bodies

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:53
Fishing boats search for more bodies after two migrant vessels capsized off Libya on Thursday, with 200 feared drowned.

Ashley Madison founder steps down

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:41
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.

GB's Proctor wins long jump silver

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:36
GB's Shara Proctor wins long jump silver at the World Championships, while Dina Asher-Smith comes fifth in the 200m.

British Library rejects Taliban archive

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:27
The British Library declines an offer to store a large collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.

Radar image 'likely to be Nazi train'

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:10
A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.