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'Ammunition find' after arson attack

BBC News (Headlines) - 23 hours 5 min ago
Police find what they believe to be ammunition after the emergency services were called to the scene of an arson attack in north Belfast.
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Google shares fall on ad concerns

BBC News (Headlines) - 23 hours 23 min ago
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
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VIDEO: Could maggots revolutionise farming?

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:58
They are among the most reviled creatures on the Earth, but could maggots help British agriculture save millions of pounds and meet green targets?
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Fate of Nigeria kidnap girls unclear

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:56
Mystery surrounds the fate of more than 100 teenage girls abducted from a school in the remote north-east of Nigeria by suspected Islamist militants.
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VIDEO: Plan to reveal life expectancy

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:52
Pensioners could soon be told how long they are likely to live under a government plan to help them manage their money better.
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VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:13
As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
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£30m parking charges under fire

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:05
Local councils are urged to be open about whether they are using parking charges to raise income or to manage traffic.
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VIDEO: Why Moyes should fear 'brave' Everton

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:58
BBC Sport's Pat Nevin looks at the reasons why former Everton manager David Moyes may be in for an uncomfortable return to Goodison Park on Sunday.
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Rural centre 'flawed from outset'

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:49
A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says.
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Singing priest shocked at success

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:42
Priest's cover of Leonard Cohen becomes viral sensation
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Cancer hopes and ferry disaster - papers

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:30
The prospects for the latest clinical trials of cancer drugs make some front pages, while many feature photographs of a ferry sinking off South Korea.
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Health portal 'could save millions'

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:28
A new online portal could save the health service in Northern Ireland millions of pounds.
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Storm-hit rail line payout revealed

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 22:31
Compensation of up to £16m will be paid to train and freight operators following the destruction of the main railway line at Dawlish in the south-west of England.
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Cathedral hosts Royal Maundy service

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 22:19
The Queen will bring the Easter tradition of handing out Maundy money to Blackburn Cathedral later.
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Jockey Club makes record profits

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:58
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m.
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Spy leaks 'criminally irresponsible'

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:44
Ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden risked the lives of secret agents by leaking documents containing their names, Conservative MP Liam Fox says.
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'No evidence' in Tower Hamlets probe

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:39
There is "no new credible evidence of criminality" in files covering an east London borough, to suspect fraud, the Met Police says.
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Don't axe 2021 census, MPs advise

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:28
It is "too soon" to decide whether to scrap the national census, and the 2021 survey should go ahead, MPs advise.
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Tencent brings Candy Crush to China

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:21
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
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10,000 new drivers 'lost licences'

BBC News (Headlines) - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:53
About 10,000 new drivers had their licences revoked after receiving six or more penalty points in 2012, Newsbeat finds through a Freedom of Information request.
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