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AirAsia crash: Search called off

17 March 2015 - 2:56pm
The search for remaining bodies from a December AirAsia plane crash in the Java Sea ends on Tuesday night, Indonesia's rescue agency confirms.

Abducted girl 'may meet' ex-teacher

17 March 2015 - 2:44pm
A schoolgirl who was groomed and abducted by her maths teacher has been offered the chance to meet the man who abused her, her mother says.

Death crash truck 'driven by father'

17 March 2015 - 2:41pm
A recovery truck that hit a wall, killing a toddler, was driven by his father, a family friend says.

DR Congo demonstrators arrested

17 March 2015 - 2:29pm
At least 11 activists are arrested in DR Congo for protesting against the detention of pro-democracy activists, officials say.

World's worst team closer to Russia

17 March 2015 - 2:28pm
Bhutan, the world's lowest ranked side, upset Sri Lanka to progress to the next round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

Egypt orders activist killing trial

17 March 2015 - 2:21pm
Egypt's state prosecutor says a policeman must stand trial on charges of killing activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.

TV station probe over offensive word

17 March 2015 - 2:20pm
Television regulator Ofcom launches investigation after TV station Made in Cardiff broadcast offensive language before the watershed.

US plane returns after bomb threat

17 March 2015 - 2:05pm
Local media reports say that passengers had to tackle the man as he charged the cockpit, claiming to have a bomb.

'Terminator' printer 'grows' objects

17 March 2015 - 1:52pm
A new method of 3D printing that uses light and oxygen to 'grow' solid objects was inspired by the Terminator 2 film.

Butler stands by Bond film rejection

17 March 2015 - 1:25pm
The decision to reject a request to film scenes for a James Bond movie in the Senedd chamber is defended by the assembly's presiding officer.

Teachers' stress levels 'soaring'

17 March 2015 - 1:24pm
Stress levels among teachers in England are 'soaring', with new data showing stress now accounts for most absence save for maternity.

Dentist probe patients contract virus

17 March 2015 - 1:07pm
Five people treated by a dentist investigated for poor hygiene test positive for hepatitis C after the largest recall of patients in NHS history.

Will British consumers follow Microsoft's Band?

17 March 2015 - 1:00pm
Microsoft is about to launch the Band in the UK - a device which combines the features of a smartwatch with a fitness tracker.

France and Germany join Chinese bank

17 March 2015 - 12:51pm
France and Germany are to join the UK in becoming members of the Chinese-led Asian development bank, it has emerged.

Judges sacked for watching porn

17 March 2015 - 12:47pm
Three judges are sacked for the 'inexcusable misuse' of their official IT accounts by viewing pornographic material, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office says.

Top Gear cleared over 'cheap' joke

17 March 2015 - 12:40pm
The BBC Trust overturns a complaint about the use of the word "pikey" in an episode of Top Gear.

Tory inheritance tax changes mooted

17 March 2015 - 12:36pm
Conservative plans would reportedly allow parents to leave homes up to £1m to their children without paying inheritance tax.

Mortgage lending dipped in January

17 March 2015 - 12:34pm
Mortgage lending to home buyers went through an unexpectedly large dip at the start of the year.

Ineos begins fracking consultation

17 March 2015 - 12:32pm
Petrochemical company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth plant, starts a community consultation process to try to win support for fracking.

Greek PM brings forward Putin talks

17 March 2015 - 12:19pm
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is to visit Moscow on 8 April, a month earlier than planned as the indebted eurozone state seeks to avoid bankruptcy.