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BBC News: Body parts found in Becky search
Tuesday 3rd March 2015
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BBC news for Cheshire

Phoenix Nights star thanks medics

Liverpool-born comedian Ted Robbins says he is lucky to be alive after his collapse during a stage show.

Police chief quizzed over statement

A former Merseyside police chief denies writing a "glowing" statement about officers at the Hillsborough disaster.

Liverpool FC finances back in black

Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.

Man jailed for killing older brother

A man who admitted killing his older brother after an argument turned violent is jailed.

Murder charge after flat body find

A man is charged with murder after the body of a woman was discovered at a Liverpool flat.

Road death pets 'must be identified'

Pets killed on roads will have to be identified and their owners notified, the Transport Minister John Hayes announces.

Man speaks out on boys' home abuse

A Kent man abused at a Liverpool boys' home in the 1960s speaks about his ordeal to encourage other victims to break their silence.

Man arrested after unexplained death

A 27-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man in Liverpool.

Live BBC World News

Russia restricts Nemtsov mourners

Several EU politicians and Russia's opposition leader are barred from attending the funeral of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Obama seeks long Iran nuclear freeze

The US president says Iran should freeze nuclear activity for 10 years, ahead of a controversial Washington speech by Israel's prime minister.

Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.

'Cloudy' drug halts US execution

The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.

$80m for Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

The International Monetary Fund says Sierra Leone is to receive more than $80m (£52m) immediately to help the country overcome the Ebola outbreak.

'Monitoring deal' on Ukraine truce

Ukrainian, Russian, French and German leaders agree to send observers to areas of Ukraine where truce violations are reported, Kiev says.

Chile's Villarica volcano erupts

The Villarica volcano, one of the most active in South America, erupts in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.

Homeless man 'reached for LAPD gun'

The Los Angeles police chief says a homeless man shot dead by police had reached for an officer's weapon before being killed.

BBC Sports News

Ex-Spurs midfielder Mackay dies

Former Tottenham, Derby, Hearts and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay dies, aged 80.

Alonso 'will win title' at McLaren

Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger believes two-time champion Fernando Alonso will win the world title again at the team.

Should England expect to win Slams?

After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.

Cilic & Wawrinka to play at Queen's

Marin Cilic and Stan Wawrinka will join Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov in playing at Queen's Club this summer.

FA wants Team GB sides at Rio 2016

The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Terry hopeful over new Chelsea deal

Chelsea captain John Terry says he is keen to have "a few years" more at the club, but would not leave to play elsewhere.

England footballer in sex arrest

England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is arrested and bailed on suspicion of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

Phoenix Nights star thanks medics

Liverpool-born comedian Ted Robbins says he is lucky to be alive after his collapse during a stage show.

Police chief quizzed over statement

A former Merseyside police chief denies writing a "glowing" statement about officers at the Hillsborough disaster.

Liverpool FC finances back in black

Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.

Man jailed for killing older brother

A man who admitted killing his older brother after an argument turned violent is jailed.

Murder charge after flat body find

A man is charged with murder after the body of a woman was discovered at a Liverpool flat.

Road death pets 'must be identified'

Pets killed on roads will have to be identified and their owners notified, the Transport Minister John Hayes announces.

Man speaks out on boys' home abuse

A Kent man abused at a Liverpool boys' home in the 1960s speaks about his ordeal to encourage other victims to break their silence.

Man arrested after unexplained death

A 27-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man in Liverpool.

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
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1. London workers are the most productive in the UK with Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly the least productive. Although those results are not a surprise, the chasm is vast: in central London the average worker is producing 42% more every hour than the national average, while in Cornwall they produce 28% less than the national average. Office for National Statistics

2. A growing number of 30-somethings are being forced to leave London as soaring property prices mean they cannot afford to live in the capital. London's population is set to reach a record high of 8.6m, making housing an ever more central issue at the general election. One in six tenant say housing say housing is the issue most likely to affect their vote. Office for National Statistics

3. People who commute into London from the south-east are the rail passengers most likely to be delayed, according to consumer group Which? They were also the most likely to be unhappy with their train operator, a poll of 7,309 people found. Southern had the worst score of any train firm, with 39% of users reporting delays. BBC

4. A new guide to making the perfect cup of tea may finally settle the question of when to add the milk in a breakthrough that will be a blow to many purists. The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a guide called Preparation Of A Liquor Of Tea For Use In Sensory Tests that sets out what it deems to be the essentials for a perfect brew. According to the BSI, the milk must be poured into the cup before the tea, which should be brewed for six minutes. The Times

5. Russell Brand has been named alongside the likes of Henry Kissinger and Hilary Mantel on a shortlist of the world's greatest minds. The comedian and activist is included on Prospect magazine's 50-strong World Thinkers 2015 shortlist. Last year, the award was won by Indian intellect Amartya Sen, with the figures such as Pope Francis and broadcaster Mary Beard in the top 10. The Times

6. The number of pensioners being treated for class-a drug addiction has doubled in six years, says the Daily Star. Data released by Public Health England shows 634 pensioners aged 65 or above needed treatment for drug addiction in the last year. Most of them are being treated for problems with heroin and other opiates - but 80 are addicted to both heroin and crack. Daily Mail

7. More than 20 years after his death, Random House Children’s Books has revealed it will publish a recently- discovered Dr Seuss manuscript with illustrations called “What Pet Should I Get?” on July 28. The publisher plans at least two more books, based on materials found in 2013 in the author’s home in La Jolla, California, by his widow and secretary. Daily Express

8. Government surveyors in the U.S. have determined a new height for the Washington Monument — about 25 cm shorter than what has been thought for more than 130 years. The new official measurement puts the monument at 169 metres, as measured from the floor of the main entrance to the top. Ever since the stone obelisk was completed in 1884 to honour the nation’s first president, the historic height has been recorded at 169.2 metres. The Observer

9. Cézanne's 'The Card Players' was the most expensive work of art ever sold (£170 million in 2011) until the sale of Gauguin's 'When Will You Marry?' for close to £195m earlier this month. The Guardian

10. The traditional 'gift bag' given to Hollywood's leading players at the Oscars will this year be worth £104,000. It is said to include an adult toy worth $250, free furniture worth $28,000 and a $14,239 lifestyle makeover. New York Times

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An agent who infiltrated al-Qaeda on behalf of British intelligence has spoken to the BBC for the first time, the BBC's Gordon Corera reports.

VIDEO: Jail threat for sex abuse 'neglect'

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