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Woman dies in ambulance in A&E queue

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 10:27
A woman dies in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a Swansea hospital.

Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 09:46
Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.

VIDEO: Ebola: The scale of the challenge

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 09:08
The fight against the deadly Ebola virus is shaping up to be one of the greatest challenges modern medicine has faced in many years. The BBC takes a look at the scale of the challenge.

Dozens killed in Syria air strikes

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 08:24
Almost 50 people have been killed by two days of government air strikes in an opposition-held town in central Syria, activists say.

VIDEO: 'I volunteered for trial Ebola vaccine'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 08:16
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford.

Pick your greatest Ryder Cup moment

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 08:06
Tense, tantalising, captivating, controversial, the Ryder Cup delivers iconic moments year after year. Choose the best from our top 10.

Ebola crisis: Five ways to break the epidemic

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 07:43
Five ways to break the deadly epidemic

Your pictures: Vintage

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 07:26
Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"

'Genius grant' winners announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 07:09
A physicist, a graphic memoirist and an organiser of home care workers are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.

eBay attack puts its buyers at risk

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 06:32
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.

VIDEO: Alice Gross search: Hunt for man

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 06:17
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross want to speak to a Latvian man seen on the same canal towpath used by the schoolgirl.

VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 06:05
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Bathgate attack 'attempted murder'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 05:12
A 65-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed inside his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.

Day in pictures: 17 September

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 05:11
News images from around the world: 17 September

UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 03:59
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.

AUDIO: Agente provocatrice 'Fifi' used in WW2

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 03:56
A new file released by the National Archives has confirmed the use of an 'agente provocatrice', known as Fifi, in World War Two operations.

AUDIO: 'I found migrant under my campervan'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 03:29
A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan.

Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 01:58
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.

VIDEO: Job figures 'very encouraging'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 01:49
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the latest unemployment figures are "very encouraging".

Shares plunge after Russian arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 01:41
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.

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