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Killers fail to win referendum vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:47
Appeal court judges reject a legal bid by two convicted murderers to overturn a ban on serving prisoners voting in the independence referendum

VIDEO: Police and guns on Tinder

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:42
Should police pose on dating sites with their weapons?

Mothercare rejects £266m takeover bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:41
Mothercare has rejected two takeover proposals from US firm Destination Maternity which value the mother and baby products retailer at £266m

Chikungunya cases rise in Caribbean

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:36
There has been a sharp increase in the number of suspected cases of the mosquito-born chikungunya virus in the Caribbean, health officials say.

20mph school speed zones approved

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:30
20mph limits are to be introduced outside every school in Flintshire.

The next financial crisis?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:27
Are asset managers fomenters of lethal new financial bubbles?

Church elder jailed for sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:24
A senior Jehovah's Witness is jailed for 14 years for sexually abusing women and girl worshippers.

Isis demands Iraq rebels' allegiance

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:20
Sunni rebels in Iraq face Isis allegiance dilemma

British MEPs in angry Europe debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:14
Angry exchanges involving British MEPs mark the first debate of the newly-elected European Parliament.

Life for killing homeless love rival

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
A man who beat his homeless love rival to death while consumed with "jealous rage" is jailed for life.

VIDEO: First look at new aircraft carrier

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
Jonathan Beale takes a look around the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier ahead of her naming ceremony.

Nasa launches carbon dioxide observer

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
The US space agency lofts a high-resolution carbon dioxide observatory, to study where the gas is being emitted and absorbed at the Earth's surface.

From Austin Powers to documentary maker

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:54
Mike Myers on why he's turned documentary maker

Monty Python return to mixed reviews

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:53
Comedy group Monty Python get reviews ranging from two to five stars as they perform on stage together for the first time in decades at London's O2.

AUDIO: Google search 'downgrades' competitors

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:49
Mathias Dopfner and Rachel Whetstone discuss claims that Google is downgrading competitors' products in its search results.

VIDEO: Adult social care faces unsure future

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:40
Funding cuts and rising demand has left council-run care for the elderly and adults with disabilities under threat.

Google buys 'mood music' start-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:26
Search giant swoops on deal with Songza as music streaming battle intensifies.

Armed police move unlikely to change

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:26
A policy of routinely allowing specialist officers to carry handguns is unlikely to change in the near future, says a senior officer.

VIDEO: Has Brazil's Real Plan worked?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:20
Twenty years ago the Brazilian government's Real Plan aimed to tackle the country's spiralling inflation problem. Did it succeed?

All hues or some shades in North Waziristan?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:19
Exclusive footage from Pakistan shows battle is far from over
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