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Ashya King due to finish treatment

BBC - 2 hours 44 min ago
Brain tumour patient Ashya King will receive his final dose of proton beam therapy later, the clinic treating him says.

GP shortage could shut practice

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
Health officials are due to make a decision on whether to close a doctors' surgery in Gwynedd amid concern over recruiting GPs.

'England can win Four Nations'

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.

Caption Challenge: You crazy arms

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:59
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Where are the unhappy West Ham fans?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:58
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage on how West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has turned things round after fans called for him to go.

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:56
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Sex, drugs and the EU budget

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:46
The surprising reasons why UK owes more to Europe

'Execute travellers' Tory suspended

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:44
A Tory councillor from Maidenhead who joked that travellers refusing eviction should be "executed" is suspended by his party.

Son is held over couple's deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:16
It is understood the man being questioned about the deaths of an elderly couple in County Donegal is their son Julian Cuddihy.

VIDEO: Five of Luis Suarez's best goals

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:10
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.

US firm fine for underpaying Indians

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:45
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.

VIDEO: WTA tennis finals 'historic moment'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:25
The Women's Tennis Association finals are being held in Asia for the first time. Sharanjit Leyl speaks to the chair and chief executive of the WTA, Stacey Allaster.

Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:23

The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.

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VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:13
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

HK protesters to ballot on proposals

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:09
Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.

Hope for son who vanished in 2004

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 22:05
The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:59
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

Law change call for sex messages

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:48
Campaigners want it to be made illegal for adults to send sexual messages to children.

Plans for 1,000 more student flats

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:27
Two developers are considering submitting planning applications for another 1,000 student flats in Belfast city centre.

Science chief warns on acid oceans

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:18
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
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