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VIDEO: Police to probe Tube killer claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 18:49
An ex-detective's claims 12 people were murdered by the same man on the London Underground between 1953 and 1983 are described by the Met chief as "quite convincing".

Whale song plan for Cold War station

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:56
A community buy-out could see a former Cold War surveillance station turned into a place where tourists can listen to the sound of whales singing.

Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:55
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.

Gas firm made investment warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:53
The company behind plans to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas is accused of "attempting to hold Scotland to ransom".

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:23
BBC News charts the rise and fall of Colonel Gaddafi's favourite son.

Australia pushing for MH17 tribunal

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:55
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in New York to push for an independent criminal tribunal into the MH17 crash.

Less lighting 'has no crime effect'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:44
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.

Ten steps to improve your photography

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:22
Ten steps to improve your photography

VIDEO: Briton who died in the Tour de France

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:13
In 1967, British cycling star Tom Simpson died while competing in the Tour de France.

Mexico Soccer Coach Loses Job After Allegedly Punching Reporter

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:08

The altercation came just two days after Mexico's soccer team won the Gold Cup over Jamaica.

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Labour leader guide: Jeremy Corbyn

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:06
A profile of Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn.

Spanish parties play power games over Greek bailout

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:55
How is the Greek bailout affecting politics in Spain, asks James Badcock.

Ebola: 'Isn't that over yet?'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:49
Ebola deaths have fallen in West Africa - but that doesn't mean that the hard work is over, says Tulip Mazumdar.

Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:24
Can you cut cravings for food by pretending to eat it?

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:23
Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

Q&A: Davies on Dames, Open & Woods

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:18
Dame Laura Davies talks about her British Open and Solheim Cup chances, Tiger Woods, her favourite course and more.

What went wrong for Angel Di Maria?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:13
As £59.7m British record signing Angel Di Maria looks set to leave Manchester United, BBC Sport asks what went wrong.

Car repair bills 'like a lottery'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:10
The regional differences between car repair bills amounts to a lottery, and can be "offensive", a UK car magazine has claimed.

The last Catholic priest in Antarctica

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:09
The story of the last Catholic priest in the Antarctic

Army job cuts made three years early

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:08
The number of British army personnel has been cut back by 20,000, three years ahead of target, according to statistics from the Ministry of Defence.