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Sickness benefit shake-up considered

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:01
Plans to scrap part of the UK's main sickness benefit under welfare savings are being considered, a leaked Whitehall paper seen by BBC News suggests.

TransAsia pilot shut 'wrong engine'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 20:41
Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power.

Minister to detail English laws plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 20:03
The government is expected later to elaborate on its plans to give MPs from English constituencies more say over laws exclusively affecting only England.

From Gazza to Bassett: 25 years of tears

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 19:23
After Laura Bassett's own goal knocks England out of the World Cup, memories of Paul Gascoigne's tears come flooding back.

VIDEO: Greece Yes and No 'both bad options'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 19:03
Kostas Miras owns a cafe on Aegina, an island 55km (34 miles) from Athens, and believes neither option in the upcoming referendum is good.

New S Korea Mers case after pause

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 18:36
South Korea reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome after a four-day break in infections, bringing the infection total to 183.

Sampson 'so proud of England heroes'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 18:29
England boss Mark Sampson says his side deserve to head home as heroes after suffering a semi-final defeat to Japan.

Cancer immunotherapy approved in UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:58
A pioneering cancer drug that harnesses the power of the immune system is approved for use in the UK.

Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:58
Egypt says its army will continue its offensive in the Sinai Peninsula until it is cleared of Islamic State militants, after clashes left more than 100 dead.

IT system for GP records criticised

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:55
A new GP IT system designed to improve quality and planning in the NHS in England is criticised for running over budget and behind schedule, by a finance watchdog.

VIDEO: England suffer cruel Japan defeat

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:49
England go out of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 semi-final defeat by Japan, with Laura Bassett scoring an injury-time own goal.

Mystery US amnesia woman identified

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:33
A woman found in the US with no memory of who she was, but who was thought to be Australian, is identified by her family as American Ashley Menatta.

Police criticised for abuse inquiries

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:28
Police in England and Wales failed to carry out effective investigations into allegations of child abuse and neglect, a report says.

VIDEO: Motorbikes aid Ramadan fast-breakers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:25
This year for Muslims in Indonesia there's a new enterprise: mobilising motorcycle taxis for food delivery is giving people more options to break their fast.

VIDEO: Bassett own goal hands Japan victory

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:00
England's Laura Bassett scores an own goal in injury time to hand Japan a last-gasp 2-1 victory in their 2015 Women's World Cup semi-final.

VIDEO: Why are teachers busting a move?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:48
The school leavers' videos where teachers bust out their dance moves

The mystery of the 'Vauxhall cannibals'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:48
The woman who woke to find the front half her of car had vanished

Rita Ora on X Factor and new music

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:43
Rita Ora on her Oscars ordeal and the X Factor

OAS inquiry into Dominican migration

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:40
The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an OAS inquiry into its migration policies after thousands of Haitians leave in recent weeks.

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