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Two men die after car hits wall

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:29
Two men die after their car hits a wall and the matter is referred to a police watchdog, as officers had been searching for the vehicle after reports of suspicious activity.

VIDEO: Firefighters tackle California blaze

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:53
In California, 300 firefighters are tackling a wildfire in the Cleveland National Forest near San Diego.

VIDEO: Pistorius: What is the TV verdict?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 00:58
By allowing cameras and microphones into the courtroom - did the South African authorities create an educational moment - or was it simply a circus?

VIDEO: Racing fans enjoy Goodwood festival

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 00:31
Around 150,000 motor racing fans have been enjoying the Goodwood Revival festival in West Sussex.

VIDEO: Fire at Nottingham University campus

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:35
After a major fire broke out in one of the buildings of the University of Nottingham, video shows the extent of the blaze.

Union 'on a knife edge' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:26
Coverage of the build-up to the Scottish independence referendum continues on many front pages, while some papers focus on the fire at a Manchester dogs home.

Actress Morton tells of being abused

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:10
Actress Samantha Morton says she was sexually abused by two residential care workers while in a children's home in Nottingham as a teenager.

Fire destroys university building

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 20:54
A multi-million pound University of Nottingham chemistry building is destroyed in a "significant" fire.

Business row in Scots weekend campaign

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 19:59
A row over the intervention of business leaders and banks in the Scottish independence referendum intensifies as campaigning enters its final weekend.

Kerry to visit Egypt for IS talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 19:35
US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to arrive in Egypt for talks on defeating Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

VIDEO: British army honours Sikh WW1 role

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 18:18
The British army honours the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during World War One with a re-enactment by 36 Sikh volunteers.

Hostage family's plea for IS contact

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 18:08
The family of a Briton being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants appeal to his captors to make contact with them.

Botox 'stunts emotional growth'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:44
Experts warn that treating young people with Botox injections could restrict their emotional and social development.

Trade talks 'should include health'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:40
Major trade talks between the US and EU must include healthcare, a UK health minister says amid claims doing so could threaten the NHS.

Retired Gen. Hayden Compares U.S. ISIS Strategy To 'Casual Sex'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:15

"The reliance on air power has all of the attraction of casual sex: It seems to offer gratification but with very little commitment," retired Gen. Michael Hayden told US News.

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VIDEO: Vibrating cane to help blind people

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:11
A team of scientists in Delhi has developed a smart cane for blind people, which uses sensors to give vibration feedback.

Nighy takes Pride in miners movie

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:09
Miners' strike movie moves Bill Nighy

VIDEO: Iran 'sending troops' to fight IS

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:59
The BBC has learnt that Iran already appears to be sending troops and weapons to fight the Sunni extremists in Iraq

Artist bids to explain bipolar disorder

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:57
One artist's bid to explain bipolar disorder

Mum and daughter give dyspraxia help

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:56
A mother and daughter talk about living with dyspraxia