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Six bin lorry deaths 'preventable'

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:37
The six deaths in the Glasgow bin lorry crash could have been avoided had proper precautions been taken over the driver's health, an inquiry hears.

VIDEO: What would a joint Arab force look like?

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:35
On Thursday a meeting of the Arab League is expected to include discussions about the creation of a joint Arab military force - but what would it look like?

Allen ruled out of Wales qualifiers

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:33
Joe Allen and Adam Matthews are ruled out of Wales' Euro 2016 qualifiers with Cyprus and Israel, but Gareth Bale is in.

UK bonuses near to pre-crisis levels

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:27
Bonuses paid to UK workers during the year 2014-15 were close to the level they were at before the financial crisis, new official figures show.

YouTube Gaming site ready for launch

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:16
YouTube will launch its spin-off platform for video gamers, YouTube Gaming, on Wednesday evening.

Hungary tear gas at migrant protest

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:13
Police in Hungary use tear gas to disperse migrants protesting at a reception camp as record numbers of people cross the Serbian border.

'Dust lady' of 9/11 dies of cancer

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:08
A 9/11 survivor whose photograph became one of the enduring images of the attacks dies aged 42 after suffering with stomach cancer.

Gatlin 'taking brunt' for cheats

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:07
American sprinter Justin Gatlin is unfairly carrying the burden of all drugs cheats, according to his agent.

Girl admits two terror charges

Wed, 2015-08-26 02:04
Girl, 16, pleads guilty to two terror offences at Manchester Magistrates' Court.

'Spam King' pleads guilty in US

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:52
A Las Vegas man known as the 'Spam King' has pleaded guilty after he sent over 27m spam messages through Facebook.

European stocks dip in choppy trade

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:45
European stock markets follow Chinese shares lower on Wednesday after Beijing's fresh interest rate cut fails to stem the losses.

The great e-cigarette war

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:42
Why do England and Wales treat them so differently?

VIDEO: People and animals escape Australia floods

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:37
Footage shows rising floodwaters in New South Wales, Australia, that has forced hundreds of residents south of Sydney to flee their homes

Chilcot to 'spread Iraq war criticism'

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:24
Sir John Chilcot's much-delayed Iraq war report will criticise senior figures beyond Tony Blair and his inner circle, says the Guardian.

Best Fringe gag 'was my joke first'

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:22
A comedian claims he was the first to tell the "Hans free" joke which won Darren Walsh the prize for the funniest gag at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

Why do public clocks like Big Ben's run slow?

Wed, 2015-08-26 01:13
Why do public clocks like Big Ben's run slow?

FIA designing protected cockpits

Wed, 2015-08-26 00:47
Following the death of Justin Wilson, the FIA says it will continue to look into the issue of driver safety.

McDonald's boss defends zero-hours

Wed, 2015-08-26 00:36
The new boss of McDonald's UK tells the BBC that zero-hours contracts are fair because they help staff stay flexible.

China's woes and a still flawed global economy

Tue, 2015-08-25 23:41
With yesterday's monetary easing by the People's Bank of China failing to calm markets, is India's central bank governor right that governments expect too much of central banks?

Fire disrupts Dublin Airport flights

Tue, 2015-08-25 23:33
Flights remain temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport because of a fire on the roof of a hangar that has now been brought under control.