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Hit and run cyclist seriously injured

Sun, 2014-09-28 02:15
A cyclist is seriously injured in a hit and run collision near the village of Kippen in Stirlingshire.

Al-Nusra threat over air strikes

Sun, 2014-09-28 01:48
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.

VIDEO: PM 'embarrassed' over Queen gaffe

Sun, 2014-09-28 01:43
David Cameron says he is "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for overheard remarks he made about a conversation he had with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum.

Attempted carjacking CCTV ‘shocking’

Sun, 2014-09-28 01:36
Footage of a woman getting dragged along as a car thief attempts to steal her vehicle is utterly shocking, police say.

Iraq oil worker able to return to UK

Sun, 2014-09-28 00:51
An oil worker from Hull, forced to stay in Iraq pending a court case, returns to the UK.

New hope for future of medieval ship

Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
A new home could soon be found for Newport's medieval ship, safeguarding its future restoration.

Venus Williams too good for Watson

Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
Britain's Heather Watson is beaten in straight sets by Venus Williams at the China Open, her fourth successive opening round loss.

AUDIO: 22,000 Roman coins found in Devon

Sat, 2014-09-27 23:39
A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.

VIDEO: US air strikes on IS target Kobane

Sat, 2014-09-27 23:28
The Syrian town of Kobane is struck in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS).

Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

Sat, 2014-09-27 23:05
Mariam Ibrahim, the woman who escaped a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, tells the BBC she wants to campaign against religious persecution.

VIDEO: Thirty feared dead on Japan volcano

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:55
Thirty hikers found near the peak of Mount Ontake are feared dead after being found unresponsive, rescuers say.

VIDEO: Mariam Ibrahim: 'Jail was a test'

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:54
Mariam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, tells the BBC's Tom Esslemont she believes her time in prison was ''a test''.

Tory turmoil ahead of conference - the papers

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:08
The defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP, and the resignation of his fellow Conservative Brooks Newmark from his ministerial post, make Sunday's headlines.

Phillips makes British BMX history

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:06
Liam Phillips becomes the first British male to win the UCI BMX Supercross series world title despite a poor final competition.

US police officer shot in Ferguson

Sat, 2014-09-27 20:53
A police officer is shot - reportedly in the arm - in the strife-torn US town of Ferguson, Missouri, but the officer's condition is unclear.

Japan volcano rescue efforts resume

Sat, 2014-09-27 20:40
Rescue efforts resume on Mount Ontake in Japan where dozens of hikers are thought to be stranded following the sudden eruption of the volcano.

Cuba jails Canadian executive

Sat, 2014-09-27 17:42
A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).

VIDEO: George Clooney marries in Venice

Sat, 2014-09-27 16:59
The Hollywood star George Clooney has married the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in a private ceremony in Venice.

An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag

Sat, 2014-09-27 16:32
How the stethoscope led doctors to touch their patients

How the world's first smartwatch was built

Sat, 2014-09-27 15:48
Just how good were 17th Century 'smartwatches'?

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