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Bigger payout for power cut victims

Wed, 2014-07-23 23:30
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.

Beach deaths safety warning by RNLI

Wed, 2014-07-23 23:09
More people die in seaside accidents than in cycling incidents every year, says the RNLI a day after rescuers responded to 13 call-outs on the north Wales coast.

Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade

Wed, 2014-07-23 23:00
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues.

VIDEO: Aerial view of new Glasgow landscape

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:52
Glasgow has been getting ready for the Games and investing money in 13 sporting venues across the city for more than six years.

Children dead in Indian train crash

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:40
At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.

Van Gaal has winning Man Utd start

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:30
Manchester United give new boss Louis van Gaal a winning start as they beat LA Galaxy 7-0 in a friendly in California.

Welsh day one hopes hit by injuries

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:09
Team Wales go into the first day's competition at the Commonwealth Games without a number of big medal hopes absent because of injuries.

Gatwick's '£256m second runway plan'

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:08
Gatwick Airport is expected to announce £256m of funding for local jobs and infrastructure if a second runway is given the go-ahead.

VIDEO: Ukraine village 'shelled by forces'

Wed, 2014-07-23 22:07
Natalia Antelava gains access to a village where one woman apparently died, and another was badly injured, when it was allegedly shelled by Ukrainian Grad rockets.

Four die as lorry and car crash

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:41
A couple and their two young children die after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.

Peaches' drug 'secrets' and Games pictures - papers

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:41
Many papers focus on the inquest of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, while others give their views on the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:31
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.

Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:29
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.

Taiwan plane crash: In pictures

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:50
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan

India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:24
Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags

Wed, 2014-07-23 19:09
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.

Labour considers sport betting levy

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:51
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".

Arizona execution takes two hours

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:49
US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry.

Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:59
Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet

VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:24
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.

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