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Driver blacked out before bus crash

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:09
A bus firm is liable for damages for a crash involving 50 school children after its driver blacked out.

Anderson and Jadeja found not guilty

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:55
The International Cricket Council finds James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its code of conduct.

The speech heralding World War One

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:53
The war-hating minster who made the case for World War One

Purvis wins gold on parallel bars

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:45
Scotland's Dan Purvis collects Commonwealth Games gold in the men's parallel bars, his third medal in Glasgow.

Weekendish: Lettuces, models and scissors

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:40
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

UK probes Israeli soldier nationality

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:39
The UK Foreign Office is "looking into" reports an Israeli soldier believed captured in Gaza has dual UK-Israeli nationality.

Kincora abuse is 'national scandal'

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.

Autistic woman fails to stop move

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:15
A Swansea family loses its bid to prevent a health board moving their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit 230 miles away in Brighton.

HIV drugs 'boost SA life expectancy'

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:09
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.

Man jailed for couple's crash deaths

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:07
A driver who killed his sister and her fiancé in a car crash, leaving his nine-week-old nephew an orphan, is jailed for seven years.

VIDEO: London Zoo defends late parties

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
London Zoo has defended its "Lates" evening openings where alcohol is served, after claims of drunken behaviour threatening the welfare of the animals.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
Nixon's interest in panda mating, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:00
The week's big numbers, visualised

Feet sniff abuse teacher spared jail

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:51
A teacher who admitted sexual assault by sniffing the feet of schoolchildren in Lancashire is spared jail.

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:50
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

Arson fear over Eastbourne Pier fire

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:22
A fire that ripped through Eastbourne Pier is now feared to have been started deliberately.

How do you get your face on the dollar?

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:21
The US is debating putting a woman's face on the US dollar. How does it happen?

Held GSK detective visited by son

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:09
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.

VIDEO: Hammond: 'Diplomacy never dead'

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:08
The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that "diplomacy is never dead" despite a truce between Israel and Hamas breaking down within hours.

Man jailed over teen ecstasy death

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:07
A man is jailed for five years for supplying drugs after a 16-year-old boy died at a rave in west London.
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