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Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:54
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Militants 'kill reporter on video'

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:51
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.

Borders railway opening date set

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:50
First Minister Alex Salmond announces trains will run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:45
At least 32 people have been killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.

The ways people are deliberately kept waiting

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:36
The times people are deliberately kept waiting

Bank of England split over rate rise

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:19
Two out of nine members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest rates earlier this month, the first time in three years that policymakers have done so.

Rennard's suspension lift criticised

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:13
A senior Welsh Lib Dem who claims she was harassed by Lord Rennard says her party should be "ashamed" over lifting his membership suspension.

Ramsey red unbelievable - Wenger

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:11
Arsene Wenger describes the decision to send off Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in the Champions League draw at Besiktas as "unbelievable".

New domestic abuse law considered

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:10
A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under plans to tackle an issue which prompted one millions calls to police in 12 months.

Deported burglar returned for spoils

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:10
A deported Lithuanian burglar is caught and re-jailed after returning to Peterborough to retrieve stolen jewellery he had hidden under floorboards.

Mortgage lending highest since 2008

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:09
A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.

Phelps can swim faster, says coach

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:48
Michael Phelps returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever, his coach Bob Bowman says.

The puzzle of uncollected ashes

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:07
Why would relatives leave ashes in a funeral parlour for years?

Independence 'would devastate BBC'

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:07
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.

Ferguson protests largely peaceful

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:02
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.

Remembering the Marchioness disaster

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:59
The young model among the 51 Marchioness disaster victims

Ofsted to probe tip-off claims

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:58
Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.

Lib Dems lift Rennard suspension

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:48
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.

Tributes to woman found dead in city

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:37
Tributes are paid to a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in a stream in Inverness at the weekend.

VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:36
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
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