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George Galloway leaves hospital

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
George Galloway leaves hospital after being treated for injuries he suffered in an attack that his spokesman believes was prompted by the MP's views on Israel.

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

Bid to identify body after 34 years

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:27
DNA samples are to be taken from the family of a woman who went missing 36 years ago to see if they match remains found in the sea in 1980.

MH17 crash: Briton's body identified

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:20
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified.

AUDIO: Should you recline your plane seat?

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:11
The use of gadgets to prevent passengers putting their seat back has lead to mid-air arguments, should airlines allow them to go back at all?

Three held over murder bid released

Sat, 2014-08-30 01:07
Three men arrested in connection with the attempted murder of prominent loyalist John Boreland are released.

Girl's killer 'may never be caught'

Sat, 2014-08-30 00:48
A killer who stabbed a teenager to death in 1997 may escape justice after evidence was contaminated during forensic work, the BBC can reveal.

Man stabbed to death in Notting Hill

Sat, 2014-08-30 00:41
A murder inquiry begins after a man is stabbed to death in Notting Hill in west London, the Metropolitan Police says.

Women injured as car hits bus stop

Sat, 2014-08-30 00:33
Two women are taken to hospital after driver loses control of his car and crashes into a bus stop in Glasgow.

Maher ruled out of world title bid

Sat, 2014-08-30 00:22
British showjumper Ben Maher will miss the World Equestrian Games after his horse Cella picked up an injury.

VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

Fri, 2014-08-29 22:16
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

Fri, 2014-08-29 22:00
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.

Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

Fri, 2014-08-29 20:21
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

Life in a rented wreck

Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?

The fear of being seen as racist

Fri, 2014-08-29 18:05
Can the fear of being seen as racist cause problems?

Ex-governor's corruption case closes

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:55
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:42
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:38
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
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