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Arizona halts executions amid review

Thu, 2014-07-24 16:18
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.

Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'

Thu, 2014-07-24 16:14
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.

Obama urges action over tax scheme

Thu, 2014-07-24 16:03
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.

Music fans descend on Wickerman site

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:45
Thousands of music fans head to south west Scotland as the annual Wickerman Festival gets under way.

Exam reform delayed by schools

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:44
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.

Giants fall in love with Liverpool

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:38
The enigmatic Frenchman behind Liverpool's 25ft grandmother

Gaza shelter attack 'kills 13'

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:24
At least 13 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza came under fire, Gazan health officials say.

VIDEO: Yoga all at sea

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:20
SUP yoga, or stand up paddleboard yoga, involves most of the moves of normal yoga, but is done on a paddleboard in the water.

VIDEO: Water ATMs bring clean water to Delhi

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:20
The authorities is Delhi are piloting water dispensing machines to bring clean water to residents.

Winners and losers from a strong pound

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:12
Why the ever rising pound is not all good news

Senegal’s cattle rustlers challenged

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:11
Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers

Voices from the death penalty debate

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:05
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessee's execution debate

VIDEO: Proud Murdoch in tears on podium

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:35
Scotland's Ross Murdoch breaks down in tears following his win in the men's 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Renicks sisters claim golden double

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:29
Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win Scotland's first golds of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories.

Ghana protests over rising prices

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:18
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.

Murdoch caps great first day for Scots

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:11
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.

VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 crash investigation

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01
MH17 crash investigation expected to be long and complex in attempt to piece together exactly what happened.

Algeria passenger jet feared crashed

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:52
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers.

Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:49
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.

Murdoch upstages fellow Scot Jamieson

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:44
Ross Murdoch breaks the Commonwealth Games record as he earns a shock win over fellow Scot Michael Jamieson in the 200m breaststroke.
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