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US strikes Islamic State in Syria

Tue, 2014-09-23 06:04
The US and five Arab nations launch a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.

The art of Ryder Cup captaincy

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:56
Bonding your team, getting your speech right, picking your singles line-up - the challenges facing Paul McGinley and Tom Watson

The struggle to claim the month of October

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:36
Separate campaigns are urging people to give up alcohol and tobacco for October.

'Chubby' Brown is fined at hospital

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:23
Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown is handed a parking ticket at a hospital minutes after handing over a £5,000 cheque to help cancer patients.

Broadband voucher scheme overhauled

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:20
A scheme aimed at getting subsidised fast broadband out to businesses is to be overhauled following low take-up.

Turkey hints at Iraq hostage swap

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:07
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.

The next big banking scandal?

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:06
Could this be the next big banking scandal?

VIDEO: NHS staff to help in Ebola areas

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:55
The World Health Organization has warned the number of people with the Ebola virus could reach 20,000 by November if swift action is not taken now.

AUDIO: Manic Street Preachers music 'hard-wired'

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:54
The Manic Street Preachers have been talking to John Wilson for the new series of Mastertapes, to be broadcast on Radio 4 in November.

AUDIO: Space inflation and a physics bet

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:45
One of the biggest scientific claims of the year has received another set-back, putting the result of a bet between two significant physicists in jeopardy.

VIDEO: Syrian refugees need urgent care

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:45
The UN refugee agency says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border in recent days.

Agreement on new powers 'not easy'

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:44
The head of the new commission on delivering more powers to Scotland has warned it will "not be easy" to get agreement from the Scottish parties.

VIDEO: Backbench view of UK role in air strikes

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:42
MPs John Baron and John Woodcock on possible UK military action against Islamic State and a recall of Parliament.

£104k public cash lost in bank fraud

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:39
Public funds totalling £104,000 were paid into a fraudulent bank account and are "highly unlikely" to be recovered, a Welsh assembly committee hears.

Hooker Youngs out for three months

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:25
Leicester hooker Tom Youngs will miss England's autumn internationals after being ruled out with a shoulder injury.

AUDIO: How black can black be?

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:10
A material dubbed the darkest substance on earth is being used creatively by internationally acclaimed artist Sir Anish Kapoor.

Rapist is sentenced to 18 years

Tue, 2014-09-23 04:02
A man who raped a woman in Lurgan, County Armagh, and beat her boyfriend into unconsciousness is jailed for 18 years.

McIlroy has outgrown me - McDowell

Tue, 2014-09-23 03:54
Graeme McDowell admits Rory McIlroy's four majors and world number one status may mean the end for their Ryder Cup partnership.

Clydeport admits tug deaths failures

Tue, 2014-09-23 03:54
Port operator Clydeport Operations Limited admits health and safety failures over a tug boat which sank in the River Clyde killing three crew.

Tesco fast-tracks new finance chief

Tue, 2014-09-23 03:49
Troubled supermarket giant Tesco says its new chief financial officer, Alan Stewart, is joining the company immediately, more than two months earlier than originally planned.
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