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US Navy: WW2 wreck found in Java Sea

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:23
The US Navy confirms a wreck on the bottom of the Java sea is the USS Houston, sunk by the Japanese in World War Two with as many as 700 men aboard.

Kerr is first female boss in Scotland

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:04
Shelley Kerr takes charge of Stirling University, making her the first female manager in Scottish senior football.

Nigerian 'mutiny over Boko Haram'

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
A group of soldiers in Nigeria is refusing to fight Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers tells the BBC.

NHS boss suspended over 'hate' site

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
An NHS boss is suspended after a BBC investigation reveals him as head of a charity which carried articles discussing the killing of gay people.

Investors needed to save shipbuilder

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:59
New investors may need to found within days if the financially-stricken Ferguson Shipbuilder in Port Glasgow is to be saved, MSPs are told.

Care criticised at baby inquest

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:56
The care given to a woman whose newborn baby died was "completely unacceptable and sub-standard", a coroner tells an inquest.

Rail fares to rise 3.5% for 2015

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:55
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by 3.5% in January 2015, following the release of inflation figures for July.

VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.

Inbetweeners thrash Sly at box office

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
The second Inbetweeners film continues to dominate the UK and Ireland box office chart, leaving the latest Expendables sequel floundering in its wake.

Doctor charged with indecent filming

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:51
A hearing consultant appears in court accused of secretly filming 100 patients, including children, in hospital toilets.

AUDIO: Could you share your partner?

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:37
After presenter Mariella Frostrup's husband pulled out of a family holiday because of work, she found another man to travel with - the partner of her best friend.

Who will shine on Ebor stage?

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:37
Derby winner Australia and Oaks equivalent Taghrooda are the headline acts at York's glittering Ebor Festival.

HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:33
The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.

Explosion traps China coal miners

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:17
Twenty-seven workers are trapped underground after an explosion in a Chinese coal mine, the country's state media reports.

Former minister Sam Foster dies

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:08
The former Northern Ireland environment minister, Ulster Unionist Sam Foster, has died at the age of 82.

Syria airspace ban for US airlines

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:06
The US aviation authority bans American carriers from flying over Syria, citing potential security risks from "armed extremist groups".

'Bodies found' after Ukraine attack

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:01
Fifteen bodies are recovered from the scene of a rocket attack on refugees, a Ukrainian military spokesman says, as heavy fighting is reported.

Prison system is 'not in crisis'

Tue, 2014-08-19 06:50
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says the prison service is facing challenges with violence, suicides and staff shortages, but insists it is not in crisis.

Man jailed for series of sex attacks

Tue, 2014-08-19 06:48
A man who raped or sexually assaulted four girls in just over an hour is jailed for nine years.

VIDEO: Iceland volcano eruption risk raised

Tue, 2014-08-19 06:29
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.

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