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UK has driest September 'since 1910'

Mon, 2014-09-29 22:04
The Met Office says the UK is on course for its driest September since records began more than a century ago.

Health spending set for budget boost

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:52
It is expected more money will be earmarked for the health service when the Welsh government unveils its draft budget.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Owen's solo effort

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:43
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

VIDEO: Hot air balloon descends into cave

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:23
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.

Lewis backs mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup'

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:21
World number one golfer Stacy Lewis says she would be keen to see the introduction of a mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' tournament.

The England Test hopeful who turned down Man City

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:13
Adam Lyth could have been a footballer, but his exploits as a Yorkshire batsman have put him on the brink of an England call-up.

7-day GPs and 'war on workers' - front pages

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:51
Pledges from the Conservative Party conference dominate front pages, with some focusing on measures to expand GP cover and others examining the benefits freeze.

Japan volcano eruption intensifies

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:45
Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers are suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensifies.

Modi meets Obama at White House

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:26
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama at the White House over dinner, ahead of formal talks on Tuesday.

Antibiotic 'link to child obesity'

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:02
A large American study suggests young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are more likely than those given fewer drugs to be obese.

VIDEO: Protesters 'clean up' after calm night

Mon, 2014-09-29 18:32
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters have continued their demonstration in the heart of Hong Kong's financial district.

VIDEO: Third video of UK hostage released

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:53
A third video has been posted online showing the British photographer John Cantlie, who's being held by the group which calls itself Islamic State.

Rise in UK trafficking and slavery

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:52
The number of people trafficked for slavery or other exploitation in the UK has risen sharply to more than 2,700, the National Crime Agency says.

VIDEO: Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:27
Scientists in Europe have developed sensors for sewers that can detect traces of explosives.

Who was the world's first trainspotter?

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:16
What hobby did this drawing start in 1825?

'Forgotten explorer' to be honoured

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:11
A plaque honouring one of Scotland's great forgotten explorers is set to be unveiled at Westminster Abbey.

Intruder 'ran through' White House

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:07
A man arrested for breaking into the White House earlier this month gained access to more of the building than previously believed, US media report.

In pictures: India's dying printing tradition

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:05
Printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta

Human trafficking figures revealed

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:02
Fifty five potential victims of human trafficking were identified in Scotland last year, according to the National Crime Agency.

Scottish economy shrugs off slump

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:00
The Scottish economy continues to recover with performance at pre-recession levels, according to the Bank of Scotland business monitor.

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