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People hurt in Longleat train crash

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:50
Two carriages overturn at Longleat Adventure Park, leaving six people injured.

VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:31
Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.

Texas governor pleads not guilty

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:05
Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry pleads not guilty to charges he abused his power in an attempt to pressure a political adversary to resign.

Man Utd complete £16m Rojo signing

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:03
Manchester United announce the £16m signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year deal.

Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:01
Myanmar's young tourism bosses confident about the future

Obama: Foley video shocks the world

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:40
US President Barack Obama says the beheading of journalist James Foley is "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world".

Fear over Somali radio closure

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:21
The manager of a radio station in Somalia tells the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air, accusing it of spreading hate messages.

VIDEO: WW1 soldier died fighting aged 67

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:14
At 67, Henry Webber was one of the oldest known British men to die in active service.

'Five failures' led to baby's death

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:05
There were five failings in the care given to a mother in labour which lead to her baby's death, a coroner rules.

Warning issued over oil predictions

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:04
A leading oil industry figure says the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:51
Plymouth University's chairman of governors is to be investigated about claims of sexual harassment of female staff.

Job loss fears at medical business

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:35
Northern Ireland's largest, private medical group says it may have to lay off 50 staff following a cut in the number of patients referred by the NHS.

Samsung-made Nook tablet announced

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:31
Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.

Dzeko in new four-year Man City deal

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:22
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko signs a new four-year deal with the defending Premier League champions.

Liberia troops enforce Ebola lockdown

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:21
Security forces in Liberia's capital deploy to enforce a quarantine in a large slum area in order to contain the spread of Ebola, setting off protests.

New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:20
A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.

Iceland evacuates area near volcano

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:14
Authorities in Iceland complete the evacuation of an area close to the country's Bardarbunga volcano over fears of an impending eruption.

VIDEO: Can the new Nook take on Kindle?

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:13
Samsung and Barnes and Noble have teamed up to launch a new e-reader on a tablet device.

City bakery 'makes 390 job losses'

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:07
A bakery in Newport is reported to be cutting 390 jobs by November.

Second arrest over Tilbury death

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:01
A second person is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of man in a shipping container in Essex.
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