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Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:53
Germany demands an explanation from Russia's Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.

Rare antelope births 'fantastic'

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:24
The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.

Ex dental prof loses dismissal claim

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:22
Prof Philip Lamey, a former professor of dentistry, has lost his case for unfair dismissal brought against Queen's University, Belfast.

VIDEO: Hamm on beards, baseball and moving on

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:13
He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.

Ambassador 'suspect in girl beating'

Wed, 2014-08-27 20:55
US police say Equatorial Guinea's ambassador is suspected of beating a girl with a chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.

Abuse scandal latest and jihadist fears - papers

Wed, 2014-08-27 20:49
Repercussions of a report on organised child sex abuse in Rotherham continue to make headlines, while some papers focus on conflict in Iraq and Syria.

Health boss claimed £30,000 expenses

Wed, 2014-08-27 19:05
The £232,000-a-year chief executive of two health trusts claimed up to £30,000 in expenses over the past year, it emerges.

Ebola outbreak 'will get worse'

Wed, 2014-08-27 18:36
A top US public health official says the Ebola outbreak is set to get worse before it gets better, as West African health ministers meet in Ghana.

US 'soccer moms' sue over concussion

Wed, 2014-08-27 18:21
A group of young American football players and their parents have sued Fifa and US football groups over the risks from concussions.

English children's lives 'less happy'

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:36
English children are less happy and satisfied than youngsters in developing countries, a new survey suggests.

VIDEO: Twitter's map of Mid-East conflict

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:22
How people are reacting across social media in the Gaza-Israeli conflict.

TV white space could be a lifesaver

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:21
Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?

VIDEO: TV crew member killed filming robbery

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:16
A member of a television crew filming for reality TV show, Cops, has been accidentally killed in cross fire by police officers who had responded to a robbery in Omaha.

Shaking off the 'kilted straitjacket'

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:13
How Scottish national identity shook off its 'kilted straitjacket'

Arthur Conan Doyle's eerie vision of the future of war

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:07
Did Arthur Conan Doyle predict submarine warfare?

Chile navy's first openly gay sailor

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:54
A sailor in Chile, Mauricio Ruiz, becomes the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay, and gets full backing of the Chilean Navy.

Labour plans technical universities

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:48
Labour is calling for technical universities to be created as part of a blueprint for reshaping the higher education system to create a hi-tech, high-income economy.

Depression in cancer 'overlooked'

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:36
Three-quarters of cancer patients who are depressed are not getting the psychological therapy they need, researchers say.

Scottish business confidence 'falls'

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:09
Business confidence has fallen in Scotland despite firms reporting strong sales growth over the past year, a report has found.

Red squirrels face leprosy threat

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:03
Scotland's red squirrels are facing a new threat from a form of leprosy, according to scientists in Edinburgh.

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