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A-level results day: Top 10 cliches

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:06
The 10 biggest cliches of A-level results day

Record number of university places

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:04
Pupils receiving A-level results will have more university places to choose from than ever before.

Trident relocation 'not impossible'

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:01
Moving Trident nuclear submarines out of an independent Scotland would be "very difficult but not impossible", according to a study.

Pilot's arm 'came off while landing'

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:00
A pilot lost control of a passenger plane when his artificial arm came off as he was landing in challenging conditions, according to an accident report.

VIDEO: Blind man claims 200mph speed record

Wed, 2014-08-13 14:47
A man claims to have broken the blind land speed record by driving a car at more than 200mph (322km/h).

VIDEO: Bank has Scots vote contingency plan

Wed, 2014-08-13 14:14
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says currency contingency plans have been drawn up, whatever the outcome of the Scottish referendum.

Footballer collapses during match

Wed, 2014-08-13 14:13
The former Derry Gaelic football captain Kevin McCloy is being treated in hospital after he collapsed on the pitch during a club match.

Crash kills Brazil candidate Campos

Wed, 2014-08-13 14:01
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos has died in a plane crash in the city of Santos, officials say.

Farah battles to 10,000m European gold

Wed, 2014-08-13 14:00
Britain's Mo Farah has to fight hard to win European 10,000m gold, while team-mate Andy Vernon snatches a silver medal.

How to crack the US market

Wed, 2014-08-13 13:58
How British firms can best succeed in the US market

More arms and aid planned for Iraq

Wed, 2014-08-13 13:48
Delivery of arms and aid to Iraq is being stepped up, in an international push to tackle jihadist militants and help those who fled their advance.

The funny side of exam results day

Wed, 2014-08-13 13:41
Students see the funny side of the great A-Level drama

VIDEO: Lancaster bombers fly in tandem

Wed, 2014-08-13 12:33
The last two remaining airworthy Lancaster bombers fly together over Lincolnshire.

The Chinese cult that kills 'demons'

Wed, 2014-08-13 12:25
The cult behind the murder that shocked China

GB's Dasaolu powers to 100m gold

Wed, 2014-08-13 12:22
James Dasaolu wins 100m gold and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey bronze on a brilliant night for Britain at the European Championships.

Nato peace camp 'plans new site'

Wed, 2014-08-13 11:59
One of the protesters planning an anti-Nato "peace camp" in Newport during the summit of world leaders in September has claimed they will set up at an alternative site.

VIDEO: Swiss train derailed in landslide

Wed, 2014-08-13 11:30
A landslide in Switzerland derails a train at the top of a ravine, injuring several passengers and leaving one carriage hanging over the precipice.

VIDEO: How the UK is guarding against Ebola

Wed, 2014-08-13 11:04
The BBC's Hugh Pym is given exclusive access to Porton Down research centre where scientists are working on detecting and minimising the risk of Ebola appearing in the UK

Daughter kept mum's body in bathroom

Wed, 2014-08-13 10:52
A daughter found dead in a home in Oxfordshire had kept the body of her mother in her bathroom for months, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Wed, 2014-08-13 10:41
David Sillito looks back at the life and career of American actress Lauren Bacall who has died at the age of 89.

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