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Two charged over student's shooting

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:29
Two men are charged with the murder of a 17-year-old who was shot dead in south-east London in 2010.

VIDEO: Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:09
At least 27 people are killed after heavy rain sparks landslides in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture.

Mental health care 'in dark ages'

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:09
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.

China fines 12 Japan car parts firms

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:59
China levies a record fine totalling 1.24bn yuan ($202m; £121m) on twelve Japanese car parts companies for price-fixing.

India 'man-eating' tiger killed

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:46
Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.

Asbestos present in student rooms

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:36
More than 3,000 students in Wales slept last year in university bedrooms containing asbestos, BBC Wales learns.

Cut Scottish spending, poll told

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:12
Almost half of voters in Wales think public spending in Scotland should be cut if Scots vote to remain in the UK, according to a new survey.

UK food supplies sent to Iraq refugees

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:11
The UK delivers its first batch of emergency food supplies to refugees fleeing Islamist militants in northern Iraq.

Murray seeded eighth for US Open

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:02
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open at Flushing Meadows, the tournament he won in 2012.

VIDEO: Meeting the new Doctor

Tue, 2014-08-19 21:43
Ten young Doctor Who fans got a tour behind the scenes where the magic happens, on the set of the Tardis itself. But there was a surprise in store...

Japanese exports rebound in July

Tue, 2014-08-19 21:43
Exports from Japan show a surprise pick-up in July, reigniting hopes of growth for the world's third largest economy.

VIDEO: New Nook e-reader due for launch

Tue, 2014-08-19 21:28
Samsung and Barnes & Noble are due to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in New York on Wednesday

House prices and rail fares - the papers

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:49
Official figures revealing another increase in average house prices lead some papers, while there is anger at the prospect of more rail fare increases.

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:37
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Cotillard confronts redundancy fears

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:21
Marion Cotillard fights redundancy in latest role

India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:19
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.

Children's hospital 'must improve'

Tue, 2014-08-19 20:06
Alder Hey Children's Hospital "requires improvement" in critical care and outpatient services, but some areas are rated outstanding or good by health inspectors.

Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

Tue, 2014-08-19 19:44
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

Tue, 2014-08-19 19:17
How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?

Can eating meat be eco-friendly?

Tue, 2014-08-19 18:51
Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?

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