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Salmond v Darling: Best bits

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:28
All the best bits from the Scottish independence TV debate

Juncker wants women for top EU jobs

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:18
Jean-Claude Juncker tells EU leaders to pick more women for his top team but UK still hopes for key role for Lord Hill.

VIDEO: Lost in translation: Fringe comedy

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:16
How do international comedians break the language barrier at Edinburgh Festival Fringe?

Anti-terror strategy has 'failed'

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:03
A senior figure in the Muslim Council of Britain says one of the government's key counter-terrorism strategies - known as Prevent - has failed.

Ebola: 'heavy toll' on health staff

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:55
An "unprecedented" number of doctors and nurses have been infected with Ebola virus in west Africa, according to the World Health Organization.

US schools to have non-white majority

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:51
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.

Violent clashes at carnival finale

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:36
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.

Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging'

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:26
Investment in Zimbabwe more than halved in the first six months of 2014, the country's central bank chief announces as President Mugabe visits China.

AUDIO: Geoffrey Pyke's amazing life

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:12
Biographer Henry Hemming recounts the extraordinary life of the British inventor and journalist Geoffrey Pyke.

AUDIO: Anti-terror plan 'disenfranchises'

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:12
A leading Muslim figure has criticised the government's counter-terrorism strategy, claiming it turns young people to extremism.

US sanctions Syria air surveillance

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:53
US President Barack Obama authorises surveillance flights over Syria to gain intelligence on Islamic militants who control swathes of Syria and Iraq.

Deadly bombing hits Baghdad district

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:52
A car bomb in a mainly Shia district of Baghdad kills at least eight people, the latest in a string of attacks heightening sectarian tensions.

Pair rescued after hours on mountain

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:46
A father and son, who went missing for 13 hours during a camping trip in the Mourne Mountains, are brought to safety.

Prison data loss leads to large fine

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:44
The Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 for "serious failings" in handling confidential data concerning almost 3,000 prisoners.

VIDEO: Henderson: 'Cowell doesn't control me'

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:28
Former X Factor contestant Ella Henderson talks to BBC Breakfast about her rise to fame and her relationship with her record label boss, Simon Cowell.

Sex lessons 'should start at seven'

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:21
All children in England's state schools should get lessons about sex and relationships from the age of seven, the Liberal Democrats say.

Big earthquake near Iceland volcano

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:19
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been hit by the largest quake since tremors began last week but experts say there are no signs of an eruption.

VIDEO: How pedal power charges your phone

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:17
From backpacks which indicate which way you are turning to a USB charger that gets its power from pedalling

AUDIO: Pet Shop Boys cameo on The Archers

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:10
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys have made a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.

VIDEO: Mexico tries to tame 'Beast' train

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:07
The Mexican government has unveiled new measures to prevent migrants from Central America travelling on the roofs of freight trains heading north towards the US.

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