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Pensioner killed in road accident

Tue, 2014-08-26 08:01
An 81-year-old woman is knocked down and killed in County Londonderry.

Name would-be jihadists, public urged

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:54
The UK's head of counter-terrorism calls for help to identify people who have travelled to Syria or shown signs of being radicalised.

Salmond claims TV debate 'momentum'

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:34
Alex Salmond says motivation, morale and momentum are with Yes Scotland after latest TV debate with Better Together leader Alistair Darling.

Analysis: The Prevent strategy and its problems

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:27
UK's Prevent strategy remains deeply controversial

Boris Johnson confirms target seat

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:15
London Mayor Boris Johnson is seeking to become the Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at the 2015 general election.

Ex-charity chief trial summing up

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:00
A former race equality charity boss "wasn't entitled" to use the organisation's funds, a court has heard from prosecutors.

VIDEO: What goes into a fake cigarette?

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:55
The BBC's Tom Brown finds out what is in a fake cigarette

Father and son killed in crash

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:54
Police say a man and boy killed in a road crash in Fife on Sunday were a father and son from the Falkirk area.

How Norway avoided the 'curse of oil'

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:54
How prosperous Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil'

Deadly Brazil prison riot 'ends'

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:41
Officials in Brazil say a prison riot in which at least five inmates were killed has ended and the prisoners have been transferred to other jails.

VIDEO: Football club re-enacts 1917 match

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:25
Coventry City Ladies Football Club have re-enacted a cup final game from 1917 which took place between workers from two munitions factories in the city.

China widens schools in Pisa tests

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:18
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

Banksy sale will 'keep club open'

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:13
Banksy's Mobile Lovers is sold for enough money to keep the sellers - a Bristol boys' club - open for "a few years".

Podolski staying at Arsenal - Wenger

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:06
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that forward Lukas Podolski will not be sold during the current transfer window.

Helicopter voice recorder sought

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:01
The lord advocate is taking court action in a bid to get voice recorder data from the AAIB after four people died in a helicopter crash.

Boy dies from car fire injuries

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:57
A five-year-old boy dies in hospital following a car fire that left his mother and sister severely injured.

Drink-related crime down in hotspot

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:53
Drink-related crime in one of Swansea's busiest streets at night drops by more than a third after police target low-level drunkenness before it escalates.

Alice 'mis-app' delays virtual tour

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:40
An app celebrating Llandudno's links with the Alice in Wonderland story has been delayed, after key figures for tourists to follow were altered.

'Ban E-cig use indoors,' says WHO

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:33
The World Health Organization says there should be regulations preventing the use of electronic cigarettes indoors in public and work places.

Lampard retires from England duty

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:16
Frank Lampard announces his England retirement after winning 106 international caps.
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