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Vine wins funniest Fringe joke award

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:18
A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.

Bank 'double billed late customers'

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:03
Bank of Scotland has been unfairly double billing customers who fell behind on their mortgages, a High Court judge in Belfast has ruled.

India cancels talks with Pakistan

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:57
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.

Reynolds to receive lifetime honour

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:32
Veteran screen star Debbie Reynolds is to be given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the organisation announces.

Mourinho wants substitute Cech to stay

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:13
Jose Mourinho wants keeper Petr Cech to stay, despite the Chelsea boss picking Thibaut Courtois for the 3-1 win at Burnley.

Ex-enterprise chiefs clash on pound

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:07
Two former heads of Scottish Enterprise are due to outline opposing views on the currency of an independent Scotland.

What next for England's part-time World Cup winners?

Mon, 2014-08-18 22:56
Will England Women's Rugby World Cup win hasten the change to professionalism, or is sevens where the game's future lies?

Australia-Indonesia spy rift 'ends'

Mon, 2014-08-18 22:51
Australia says it has reached an agreement with Indonesia to end a row over claims Canberra spied on the Indonesian president.

Biker dies after Ballynahinch crash

Mon, 2014-08-18 22:33
A motorcyclist dies after he was involved in a crash in County Down on Monday evening.

England: What's fixed and what's still broken?

Mon, 2014-08-18 22:24
What's fixed and what's still broken?

VIDEO: 'I am Malala' memoirs re-versioned

Mon, 2014-08-18 22:12
Malala Yousafzai's memoirs 'I am Malala' was originally released in 2013 has just been reversioned for young people. She speaks to BBC School Reporters in a Birmingham library

VIDEO: Grayling: "Not a crisis in prisons"

Mon, 2014-08-18 21:45
Chris Grayling has admitted to the BBC that violence, suicides and staff shortages are 'pressures' in prisons in England and Wales but maintained that there is 'not a crisis'.

Two teens held over Hackney stabbing

Mon, 2014-08-18 21:44
Two teenagers are arrested on suspicion of murder after a 19-year-old man was found stabbed to death in east London.

New helpline to combat gang culture

Mon, 2014-08-18 21:36
Parents worried about their children getting involved in gangs can now seek support from a new telephone helpline, children's charity NSPCC says.

Woman loses £14,000 in dating scam

Mon, 2014-08-18 21:04
A woman from Bournemouth conned out of £14,000 in a dating scam, has her case closed by police with "little chance" of getting her money back.

VIDEO: Grenade nearly thrown for dog

Mon, 2014-08-18 20:45
A woman has spoken of the moment she inadvertently picked up a wartime grenade while throwing stones for her dog to chase on a beach.

Borders 'fiasco' and Assange's 'stunt' - the papers

Mon, 2014-08-18 20:41
Some front pages focus on the ruling that the UK government must pay £224m to an American defence corporation over an axed contract to vet travellers.

White House steps up Ferguson effort

Mon, 2014-08-18 20:31
The US attorney general is to travel to the riot-hit town of Ferguson, as the authorities step up efforts to restore calm amid a tense stand-off.

Thatcher's chemistry with Hodgkin

Mon, 2014-08-18 20:08
How Thatcher stayed friends with her leftwing teacher

Royal Blood rewrite the rules of rock

Mon, 2014-08-18 19:26
Royal Blood rewrite the rules of rock

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