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Labour to set out plan to 'save' NHS

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:59
Labour is to give more details of its plan for the NHS, after Ed Miliband's party conference pledge to "save and transform" it.

US condemns China scholar sentence

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:33
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.

VIDEO: 'Brainwave' headband measures focus

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:22
California startup Melon has developed a personal activity monitor in the form of a brainwave headband.

Second fence erected at White House

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:49
The Secret Service erects a second fence in front of the White House, days after an intruder scaled the main fence and entered the mansion.

Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:28
The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".

No 'opt out' of IS fight - Cameron

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:23
The fight against Islamic State (IS) militants is one "you cannot opt out of", David Cameron says during a visit to the US.

Charge in US teen disappearance

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:18
A Virginia man sought for questioning in connection with the disappearance of British-born student Hannah Graham is charged with abduction.

VIDEO: Capturing great artists in their element

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:50
What happens when an artist becomes the subject of a work of art rather than its creator? An exhibit curated by Picasso's grandson showcases photos of artists at work.

Brazil refuses deforestation pact

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:42
Brazil refuses to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030, saying the deal could clash with its laws.

Six marathon penalty shootouts

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:10
After Liverpool's record-equalling penalty shootout win against Middlesbrough, BBC Sport looks at other dramatic shootouts.

Labour bares its teeth on the NHS

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:10
Labour's bid to make the NHS a key election battleground

Gala concert to launch Ryder Cup

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:42
A gala concert featuring contemporary and classical music is to welcome the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament to Scotland.

VIDEO: The show that launched the YBAs

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:41
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists

'Excessive' care home fees claim

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:41
Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding "excessive fees" and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.

Sturgeon to run for SNP top job

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:40
Nicola Sturgeon will launch her bid to replace Alex Salmond as SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, making clear she still backs independence.

Demanding justice for Irish abused by nuns

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:39
Demanding justice for thousands abused by Irish nuns

Seattle to fine for food in rubbish

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:30
The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.

VIDEO: The world's first '3D printed band'

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:24
Professor Olaf Diegel claims to have formed the worlds first '3D printed band'

Minecraft map of UK adds houses

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:23
More than 83 billion Minecraft blocks have been used to create a digital version of Britain complete with rivers, roads and railway tracks.

How technology is changing disaster relief

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:21
How technology is changing disaster relief