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Most patients 'right to go to A&E'

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:01
Efforts to redirect patients away from busy A&E departments will not work, say doctors, as a new study shows most need to be seen there.

Industry warns of forest slump

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:01
Members of the forestry and timber industry are worried by predictions of a fall in the availability of wood after 2050.

'Killer robots': Are they inevitable?

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:59
Will machines decide when, where and who to kill?

US 'losing patience' with Venezuela

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:57
US Secretary of State John Kerry says that impatience with Venezuela is growing over its failure to address the country's serious political crisis.

VIDEO: Vine on the BBC's election TV set

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:40
Jeremy Vine demonstrates some of the visual tricks of the trade which will be used in the BBC's coverage of Thursday's elections.

Libya general urges crisis cabinet

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:19
The general leading an armed campaign against Libya's government has urged the judiciary to appoint an emergency cabinet to take over.

Red Cross delivers food to Aleppo

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:11
Aid groups negotiate a deal with government and rebels to deliver emergency rations to 60,000 people in the embattled Syrian province of Aleppo.

Butcher hails Hibernian display

Wed, 2014-05-21 13:55
Manager Terry Butcher praises Hibernian following their 2-0 play-off final first-leg victory over Hamilton.

AUDIO: Baby left in back of black cab

Wed, 2014-05-21 13:32
Laptops, wallets and umbrellas are usually left in the back of taxis but one taxi driver in London got a bit of a shock when something - or someone - rather more precious was left behind.

British journalist freed in Ukraine

Wed, 2014-05-21 13:25
A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is released after being detained in Ukraine for more than 24 hours.

Police - change or be changed

Wed, 2014-05-21 13:04
No minister has spoken to Police Federation like Theresa May did

Hamilton Academical 0-2 Hibernian

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:38
Jason Cummings' double puts Hibernian on course to avoid relegation as Hamilton's promotion hopes are dented.

Democrats join Benghazi select panel

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:28
Democrats in the US Congress have named five representatives to a special panel on the Benghazi attacks despite saying it is motivated by Republican politics.

Three-year jail sentence for Mubarak

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:17
A court in Egypt sentences ousted President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him and his two sons guilty of embezzlement.

No sign of missing yacht says US

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:07
Four British men remain missing after search teams report no sightings of a life-raft from the yacht at the centre of an international hunt.

England win European U17 Championship

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:04
England win the European Under-17 Championship by beating the Netherlands 4-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Malta.

VIDEO: Inside the European Parliament

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:03
The BBC's Brussels correspondent, Matthew Price, has been on a tour of the European Parliament with students from the UK.

BP in appeal to US Supreme Court

Wed, 2014-05-21 12:00
Oil giant BP appeals to the US Supreme Court over a ruling regarding how businesses must be compensated in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

Tight race as parties make last push

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:57
The party leaders make a final push for votes in Thursday's local and Euro elections, as a new poll has Labour sharing the lead with UKIP.

VIDEO: French rail network admits train blunder

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:49
The French train operator SNCF has discovered that 2,000 new trains it ordered at a cost of 15bn euros ($20.5bn; £12.1bn) are too wide for many regional platforms.

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