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Health warning on 'laughing gas' use

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:45
A health warning is being issued by councils across England and Wales about the dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas".

Crowley: 'War on terror' now local

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:41
Obama is reframing "war on terror" in local terms, says PJ Crowley

UK to send NHS experts to Gaza

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:37
The UK is to send a team of NHS medical experts to help those who have been left wounded by the fighting in Gaza, Downing Street says.

Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:29
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approves funds to help contain the deadly virus.

Can UK learn from anti-jihad scheme?

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:00
Persuading those planning to fight in Syria to come home

Canada launches Arctic seabed quest

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:58
Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole.

VIDEO: Can US 'secret serum' cure Ebola?

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:55
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed.

A British geography quiz you can do in the car

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:43
A British geography quiz you can do in the car

McIlroy halfway leader at US PGA

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:42
World number one Rory McIlroy has the halfway lead at the US PGA after a second-round 67 at Valhalla.

The great balloon riot of 1864

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:35
The bizarre story of Britain's first balloon riot

Cameron cautious over Iraqi strikes

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:31
The PM's approach to further military action in Iraq

Yemeni soldiers die in bus ambush

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:38
Suspected al-Qaeda militants abduct and kill at least 14 soldiers returning home from duty in east Yemen, officials and eyewitnesses say.

Exhibition honours 'legend' Mercer

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:21
An exhibition opens honouring former Manchester City and England manager Joe Mercer, with items including a metal plate and screws from his leg.

Reagan aide Brady death 'a homicide'

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:19
The death of ex-Ronald Reagan aide James Brady is ruled a homicide, 33 years after he was wounded in an assassination attempt, police say.

In search of the perfect Full English

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:17
In search of the perfect Full English breakfast

Cyclists gear up for 100-mile race

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:15
More than 24,000 cyclists are gearing up to ride 100 miles (160.9 km) through London and Surrey at the RideLondon event.

When New York was graffiti central

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:11
When New York was famous for being covered with graffiti

Diner offers prayer discount

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:06
How a US cafe's 15% 'prayer discount' sparked an internet row

VIDEO: Amazon under threat by illegal mining

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
A surge in illegal gold mining has destroyed vast areas of the Amazon forest in Brazil.

Government reveals green plan

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
The Scottish government is to publish a report which, it says, highlights the environmental benefits of independence.

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