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Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal'

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:32
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.

Double vaccines 'could end polio'

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:31
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests.

Dutch grapple with jihadist threat

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:24
Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims

GPs criticised over online services

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:15
Too few GPs have a website or allow appointments to be booked online, according to a Scottish think tank.

Councils bar campaigns from schools

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:14
The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds.

Purdah is welcome relief (for some)

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:12
Why Scotland's political purdah may be welcomed by some

Secret recordings of a president's daughter

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:09
The secret recordings of a president's daughter

Foley killers 'wanted $132m ransom'

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:05
Islamic State jihadists demanded a $132m (£80m) ransom for the release of US journalist James Foley, his employer GlobalPost says.

VIDEO: The last prisoner on Big Island

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:04
The 83-year-old still tied to Brazil's Big Island prison

VIDEO: Indian billionaire breaks into poem

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:02
Nadir Godrej, a top executive at one of India's biggest businesses, turns to poetry to describe the challenges facing India's economy.

Small airports earn passenger praise

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:02
Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey suggests.

Metered water could cost double

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:02
As the number of water meters installed rises above 10 million, some customers are saving money while others are losing out.

VIDEO: Tor Project 'gets cyberspy leaks'

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:01
The executive director of the Tor Project alleges that agents at GCHQ and the NSA are going behind their colleagues' backs to leak it information.

VIDEO: Police shooting video stirs debate

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:00
Police in St Louis released a video of their officers shooting a robbery suspect as he held a knife, but their pledge of transparency has lead to more questions.

Lineker: What MOTD means to me

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:32
Gary Lineker on 50 years of Match of the Day

Suspected Ebola case in Ireland

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:26
Tests for the Ebola virus are being carried out on the body of a man in a County Donegal hospital, the Irish Health Service Executive says.

VIDEO: What if? The Sarin attack, a year on

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:08
The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen assesses the events of the past year in Syria and how they have shaped the Middle East region.

'Suspicious vehicle' closes road

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:04
Part of the Falls Road in west Belfast is closed to traffic while a suspicious vehicle is checked, police say.

South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

Thu, 2014-08-21 13:53
South Africa says non-citizens arriving from Ebola-affected areas of West Africa will not be allowed into the country.

Mackay apologises for text 'banter'

Thu, 2014-08-21 13:43
Malky Mackay says sorry for sending two one-line text messages that he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".
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