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RNLI warns of rise in coastal deaths

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:52
A total of 167 people lost their lives off the UK coastline last year - the highest number since 2010 - the RNLI says.

VIDEO: Ukraine rebel leader admits Russia links

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:47
The leader of Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Borodai, has admitted contacts with Russian security services.

Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:16
Eight places in Europe that also want independence

Four suicides at 'crisis' prison

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:04
A Nottinghamshire jail where four inmates killed themselves in less than a year is described as a "prison in crisis" in a report.

Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:58
Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.

Paracetamol for back pain questioned

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:55
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say.

'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:38
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".

The pros can wait, says London 2012 champion Adams

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:15
Olympic history making boxer Nicola Adams wants a Commonwealth Games gold to complete her medal set, writes BBC Sport's Ben Dirs.

VIDEO: Queen laughs off Glasgow baton hitch

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:09
Prince Imran of Malaysia, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, struggles to open the Commonwealth baton before the 2014 Glasgow Games are officially opened by The Queen.

Warning over NHS trust finances

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:04
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

Illegal bottom injections on rise in US

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:02
The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttock injections

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:01
Why one year after Apollo 11, most Americans couldn't name Neil Armstrong as the first man on the moon. We spoke to Matthew Tribbe, author of No Requiem for the Space Age.

Scottish coastal waters see 39 deaths

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A total of 39 people died in accidents around Scotland's coast last year, RNLI Scotland reveals.

VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.

The rise of solo dining

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
The restaurants that love solo diners

'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

US 'around the world' flier crashes

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:55
A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:50
Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins are chasing gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:43
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests in February.

Facebook reports surge in profits

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:21
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
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