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The gap in the world's longest road

Wed, 2014-08-13 22:08
The uncrossable gap in the middle of the world's longest road

Councils 'should have more power'

Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
Councils should be able to raise most of the money they spend from local taxes, according to a new report.

Australia premier's daughter charged

Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
The daughter of one of Australia's most well-known politicians, Neville Wran, has been charged with murdering a suspected drug dealer, police say.

Injured Woods ruled out of Ryder Cup

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:45
Tiger Woods rules himself out of September's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles after struggling with a back injury.

Lawro's predictions - opening weekend

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:43
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Courteeners frontman Liam Fray on the first weekend of the Premier League season.

Fourteen in hospital after crash

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:31
Fourteen people are taken to hospital, two with serious injuries, after a crash involving a bus and a car in West Lothian.

Housing market 'pauses for breath'

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:13
The housing market "paused for breath" across the UK in July and went into reverse in London, surveyors say.

Why choose Birmingham for a sperm bank?

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:09
Can Birmingham solve the UK's sperm donor shortage?

SAS 'in Iraq' and A-level 'shock' - papers

Wed, 2014-08-13 21:08
The UK's role in helping refugees from Iraq's minority communities who have fled Islamist militants leads many papers, while other focus on A-level results.

Bali arrests over body in suitcase

Wed, 2014-08-13 20:48
Police on the Indonesian island of Bali arrest two people after the body of an American woman is found in a suitcase.

Iraq mountain rescue unlikely - US

Wed, 2014-08-13 20:27
The US says it is unlikely to launch a mission to save Iraqis trapped by Islamist fighters on Mt Sinjar as there are fewer people there than expected.

VIDEO: US drivers stranded after flooding

Wed, 2014-08-13 20:10
A deluge in the New York area has broken rainfall records, causing flooded roads and traffic chaos.

Lenovo posts 23% jump in profit

Wed, 2014-08-13 19:42
The world's biggest maker of personal computers, Lenovo, sees a 23% jump in net profit as laptop sales outperform industry average.

Gaza begins tense five-day truce

Wed, 2014-08-13 19:28
Israel and the Palestinians begin a fresh five-day ceasefire in Gaza, but immediately trade rockets and air strikes.

VIDEO: The few female submariners in the US

Wed, 2014-08-13 17:45
The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl tours the USS Michigan, a nuclear submarine which includes three women in its 170-strong crew.

Yolo added to Oxford online dictionary

Wed, 2014-08-13 17:33
Yolo, an acronym for 'you only live once', is among the latest new words added to the Oxford online dictionary.

Cancer-screening patients recalled

Wed, 2014-08-13 17:22
Thirty women are to be reassessed for breast cancer after cases of the disease developed in patients all screened by the same doctor.

Chopsticks: A Japanese access issue

Wed, 2014-08-13 16:45
Why are chopsticks so important for Japan’s disabled?

10 days in Iraq: Aid drops, air-strikes and 200,000 new refugees

Wed, 2014-08-13 16:35
Aid drops, air-strikes and 200,000 new refugees

Pegg: 'We have no context for happiness'

Wed, 2014-08-13 16:07
Simon Pegg asks what makes us smile in new movie

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