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VIDEO: Town halls must now open to cameras

Mon, 2014-08-11 22:45
A change in law means local council meetings can be filmed.

Cash to support victims of sex abuse

Mon, 2014-08-11 22:35
More victims of sexual violence are seeking help after recent high profile celebrity court cases have given them the courage to come forward, funding is being given to help support services cope.

Should cricket introduce red and yellow cards?

Mon, 2014-08-11 21:54
Is it time for cricket to follow football and rugby by giving umpires the power to send players off?

Club-by-club guide to the Premier League season

Mon, 2014-08-11 21:11
Transfers, top stories and expert predictions: BBC Sport runs you through what's happened in the Premier League this summer.

'Please save us' - Iraq on front pages

Mon, 2014-08-11 21:10
The plight of Yazidi refugees fleeing from Islamists militants in Iraq continues to dominate front pages, while later editions report actor Robin Williams' death.

Liberia to receive Ebola trial drug

Mon, 2014-08-11 21:04
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.

Major praises 'drive' of immigrants

Mon, 2014-08-11 21:00
Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.

More conscript suicides in S Korea

Mon, 2014-08-11 20:02
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.

Venezuela anti-smuggling move begins

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:59
Venezuela deploys 17,000 troops along its Colombian border, shutting it for the first of a month of nightly closures to tackle smuggling.

Payout ruling due on jail vote ban

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:36
The European Court of Human Rights is due to rule on whether prisoners denied the vote should get compensation.

In pictures: Career of Robin Williams

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:08
US actor found dead at his home in California

Lebanon gripped by IS conspiracy theory

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:50
Heard the conspiracy theory about the US and Islamic State?

Navy patrol ships contract announced

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:39
Details of a deal which will see three new Royal Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) built on the Clyde are confirmed by the MoD.

Purest-ever silicon in quantum fix

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:36
Physicists make the purest silicon ever seen, solving a supply problem for research into quantum computers.

Good prospects for Glorious Twelfth

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:36
The prospects for this year's grouse shooting season, which begins today, are said to be "unusually favourable".

Licensed trade calls for rates cut

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:33
Scotland's licensed trade is calling on the Scottish government to reduce rates for pub operators, arguing they are "a serious burden".

Missouri teen's family demand justice

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:26
The family of an unarmed black teenager killed by police in a suburb of St Louis call for justice for their son, as the FBI investigates.

Kew's green medicine

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:16
Kew Gardens explores the healing power of plants

Obama lauds Iraq's 'promising step'

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:14
US President Obama says the nomination of a new Iraqi PM is a "promising step forward", as US aid drops reach displaced Yazidis.

Girl Guides get 'fresh' new uniform

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:56
A new uniform for Guides in the UK is unveiled - the eighth redesign in the movement's 105-year history.
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