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VIDEO: Islamic banking takes on incumbents

Fri, 2014-07-18 03:29
Islamic banking is growing quickly, and firms are developing products that comply with Islamic law, to access a burgeoning market.

VIDEO: La Plante on finding young Tennison

Fri, 2014-07-18 03:16
Crime writer Lynda La Plante plots to find an actress to play a young Tennison for new Prime Suspect series

Mandela memorabilia under the hammer

Fri, 2014-07-18 03:06
An auction of items signed by South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela raises $160,000 for charity - less than anticipated.

Man jailed for burning dog to death

Fri, 2014-07-18 03:00
A man who tied a friend's dog to a tree before dousing it in petrol and burning it to death after it had bitten him is jailed.

Man killed in Ballyclare car crash

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:59
A man in his 20s is killed in a car crash on the Doagh Road near Ballyclare, County Antrim.

Ex Snowdonia warden dies in fall

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:54
Tributes are paid to a mountain rescuer and former Snowdonia National Park warden who died after a ledge fall.

Chelsea's Ba in £4.7m Besiktas move

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:48
Chelsea striker Demba Ba passes medical and completes a £4.7m move to 13-time Turkish champions Besiktas.

Aids researchers on crashed plane

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:47
Dozens of passengers on the Malaysia Airlines plane were thought to have been heading to a major international Aids conference in Australia.

Nigeria's $1bn military loan delayed

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:45
Nigeria's National Assembly breaks up for a two-month recess, meaning approval for a $1bn loan to help the military fight Boko Haram must wait.

Tomlinson's Doncaster takeover 'off'

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:41
John Ryan, the businessman who was set to take over Doncaster with One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson, says the deal is off.

Men cleared of trying to drown woman

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:34
Two men accused of trying to drown a woman in a city centre river are cleared of attempted murder.

QPR agree fee for Cardiff's Caulker

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:30
QPR hopeful of completing a deal for Cardiff defender Steven Caulker, following the capture of Rio Ferdinand.

Assisted dying bill 'too dangerous'

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:29
Plans for a new law on assisted dying lack proper safeguards, according to one of the country's most eminent end-of-life doctors.

Lightning fire at church bell tower

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:24
Lightning strikes a bell tower in Caerphilly county and causes a small fire.

Co-op sells pharmacies to Bestway

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:23
The Co-op confirms it will sell its pharmacies for £620m to Bestway Group.

Apple criticised over in-app cash

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:22
Apple is criticised by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.

Celtic learn possible Euro opponents

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:22
Celtic will face Legia Warsaw or St Patrick's Athletic if they reach the Champions League third qualifying round.

Captain Lahm retires from Germany duty

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:21
Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires from international football after leading his side to victory at the 2014 World Cup.

AUDIO: How to count butterflies for science

Fri, 2014-07-18 02:00
Sir David Attenborough has urged the public to look for butterflies as part of the Big Butterfly Count

AUDIO: Assisted dying bill 'scares me'

Fri, 2014-07-18 01:53
Lord Falconer and Baroness Campbell discuss a bill on assisted dying to be debated in the House of Lords.
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