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Taiwan in tougher food penalties

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:33
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.

Pleas for British hostage - the papers

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:23
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

Family criticise trust over death

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:21
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.

Australia raids over killing plot

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says.

VIDEO: 'Far-right backlash' to Islamic extremism

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.

Iran nuclear talks set to resume

Wed, 2014-09-17 20:07
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.

Fiji coup leader ahead in poll

Wed, 2014-09-17 19:47
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.

VIDEO: Australia's biggest anti-terror raid

Wed, 2014-09-17 18:37
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.

VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop

Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.

VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

Wed, 2014-09-17 18:18
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?

VIDEO: Middle class squeezed out of 'paradise'

Wed, 2014-09-17 17:57
The pitfalls of living in one of America’s most desirable cities

NFL rocked by new violence arrest

Wed, 2014-09-17 17:41
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.

Muslim call for release of hostage

Wed, 2014-09-17 17:30
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Argentina tries 'baby theft' doctors

Wed, 2014-09-17 17:06
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule.

IS 'fuelling UK far-right backlash'

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:54
Islamic extremism in the Middle East and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a UK far-right backlash, a Home Office adviser claims.

Blindness, by those in the know

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:37
Can blind people see in their dreams?

Armstrong to voice new Danger Mouse

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:25
Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.

Hiroshima artworks to go on show

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:24
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.

Cash warning for university expansion

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:21
Plans that could increase student numbers by 20% have not been adequately funded, a policy analysis report warns.

Green light for new skin cancer drug

Wed, 2014-09-17 16:14
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.

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