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Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:33
Thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care, research by Labour suggests.

New wave of fire strikes begins

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:15
Firefighters in England and Wales start a new period of strike action in a long-running pensions row with the government.

Typhoon Halong slams into Japan

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:58
More than one million people are advised to evacuate their homes as powerful Typhoon Halong hits south-western Japan.

VIDEO: Florida boy, nine, fights off alligator

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:41
A nine-year-old boy from Florida has been speaking about the moment he fought off a nine-foot-long alligator with his bare hands.

UKIP defends 'Hitler speech' MEP

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:40
UKIP defends one of its MEPs, who allegedly advised prospective party candidates to learn from the speaking style of Adolf Hitler.

VIDEO: A look inside Greenpeace ship

Sat, 2014-08-09 18:10
A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has returned to the Netherlands almost a year after it was stormed by Russian security forces.

VIDEO: Arctic Greenpeace boat welcomed home

Sat, 2014-08-09 18:01
A Greenpeace ship, impounded in Russia for months after a protest over oil drilling, has returned to her home port in the Netherlands.

Ukraine president weighs aid mission

Sat, 2014-08-09 17:11
Ukraine's president says he is ready to consider a humanitarian aid mission into rebel-held areas of the east, but only under strict conditions.

Denmark's homeless 'swap the streets for the pitch'

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:53
How football is helping Denmark's homeless

Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:44
Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

WWI 'viral hit' marks centenary

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:29
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Jobs programme age limit extended

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:03
The age limit for a government-funded employment programme is extended from 24 to 30.

Readers pick women for the dollar

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:57
Readers say which women they want to see on the US dollar

How many people infected with ebola die?

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:56
The WHO says that "up to 90%" of people with ebola die - but how meaningful is this figure?

Darling expects debate 'this month'

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:52
Alistair Darling, the leader of the Better Together campaign, says he expects to debate with Alex Salmond again before the end of the month.

VIDEO: Denmark's homeless 'swap streets for pitch'

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:46
How football can help improve the life expectancy of socially disadvantaged groups.

McIlroy leads into US PGA final round

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:45
Rory McIlroy maintains a one-shot advantage after day three of the US PGA, with Austria's Bernd Wiesberger his nearest rival.

Venezuela to close border at night

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:33
Venezuela says it will close its border with Colombia each night from Monday to try to curb large-scale smuggling of petrol and food.

VIDEO: Venice cruise ship ban to go ahead

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:17
Italy is going ahead with plans to ban large cruise ships from the centre of Venice, to protect the medieval floating city from potential damage.

VIDEO: UK fishery suffers from Russia sanctions

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:08
A Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries hits the frozen fish industry in Scotland, which counts Russia as one of its most important customers.
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