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School tribute to party death girl

Mon, 2014-08-18 02:00
A school has paid tribute to a teenage girl who died after possibly taking an "ecstasy-type drug" at a house party in South Lanarkshire.

AUDIO: Bovis Homes sees 'sharp rise' in profits

Mon, 2014-08-18 01:54
David Ritchie, chief executive of Bovis Homes, discusses the company's half yearly results.

Ed Sheeran equals male album record

Mon, 2014-08-18 01:34
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's album X clocks up eight weeks at number one, becoming the joint longest chart-topper by a male solo artist.

England World Cup win 'surreal'

Mon, 2014-08-18 01:16
Head coach Gary Street says it is a "bit like a dream" as England win their first World Cup in 20 years.

VIDEO: National Guard called to Ferguson

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:53
The US state of Missouri is deploying the National Guard to Ferguson as protests escalate over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Woman denied abortion 'was raped'

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:51
The "suicidal" woman who gave birth by caesarean section after being refused an abortion in the Republic of Ireland was reportedly a victim of rape.

Turtles continue US box office reign

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:38
The live action revival of the 1980s cartoon reptiles tops the North American box office for a second consecutive week.

'Deal' on Russian aid for Ukraine

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:17
Russia's foreign minister says there is now full agreement to let Russian humanitarian aid into eastern Ukraine - but no deal on a ceasefire.

VIDEO: 'UK won't be involved in an Iraq war'

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:12
David Cameron says the UK will not be involved in another war in Iraq after it was confirmed that the UK is stepping up its role in the country beyond a humanitarian mission.

VIDEO: The 'house of hacking horrors'

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:52
A suburban house has been transformed to help specialists find security flaws in smart devices and stop hackers taking control.

Survivors found in Indonesia sinking

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:42
Twenty-three people have been rescued but two remain missing after a boat carrying foreign tourists sank in eastern Indonesia.

China says Mercedes fixed prices

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:27
Carmaker Mercedes-Benz is found guilty of manipulating the price of spare parts following an investigation by the authorities in China.

VIDEO: UK's famous statues come to life

Sun, 2014-08-17 22:53
Dozens of actors and comedians have given a voice to some of the most famous statues on our streets.

Two badly injured in ambulance crash

Sun, 2014-08-17 22:52
Two pedestrians are seriously injured when they are hit by an ambulance car responding to an emergency in Cheltenham.

Many dead in Nepal and India floods

Sun, 2014-08-17 22:47
At least 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.

Unnecessary remands 'waste millions'

Sun, 2014-08-17 22:26
Courts in England and Wales wasted almost £250m last year by needlessly remanding people in custody, the Howard League for Penal Reform says.

'Scrap Severn tolls' say Lib Dems

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:59
Tolls on the Severn Bridges would be scrapped if the Liberal Democrats are in government after next year's general election, the party says.

Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:49
World number three Roger Federer beats David Ferrer for a 16th successive time to win a sixth Cincinnati title.

Watching India crumble against England

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:45
The torture of watching India crumble against England

Police probe 'unexplained' death

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:38
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in Inverness at the weekend is being treated as "unexplained".
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