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Saudis executed for drugs possession

Tue, 2014-08-19 02:39
Saudi Arabia executes four relatives for drugs possession, amid what Amnesty International calls a "disturbing" surge in the use of the death penalty.

Man critical after 'gas explosion'

Tue, 2014-08-19 02:30
A man has been critically injured in a reported gas explosion at a potato supply company in a Cambridgeshire village, the ambulance service says.

Traffic 'chaos' ahead of Nato summit

Tue, 2014-08-19 02:21
"Short-term pain for long-term gain" - miles of security fencing for next month's Nato summit causes traffic disruption in Cardiff.

Verstappen, 16, handed Formula 1 drive

Tue, 2014-08-19 02:01
Max Verstappen, 16, will become the youngest Formula 1 driver in history as Toro Rosso confirm he will join next season.

Paxman's show wins warm reviews

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:58
Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival gains a favourable response from newspaper critics.

Carter to play after cancer treatment

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:57
Former World Championship finalist Ali Carter plans to return to the sport after having chemotherapy for lung cancer.

Jackie Chan son in drug arrest

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say, amid an ongoing crackdown on drugs.

Job loss at baby ashes crematorium

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
A senior member of staff at an Aberdeen crematorium being investigated over its handling of baby ashes loses his job.

Driver in 30ft cliff edge rescue

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
A woman is rescued after her car was left hanging over a cliff edge - with a 30ft drop below.

VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:55
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.

VIDEO: Tim Vine wins 'funniest joke' award

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:41
Comedian Tim Vine talks to BBC Breakfast about winning the funniest joke at Edinburgh festival and why he thinks being funny 'isn't rocket science'.

AUDIO: MP's concern at BBC Cliff raid 'tip-off'

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:33
A former policing minister says he is concerned that the BBC knew in advance about the recent raid on one of Sir Cliff Richard's homes in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Jeeves and Wooster shows cancelled

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:32
The Jeeves and Wooster stage show, Perfect Nonsense, cuts short a West End run that had been planned to take it into 2015.

Police 'breach social media rules'

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:05
Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales have been investigated for breaching social media guidelines, an investigation reveals.

Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day'

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:50
The five-day Gaza ceasefire is extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials tell the BBC.

Capaldi: Doctor 'not yet in place'

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:41
New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi admits he is still finding his feet when it comes to playing the Time Lord in the latest series of the BBC One sci-fi show.

Vine wins funniest Fringe joke award

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:18
A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.

Bank 'double billed late customers'

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:03
Bank of Scotland has been unfairly double billing customers who fell behind on their mortgages, a High Court judge in Belfast has ruled.

India cancels talks with Pakistan

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:57
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.

Reynolds to receive lifetime honour

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:32
Veteran screen star Debbie Reynolds is to be given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the organisation announces.

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