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Labour rejects Pfizer bid guarantees

Wed, 2014-05-14 03:44
Pfizer's assurances about its proposed takeover of AstraZeneca are "worthless", Ed Miliband claims as he clashes with David Cameron in Parliament.

VIDEO: Stephen Sutton put 'fun in fundraising'

Wed, 2014-05-14 03:19
Cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton has died at the age of 19. The BBC's Andy Moore looks back at his life.

Man quizzed in Claudia murder probe

Wed, 2014-05-14 03:12
A 59-year-old man from York remains in custody on suspicion of murdering chef Claudia Lawrence, who has been missing since 2009.

Elderly care failures 'unacceptable'

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:55
Failures in elderly care at two Welsh hospitals highlighted in a damning report are "unacceptable", the older people's commissioner for Wales says.

Body Clock: Six things we learned

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:43
Evan's bedtime, and five other Body Clock facts we learned

Dublin-Monaghan bomb victims to sue

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:41
The victims and families of those who died in the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings are to sue the British government for damages.

Cyclist does stunts on Glasgow crane

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:30
Scottish stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill performs for the cameras on top of Glasgow's Finnieston Crane.

VIDEO: Turkey mine: Scene on the ground

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:29
An explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey has left at least 201 workers dead and scores injured, officials say.

In pictures: Camille Lepage

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:24
French photojournalist killed in Central African Republic

Caution as Iran nuclear talks resume

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:07
Negotiators express caution as they meet in Vienna to try to draft an agreement to provide a comprehensive solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.

Ben Affleck's Batman is unveiled

Wed, 2014-05-14 02:06
A brooding, menacing photo of Ben Affleck in character as Batman is revealed by director Zack Snyder.

AUDIO: Governor disputes extremism claims

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:54
Tahir Alam, chair of governors at Park View School, says the academy remains "transparent" over allegations that it promoted Islamic extremism.

UKIP policy based on race, says BNP

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:42
UKIP is against "white immigration" but in favour of "immigration from the Third World", the BNP's Nick Griffin says.

VIDEO: Bank of England inflation report

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:32
The governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney delivers the latest forecasts for the UK economy.

Immigration: Flood, what flood?

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:28
Immigration: Flood, what flood?

VIDEO: Health chiefs meet over Mers virus

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:26
The World Health Organization has been meeting to decide whether to declare a public health emergency after a sudden spike in cases of a deadly virus known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or Mers.

Turkey mine blast death toll rises

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:25
An explosion at a mine in Turkey leaves 201 workers dead as a huge rescue operation gets under way to reach hundreds still trapped underground.

VIDEO: Local vs EU elections: Which wins?

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:23
The BBC's Mike Sergeant asks people in the West Midlands about their political priorities ahead of the local and European elections.

Fifty inmates in prison disturbance

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:11
Up to 50 prisoners are involved in a disturbance at the new HMP Grampian in Peterhead, the Scottish Prison Service says.

In pictures: Baton relay - Europe

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:08
Queen's Baton Relay as it travels round Europe
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