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VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6

Fri, 2014-09-19 02:15
The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.

VIDEO: California 'King fire' doubles in size

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:31
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours.

Iran Happy dancers given 91 lashes

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:14
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.

VIDEO: Legacy of CT scanner scientist

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:06
The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.

VIDEO: Ebola warning 'a wake-up call'

Fri, 2014-09-19 00:35
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power tells the BBC's Nick Bryant that she hopes a warning about the threat posed by Ebola by the UN Security Council, will be a wake-up call.

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results

Fri, 2014-09-19 00:13
Scotland votes "No" to independence

Pound surges in Asia on referendum

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:59
Sterling hits a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar in Asian trade, as Scotland rejects independence.

China tennis star Li Na retires

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:54
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.

Scotland votes no to independence

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:54
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence.

Grand Slam winner Li Na retires

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:49
China's two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announces her retirement from tennis because of "chronic injuries".

Future of council chief is discussed

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:44
The chief executive of Pembrokeshire council will find out if he faces suspension later, as a special disciplinary meeting is held.

Scots No sparks call for more powers

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:41
As Scotland votes to reject independence, speculation mounts as to what impact the result will have on future devolution in Wales.

'An intense situation at hardest GP'

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:40
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the "unique challenges" of Singapore and the buzz of being cheered.

Eight dead in Florida house shooting

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:36
A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.

At-a-glance: Referendum night

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:15
An at-a-glance guide to the Scottish independence referendum results night.

'Scotland writes history' - front pages

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:09
While papers went to press before the results of Scotland's independence referendum were declared, the story is nonetheless on front pages.

In pictures: Scotland decides

Thu, 2014-09-18 20:50
Images from the Scottish independence referendum

Australia boosts parliament security

Thu, 2014-09-18 19:44
Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, PM Tony Abbott says.

Slippery banana study wins Ig Nobel

Thu, 2014-09-18 17:48
Research that investigated why bananas are slippery when you step on them wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.

'Electoral fraud' in Glasgow probed

Thu, 2014-09-18 17:42
Police investigate allegations of 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at various polling stations around Glasgow.