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Halsall in England team for Glasgow

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:28
Defending champions Liam Tancock and Fran Halsall are named in England's Commonwealth Games swimming squad.

China's mind-boggling market size

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:27
Alibaba reminds us of China's mind-boggling market size

VIDEO: Nigeria abduction 'act of pure evil'

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:14
David Cameron has described the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian school girls as "an act of pure evil".

Minecraft Denmark replica 'attacked'

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:13
A replica of Denmark, built for educational purposes, has been invaded by "cyber vandals" who blew up buildings and erected American flags

Cancer waiting time overhaul pilot

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:08
A pilot project to monitor cancer treatment waiting times will give a better picture of whether patients receive timely treatment, says the Welsh government.

Is a signature still useful?

Wed, 2014-05-07 04:03
Is it time to phase out the signature?

Vietnam and China ships 'collide'

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:57
Vietnamese naval ships and Chinese vessels collide in a disputed part of the South China Sea, as Beijing seeks to set up an oil rig, Vietnam says.

VIDEO: Video shows plane stowaway in wheel

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:50
Officials in the US have released surveillance footage of the moment when a stowaway teenager emerged from the wheel mechanism of a plane.

Weak Wii U sales hurt Nintendo

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:48
Nintendo swings to a net annual loss after sales of the Wii U fall well short of the company's original forecasts.

Female boss appointed by French club

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:46
French side Clermont Foot become the highest-profile European men's team to name a female manager as Helena Costa takes charge.

Thailand court ousts PM Yingluck

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:39
Thailand's Constitutional Court orders Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers to step down on abuse of power charges.

Death punch jail term 'not lenient'

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:35
The Court of Appeal rejects the Attorney General's referral of a four-year jail sentence given to a man who killed someone with Asperger's Syndrome with a single punch.

Fears for woman after village blaze

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:11
Fears are growing for a woman after fire destroyed a house in a village on the Aberdeenshire coast.

Flowers admits drug possession

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:11
Former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers pleads guilty to possessing drugs, including cocaine and ketamine, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

VIDEO: 'Twist and lies' in Evans court case

Wed, 2014-05-07 03:10
Nigel Evans describes facing people "exaggerating" plus twists and lies at his trial where he was cleared.

VIDEO: Order! Order! Speaker shows he runs PMQs

Wed, 2014-05-07 02:52
The Speaker often makes the news for his manner of dealing with noisy MPs in the House of Commons.

Co-op Group's board 'dysfunctional'

Wed, 2014-05-07 02:52
The board of the Co-op Group is "manifestly dysfunctional" and the group needs drastic reform in order to survive, says Lord Myners in a highly critical report.

YouTube artist on Turner Prize list

Wed, 2014-05-07 02:49
A video artist who uses YouTube clips, a print-maker and an artist who pairs spoken word with photography are among this year's Turner Prize nominees.

Rescued Afghan vows to cross Channel

Wed, 2014-05-07 02:42
A young Afghan man who was rescued from a makeshift raft off Calais vows he will try to cross the Channel again until he reaches England.

AUDIO: Ex-carer on trouble with language

Wed, 2014-05-07 02:33
A former UK care worker, originally from Hungary, says it is "essential" for carers to have a good level of English.

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