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Man, 47, in court on murder charge

Tue, 2014-09-16 21:50
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

Alcohol abuse 'costs £900m a year'

Tue, 2014-09-16 21:24
Alcohol abuse in Northern Ireland costs taxpayers £900m a year and early intervention services are needed, charities claim.

Billionaire in NI dementia grant

Tue, 2014-09-16 21:22
A US billionaire philanthropist is providing grants in Northern Ireland for dementia care, shared education and early years learning.

'Nation divided against itself' - front pages

Tue, 2014-09-16 21:03
The increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.

Ukraine rebels defiant over new law

Tue, 2014-09-16 20:16
A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.

US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'

Tue, 2014-09-16 19:29
South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

Fiji coup leader faces electorate

Tue, 2014-09-16 19:14
Fiji's coup leader and former military ruler Frank Bainimarama faces voters in the first election since he seized power in 2006.

China leader Xi heads for India

Tue, 2014-09-16 18:57
China's President Xi Jinping makes his first official visit to India, with a focus on improving trade ties and resolving the decades-old border dispute.

VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction

Tue, 2014-09-16 18:00
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.

US man charged with supporting IS

Tue, 2014-09-16 17:32
A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.

Chin strap turns chewing into power

Tue, 2014-09-16 17:27
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal

Tue, 2014-09-16 17:09
The UN brokers a deal on rebuilding in the Gaza Strip, giving roles to the Palestinian Authority and private sector, its top Mid-East envoy says.

'I loved/loathed my 1960s high-rise block'

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:52
'Why I loved/loathed my 1960s tower block'

Referendum campaigns make final push

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:36
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.

VIDEO: The man behind Alibaba: Jack Ma

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:36
Who is the man behind Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that is about to launch a record listing on the New York stock market?

US waists 'grow an inch in a decade'

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:29
Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.

MPs criticise 'lax' waste schemes

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:21
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.

Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:18
World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut.

VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:18
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports

Richard III death injuries revealed

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:05
King Richard III was likely to have been killed by two blows to the head and one to his pelvis, according to new research.

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