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Food crime on 'unprecedented' scale

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:47
"Food crime" is occurring on an unprecedented scale worldwide, a new report to be published on Thursday is expected to say.

What is Nato and would a Yes Scotland join it?

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:31
What is Nato and would a Yes Scotland join it?

Standard Life sells Canadian business

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:31
Standard Life is selling its Canadian business to local insurer Manulife Financial for $4bn Canadian dollars ($3.7bn; £2.2bn) in cash.

Prize for 40 garden cities plan

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:25
A plan to give "garden city" status to up to 40 towns and cities in England wins the £250,000 Wolfson Prize.

VIDEO: Carswell: Tories are 'out-of-touch'

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:07
Douglas Carswell has said the Conservative party is run by "out-of-touch elites", as he campaigns for UKIP in the Clacton by-election

Brazil club Gremio banned for racism

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:03
Top Brazilian football club Gremio is banned from the country's main cup competition after a racist incident during a match last week.

Iceland's 'Pompeii' emerging from the ash

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:43
The Icelandic village preserved for decades in ash and lava

'England need to win their fans back'

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:42
England supporters seemingly accept their team's status as a "second-tier football nation", writes Phil McNulty.

Call to end NHS-social care divide

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:38
The NHS and social care systems in England need to be merged in the most radical overhaul since they were created in the 1940s, an independent review says.

In pictures: Illegal logging in Peru

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:38
How illegal loggers in Peru bend the rules

Blast fishing destroying Tanzania's marine habitats

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:33
Blast fishing leaves Tanzania’s coral reefs in rubble

Finns on Russian border wary of Nato

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:29
Could closer Nato ties harm border links with Russia?

Nato plans for conflict of the future

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:26
Ukraine is the defining issue for the alliance as it meets in Wales

Can science fiction save the world?

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:14
Can more optimistic science fiction actually save the world?

Solve crimes yourself, victims told

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:03
Victims of crime are being "encouraged" to investigate offences themselves, an inspection of police forces in England and Wales finds.

VIDEO: Finger scanner for internet banking

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
People could be able to get into their internet bank accounts just by putting their fingers into a portable scanner.

VIDEO: 'Oldest' model on staying young

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
Model Carmen Dell'Orefice talks to BBC News about her 50-years collaborating with the fashion photographer Horst P Horst

Zawahiri launches al-Qaeda in S Asia

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the creation of an Indian branch of his militant group to "raise the flag of jihad" across South Asia.

Banksy artwork bid for listed status

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:01
A Banksy mural on the wall of a Cheltenham house could be listed under a bid being submitted to the council.

CBI forecasts UK growth slowdown

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:00
The CBI business lobby group says it expects UK economic growth to slow in the second half of this year as the impact of improved business and consumer confidence starts to ease.