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'More' private hospital data needed

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:50
Private hospitals should release the same data about patient safety incidents as NHS providers, a report says.

Syrian conflict: Untold misery of child brides

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:41
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides

Chileans baffled by persistent bomb attacks

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:38
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents

The island that kids learn to leave

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:26
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland

Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:20
A truce between Israel and Gaza ends amid renewed air strikes and rocket fire, as negotiations in Cairo break up with no deal.

Breastfeeding 'cuts depression risk'

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:17
Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.

Rodriguez nets as Real held by Atletico

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:13
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.

How does education fit into the referendum debate?

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:12
How does education fit into the Scottish referendum debate?

Million 'have inadequate housing'

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:58
Nearly one million Scots cannot afford adequate housing and 250,000 are not properly fed, a new study claims.

Firms 'held back by export barriers'

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:57
Four in 10 Scottish businesses want to grow internationally but feel they are being held back by export barriers, a survey has revealed.

Tree-hugging snakes put safety first

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:32
For the first time, biologists measure the force applied by climbing snakes and find that they squeeze up to five times harder than necessary.

VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:01
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.

VIDEO: Could this man help save the world?

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:01
Jay Tate runs the National Near Earth Observation Centre - watching the skies for asteroids that could threaten the planet

The man 'behind a million babies'

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:00
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids

VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:45
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.

VIDEO: Arrest over shipping container death

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:38
A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland over the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks on Saturday.

Street battles rage in east Ukraine

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:37
Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.

VIDEO: Biker guilty of 'dangerous' ride

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:07
A biker who filmed himself nearly crashing into a car head-on at high speed is found guilty of dangerous driving.

GB's basketballers live on '£15 a day'

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:06
GB forward Kieron Achara and his team-mates are existing on "£15 a day" as they try to reach the European Championships.

'No crime' rape inquiries reopened

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:50
A number of rape claims are to be re-examined by Northumbria Police over fears they were incorrectly recorded as a "no crime".
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