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Syrian rebels 'to pull out of Homs'

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:57
Opposition fighters are to be allowed to withdraw from besieged parts of the Syrian city of Homs under a deal with the government, reports say.

Funeral held for Gers great Jardine

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:40
Sir Alex Ferguson and Rangers manager Ally McCoist are among 1,000 mourners at a funeral service for football legend Sandy Jardine.

Celebrity chef's discrimination win

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:39
Allegations of sexual discrimination at The Hardwick restaurant in Abergavenny are dismissed.

Rebels down Ukraine helicopters

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:37
Rebels in eastern Ukraine's Sloviansk shoot down two helicopters, killing two people, as government forces claim they control half the city.

Who, What, Why: How dangerous are tick bites in the UK?

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:37
How dangerous are ticks when they bite?

Under-fives death rate 'high in UK'

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:34
The UK has one of the highest rates of death for children under five in Western Europe, according to new research published in The Lancet.

US sees strong jobs growth in April

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:18
The US economy adds 288,000 jobs in April, a much stronger number than economists were expecting, and the unemployment rate falls to 6.3%.

Pensioner 'denied hip op due to age'

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:12
An 81-year-old hip operation patient claims she was denied surgery after being automatically deemed "unfit" because she was over 70.

UK Afghan detention ruled unlawful

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:09
The detention policy adopted by UK forces in Afghanistan is unlawful, the High Court rules.

New trial sought over Chhokar murder

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:03
The Crown is seeking to retry three men who were cleared of murdering an Asian man in Lanarkshire almost 16 years ago.

Biggest scanning project begins

Fri, 2014-05-02 05:00
Around 100,000 Britons are to be invited to undergo detailed imaging of their brain, heart and other vital organs as part of the world's biggest scanning project.

Does the UK have a heroin problem?

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:51
Does Peaches' death show the UK still has a problem?

VIDEO: SA election: Will economy be key?

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:43
The BBC's Adrienne Murray reports from South Africa on the economic issues that may determine which party people vote for in the upcoming election.

Nigeria appeal for girls' photos

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:43
Police in Nigeria appeal to parents of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls to come forward with their photographs to confirm the number of missing.

VIDEO: Why Machiavelli has 'jumped cultures'

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:40
The name of Niccolo Machiavelli made it to everyday speech and his work is lauded by a former adviser to Tony Blair.

Newcastle fans plan walkout

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:37
Newcastle fans are planning to leave the stadium during Saturday's match with Cardiff in protest over the club's running.

Anger at France gay adoption block

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:27
Gay rights groups in France voice anger after a judge prevented a lesbian couple from adopting an infant.

D-day for Football League clubs

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:25
Saturday marks the final day of the Football League season, with promotion and relegation issues to be decided.

Scots include Davey for England ODI

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:20
All-rounder Josh Davey earns a Scotland recall for the one-day international with England in Aberdeen next week.

VIDEO: Weather apps use power of the crowd

Fri, 2014-05-02 04:19
The weather apps which are making use of crowdsourcing - plus other sites and apps reviewed.
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