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Hospital withholds death findings

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:37
A hospital where a girl bled to death withholds the findings of an inquiry from the BBC for fear of "endangering the mental health" of its staff.

Family 'shocked' at St Lucia murder

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:33
The sister-in-law of a British man who was murdered after attackers boarded his boat in the Caribbean says the family is 'shocked and shattered'.

VIDEO: Assad: 'Talks must combat terrorism'

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:27
Syria's President Assad has told the AFP news agency that any outcome of planned peace talks in Switzerland would be "worthless" if they did not "combat terrorism".

Malone and Adie voice BBC WW1 guides

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:24
Broadcasters including Gareth Malone, Kate Adie, Dan Snow and Radio 1's Greg James voice an interactive series of guides for BBC iWonder, as part of World War One season.

Patients 'not ill enough' for funds

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:22
BBC Scotland discovers further evidence that Scottish people are being wrongly charged care home costs.

Police probed over starved boy death

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:19
The police watchdog is to investigate officers' handling of concerns raised about a four-year-old boy who was found starved to death at his home almost two years after he died.

Snowden 'may have had Russian help'

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:15
Several senior US lawmakers allege that intelligence leaker Edward Snowden may have been working with a foreign power, possibly Russia.

Runaway pupils found 'safe and well'

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:14
Two pupils who ran away from a Lancashire boarding school to the Caribbean are found "safe and well", police confirm.

VIDEO: What biscuits represent the Lib Dems?

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:11
A Sunday Politics focus group asks Glasgow voters what they think of the Lib Dems, as they are asked to name a biscuit that represents the party and whether they can name its key figures.

China economic growth rate stabilises

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:02
China's economy, the world's second-largest, shows signs of stabilising as 2013's 7.7% growth rate matches that for 2012.

The branding of bankrupt Detroit

Mon, 2014-01-20 03:00
Detroit’s history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy. So why have some companies been using the city’s name to sell their products?

Gangs 'hotwire power supply for £10'

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:53
Criminal gangs are offering to help people avoid paying for energy by "hotwiring" supplies for as little as £10, BBC Inside Out learns.

UN invites Iran to Syria peace talks

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:52
UN chief Ban Ki-moon invites Iran to attend preliminary Syrian peace talks in Switzerland, prompting warnings from Syria's opposition and the US.

Huge data theft hits South Korea

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:46
Credit card details from almost half of all South Koreans have been stolen and sold to marketing firms.

Sex assault jacket image released

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:43
Police investigating a sexual assault in Aberdeen release a photo of the jacket the suspect left behind.

Police did not review Duggan tactic

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:40
The Metropolitan Police says it was "wrong" not to formally review its use of the "hard stop" tactic six years before it was used in the Mark Duggan shooting.

Rosetta: Earth waits on comet chaser

Mon, 2014-01-20 02:02
European Space Agency controllers wait for a signal from the Rosetta probe that confirms it is awake and ready to resume the audacious mission to chase down a comet.

AUDIO: South Sudan town 'scene of devastation'

Mon, 2014-01-20 01:58
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from the South Sudan town of Bor after the military say they have recaptured it from rebel forces.

Climate change and EU energy challenges

Mon, 2014-01-20 01:57
Gavin Hewitt on EU revision of green energy targets

VIDEO: 'Devastation' after Ukraine clashes

Mon, 2014-01-20 01:46
The BBC's Daniel Sandford describes a scene of "pretty serious devastation" in Kiev after pro-EU protesters clashed with police all night.

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