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Egypt pushes for high voter turnout

Tue, 2014-05-27 06:05
Polling is extended on the final day of Egypt's presidential election amid reports of a light turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.

Babysitter gave toddler to rapist

Tue, 2014-05-27 05:53
A babysitter is jailed for 16 years after admitting giving a boy aged three to a known paedophile who drugged and raped him.

Patients miss waiting time target

Tue, 2014-05-27 05:39
Fewer than 90 per cent of patients are being treated by the NHS within the Scottish government's target of 18 weeks after they've been referred by their GP.

Sudan woman on death row gives birth

Tue, 2014-05-27 05:35
A Sudanese woman awaiting the death penalty for abandoning her religious faith after marrying a Christian has given birth in prison, her lawyer says.

Man jailed for pregnant wife killing

Tue, 2014-05-27 05:24
A man is sentenced to life in prison for strangling his pregnant wife at her home in Forest Gate, east London, last year.

Lloyds Bank announces TSB flotation

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:42
Lloyds announces plans to float a 25% stake in its TSB business on the stock market, with small investors being offered free shares in the bank.

YouTube removes gunman's videos

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:35
The Google-owned YouTube has removed videos posted by Elliot Rodger, the gunman who killed six students in California last week.

Could the era of glass skyscrapers be over?

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:30
Is it time for skyscrapers to be made of something else?

India presses Pakistan on militants

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:30
India's new PM Narendra Modi urges his Pakistani counterpart to crack down on militants and speed up the trial of the 2008 Mumbai attacks suspects.

French opposition leader to resign

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:22
The leader of France's opposition UMP party announces he will quit after allegations of party funding fraud in 2012 and a poor showing at the European elections.

Haskell thrilled by England return

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:20
Wasps flanker James Haskell says his best form is yet to come following his recall for England's tour to New Zealand.

AUDIO: Clive James: 'I've started saying goodbye'

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:15
Writer and broadcaster Clive James speaks about his life and illness with the Today programme's James Naughtie.

Police investigate patient restraint

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:08
A police force confirms it is investigating claims of unlawful patient restraint at a West Midlands Hospital trust.

Clive James is 'saying goodbye'

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:07
Terminally ill author Clive James says he has "started saying goodbye" through his poetry.

Cash for Nova Centre design plans

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:05
Plans for a £3.6 million development of a closed leisure centre in Denbighshire have moved a step closer.

What language did Jesus speak?

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:58
Pope and Israeli PM differ over Christ's native tongue

VIDEO: Jet skateboard record bid revealed

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:46
An Australian man has announced he will attempt to break the world record for the fastest-powered street luge.

Be wary of Wikipedia, say scientists

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:42
The internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia contains errors in nine out of 10 of its health entries, and should be treated with caution, scientists warn.

Syria weapons inspectors 'attacked'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:39
A convoy of chemical weapons inspectors and UN staff that was travelling to a site of an alleged chlorine gas attack in Syria comes under attack.

'Bronze Buckeroo' Western star dies

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:35
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed in a series of all-black Western movies in the 1930s, dies at the age of 100.
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