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Suicide mother gave girls acid drink

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:48
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.

PC jailed for partner's stab death

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:42
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:31
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Slip road closure 'benefits' traffic

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:23
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:13
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:12
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:09
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Woman crashed after taking ecstasy

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:20
A 21-year-old student was killed driving to meet friends at a pop festival after taking ecstasy, an inquest hears.

Murray fights back to reach semis

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:08
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

Fri, 2014-10-24 06:07
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:57
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:40
Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:20
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.

VIDEO: Phones off to mark Jewish Sabbath

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:19
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.

Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:19
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.

VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:18
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:13
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Why is the UK being asked for more money?

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:12
Why is the UK being asked for more money?

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:05
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

VIDEO: Man starts fire at petrol station

Fri, 2014-10-24 04:56
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.

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