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Voices from the death penalty debate

Thu, 2014-07-24 15:05
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessee's execution debate

VIDEO: Proud Murdoch in tears on podium

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:35
Scotland's Ross Murdoch breaks down in tears following his win in the men's 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Renicks sisters claim golden double

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:29
Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win Scotland's first golds of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories.

Ghana protests over rising prices

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:18
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.

Murdoch caps great first day for Scots

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:11
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.

VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 crash investigation

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01
MH17 crash investigation expected to be long and complex in attempt to piece together exactly what happened.

Algeria passenger jet feared crashed

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:52
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers.

Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:49
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.

Murdoch upstages fellow Scot Jamieson

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:44
Ross Murdoch breaks the Commonwealth Games record as he earns a shock win over fellow Scot Michael Jamieson in the 200m breaststroke.

UN sends 'unofficial' aid to Syria

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:39
The first UN aid shipment to Syria delivered without the consent of the government has arrived in the north of the country.

Mangala 'signs' for Man City in video

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:32
Manchester City's website releases a video that appears to show £32m defender Eliaquim Mangala signing for the club.

Success for hosts at Glasgow 2014

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:20
Swimmers Ross Murdoch and Hannah Miley, as well as judo sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win gold as hosts Scotland take 10 medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games.

Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:04
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as "cut-throat".

A country where liberal journalists risk death

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:04
The country where a writer accused of blasphemy must hide

Farah forgotten as Glasgow basks in golden glow

Thu, 2014-07-24 12:56
The Commonwealth Games began with Mo Farah pulling out but ended with Scotland celebrating a golden day to savour.

VIDEO: Pope meets Sudan 'apostasy' woman

Thu, 2014-07-24 12:33
Pope Francis has met Meriam Yahia, the Sudanese woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam.

Major fish kill discovered in river

Thu, 2014-07-24 12:06
A major fish kill in a County Armagh river is being blamed on pollution from farm waste, says the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

Aruba detains top Venezuela official

Thu, 2014-07-24 11:55
The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences.

SA to block land sales to foreigners

Thu, 2014-07-24 11:34
The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.

Suspect: Detroit shooting 'accident'

Thu, 2014-07-24 11:29
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears.
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