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Microsoft unveils Android phone

Tue, 2014-06-24 01:38
Microsoft unveils its first handset following its takeover of Nokia's handset business. The device runs on Android rather than Windows Phone.

AUDIO: 'Moral case' for introducing living wage

Tue, 2014-06-24 01:35
Archbishop of York John Sentamu says the UK government should make it a goal to cut the number of low paid workers by one million by 2020.

Thai minister forms anti-coup group

Tue, 2014-06-24 01:27
A former Thai minister forms a group to campaign for a return to democracy, in the wake of last month's military coup.

VIDEO: Mental health services 'a car crash'

Tue, 2014-06-24 01:06
Mental health services in England are 'a car crash' according to the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Silent protest condemns Egypt ruling

Tue, 2014-06-24 01:04
BBC journalists in London join colleagues from other news organisations for a silent protest against the jailing of three al-Jazeera staff in Egypt.

VIDEO: UK ban on drug khat worries growers

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:56
As a ban comes into force in the UK on Tuesday on the drug khat, the BBC's Anne Soy reports on concern about the economic impact of the move amongst Kenya's khat farmers.

'Five killed' in Kenya coast attack

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:49
At least five people are killed in an attack on the Kenyan coast, close to the scene of raids last week in which more than 60 people died.

Juncker as good and bad for the UK

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:35
Why battle over EU Commission head is momentous for UK

Monet's Water Lilies sells for £32m

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:30
A 1906 Claude Monet painting of water lilies, Nympheas, sells for almost £32m pounds in London, the second-highest price ever paid for the artist at auction.

Man arrested over Cambuslang attacks

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:26
A man is arrested after a taxi driver and elderly woman were attacked with a knife in South Lanarkshire.

S Korea ferry trial hears evidence

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:15
A South Korean court begins hearing evidence in the trial of the captain and 14 crew members of a ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people.

Superheroes with a difference

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:33
When Batgirl got shot and other comic book stories

War poets' battle restaged in wood

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:20
The trenches of World War One are recreated in a Monmouthshire wood in an open-air play marking the centenary of the conflict.

Peer in £2m 'repossession farce'

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:17
Police are investigating the attempted "repossession" of items worth £2m from the family seat of celebrity peer Lord Brocket.

Bannockburn 700th anniversary marked

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:10
Events are being held to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, fought on 23 and 24 June, 1314.

Lung cancer awareness campaign call

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:07
Lung cancer campaigners call on health officials to warn people to look out for symptoms of the biggest cancer killer in Wales.

Jail fails to improve violence risk

Mon, 2014-06-23 23:02
HMP Winchester has not improved sufficiently since a previous damning report, the prisons watchdog finds.

UK teenager was 'radicalised by imam'

Mon, 2014-06-23 22:57
The father of a Briton who travelled to Syria tells the BBC he believes his son was radicalised by an imam at a UK mosque.

VIDEO: Red Arrows still flying high at 50

Mon, 2014-06-23 22:45
Tim Muffett meets the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, in their 50th display season.

Two Britons killed in Turkey crash

Mon, 2014-06-23 22:45
Two Britons have been killed and two more are in hospital after a "jeep safari accident" in Turkey, the Foreign Office says.
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