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Swan causes water sports ban at pond

Tue, 2014-07-22 07:02
Edinburgh Leisure is forced to cancel water sports at one of its venues because a swan has been attacking people.

Salmond urged to condemn homophobia

Tue, 2014-07-22 06:52
Campaigner Peter Tatchell calls on First Minister Alex Salmond to condemn homophobia in some Commonwealth countries ahead of the Glasgow games.

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

Tue, 2014-07-22 06:41
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.

Mother left girl, four, home alone

Tue, 2014-07-22 06:26
A Mold woman pleads guilty to child neglect after leaving her four-year-old daughter at home alone while she went to work.

How Goldfrapp put Medea to music

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:53
How Goldfrapp wrote the soundtrack to a Greek tragedy

'Knock-out' threat officer suspended

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:53
A Staffordshire police officer is suspended after a video posted online appeared to show him threatening to "knock out" a woman in Stoke-on-Trent.

Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:47
Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m.

Matthew to carry flag for England

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:40
Squash player Nick Matthew will carry the England flag at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Albarn praises 'brave' Latitude

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:32
Blur front man Damon Albarn praises the Latitude Festival for giving him a headline slot off the back of his "slow" album.

VIDEO: Software firm's recruitment trouble

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:08
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries. Simon Powell of Eysys describes his recruitment problems

YouTube star sued in copyright case

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:58
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

Man electrocuted on city train line

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:58
A man has died after being electrocuted on a railway line near Haymarket in Edinburgh.

Abuse inquiry hears from 275 people

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:57
Police investigating child sexual abuse at care homes in north Wales say 275 people have made allegations.

NI leaders congratulate McIlroy

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
Rory McIlroy, the new Open golf champion, is congratulated by First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

VIDEO: Schizophrenia 'impact and stigma'

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
New treatments for schizophrenia could be possible as vital clues behind the factors causing the mental illness are discovered. One person diagnosed with it explains the impact and the stigma.

'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:49
Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.

Student loan system 'tipping point'

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:48
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Unionists meet Villiers on parades

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:40
Unionist and Orange Order leaders are to meet Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers later to discuss parades.

VIDEO: Thousands camping for Glasgow Games

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:29
Thousands of people are staying in the tents at specially designated sites across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Woman critical after hit by own car

Tue, 2014-07-22 04:28
A woman, 69, suffers life threatening injuries and a 79-year-old man is also hurt after being struck by their own car at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.
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