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Major roads closed for cycling event

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:58
Major road closures take place in and around Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games cycling time trial.

New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:54
A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president's close aides on a new EU sanctions list.

VIDEO: Underwater art exhibition in Italy

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:53
An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.

Inmate 'bites' prison officer's ear

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:45
Part of a prison officer's ear has been bitten off in an attack at Nottingham Prison, the BBC understands.

Xinjiang imam killed after clashes

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:44
The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed, in what appears to be a targeted assassination.

VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:24
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.

Pardew retains interest in QPR's Remy

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:22
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is still interested in a deal for QPR striker Loic Remy, after a move to Liverpool collapsed.

Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:18
The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

England win to level India series

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:16
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.

VIDEO: City of Culture chief 'terribly excited'

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:12
The new chief executive of the company responsible for Hull's Cit of Culture programme has said that he is "terribly excited" about taking on the role.

Champions League warning for Man Utd

Thu, 2014-07-31 03:37
Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons.

Caption Challenge: Hitch-hiking robot

Thu, 2014-07-31 03:32
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

On the march with the Clydesider army

Thu, 2014-07-31 03:15
The volunteers keeping Glasgow's Games running smoothly

VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs

Thu, 2014-07-31 03:11
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.

Academy trustee is new Ofsted chief

Thu, 2014-07-31 03:05
David Hoare, a trustee of a struggling academies chain, is announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted.

Lloyds profits hit by PPI charges

Thu, 2014-07-31 02:57
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.

Gibb's final song to be released

Thu, 2014-07-31 02:53
The last song written and recorded by late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is to be released in September, it is announced.

VIDEO: Centrica boss defends gas prices

Thu, 2014-07-31 02:49
Centrica's Chief Executive Sam Laidlaw has told the BBC gas use is down as result of warmer weather, but has batted off criticism that bills could be reduced further because of lower wholesale prices.

Mexico migrants' train deal reached

Thu, 2014-07-31 02:43
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.

Experts call for new Scottish towns

Thu, 2014-07-31 02:26
Scotland may need up to eight new towns to help avert a potential housing crisis, a special commission says.
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