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Nature park search for missing girl

Wed, 2015-02-25 01:07
A nature reserve is sealed off as part of the search for a Bristol teenager following her "out-of-character" disappearance.

Girl hit by car now 'critically ill'

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:53
A teenage schoolgirl who was hit by a car in Belfast on Tuesday morning is now critically ill in hospital.

VIDEO: US house destroyed in gas blast

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:49
Two people are seriously injured in an explosion at a house in the US state of New Jersey.

Ambulance times improve after low

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:45
Ambulance response times for the most urgent calls in Wales improve slightly over the last month following worst figures on record.

Europe's 'Landsat' ready for launch

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:32
The "workhorse" satellite in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme is built and ready to go into orbit.

VIDEO: Backstage at the Brit Awards 2015

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:32
Natalie Jamieson goes on a backstage tour ahead of the Brits Awards 2015.

No World Cup compensation - Fifa

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:28
Fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play 2022 World Cup in November and December.

Trampoline park temporarily closed

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:27
A new trampoline park in Midlothian which had more than 100 incidents in three weeks is temporarily closed due to "licensing issues".

Immigration Street 'fractures' area

Wed, 2015-02-25 00:22
Residents of an area shown in a controversial TV programme about immigration say they feel "fractured" and "disappointed" and fearing a backlash.

TSB hails 2014 as a 'pivotal year'

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:44
TSB Banking Group hails 2014 as "a pivotal year" as it claims an 8.4% share of all people switching or opening a new bank account.

Paris night drone mystery deepens

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:25
Drones appear over central Paris overnight, for the second time, and police are no nearer knowing who is operating them.

Jamaica decriminalises marijuana use

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:21
Jamaica's parliament decriminalises the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Morrisons names new chief executive

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:34
Supermarket chain Morrisons has named former Tesco director David Potts as its new chief executive.

Wednesday's gossip column

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:33
Danny Ings plans Liverpool move, Gary Neville urges time for Louis van Gaal, Ronaldo comes out of retirement, plus more

NI 'not dealing with troubled past'

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:29
Northern Ireland is still not dealing properly with issues relating to its troubled past, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

Body found in missing artist search

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:26
Police say a body found in a field in Cwmbran is thought to be missing renowned artist Roger Cecil.

Easdale resigns from Rangers board

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:14
Bus tycoon James Easdale resigns from Rangers' board following fan pressure against the current Ibrox regime.

HK budget backs protest-hit business

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:12
Hong Kong's leadership pledges HK$290m ($37m; £24m) in support to businesses hit by last year's protest, in its annual budget.

Life on the road - Kvitova's diary

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:51
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova talks about getting over defeat and missing family in her BBC Sport column.

Radical curriculum overhaul proposed

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:38
A radical overhaul of the national curriculum in Wales, which has set out what pupils learn for 26 years, is proposed.

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