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VIDEO: Obama's trade deal faces jobs question

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:39
A potential free trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership is being seen as key to boosting growth in the Asia-Pacific region. But it has raised some questions about the impact on US jobs.

Indians vote on big polling day

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:28
Indians begin voting in the sixth phase of a marathon general election in which the governing Congress party is fighting the main opposition BJP.

Traffic clampdown for 2014 Games

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:45
Major restrictions on traffic and parking are to be introduced in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games.

More councils needed, claims report

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:42
Scotland needs more local councils with a greater range of powers relevant to its area in order to fully represent constituents, a new report says.

Surveyors warn of skills shortages

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:35
Skills shortages are threatening the pace of recovery of Scotland's construction industry, according to a survey.

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:57
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.

Mystery of missing 96-year-old woman

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:56
The disappearance of a 96-year-old woman with Alzheimer's two years ago remains "frustrating and upsetting", her great-nephew says.

Asthma inhalers may go into schools

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:51
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.

Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:32
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.

Debris dismissed in plane search

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:28
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

The real story of Frank Sidebottom

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:22
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:11
How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Asylum housing badly managed - MPs

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:59
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.

Sign language dialects 'in decline'

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:39
The decline of regional dialects for the deaf

Energy storage: The key to a smarter grid

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:16
Can energy grids cope with higher demand and volatile supply

Weight concerns behind Phelps return

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:11
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is coming out of retirement because of concerns over his weight.

The unlikely debt capital of Britain

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:09
The unlikely debt capital of Britain

VIDEO: Mirren: I'd love to play Romeo's Juliet

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:08
Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet, but was never given the chance.

'Friendly' drone flies on dog leash

Wed, 2014-04-23 15:01
Camera takes flight on a dog leash

Moyes, Woodward and the doomed presentation

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:52
David Moyes 'livid' at Manchester United treatment after 10 months characterised by poor communication and difficult relationships
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