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Campaign adopts 'No Thanks' slogan

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:16
The slogan being used by the campaign to keep Scotland in the Union is being changed, ahead of the 18 September independence referendum.

Colombia and ELN to hold peace talks

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:14
The Colombian government says it is starting peace negotiations with the country's second largest rebel group.

London due to get water cannon

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:12
Approval is given to the Metropolitan Police to purchase three water cannon for London.

Meet the Brazilian Linekers

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:01
Lineker Hoffmann, Klinsmann Carrilho, Michel Platini da Costa Goes - introducing the Brazilians named after the world's most famous players.

Israel MPs elect Rivlin as president

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:58
The Israeli parliament elects veteran Likud lawmaker Reuven Rivlin as the country's next president.

VIDEO: Blatter claim 'totally unacceptable'

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:57
Chairman of The FA Greg Dyke reads out his statement to Sepp Blatter regarding corruption allegations.

Nintendo Wii U to get Zelda in 2015

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:38
Nintendo reveals that a new Legend of Zelda game will be released for the Wii U next year and explains how its new add-on toys will work.

'Islamic agenda' at Bradford school

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:26
Teachers in Bradford have reported instances of governors promoting a more Islamic ethos, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Hailstones 'the size of golf balls'

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:26
Parts of Europe are battered by violent storms, including Germany, the Netherlands and France, where hailstones the size of golf balls were reported.

Blatter told he should quit next year

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:21
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is told by European football leaders that he should stand down from the post next year.

Tory complaint over Oxfam campaign

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:19
The Charity Commission is assessing whether an Oxfam promotional campaign has broken the rules by criticising the government's austerity programme.

Salmond says Bildt's remarks foolish

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:18
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says comments by Sweden's foreign minister on Scottish independence were "very foolish".

Big energy firms' prices challenged

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:52
Energy suppliers risk "undermining public confidence" in the market by failing to respond to falling wholesale prices, regulator Ofgem says.

Chile rejects hydro-electric project

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:47
The Chilean government has rejected a huge hydro-electric project in a beautiful part of Patagonia, in the south of the country.

British duo Evans and Ward exit Queen's

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:40
British pair Dan Evans and James Ward both lose in straight sets in round two of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

Thomas achieves four-in-four in win

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:05
Alfonso Thomas takes four wickets in four balls as Somerset beat Sussex by six wickets in the County Championship.

Many Congo mines 'warlord free'

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:03
More than two-thirds of mines in eastern DR Congo which produced "conflict minerals" four years ago are no longer run by warlords, a report says.

OAP murder 'could not be predicted'

Tue, 2014-06-10 08:55
A review into the murder of a 74-year-old woman by a known sex offender concludes the attack could not have been reasonably predicted.

Toddler's killer 'thought nothing'

Tue, 2014-06-10 08:52
A man accused of murdering his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter tells a court he was "thinking nothing" as he kicked the toddler six feet across a room.

Teachers lobby Parliament about pay

Tue, 2014-06-10 08:46
Teachers have lobbied Parliament to highlight their concerns about changes to their pay, pensions and working conditions.

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