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UN 'to help Haiti fight cholera'

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:51
During a visit to Haiti, the UN Secretary General promises to help fight the cholera epidemic which has killed more than 8,500 people since 2010.

Couple challenge T in the Park move

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:48
Residents at the new Strathallan site of the T in the Park festival have called on the Scottish government to review the move.

FCA proposes payday loans rate cap

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:48
Plans for a cap on interest rates on payday loans from January 2015 are announced by UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority.

Who's who: Tory women tipped for promotion

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:45
Who's who of the female Tory MPs tipped for promotion

Rocket attack on Libya airport

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:36
Libya's main airport in Tripoli is hit by a new rocket attack, as the government considers seeking security help from international forces.

Oscar Pistorius in nightclub row

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:33
South African athlete and murder accused Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a nightclub at the weekend, his spokesperson confirms.

Poulter OK for Open after injury scare

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:05
Ian Poulter says he will play in the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool despite injuring a wrist last week.

AUDIO: Ken Clarke: Why I quit the cabinet

Tue, 2014-07-15 01:03
Ken Clarke tells the Today programme's Justin Webb why he stepped down from his role in the cabinet as part of David Cameron's reshuffle.

Author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:54
South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies in Johannesburg aged 90.

VIDEO: Carney at Treasury Select Committee

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:53
Treasury Select Committee hearing into the June Financial Stability Report, when the Bank of England introduced limited measures to control growth in house prices.

Councillors late paying council tax

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
Councillors in Derbyshire have been late paying their council tax, a Freedom of Information request finds.

VIDEO: Germany's World Cup victory parade

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
World Cup champions Germany have returned home for a victory parade through the streets of Berlin.

How can England find the new Swann?

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:49
Ex-England spin bowlers Graeme Swann, Phil Tufnell, Vic Marks and Peter Such on how to resolve England's current spinning issues.

Mental strength is the key at the Open - McDowell

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:37
BBC Sport columnist Graeme McDowell admits he was caught up in all the hype the last time the Open was staged at Hoylake.

Do friends have similar genomes?

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:29
A study from US researchers suggests that friends are more genetically similar than strangers - to the same degree as fourth cousins.

Hague quits as foreign secretary

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:21
Downing Street says William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, as part of a cabinet reshuffle which also sees Ken Clarke leave the cabinet.

VIDEO: Chewbacca costume? It's Comic Con time

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:07
The UK's Comic Con fans have been enjoying a weekend of activities from their favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics at the annual Sci-fi convention

World Cup winner Tindall retires

Mon, 2014-07-14 23:12
Former England centre Mike Tindall becomes the final member of the team that won the 2003 World Cup to retire.

'I would fight in Syria if I could'

Mon, 2014-07-14 23:08
The Muslim women who want to ‘fight for Islam’

VIDEO: Police launch new code of ethics

Mon, 2014-07-14 23:04
From today a new code of ethics for all police officers and staff in England and Wales will come into being.
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