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Reservoir death boy, 14, named

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:47
A 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident at a reservoir near Edinburgh is named as Bocharie Sonnah.

'Lax labour checks' risk to workers

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:46
Low-skilled workers from the UK and abroad are at risk of exploitation because labour regulations are being flouted or not properly enforced, a report warns.

Fifa partner CEO arrested over scam

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:37
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

VIDEO: Artificial snow in hotter Australia

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:26
Australia is sometimes the petri dish of climate change - a place where global warming is not just a theoretical concept but a tangible reality.

'Gay cake' row could end up in court

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:14
A Northern Ireland bakery that refused a customer's request to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage could face legal action.

VIDEO: Japan typhoon winds 'up to 240 kmph'

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:54
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.

Australia court given migrant pledge

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:52
Australia says it will not return a group of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka without giving 72 hours' notice, at an emergency high court hearing.

Kincora 'should be part of UK probe'

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:52
Kincora Boys' Home should be included in a UK-wide inquiry into child sex abuse allegations, the director of Amnesty International in Northern Ireland has said.

Experts hack smart LED light bulbs

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:52
A security firm has demonstrated how it can hack into smart network-enabled light bulbs, and turn them on and off.

Fears remain in freed Sloviansk

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:39
Fears linger in Ukrainian city after rebels flee

VIDEO: 'How I came up with Scotland uniform'

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:38
The designer of the uniform to be worn by Scottish athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Jilli Blackwood, has been defending her designs.

60mph motorway limit plan shelved

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:32
Plans to impose a 60mph speed limit on parts of the M3 and M1 motorways to cut air pollution have been shelved.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:31
The DfE's policy on unqualified teachers will not stand the test of time, Nick Clegg predicts.

AUDIO: Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:30
Scientists describe the development of a new blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's as a 'major step forward'

Day in pictures: 8 July 2014

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:20
24 hours of news photos: 8 July

Nicaragua unveils major canal route

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:13
Nicaragua unveils the route of the inter-oceanic canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific it is planning to start building later this year.

In pictures: Rare noctilucent clouds

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:10
Readers' photos of 'noctilucent' cloud formations

Nigeria to show Biafran war film

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:06
The film Half of a Yellow Sun, about the Biafran war, is to be shown in cinemas in Nigeria from August after film censors gave it approval.

Two charged over body in wheelie bin

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:45
A man and woman are remanded in custody charged with murdering a "frail and vulnerable" man whose body was found in a wheelie bin.

Student loan boss 'offered to resign'

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:39
The chairman of the Student Loans Company offered to resign over "misleading" letters chasing arrears sent to more than 300,000 graduates.
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