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Isis: A thoroughly modern caliphate

Fri, 2014-07-11 08:05
Why Isis is waging a thoroughly modern jihad

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-07-11 08:03
The week's big numbers, visualised

VIDEO: Baby cut free from metal mop bucket

Fri, 2014-07-11 08:03
A 16-month-old had to be cut free from a metal mop bucket after getting herself stuck.

Robison defends Commonwealth uniform

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:56
Shona Robison urges people to get over their objections to Team Scotland's Commonwealth Games uniform and back the team.

Dad gets life for baby shaking death

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:53
A man is sentenced to life for murdering his four-month-old daughter while charges against the girl's mother are dismissed.

Motor racing on public roads plan

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:53
David Cameron says the government is to give local authorities the power to stage motor races on public roads.

Ghana dismisses World Cup asylum bid

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:37
Ghana's government says it is "scandalised" after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans ask for asylum in Brazil, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.

VIDEO: Festival-goers at T in the Park

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:24
Scotland's biggest music festival, T in the Park, has kicked off at Balado in Kinross-shire.

Same sex dance ban plan sparks row

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:08
A proposal which could prevent same sex dance partners from competing against mixed sex couples causes a row in the world of ballroom dancing.

Who are Fifa ticket agents Match?

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:00
The firm at the centre of the World Cup ticket storm

More weight loss ops for diabetes

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:54
An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

Dana brother 'said God forgave him'

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:48
Dana's brother admitted abusing a girl for 12 years, but claimed "God had forgiven him" as he apologised to the girl's father, a court has been told.

Burberry investors reject boss's pay

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:37
Investors have delivered a blow to fashion house Burberry, by voting against the chief executive's pay package at the annual general meeting in London.

EU sanctions South Sudan commanders

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:35
The European Union imposes sanctions on a South Sudanese rebel leader and an army commander for breaking ceasefire agreements.

Seeking missing sons in Syria

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:32
The Belgians trying to win their sons back from Iraqi jihadists

'Doubt' on Mae Sochi qualifying event

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:23
Doubts have been raised over the validity of a Sochi qualifying event in Slovenia that violinist Vanessa-May took part in.

US sends draft notices to 1800s men

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:22
The US agency that manages the nation's dormant military draft apologises after sending draft registration notices to men born in the late 1800s.

VIDEO: Meet man hunting sons lost to Isis

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:15
The BBC's Duncan Crawford meets a parent headed to Syria to try to persuade his son to abandon the militant group Isis and go home to Belgium.

Vaz concern over missing abuse files

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:01
Keith Vaz says he is disappointed the Home Office has not provided details of lost files relating to child abuse.

Photographs of Iran

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:00
Adam Chidell shares his pictures from a recent visit
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