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VIDEO: Water quality at UK beaches 'excellent'

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:43
A record 73% of beaches in the UK have "excellent" water quality because of last summer's dry weather, according to the Marine Conservation Society.

Quality of beach water improves

Mon, 2014-04-14 23:38
A survey has commended 54 Scottish beaches for having "excellent" quality water, the highest number to meet the standard in 27 years.

Debenhams sees profits fall 25%

Mon, 2014-04-14 23:35
Department store chain Debenhams reports a 25% fall in half-year profits after what it calls a "challenging" trading period.

First sub search for plane cut short

Mon, 2014-04-14 23:18
A robotic submarine sent to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has had its first mission cut short, as it exceeds its operating depth.

Afghan deputy minister kidnapped

Mon, 2014-04-14 23:10
Afghanistan's deputy minister of public works Ahmad Shah Wahid is kidnapped by armed men in Kabul, officials say.

VIDEO: Grobbelaar: 'We all have suffered'

Mon, 2014-04-14 22:54
Former Liverpool player Bruce Grobbelaar has spoken to the BBC about why he has made the trip from Canada to take part in the commemorations to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Swansea admit to clashes in training

Mon, 2014-04-14 22:51
Swansea admit a number of players were involved in a training ground bust-up but say they are focused on Premier League survival.

Club-by-club guide: Women's Super League

Mon, 2014-04-14 22:42
Who are favourites for the title, relegation and promotion as Women's Super League expands to two divisions for the first time?

Water quality at beaches 'excellent'

Mon, 2014-04-14 22:40
A record 73% of beaches in the UK have "excellent" water quality because of last summer's dry weather, says the Marine Conservation Society.

Anger at PSNI baton strike payout

Mon, 2014-04-14 22:31
The Police Federation criticises an award of £3,000 in damages to a woman struck by a police baton during disturbances outside a pub.

Heart campaign in Cooper's memory

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:59
Fans of Tommy Cooper mark the 30th anniversary of the entertainer's fatal heart attack by launching a campaign to save others from the same fate.

GP out-of-hours care 'diabolical'

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:55
GP out-of-hours health care in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan is "diabolical" with people waiting too long to be seen and assessed, a patient watchdog says.

Akinbiyi working to buck the trend on black bosses

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:38
Former Burnley and Stoke striker Ade Akinbiyi is ignoring the statistics on black managers as he begins his coaching career

Australia: Second airport for Sydney

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:33
Australia approves construction of a second international airport in Sydney, nearly 70 years after the idea was first debated.

VIDEO: Heartbleed hackers hit Mumsnet

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:30
A leading UK site for parents and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug.

NI beaches' water quality acceptable

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:26
All of Northern Ireland's beaches have an acceptable level of water quality, according to the annual Good Beach guide, published on Tuesday.

Ruling due on NIE price increase

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:25
The Competition and Markets Authority is to give a final ruling later on how much Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) can raise its prices.

VIDEO: Mladic genocide charges decision due

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:25
Lawyers for the former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic have asked for the most serious genocide charges against him to be dropped.

India PM aide memoir 'mischievous'

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:22
The daughter of Indian PM Manmohan Singh says a controversial new memoir written by a former aide is a "huge betrayal of trust".

NHS 'crisis' and Navy 'threat' - front pages

Mon, 2014-04-14 20:38
Reports of budget and staffing problems in the NHS lead some newspapers, while Defence figures contemplate the pitfalls of Scottish independence.
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