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China jails British GSK investigator

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:33
A British businessman and his American wife are sentenced to prison for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Royal Mail cuts later collections

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.

'Facts twisted' in Pistorius trial

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say facts have been twisted by the prosecution at his murder trial which will issue a verdict on 11 September.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:16
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Why not caring about anything is only for the young

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
Will Self on why not caring about anything is only for the young

Robinson: 'SF in shameless denial'

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
The first minister says that the "shameless denial of economic realities" by Sinn Féin could end devolution in Northern Ireland.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:03
Tortoises' top speed and nine more nuggets from the news

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:58
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Couple jailed for abusing children

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:54
A man and his ex-wife who sexually and physically abused their children are jailed for a total of 25 years.

VIDEO: Conducting the Proms at 90

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:39
Sir Neville Marriner will become the oldest conductor to lead at the Proms

VIDEO: Balloons lift off at Bristol Fiesta

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:37
Dozens of hot air balloons have taken off from the Ashton Court estate as part of the 36th annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta.

Shell to cut 250 North Sea jobs

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:14
Energy company Shell UK announces plans to cut 250 onshore jobs from its North Sea operation in Aberdeen.

Rare tropical storm batters Hawaii

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:41
A rare tropical storm battering Hawaii has already caused power blackouts and block roads on one island, but no deaths have been reported.

VIDEO: India's factory law plans questioned

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:35
Some social activists have asked whether India's plans to revamp factory laws, which are intended to stimulate the economy, may erode worker rights.

Chancellor Osborne's cat hit by car

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:31
Chancellor George Osborne's cat Freya is recovering after being hit by a car outside Downing Street.

VIDEO: Boring town and Dull village twinned

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:16
Glenn Campbell meets Boring residents of a town in America that has a special relationship with Dull people in Scotland.

Week in pictures: 2-8 August 2014

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:15
News photographs from around the world

Afghans sign unity government deal

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:35
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.

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