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VIDEO: Centre trains for offshore survival

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:45
Thousands of workers will be able to prepare for the perils of life at sea thanks to a new offshore survival centre.

Facebook parking revenge praised

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:42
A council praises a parking campaigner who is posting images on Facebook to embarrass drivers.

Welsh treasury plan to be unveiled

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:33
Plans to set up a Welsh treasury are expected to be included in the Welsh government's law-making programme for the next year.

VIDEO: Hospital guidelines on nurse numbers

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:27
Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.

No M4 upgrade delay urge businesses

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:19
Four of Wales' leading business organisations urge a quick decision on plans for a £1bn M4 relief road near Newport.

VIDEO: One giant step: UK set for spaceport

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:16
The BBC's Pallab Ghosh reports from a potential spaceport site in north Wales, one of eight aerodromes to be shortlisted in the UK as a base for spaceplane flights.

'Too many pregnant women smoking'

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:08
Too many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians warn as they launch a major report into causes of child mortality.

'I pulled my brakes but I wasn't slowing down'

Mon, 2014-07-14 21:46
Britain's Geraint Thomas on his scariest moment as three of cycling's stars crash out of the Tour de France in week one.

VIDEO: The art of sushi: Takayo Kiyato

Mon, 2014-07-14 21:21
Japanese sushi artist Takayo Kiyato shows off some of her edible works.

Former BBC presenter John Milne dies

Mon, 2014-07-14 21:14
John Milne, former presenter of Reporting Scotland, Newsnight Scotland and Good Morning Scotland, dies aged 72.

Egypt proposes Israel-Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 2014-07-14 21:06
Egypt proposes a ceasefire to end days of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel that has left at least 185 Palestinians dead.

VIDEO: Sides mull Gaza ceasefire deal

Mon, 2014-07-14 21:02
Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Cabinet 'cull' and women bishops - the papers

Mon, 2014-07-14 20:55
The departure of Foreign Secretary William Hague in the cabinet reshuffle is the papers' main focus, in what some call a "cull of middle-aged white men".

China investigates Zhou allies

Mon, 2014-07-14 20:52
China's top prosecutor announces criminal investigations into three top officials, two of whom are linked to ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

Record payout over Australia fires

Mon, 2014-07-14 20:10
Survivors of one of the worst bushfires in Australian history win a payout of about A$500m ($470m), the country's largest class action settlement.

Welby welcomes women bishops vote

Mon, 2014-07-14 19:39
The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes the Church of England's historic vote to allow women to become bishops, but accepts some will be "struggling" with it.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket lifts off from Florida

Mon, 2014-07-14 18:23
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off from Florida, after a two month delay.

Russian hacker group attacks CNET

Mon, 2014-07-14 18:04
A Russian hacker group attacks technology news website CNET and steals usernames, encrypted passwords and emails for more than one million users.

NHS gets safe nurse staffing rules

Mon, 2014-07-14 17:27
Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.

VIDEO: Bastille Day fireworks light up Paris

Mon, 2014-07-14 17:13
Fireworks have lit up the Paris skyline as the country marked its annual Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison which helped spark the French Revolution.
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