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Firefighters to join one-day strike

Wed, 2014-07-02 04:07
Firefighters in England and Wales will join a one-day strike by public sector workers on 10 July, the Fire Brigades Union announces.

Abdullah 'would accept' vote defeat

Wed, 2014-07-02 03:56
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he would respect his rival winning, but only if June's vote is proved to have been fair.

Legal action over meningitis death

Wed, 2014-07-02 03:56
The family of a schoolboy who died from meningitis say they are considering legal action against the hospital, which delayed giving him antibiotics.

VIDEO: Skinner on NHS: Get it done, or get out

Wed, 2014-07-02 03:55
Dennis Skinner tells the Commons that nurses have lost a "considerable amount" in real pay and A&E departments are "bursting at the seams".

Major stem-cell findings retracted

Wed, 2014-07-02 03:45
Research reporting one of the biggest "breakthroughs" in stem-cell science has been withdrawn after "critical errors" were discovered.

South Africa's Impey fails drugs test

Wed, 2014-07-02 03:11
Daryl Impey, who briefly led the Tour de France last year, is suspended by his team after failing a drugs test.

VIDEO: Blast-off for Nasa CO2 satellite

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:58
Nasa has launched a mission dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) from space.

ISPs take legal action against GCHQ

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:56
Internet service providers from several countries are taking the UK intelligence agency to task over alleged illegal network intrusion.

Killers fail to win referendum vote

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:47
Appeal court judges reject a legal bid by two convicted murderers to overturn a ban on serving prisoners voting in the independence referendum

VIDEO: Police and guns on Tinder

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:42
Should police pose on dating sites with their weapons?

Mothercare rejects £266m takeover bid

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:41
Mothercare has rejected two takeover proposals from US firm Destination Maternity which value the mother and baby products retailer at £266m

Chikungunya cases rise in Caribbean

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:36
There has been a sharp increase in the number of suspected cases of the mosquito-born chikungunya virus in the Caribbean, health officials say.

20mph school speed zones approved

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:30
20mph limits are to be introduced outside every school in Flintshire.

The next financial crisis?

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:27
Are asset managers fomenters of lethal new financial bubbles?

Church elder jailed for sex abuse

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:24
A senior Jehovah's Witness is jailed for 14 years for sexually abusing women and girl worshippers.

Isis demands Iraq rebels' allegiance

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:20
Sunni rebels in Iraq face Isis allegiance dilemma

British MEPs in angry Europe debate

Wed, 2014-07-02 02:14
Angry exchanges involving British MEPs mark the first debate of the newly-elected European Parliament.

Life for killing homeless love rival

Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
A man who beat his homeless love rival to death while consumed with "jealous rage" is jailed for life.

VIDEO: First look at new aircraft carrier

Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
Jonathan Beale takes a look around the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier ahead of her naming ceremony.

Nasa launches carbon dioxide observer

Wed, 2014-07-02 01:57
The US space agency lofts a high-resolution carbon dioxide observatory, to study where the gas is being emitted and absorbed at the Earth's surface.
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