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Bowel cancer tests wait time 'poor'

Wed, 2014-05-28 12:02
Waiting times for tests are "poor" for patients suspected of having bowel cancer in Wales and others parts of the UK, says a charity.

Heroin haul seized in raid at sea

Wed, 2014-05-28 11:37
The Royal Navy seizes heroin with an estimated value of £8.5m in a search of a boat in the Arabian Sea, the MoD reveals.

Wales 'more racially prejudiced'

Wed, 2014-05-28 11:19
More people in Wales admit to being racially prejudiced than in the UK as a whole, new research suggests.

Scottish plastic bag charge approved

Wed, 2014-05-28 10:48
New regulations to introduce a charge for single-use carrier bags are approved by the Scottish parliament.

Poyet signs new Sunderland contract

Wed, 2014-05-28 10:36
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet signs a new deal that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2016.

Art School 'will recover from fire'

Wed, 2014-05-28 10:20
Firefighters efforts in extinguishing the Charles Rennie Macintosh fire mean the building will recover from the blaze.

New bird flu 'not global threat'

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:49
The latest type of bird flu that has been detected in China, H10N8, does not pose an imminent global treat, say researchers.

Trojan Horse warning 'made in 2010'

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:37
The Department for Education was warned in 2010 that Muslim hardliners were trying to take control of Birmingham schools, a head teacher has told the BBC.

Teams build human protein catalogue

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:36
The first two attempts at a complete catalogue of human proteins, called the proteome, are published by independent teams of researchers.

Expert says Treasury claim ludicrous

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:35
An academic accuses the Treasury of a "ludicrous" use of his research in its analysis of the impact of Scottish independence.

Angelou 'brightest light' says Obama

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:22
US President Barack Obama leads tributes to Maya Angelou, describing the poet, author and activist as "one of the brightest lights of our time".

Leadership row peer quits Lib Dems

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:20
Lord Oakeshott says he is quitting the Lib Dems and warns the party is heading for "disaster" if it sticks with Nick Clegg as leader.

'No defects' found at Hillsborough

Wed, 2014-05-28 09:12
The Hillsborough Stadium had "no significant defects" when it was inspected 11 months before the disaster, an inquest jury hears.

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