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Your Pictures: Photos from Wales

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 23:26
A selection of your photos from around Wales

WRU lays down law on head injuries

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 23:10
A "zero tolerance" approach to rugby players with concussion must be adopted, the sport's governing body in Wales says.

Ukraine rebels defiant over new law

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 23:05
A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.

Grim Luhansk wary of Ukraine's shaky truce

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:38
Ukraine's Luhansk a grim and fearful place

Wales joins final push for votes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:35
On the last day of campaigning before Scotland's independence poll, Welsh politicians join the final push to win over undecided hearts and minds.

VIDEO: Lift-off for new US 'space taxis'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:35
Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.

Bangladesh death sentence commuted

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:25
Bangladesh's Supreme Court commutes Islamist leader Delwar Sayeedi's death sentence for crimes in the 1971 independence war to life imprisonment.

China 'injects $81bn' into top banks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:17
China's central bank is said to be injecting 500bn yuan ($81bn; £50bn) into the five biggest state-owned banks to counter slowing growth.

15% of tobacco sold 'is illegal'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:17
Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco some of which contain droppings and dirt.

Ebola vaccine trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:04
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford.

Man, 47, in court on murder charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:50
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

Alcohol abuse 'costs £900m a year'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:24
Alcohol abuse in Northern Ireland costs taxpayers £900m a year and early intervention services are needed, charities claim.

'Reds back where they once belonged'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:20
After five years of "pain", five-time winners Liverpool relish a victorious return to the Champions League.

'Nation divided against itself' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:03
The increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.

US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 19:29
South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 18:00
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.

US man charged with supporting IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 17:32
A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.

Chin strap turns chewing into power

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 17:27
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

'I loved/loathed my 1960s high-rise block'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:52
What was life like in the 'streets in the sky'?

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:39
Is it time for a mental health wait target?
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