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Boy, 7, missing after playing in park

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 00:39
A seven-year-old boy from Barnsley is reported missing after playing in a park with friends on Sunday.

VIDEO: Laughing gas 'not just a bit of fun'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 00:12
Leesa Davies, whose son died after inhaling nitrous oxide - or laughing gas - speaks to the BBC.

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:57

Try to look inside the brain and you're not going to get very far. But photoacoustic imaging may be a solution for the shortcomings of conventional imaging. It uses lasers to make the brain sing.

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Plea over women's rights in China

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:57
Speaking in Beijing, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says China can do more to promote gender equality and women's rights.

One hurt after 'serious incident'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:50
A person is taken to hospital following a serious incident which involved the ambulance service's hazardous area response team being called out.

China shares tumble more than 8%

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:37
Shares in Mainland China see a steep slide towards the end of the trading day on Monday - marking its biggest one day fall in over eight years.

Senior Senate Republicans Rebuke Cruz After He Criticizes McConnell

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:31

The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.

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Alton Towers owner warns on profits

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:30
Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments says the rollercoaster accident at the theme park could affect profits by as much as £47m.

VIDEO: Yorkshire women's Atlantic hopes

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:18
A group of Yorkshire women hope to break a world record by becoming the oldest rowers to row across the Atlantic.

Boy badly hurt in scrambler crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 23:01
A 15-year-old boy is seriously injured in a collision involving two scrambler bikes in west Belfast.

Ryanair upbeat on profit outlook

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:52
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 25% rise in quarterly profits and says its full-year results will be at the top end of forecasts.

'I was always confident in Froomey'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:51
In his final Tour column, Team Sky's Geraint Thomas praises winner Chris Froome and the performance of their team, and reveals his plans for his stag do.

Concern over prostitute area plans

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:46
A part of Newport which is being earmarked as a designated area for prostitutes, should not become like Amsterdam, an MP warns.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:46
Chelsea to up Stones offer, Van Gaal doubts Ronaldo will move, Coloccini on the move, plus best of social media.

Many killed in Afghan wedding clash

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:34
At least 20 people are killed and 10 wounded in a gunfight at a wedding party in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan, local officials say.

Jamaica 1-3 Mexico

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 22:11
Mexico win a record seventh Gold Cup with a dominant win against first-time finalists Jamaica in Philadelphia.

NI campaign to combat spina bifida

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 21:48
A campaign to encourage all sexually active women in Northern Ireland to take folic acid is launched.

'I had to starve for treatment'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 21:42
People with eating disorders losing weight to get treatment

US meetings over Stormont crisis

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 21:33
Northern Ireland's deputy first minister is travelling to the US on Monday to brief government officials about the crisis facing Stormont.

Monster Hunt sets China movie record

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 21:10
Fantasy comedy Monster Hunt has become the highest-grossing domestic film in China, according to local media.