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Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.

Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:29
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.

Sharp fall in youth unemployment

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:22
The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.

VIDEO: Payday lenders hit back at critics

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:22
Payday lenders strike back against criticism that they leave customers worse off.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:15
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Hillsborough officer 'misled court'

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:48
A former superintendent who served at Hillsborough apologises after discovering part of the evidence he gave to the inquests is incorrect.

South Africa growth forecast slashed

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:29
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.

VIDEO: Hollywood honours McConaughey

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:28
Actor Matthew McConaughey was honoured by the American Cinematique on Tuesday night.

Church sorry for 'shameful' abuse

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:23
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu issues a "wholehearted" apology to victims of sexual abuse as a report criticises the Church of England.

Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:20
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.

Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:19
World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.

Boy admits killing teen over bike

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:57
A 16-year-old boy pleads guilty in court to murdering another boy in Brixton over the sale of a £90 bicycle.

Addict kills days after prison exit

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:57
A heroin addict is found guilty of murdering a man just five days after coming out of jail and using his money for a drug deal.

Boeing raises annual profit forecast

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:51
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.

'Appalling' treatment of shot Scot

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:49
The Prime Minister has stepped into the row over an Edinburgh father sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy.

Devolve to make us richer?

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:33
Would we all be richer if more financial and fiscal powers were transferred from Westminster to big cities, asks Robert Peston?

AUDIO: Neil Morrissey on his very 'wet' role

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:22
Neil Morrissey talks about the set of new West End comedy Neville's Island which is set on a rain-soaked island in the Lake District

Farmer admits £1m forged will role

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:13
A south Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman will find out on Friday if he will be jailed.

VIDEO: Loose Women airs last Bellingham show

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:58
ITV's Loose Women broadcasts a final interview with Lynda Bellingham, recorded earlier this month.
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