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VIDEO: 'Our friend has given us a son'

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:09
BBC News met new parents Nick and Michael Scott-Kline with 18-month-old Elliot and surrogate mother Sarah Jones.

MSPs tackle police firearms policy

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:09
The Scottish parliament's Justice Committee is to look at the routine arming of specialist police officers.

Think tank recommends keeping pound

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:07
An independent Scotland should use the pound without a formal currency union, says a report from the Adam Smith Institute.

VIDEO: Red Riding Hood in jazz shoes

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:06
Drew McOnie has choreographed a new version of Little Red Riding Hood for the National Youth Ballet.

VIDEO: US blockbuster season box office down

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:04
The US box office has struggled compared to previous years during the traditional high point of the summer blockbuster season.

'Our economic system doesn't work'

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Shopkeepers in Rome deal with reality of endless economic crisis

UK's 'most generous town' revealed

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.

The economic impact of Ebola

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Ebola crisis has a serious financial effect on West Africa

VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:53
The history of human evolution has been completely rewritten with the discovery that modern human beings and Neanderthals coexisted in Europe for much longer than previously thought.

Israel PM vows further Gaza campaign

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:34
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows a continued campaign against Gaza militants, amid renewed fighting between the two sides.

Lyle takes gold at IPC championships

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:18
Maria Lyle, 14, marks her arrival on the international stage with gold in the T35 100m at the IPC Athletics European Championships.

Deila satisfied with Celtic draw

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:16
Ronny Deila has "a good feeling" about Celtic reaching the Champions League group stage after a 1-1 draw at Maribor.

VIDEO: Amnesty accuses Ferguson police

Wed, 2014-08-20 13:51
Amnesty International accuses police in Ferguson of human rights violations during their response to a week of protests. The group's executive director in the US spoke to the BBC.

Wall Street market report

Wed, 2014-08-20 13:25
Wall Street Market Report

Guatemalan top general dies in crash

Wed, 2014-08-20 13:11
The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.

UN begins huge aid drop in Iraq

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:43
The UN says it has begun its largest aid operation for a decade as it attempts to reach half a million people in northern Iraq.

Maribor 1-1 Celtic

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:34
Celtic pick up an away goal as they draw with NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

VIDEO: How Scotsman pub became St George

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:27
Has the Scottish referendum debate led England to consider its position within the Union?

VIDEO: Korean plot to dominate global culture

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:00
Author Euny Hong talks to the BBC about how South Korea is conquering the world through pop culture.

Beheading suspect 'probably British'

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:54
David Cameron says it looks "increasingly likely" a man thought to have been involved in a US journalist's beheading is British.

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