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Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:47
British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.

Nepal survivors face uncertain future

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:38
Reporter Yalda Hakim has travelled to Nepal to meet survivors struggling in the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:37
A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.

Kenyans flock to nun's beatification

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:32
Catholic pilgrims are flocking to the Kenyan town of Nyeri for the beatification of an Italian-born nun, taking her a step closer to becoming a saint.

'F1 needs to bring back fear factor'

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:00
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cars need to have the fear factor brought back for drivers.

BBC to broadcast Labour leader debate

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:51
The BBC's Newsnight is to host the first debate between the candidates to become the next leader of the Labour Party.

Dog found alone on Scafell Pike

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:49
An animal welfare charity appeals for the owner of a dog found wandering on the top of England's highest mountain to come forward.

UK sells off unused net addresses

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:33
The UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.

VIDEO: A tour of London's 3D Print Show

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:28
As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.

VIDEO: The Hezbollah site taken from Islamist rebels

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:23
Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports from a strategic site on Lebanon's border with Syria which was recently captured by Hezbollah forces from the al-Nusra Front.

VIDEO: Bomb 'will be detonated elsewhere'

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:18
Chief Superintendent Michael Gallagher on the plans for a controlled explosion of a World War Two bomb that was found close to Wembley Stadium.

Kahlo's home recreated in New York

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:16
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.

'I thought I was going to die'

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:16
A woman with multiple sclerosis beaten by a 19-year-old drug user when he robbed her home says she bears no grudges.

Why Iraq bomber was convicted in UK

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:16
How can a man who helped make bombs in a foreign war end up on trial in a London court?

Knighthood for ex-minister Pickles

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:52
Conservative former cabinet minister Eric Pickles, who left the government at the recent reshuffle, is to be given a knighthood.

Murray to face French Open qualifier

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:49
Britain's Andy Murray will play a qualifier at the French Open while Heather Watson will face France's Mathilde Johansson.

Abuser jailed after Savile coverage

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:46
A pensioner is jailed for six years for sex crimes against children after a victim came forward following the Jimmy Savile scandal.

Kim Jong-un brother 'seen in London'

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:43
Footage has emerged purporting to show North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's brother in London - attending an Eric Clapton concert.

Bomber attacks Saudi Shia mosque

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:40
A suicide bomber has struck a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say.

VIDEO: EU Latvia summit briefing

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:40
EU leaders hold a news briefing during the second day of a summit in Latvia discussing relations with ex-Soviet states.