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US warns Beijing on South China Sea

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:27
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns China that the introduction of a drilling rig into seas disputed with Vietnam is "provocative".

AUDIO: 'Many more midwives needed'

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:18
Louise Silverton and Maureen Treadwell discuss draft guidelines that suggest healthy women should be encouraged to give birth in a midwife-led unit or at home.

Tributes paid to rugby great McLeod

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:06
Tributes are paid to Scottish rugby great Hugh McLeod, from Hawick, who has died at the age of 81.

Three river death kayakers named

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:05
Three men from the same family who were killed after going kayaking together in the River Tyne are named.

UN appoints first woman commander

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:51
For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, as Norway's Major General Kristin Lund is appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.

VIDEO: Play therapy to help brain scans

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:45
A pilot scheme is helping young people have a brain scan without being sedated by teaching them about it through play.

Heathrow and Gatwick unveil plans

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Heathrow and Gatwick airports both unveil revised expansion plans as they attempt to secure permission to build the UK's next runway.

Suspended nurses inquiry 'alarming'

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Calls for "no stone to be left unturned" are made after confirmation that seven hospital nurses have been suspended amid allegations of falsifying records.

VIDEO: Spain politician shot dead in public

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
A top politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public and two women have been arrested.

Miliband focus 'on issues not polls'

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
Ed Miliband says he is focusing on "the issues that matter" after two polls put Labour behind the Conservatives.

Cole omission a risk, admits Hodgson

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:22
England boss Roy Hodgson admits there is an element of risk in his decision to overlook Ashley Cole for his World Cup squad.

Repaired Rothko is back on display

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:59
Mark Rothko's painting Black on Maroon painting goes back on public display at Tate Modern, 18 months after it was vandalised with graffiti.

India shares at record high on polls

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:48
Indian stock markets rise to a record high after exit polls suggest Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election.

Top scientist: Pfizer bid 'flimsy'

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:18
Pfizer's commitments to maintain research and jobs should it take over AstraZeneca have been dismissed as "vague".

China arrest over 'false stories'

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:14
Chinese authorities detain a man who posted "false stories" on a foreign news site, amid an ongoing clampdown as the Tiananmen anniversary looms.

Leicester owner 'will spend £180m'

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:12
Billionaire owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha says he will spend £180m to help Leicester City challenge for European places.

Hospital's A&E 'not fit for purpose'

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:04
The accident and emergency department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich is declared "not fit for purpose" by hospital inspectors.

Wiggins takes Tour of California lead

Mon, 2014-05-12 23:03
Sir Bradley Wiggins is in the leader's jersey at the Tour of California after winning stage two's individual time trial.

Geldof's home broken into twice

Mon, 2014-05-12 22:54
The home of Peaches Geldof, who died last month, has been broken into twice by thieves since she died, police say.

China manufacturing loses steam

Mon, 2014-05-12 22:48
China releases weaker-than-expected manufacturing data, reinforcing concerns the world's second-largest economy is losing steam.
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