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US man executed by lethal injection

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:38
Missouri puts a murderer to death by lethal injection, the first such execution in the US since controversy over the method erupted again last month.

VIDEO: Supercars of the rich come to London

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:35
From Ferraris to Bugattis, supercars and their rich owners take to the streets of London.

Couple married 62 years die together

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:21
Don and Maxine Simpson die four hours apart on adjoining beds, holding hands during some of their final moments, after a long marriage.

VIDEO: 'Skills crisis will hit UK businesses'

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:12
Three-quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crisis will hit the UK within the next three years, according to a new report.

VIDEO: Plane landing 'hero' meets instructors

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:07
John Wildey was a passenger on a light aircraft when he was forced to take over the controls and make an emergency landing. He has been meeting the team that helped him land successfully.

Referee Webb retires after 25 years

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:52
Howard Webb quits refereeing to become technical director of the official referees' association, the PGMOL.

Both sides claim TV debate victory

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:43
Both sides of the independence debate claim their side came out on top in the TV head-to-head between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling.

Peru drug pair in UK jail switch

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:39
Convicted drug smugglers Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid are to be transferred from Peru to jails in the UK, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Johnson: 'I want to be useful'

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:35
London Mayor Boris Johnson says he intends to stand as an MP for the Conservative Party at the next general election.

WHO starts emergency talks on Ebola

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:28
Global experts begin two days of emergency talks at the World Health Organization in Geneva on new measures to tackle the Ebola outbreak.

Profile: Boris Johnson

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:24
Boris Johnson: Jokes, gaffes - and burning political ambition

Gullit, Neville & Ferdinand join MOTD

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:19
New line-up for Match of the Day's 50th anniversary as BBC Sport unveils expanded football package for the new season.

Wikipedia names deleted search links

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:11
Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia reveals which pages Google has blocked from its search results under the EU's "right to be forgotten" rules.

Obituary: Chapman Pincher

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:03
Life story of Chapman Pincher, journalist and 'spycatcher'

AUDIO: Is 'amazeballs' acceptable in Scrabble?

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:47
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, published in the US, has added new words. But can Scrabblers in the UK use them?

Day in pictures: 6 August 2014

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:35
24 hours of news photos: 6 August

East Ukraine dangers increasing - UN

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:30
Civilians in eastern Ukraine are facing increasing danger as the conflict continues, the UN warns, amid reports of an air strike on Donetsk.

Andy Coulson faces perjury charges

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:26
David Cameron's former director of communications Andy Coulson faces perjury charges over the Tommy Sheridan trial.

Man jailed for strangling ex-wife

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:25
A man who strangled his former wife and hid her body in her bed, where she lay undiscovered for weeks, is jailed for life.

Alex Salmond turns to Zsa Zsa Gabor

Wed, 2014-08-06 03:17
Alex Salmond finds "mucho" to complain of in Scottish TV debate

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