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Jab plea as serious flu cases rise

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:24
The number of serious flu cases in Scotland increases as it emerges almost of those eligible for vaccinations have not had them.

Crash victim's uncle denies fraud

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:18
The uncle of a schoolboy who died in a minibus crash denies dishonestly collecting charity money in his name.

VIDEO: LIVE: Francois Hollande Davos address

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:06
French President Francois Hollande address to the World Economic Forum in Davos

Nurse murder trial jury discharged

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:06
The jury has been discharged in the trial of Victorino Chua, a former Stepping Hill Hospital nurse accused of poisoning patients.

Tram fall cyclists to sue council

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:01
A lawyer is taking Edinburgh council to court on behalf of 60 clients who claim they have fallen off their bikes due to the city's tram tracks.

Sterling jumps as shares extend gains

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:01
Sterling jumps sharply against the euro, while the FTSE 100 extends gains made in the wake of the European Central Bank's stimulus programme.

Glasgow archbishop has heart attack

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:00
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, has suffered a heart attack, the church has confirmed.

'Poor boys fare worse in rich areas'

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:58
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.

Philippines 'hid homeless from Pope'

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:52
The government in the Philippines is facing calls for an inquiry after it temporarily relocated homeless people during Pope Francis' visit.

Girl was 'going out' with Glitter

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:51
A 12-year-old girl who allegedly had sex with Gary Glitter told her brother she was "going out" with the singer, a court hears.

Leeds owner Cellino resigns role

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:33
Owner Massimo Cellino steps down from his role at Leeds until 10 April, with Andrew Umbers becoming temporary chairman.

Sinn Féin in TV election debate move

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:29
Sinn Féin indicates it would be prepared to take part in TV election debates if other parties such as Plaid Cymru and the Greens are involved.

US plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchange

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:28
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.

Call for Greece to stay with Europe

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:27
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.

UN 'not needed to defeat Boko Haram'

Fri, 2015-01-23 03:10
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser tells the BBC.

England beaten by Smith's century

Fri, 2015-01-23 02:49
Captain Steve Smith makes a composed century to lead Australia to a thrilling three-wicket tri-series win over England.

Eurozone growth picks up, survey says

Fri, 2015-01-23 02:29
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.

VIDEO: Economic crisis in Greek town of Drama

Fri, 2015-01-23 02:28
The BBC's Chris Morris visited the town of Drama in Greece to find out how cafe owner Yiannis Tsakiris is coping with a new business in during the Greek economic crisis

Twitter battles Instagram links

Fri, 2015-01-23 02:23
The social network encourages celebrities and other high-profile users to share photos directly to Twitter.

The cigarettes that worry tobacco firms

Fri, 2015-01-23 02:22
Tobacco companies warn smuggling could rise if the UK removes branding from cigarette packets - when Australia did this the biggest rise was in sales of brands known as "illicit whites".

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