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Claims of 'chaos' at super hospital

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:49
There have been claims that a new £842m super hospital in Glasgow was in chaos four weeks after it opened to patients.

Air France flight 'missed mountain'

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:39
An Air France plane with 37 people on board narrowly missed hitting central Africa's highest mountain in early May, French investigators say.

'Nearly half' of elephants killed

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:36
Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique's elephants for their ivory in the past five years, according to a conservation group.

M-way fall coach owner found guilty

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:21
A coach owner is found guilty of dangerous driving offences after a boy fell out of a vehicle on a motorway.

Ex-footballer denies assault charge

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:18
Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry appears in court to deny harassing and assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Bale 'back next season' at Real

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:35
Gareth Bale says he is "looking forward to coming back next season" at Real Madrid despite the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Oshoala wins BBC Women's award

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:30
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is named as the first BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.

Colombia Farc leader 'died in raid'

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:25
A senior Farc rebel commander, Roman Ruiz, is believed to be among five Colombian guerrilla fighters killed in a bombing raid on Monday.

VIDEO: Stolen art returns home to Rome

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:15
The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.

Nadal makes winning start in Paris

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:13
Rafael Nadal begins his quest for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets win over teenage wildcard Quentin Halys.

France 'truffle murder trial' begins

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:07
French farmer Laurent Rambaud goes on trial accused of killing a suspected truffle thief on his land, but claims he felt threatened by the intruder.

Dead girl 'had been drunk at party'

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:04
A 14-year-old girl in foster care who was found hanged at a house party was "very drunk" after taking part in a drinking game, an inquest hears.

Bayliss: An exciting choice as coach

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:58
The more you investigate Trevor Bayliss's pedigree, the more excited you become about his appointment, writes Jonathan Agnew.

Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:54
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.

TV's Buzzcocks to end after 19 years

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:52
The BBC pulls the plug on comedy panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks after 19 years and 28 series.

VIDEO: Writer McCall-Smith wins a pig

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:47
Novelist Alexander McCall-Smith has won the unusual prize of a pet pig after winning the Bollinger Everyman Woodhouse prize at the Hay Literary Festival.

Q&A: Pre-payment energy meters

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:34
What are pre-payment meters, are they more expensive and why are some people forced to have them?

'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:33
The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.

Nurse 'killed patient with overdose'

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:27
A nurse killed a patient with a "massive overdose" of an anti-psychotic drug, a court hears.

Periscope arrives on Android

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:14
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.

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