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21% rise in sex offences on railways

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:59
The number of sexual offences reported on Britain's railways has risen by a fifth in a year, the British Transport Police says.

Trigger decision: when police shoot

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:32
What really happens before a police officer fires their gun?

Superbug measures 'lack evidence'

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:24
Researchers suggest some standard methods to reduce the spread of MRSA infections need to be re-evaluated as they may do more harm than good.

Botox may have cancer fighting role

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:18
Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest.

Silva runs for Brazilian presidency

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:17
The Brazilian Socialist Party names environmental campaigner Marina Silva as its new presidential candidate, replacing Eduardo Campos who died last week.

Tragedy puts Marina Silva at heart of Brazil campaign

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:59
Marina Silva - from rubber tapper to Brazilian presidential candidate

Hope fades for Syrians one year after chemical attack

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:42
Hope fades for Syrians one year after chemical attack

Best and worst excuses for GCSE pain

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:38
The best excuses to use when exam results don't make the grade

Is anti-Semitism rising?

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:18
Do statistics support claims that anti-Semitism is increasing?

How much oil does Scotland have left?

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:15
How much oil does Scotland have left?

VIDEO: 'Our friend has given us a son'

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:09
BBC News met new parents Nick and Michael Scott-Kline with 18-month-old Elliot and surrogate mother Sarah Jones.

MSPs tackle police firearms policy

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:09
The Scottish parliament's Justice Committee is to look at the routine arming of specialist police officers.

Think tank recommends keeping pound

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:07
An independent Scotland should use the pound without a formal currency union, says a report from the Adam Smith Institute.

VIDEO: Red Riding Hood in jazz shoes

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:06
Drew McOnie has choreographed a new version of Little Red Riding Hood for the National Youth Ballet.

VIDEO: US blockbuster season box office down

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:04
The US box office has struggled compared to previous years during the traditional high point of the summer blockbuster season.

'Our economic system doesn't work'

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Shopkeepers in Rome deal with reality of endless economic crisis

UK's 'most generous town' revealed

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.

The economic impact of Ebola

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:03
Ebola crisis has a serious financial effect on West Africa

VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:53
The history of human evolution has been completely rewritten with the discovery that modern human beings and Neanderthals coexisted in Europe for much longer than previously thought.

Israel PM vows further Gaza campaign

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:34
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows a continued campaign against Gaza militants, amid renewed fighting between the two sides.
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