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Nigerian president condemns bombings

Tue, 2014-05-20 22:34
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan condemns as "evil" twin bombings in the central city of Jos, in which at least 118 people were killed.

Elderly 'suffer from bed closures'

Tue, 2014-05-20 22:19
Elderly people suffer due to hospital bed closures if community care is not yet in place, a charity claims.

CBI warns on Scottish referendum

Tue, 2014-05-20 22:03
The Scottish referendum is the "foremost issue for businesses" in the UK, the head of the business lobby group, the CBI, will say later.

Call for school disputes ombudsman

Tue, 2014-05-20 22:01
Disputes between schools and their governors could be settled more quickly by the appointment of an independent schools ombudsman, it is claimed.

Royal Mail to try Sunday parcel run

Tue, 2014-05-20 21:56
Royal Mail is to trial a Sunday delivery service for parcels in response to the increasing demand for goods ordered online.

Southampton must not sell - Cortese

Tue, 2014-05-20 21:40
Nicola Cortese believes Southampton risk undermining their recent success if they sell their best young players.

Led Zeppelin face copyright fight

Tue, 2014-05-20 21:16
A legal dispute faces Led Zeppelin over the song Stairway to Heaven, widely seen as one of the greatest rock compositions of all time.

Netflix to expand across Europe

Tue, 2014-05-20 21:08
Netflix announces plans to extend its TV and movie streaming service to Germany, France and four other European countries.

No prosecutions over bus alcohol law

Tue, 2014-05-20 20:55
No private bus or coach operator has ever been prosecuted for allowing a passenger to drink alcohol on board, despite a law introduced in Northern Ireland in 2011.

Politics, property prices and groceries - the papers

Tue, 2014-05-20 20:43
Lloyds' move to cap some mortgages amid fears of a property bubble, and Ed Miliband's £80 weekly grocery shop feature in Wednesday's papers.

VIDEO: Postman Pat hits the big screen

Tue, 2014-05-20 19:39
Postman Pat gets the big screen treatment, with Stephen Mangan taking on the lead role.

VIDEO: World's first artificial surfing lake

Tue, 2014-05-20 19:27
Britain's first artificial surfing lake is due to open in Snowdonia next year.

Could deaf dramas be TV hits?

Tue, 2014-05-20 18:42
Could signing produce a TV drama hit?

Chronic pain 'may be inherited'

Tue, 2014-05-20 18:21
Scientists discover four common chronic pain conditions share a genetic element, suggesting they could be inherited diseases.

Water goes 'missing' with snow loss

Tue, 2014-05-20 18:03
A new study finds that if temperatures rise and more precipitation falls as rain rather than snow, it will likely reduce the overall volume of water in streams and rivers.

Mosquitoes moving into UK cities

Tue, 2014-05-20 18:01
Warmer ambient temperatures and more water containers in gardens are bringing mosquitoes into UK cities and closer to people's homes, say scientists.

Midnight and university library is crowded

Tue, 2014-05-20 17:56
Forget 24-hour drinking; students want 24-hour libraries

Brazilian police go on strike

Tue, 2014-05-20 17:36
Thousands of police across Brazil go on a one-day strike over pay in another hiccup ahead of the football World Cup, which begins on 12 June.

Syrian refugees 'lack medical care'

Tue, 2014-05-20 17:18
Amnesty International says a shortfall in international support has left many Syrian refugees in Lebanon unable to access crucial medical care.

Badger vaccine 'cull alternative'

Tue, 2014-05-20 17:10
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust begins a programme to vaccinate badgers in the county as an alternative to culling.

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