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California death penalty 'illegal'

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:26
A federal judge in California rules the death penalty is "dysfunctional" and violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

India's growing breast milk banking network

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:18
India's growing breast-milk banking network

Pushing frontiers of deep sea exploration

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:14
Pushing back the frontiers of undersea exploration

VIDEO: Lamb changes view on assisted dying

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:06
Minister for Care and Support Norman Lamb changes his position on assisted dying, saying there would be "very clear safeguards".

Cycling legend, 83, knocked off bike

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:42
83-year-old cycling legend Brian Robinson - the first Briton to finish the Tour de France - is taken to hospital after being knocked off his bike near his home in West Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Overcoming fear and grief in Mexico City

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:33
After his wife's death, writer Francisco Goldman spent five years in mourning before embracing Mexico City life again.

The godfather of internet jihad?

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:29
Did this man's 1996 website launch a new era of jihad?

Chasing the silver dollar

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:09
The entrepreneurs targeting senior citizens

Cities 'should generate energy'

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:01
Cities should invest in green energy production to compete with the main UK energy suppliers, the IPPR think tank suggests.

F1 can be very cruel, says Vettel

Wed, 2014-07-16 15:00
World champion Sebastian Vettel says he has had a “rough” start to 2014 but is confident he can turn things around.

Newcastle sign Riviere from Monaco

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:58
Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere joins Newcastle on a long-term contract for a fee believed to be about £5m.

Help to Buy scheme runs out of money

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:54
The Scottish government's Help to Buy scheme runs out of money three months into the current financial year.

VIDEO: Church 'stole my baby's life'

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:53
Judge Yvonne Murphy will chair an inquiry into church-run mother and baby homes in the Republic of Ireland, the government has announced.

Russia 'to reopen Cuba spy base'

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:30
Russia plans to reopen an electronic listening post in Cuba used by the USSR to spy on the US during the Cold War, Russian security officials say.

British cyber-jihadist jailed in US

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:23
UK computer expert Babar Ahmad, who admitted providing material to support the Taliban, is sentenced in a US court to 12-and-a-half years in prison.

MP invested in 'tax avoidance scheme'

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:48
MP Andrew Mitchell has invested in a film-financing company that tax collectors say was a tax avoidance scheme, BBC Newsnight learns.

Chinese foot binding

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:44
Women whose feet were bound in China

Royal Navy carrier to be retired

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:06
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to be retired next month after 32 years of service.

The young 'barefooters' making bowls cool

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:03
How young people have made an ancient ball game cool

Peers criticise emergency data laws

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:02
The government comes under fire in the Lords over emergency legislation giving the security services access to people's phone and internet records.
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