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Report decries tobacco child labour

Tue, 2014-05-13 20:08
Why US children as young as 12 pick tobacco

Jail 'overcrowded and needs repair'

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:27
Inverness Prison is given an "overall good report" but it also highlights overcrowding and the need for a refurbishment of the building.

Hotel plan for threatened city hall

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:26
Perth City Hall, which councillors voted to demolish in December, could instead become a luxury hotel under new plans.

Food banks rise 'not due to reforms'

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:25
UK Employment Minister Esther McVey says rising food bank use is not the fault of Westminister's welfare reforms.

At the top of their game

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:22
Competition winners in Belarus

Blakelock's widow in witness appeal

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:20
The widow of PC Keith Blakelock urges anyone who knows about her husband's murder during riots in 1985 to "search your heart and please come forward".

Forecast for deadly jellyfish blooms

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:11
The arrival of box jellyfish blooms could be predicted by monitoring ocean winds, a study suggests.

KLM aircraft makes emergency landing

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:02
A passenger aircraft makes an emergency landing at Norwich Airport after the pilot reports an electrical fault and fumes in the cockpit.

Brazuca: Secrets of the new World Cup ball

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:01
The Brazuca has been unveiled as the new ball for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but is it up to the task?

Elizabeth Arden shares slump on loss

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:59
Shares of US cosmetics-maker Elizabeth Arden plunge after it posts a surprise loss and hires an investment bank to explore its options.

Sats calculator ban 'backward step'

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:57
Banning the use of calculators in this year's maths Sats tests in England is a "backwards step", academics warn.

VIDEO: US children aged 12 pick tobacco

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:47
A human rights group has released a report highlighting how US labour rules allow children as young as 12 to pick tobacco. The BBC went to North Carolina to hear from child workers and a tobacco farmer.

Camera crews allowed into Commons

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:45
A camera crew will be allowed into the Commons for the first time later to cover Prime Minister's Questions.

Why Nigeria has not defeated Boko Haram

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:33
Why Nigeria's army cannot defeat Boko Haram

Schoolgirl offers money to India's central bank

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:14
The 10-year-old who sent $20 to bail out India's central bank

New security plan for Mexico state

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:03
Mexico announces a fresh security push in Tamaulipas, one of the country's most dangerous states where the intelligence chief was killed last week.

VIDEO: 'I left my gang before I was killed'

Tue, 2014-05-13 15:56
'I left my gang behind before I was killed'

Sense of purpose 'adds years to life'

Tue, 2014-05-13 15:45
Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life, say scientists.

VIDEO: London's £30,000 house of the future?

Tue, 2014-05-13 15:37
The Y:Cube housing unit is the YMCA's solution to the lack of affordable housing in UK cities.

VIDEO: One woman's electronics revolution

Tue, 2014-05-13 15:15
Ayah Bdeir is on a mission to make electronics accessible to everyone with her company, littleBits.
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