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Rio 2016 progress on track - Briscoe

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:21
ParalympicsGB's chef de mission for Rio 2016 Penny Briscoe tells BBC Sport she is pleased with progress made towards the Games.

Army man named Burkina Faso PM

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:16
The authorities in Burkina Faso appoint an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.

Honduras beauty queen found dead

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:14
Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia Trinidad, 23, who disappeared last week, have been found dead, officials say.

Toddler chair death investigation

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:13
A 16-month-old boy dies after a suspected accident involving his high chair.

Man seriously injured by zoo rhino

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:12
A zookeeper is taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries in a enclosure following an "incident involving a rhino".

Abortion protester harassed worker

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:05
An anti-abortion protester is convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast city centre offices.

Jobs secured in Eurofighter deal

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:03
About 500 jobs are secured at a defence firm in Edinburgh, with the signing of a deal to upgrade the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

VIDEO: Labour challenge on 'bedroom tax'

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:59
Ed Miliband challenges the PM over a legal case about the spare room subsidy by a domestic violence victim.

Grosjean to stay at Lotus in 2015

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:52
Frenchman Romain Grosjean will continue as driver at Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season, the team confirm.

AUDIO: Bob Marley marijuana brand launched

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:45
A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.

Detained man 'can sue UK government'

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:45
A Pakistani man can sue the UK government over claims he was unlawfully detained and tortured by British soldiers in Iraq, the High Court rules.

AUDIO: Surgeon's records made public

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:44
Performance data for thousands of NHS surgeons is being published on Wednesday. Critics fear the figures will mislead the public.

Tower poppies targeted by thieves

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:43
People have been trying to steal ceramic poppies during work to remove them from the Tower of London, the artist who created them says.

Day in pictures: 19 November 2014

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:42
24 hours of news images: 19 November

VIDEO: Aggers' horse riding lesson goes wrong

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:42
Test Match Special correspondent Jonathan Agnew will be commentating on equestrian for BBC Radio 5 live at the Rio Olympics in 2016, but his riding lessons have not gone smoothly.

Four condemned for Pakistan murder

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:41
Four people are sentenced to death for killing their pregnant relative in an "honour killing" case that caused widespread outrage.

NHS misses cancer treatment targets

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:39
The NHS in England has repeatedly missed a key target for rapidly treating cancer patients, official figures show.

Why so many Indians flock to gurus

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:37
Why so many people in India flock to so-called holy men

Plebgate officer 'invented account'

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:34
The police officer who alleged Andrew Mitchell swore at him and called him a pleb is accused of inventing his account of the incident.

Students protest over tuition fees

Wed, 2014-11-19 03:31
Campaigners against tuition fees and student debt are holding a protest march through London.