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MSPs to pass civil justice shake-up

Mon, 2014-10-06 15:01
Major reforms to Scotland's civil courts are expected to be passed by MSPs, despite concern the changes may restrict access to justice.

British woman dies after Everest trek

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:59
A British woman has died after being taken ill in Nepal just after returning from a trek to Mount Everest base camp, police say.

Taiwan's charitable vegetable vendor

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:51
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?

US developing Ebola airport checks

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:12
The US is developing measures to screen incoming air passengers for Ebola, both in the US and at foreign airports, President Barack Obama says.

VIDEO: Where Ebola kills day after day

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:05
People with Ebola are turned away from a medical facility in West Africa as it is full.

Iraq's battles need sense of resolve

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:01
Beating IS is more than a game of numbers, says Lyse Doucet

VIDEO: Footage shows burst London water pipe

Mon, 2014-10-06 13:45
A burst water main, which was damaged accidentally by workers, closes part of a road in south-west London.

Phelps handed six-month suspension

Mon, 2014-10-06 13:12
Michael Phelps is suspended from all competition for six months by USA Swimming following his drink-driving arrest.

VIDEO: Eiffel Tower gets a glass floor

Mon, 2014-10-06 13:07
A new glass floor has been unveiled at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Keane reveals fight with Schmeichel

Mon, 2014-10-06 12:43
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane reveals in a new book that he fought with team-mate Peter Schmeichel.

Body found is Alice Gross suspect

Mon, 2014-10-06 12:42
Police say a body found in a west London park is that of Arnis Zalkalns - the prime suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Alice Gross.

Mental health care boy hit by train

Mon, 2014-10-06 12:30
A teenager walked "calmly" in front of a train hours after being released from a psychiatric hospital, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'King of Bollywood' honoured in UK

Mon, 2014-10-06 12:15
Known as the "King of Bollywood", Shah Rukh Khan has been honoured by the British Parliament for outstanding achievements in Indian cinema.

China's guide to democracy

Mon, 2014-10-06 12:07
Carrie Gracie on China's efforts to filter 'umbrella revolution' images

VIDEO: Reg Henning: 'It's been a living hell'

Mon, 2014-10-06 11:30
The brother of Alan Henning, the aid worker who was murdered by so-called Islamic State, says he thinks it is disgusting that he and his family were "gagged by the government and the Foreign Office" over the kidnapping.

Blatter must go for 'good of sport'

Mon, 2014-10-06 11:19
Michael Hershman, an expert in transparency, tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that Fifa president Sepp Blatter must leave.

VIDEO: British Iranian on hunger strike

Mon, 2014-10-06 11:19
A London woman arrested in Iran for watching a men's volleyball match has gone on hunger strike in jail.

US rebuff to gay marriage opponents

Mon, 2014-10-06 11:13
The US Supreme Court rejects appeals against gay marriage in five US states, increasing the number where it's legal to 30, in a move applauded by campaigners.

Savings up to £1m to be protected

Mon, 2014-10-06 10:40
Savings of up to £1m are to be protected under new proposals from the Bank of England aimed at avoiding a Northern Rock style run on a bank.

VIDEO: Foley parents speak out on IS murders

Mon, 2014-10-06 10:19
The parents of American journalist James Foley who was killed by IS extremists in Syria have questioned their government's stance on negotiating with hostages.

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