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Six die as New York train hits car

Tue, 2015-02-03 17:34
A commuter train hits a vehicle on the tracks north of New York City, killing at least six people and injuring 12, officials say.

Jordan vows to avenge pilot's death

Tue, 2015-02-03 17:21
Jordan vows to avenge the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh after a video posted by Islamic State militants claims to show him being burned alive.

Empty shops 'show North-South divide'

Tue, 2015-02-03 17:15
There are twice as many empty shops in England's northern towns and cities than in the South, research suggests.

Charities warn of rising homelessness

Tue, 2015-02-03 16:52
Rising numbers of people are at risk of homelessness in England, but official data does not reflect this, a study by charities says.

'Half of UK people' will get cancer

Tue, 2015-02-03 16:44
One in two people in the UK will probably develop cancer at some point, but lifestyle choices could still arrest the rise, experts say.

Is the Nigerian army failing?

Tue, 2015-02-03 16:34
Islamist militant group Boko Haram continues to wage a brutal insurgency in Nigeria. Four experts ask to what extent failings of the country's army are responsible.

Charity set up after sledging death

Tue, 2015-02-03 16:26
The family of a schoolteacher who died after a sledging accident in Glasgow are setting up a charity to help children in poverty.

Police stop and search children

Tue, 2015-02-03 16:25
Police Scotland has reneged on a commitment to abolish stop searches on young children, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Smucker enters pet food business

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:47
J M Smucker, the US maker of jam, coffee and packaged goods, is entering the fast-growing pet food business by buying Big Heart Pet Brands.

Argentina leader 'named in warrant'

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:31
Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman planned an arrest warrant for President Fernandez before his mysterious death last month, investigators say.

Seven big myths about improving schools

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:17
Andreas Schleicher, in charge of the Pisa tests, reveals mistaken beliefs about what makes a high-performing education system

Hostage horror and cancer figures - papers

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:13
The killing of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State jihadists leads several papers, while others highlight predictions of increased cancer death rates.

'Genius' Ferguson hard to replace

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:11
Manchester United still have not found a replacement for former boss Sir Alex Ferguson, says agent Jorges Mendes.

Higher death rate 'driven by flu'

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:03
The current death rate in England and Wales is running about one-third higher than is normal for this time of year, official statistics show.

Conquering the wave that no-one dared to surf

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:02
The man who conquered the wave no-one else dared to face

Facing the crocodile that 'ate my wife'

Tue, 2015-02-03 15:00
Man battles crocodile that ate his pregnant wife

VIDEO: New book 'a major literary event'

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:57
Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, will publish a sequel called Go Set a Watchman.

Australia fences 'keep toads at bay'

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:52
Special fences built around dams in arid parts of Australia could help eradicate poisonous cane toads, according to new research.

VIDEO: Litvinenko image 'used as target'

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:49
An inquiry into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has been shown a video which appears to show an image of him being used as target practice.

Has Harry Redknapp lost his sparkle?

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:40
Tipped for the England job in 2012 and now out of work... will we ever see Harry Redknapp back in football management?

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