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Are video games becoming too scary?

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:39
Are the new consoles' horror games too scary?

Woman hurt jumping from house fire

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:21
A woman is taken to hospital after jumping from the first floor of a burning house in Carmarthenshire.

Toyota adds to recall over airbags

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:18
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota adds 650,000 cars - all in Japan - to the recall it issued last year over a defect in passenger airbags.

VIDEO: Tour of soldiers' abandoned island

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:13
Historians are looking into why Cleenish Island was chosen as a location to resettle WW1 veterans.

Lineker's guide to the World Cup groups

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:11
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker reveals who he thinks will qualify from the eight World Cup groups in Brazil.

VIDEO: Mother explains online 'torment'

Tue, 2014-06-10 23:01
The mother of a teenage girl who took her own life is warning about the pressures social media can have on vulnerable people.

VIDEO: Football fans fill sticker books

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:51
Football fans of all ages race to complete World Cup sticker book.

VIDEO: British boy trapped in Syria escapes

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:44
The BBC has spoken exclusively to the mother of a British boy who had been trapped in Syria for three years.

London braced for anti-Uber protests

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:27
Transport for London has warned of traffic disruption on Wednesday as black-cab drivers prepare to protest about rival service Uber.

VIDEO: E3: A date with Bungie's Destiny

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:23
The BBC's Richard Taylor shows off Bungie's new game Destiny and asks the developer if it expects it to become bigger than Halo.

Pisa skills 'key' to global success

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:55
Welsh youngsters need to show they have the skills they need to succeed anywhere in the world, the first minister will tell head teachers later.

Pressure's on Brazil's Neymar - Pele

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:33
Brazil legend Pele is concerned striker Neymar is under too much pressure to inspire the hosts to World Cup glory.

Arrest after university evacuated

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:31
An 18-year-old man is arrested after part of Newcastle University had to be evacuated amid reports of suspicious items.

Energy prices and statins row - the papers

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:28
The energy regulator's criticism of major companies over high prices and a row over the use of statins are the main stories in Wednesday's papers.

China's Alibaba plans US online shop

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:27
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is launching its first online marketplace in the US - - as it looks to expand its operations outside China.

Department 'fails' on absent pupils

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:02
The Northern Ireland Assembly's Public Accounts committee criticises the Department of Education for its record on pupil absenteeism.
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