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Half a cheer for depression's end

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:48
The end of the UK ‘depression’ may not be all it seems

Teenagers rescued from Solway Firth

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:44
A warning about swimming in open water is issued after two young girls had to be rescued after getting into difficulties in the Solway Firth.

Cook too stubborn to quit - Boycott

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:43
Alastair Cook is too "stubborn" to quit the England captaincy, says former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:26
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.

Rooney should be captain - Eriksson

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:12
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as the national team captain.

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:12
Simon Stone goes out and about in Los Angeles to find out if football is just a passing fix for Americans.

Police 'rise to cuts challenge'

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:10
The police watchdog praises forces for cutting £2.5bn from budgets over the last four years, but warns the public is noticing fewer local officers on the beat.

Retiring officer redundancy pay row

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:00
A council is criticised for paying one its senior officers a redundancy package after he said he was going to retire.

VIDEO: Scientists survey jellyfish after boom

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:52
More and more jellyfish are being spotted on the UK's coastline during the summer months, and now scientists have decided to try and find out why.

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:50
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.

VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:06
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.

'Unacceptable delays' in patient's care

Mon, 2014-07-21 23:44
"No sense of urgency" in a 67-year-old cancer patient's care are admitted by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:45
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.

Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:44
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian officials.

Software uni to meet skills shortage

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:37
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries.

How to solve a problem like Cook

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:33
How to solve a problem like Alastair Cook

VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:22
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.

Fly in ear time-wasting call to 999

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:16
A man with a fly in his ear and a woman questioning if a green potato was poisonous were among thousands of non-urgent 999 calls made to the Welsh Ambulance Service last year.

Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:12
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.

VIDEO: Birthday celebrations for Prince George

Mon, 2014-07-21 22:01
Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday and to mark the occasion two new pictures have been released by Kensington Palace.
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