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Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

BBC - 15 hours 53 min ago
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

BBC - 15 hours 55 min ago
An ex-care worker in Rotherham says men would pick up girls as young as 11 from a children's home and take them to be sexually abused.

Nato crisis meeting on Ukraine

BBC - 16 hours 4 min ago
Nato is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the eastern Ukraine crisis, after presenting more evidence of direct Russian military involvement.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

BBC - 16 hours 6 min ago
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

BBC - 16 hours 7 min ago
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.

House prices 'edge up in August'

BBC - 16 hours 9 min ago
House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, compared according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.

Health cuts could be 'catastrophic'

BBC - 16 hours 12 min ago
Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP says.

GCHQ protest over surveillance case

BBC - 16 hours 14 min ago
The first of three days of protest by online activists is due to take place at the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

Parents snatch ill boy, 5, from ward

BBC - 16 hours 15 min ago
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour is taken without consent from hospital by his parents, sparking a major police hunt for the family.

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

BBC - 16 hours 18 min ago
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Ex-children's head 'must quit'

BBC - 16 hours 28 min ago
A former children's services director in Rotherham must resign "immediately" from her education job in Australia, an abuse survivors' advocate says.

Tesco shares drop on profit warning

BBC - 16 hours 33 min ago
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco have fallen more than 8% after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.

VIDEO: Iceland eruption triggers red alert

BBC - 16 hours 47 min ago
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

New hospital food rules introduced

BBC - 16 hours 59 min ago
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.

Warnock had Palace talks last year

BBC - 17 hours 2 min ago
Neil Warnock first discussed a potential return to Crystal Palace before Tony Pulis was appointed in November last year.

Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan

BBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:56am
Rangers make new shares available for purchase to existing shareholders in an attempt to raise £4m.

UKIP member to challenge Carswell

BBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:52am
A UKIP member says he will challenge Douglas Carswell to be the party's election candidate for Clacton following the Conservative MP's defection.

Single ticket travel plan for region

BBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:16am
The next phase in plans for a major overhaul of public transport in south east Wales reveals a vision for a rapid one-ticket system for travellers.

VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

BBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:08am
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.

VIDEO: Rides and risks in huge California waves

BBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:59am
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.