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UK condemns journalist 'beheading'

BBC - 12 hours 13 min ago
The apparent beheading of a US journalist by militants Islamic State was an "appalling example of brutality", the UK foreign secretary says.

Militants 'kill reporter on video'

BBC - 12 hours 16 min ago
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.

Rise in calls to suicide helpline

BBC - 12 hours 17 min ago
Northern Ireland's suicide prevention helpline sees a big increase in calls over the last three years.

UK department denies 'No' vote advice

BBC - 12 hours 41 min ago
A Whitehall department denies advising its staff to vote "No" in the Scottish independence referendum.

Standard Chartered fined in US

BBC - 12 hours 51 min ago
British bank Standard Chartered has agreed to pay $300m to New York's top banking regulator for failing to improve money laundering controls.

App created to catch fly-tippers

BBC - 12 hours 55 min ago
An app is developed to crackdown on fly-tippers, which costs the Welsh taxpayer £2m a year.

Two charged over student's shooting

BBC - 12 hours 55 min ago
Two men are charged with the murder of a 17-year-old who was shot dead in south-east London in 2010.

Mental health care 'in dark ages'

BBC - 13 hours 15 min ago
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.

China fines 12 Japan car parts firms

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:59am
China levies a record fine totalling 1.24bn yuan ($202m; £121m) on twelve Japanese car parts companies for price-fixing.

Israel strike 'targeted Hamas chief'

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:45am
The wife and child of Hamas militant leader Mohammed Deif have reportedly been killed as Israeli air attacks leave 11 people dead in Gaza.

Asbestos present in student rooms

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:36am
More than 3,000 students in Wales slept last year in university bedrooms containing asbestos, BBC Wales learns.

Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:20am
At least 27 people are killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.

UK food supplies sent to Iraq refugees

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:11am
The UK delivers its first batch of emergency food supplies to refugees fleeing Islamist militants in northern Iraq.

Protests abate in strife-hit US town

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:36am
Crowds of protesters march peacefully in Ferguson, Missouri, the US town rocked by days of clashes over the police shooting of a black teenager.

VIDEO: New Nook e-reader due for launch

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:28am
Samsung and Barnes & Noble are due to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in New York on Wednesday

House prices and rail fares - the papers

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:49am
Official figures revealing another increase in average house prices lead some papers, while there is anger at the prospect of more rail fare increases.

Girl 'unable to walk' from neglect

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:37am
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Cotillard confronts redundancy fears

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:21am
Marion Cotillard fights redundancy in latest role

India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:19am
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.

Lib Dems lift Rennard suspension

BBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:14am
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.