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Firm halts Calais travel over attacks

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:16am
A haulage company owner from Pembrokeshire stops operations overseas because of attacks on his vehicles crossing the Channel.

Big year ahead for James Webb telescope

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:01am
It's been a long time coming but we really are now at the business end of building Hubble's successor, and the next few months should see the James Webb telescope finally start to take shape.

NHS recruitment from EU 'aggressive'

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:00am
Nursing leaders in Portugal, Spain and Italy say "aggressive strategies" are being used to "fool" a growing number of their staff into working in the NHS.

Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:57am
It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.

Referendum 'if Scotland wants it'

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:52am
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says "no politician has the right to stand in the way" of another independence referendum.

Man's body found in city centre

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:46am
The sudden death of a 59-year-old man in Belfast city centre is being investigated by police.

Man charged with baby's murder

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:26am
A man is charged with the murder of a two-week-old baby girl in Greater Manchester.

VIDEO: Groom swims to wedding

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:21am
A Norwegian groom swims across a fjorde to reach his bride for their wedding at a lighthouse.

US photo find sparks internet quest

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:19am
A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.

BA owner IAG in big profits jump

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:18am
BA and Iberia owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in second quarter profits.

Arson attack kills Palestinian child

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:15am
A Palestinian toddler has died in an arson attack in the West Bank, suspected to have been carried out by Jewish settlers, Israeli police say.

VIDEO: Cats killed by 'horrible' poisoning

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:14am
An investigation has begun after 44 cats were poisoned on two neighbouring streets in Boston in Lincolnshire in the last two years.

Cup final is biggest game in our history

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:12am
Chelsea's Eniola Aluko says her team is not panicking about form ahead of Saturday's historic Women's FA Cup final.

Lloyds Bank PPI bill tops £13bn

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:06am
Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.

Indian teachers 'kidnapped in Libya'

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:59am
Four Indian teachers have been kidnapped in Libya, India's foreign ministry says.

Should there be more 'honesty' in sentencing?

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:45am
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is exploring ideas on 'earned release' for prisoners, first mooted in 2008, as Danny Shaw explains.

VIDEO: Can Greeks start smiling again?

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:33am
James Reynolds reports from Athens on how Greeks are trying to find a way back to some normality after so much financial and political turmoil.

Surge in doctors' days off for stress

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:33am
Days lost to stress-related sickness by doctors at a hospital trust increases by more than 430% in five years, it is revealed.

Man dies after falling into chimney

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:13am
A man dies after falling into the chimney of a seven-storey building in Marble Arch, the Met Police says.

Fenerbahce protest after Fred plays

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 1:44am
Fenerbahce protest to Uefa after Shakhtar Donetsk played Brazil midfielder Fred, despite reports he has failed a doping test.