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Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:24pm
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:23pm
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.

Tesco's next move: Expert views

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:12pm
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:09pm
Renting your own room for a power nap

VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:04pm
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".

In pictures: Ottawa shootings

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:03pm
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:59pm
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:47pm
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

Gamble paid off for Arsenal - Wenger

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:40pm
Arsene Wenger says his tactical 'gamble' paid off after Arsenal earned a dramatic Champions League win at Anderlecht.

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:27pm
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

VIDEO: Juncker firm on EU migration rules

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:26pm
Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.

Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:18pm
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:58pm
Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.

Caterham F1 future in fresh doubt

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:50pm
More doubt is cast on the future of Caterham as their new owners threaten to quit the team in a row with ex-owner Tony Fernandes.

Man charged over baby girl attack

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:59pm
A 24-year-old man is charged with the attempted murder of a two-year-old girl in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Footage shows lorry and car collide

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:38pm
A lorry's onboard camera has caught the moment a car became wedged across the front of the cab as it travelled along the M25 near Gatwick.

WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:36pm
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.

Four guilty of Blackwater killings

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:16pm
A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:05pm
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

BBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:01pm
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.