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Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up'

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:17
Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.

Thai PM sorry for bikini comment

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:15
Thailand's PM apologises for suggesting tourists in bikinis were vulnerable to attack unless they were unattractive, days after two British holidaymakers were killed.

Vacuum cleaner boost for retail sales

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:09
UK retail sales rose by 0.4% during August, helped by shoppers looking to snap up high-powered vacuum cleaners ahead of an EU ban on the products.

Six convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:43
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money.

Country musician Hamilton dies at 77

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:38
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77.

Spy claims over absent China envoy

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:33
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.

Storm deaths at French camping site

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:25
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France.

Wartime bombs blown up after seizure

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:05
A number of World War One and Two munitions have been detonated by bomb disposal experts after a large haul was found in a house in Hertfordshire.

Clash over car tax disc changes

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:03
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:02
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

Suspect named in Alice Gross inquiry

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:57
Police searching for London schoolgirl Alice Gross say they are now treating Latvian Arnis Zalkalns, 41, as a suspect.

Duchess withdraws from Malta trip

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:55
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is pregnant with second child, will not visit Malta this weekend on advice of doctors, Kensington Palace says.

No DNA matches in Thai murder probe

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:53
Thai police admit they are struggling to find the killers of two British tourists, after it emerged crime scene DNA did not match that of any suspect.

Mystery of missing Russian servicemen

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:52
Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten

VIDEO: ''Golf should be on a par for everybody''

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:42
The BBC's Nina Warhurst talks to golfers in Cheshire about a vote by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew's, Scotland, on admitting women for the first time.

Gogglebox wins Rose d'Or TV award

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:41
Channel 4's Gogglebox and BBC game show Pointless are among the British winners at the Rose d'Or international TV awards in Berlin.

China set to sign key India deals

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:38
India and China are expected to sign key economic deals on the second day of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, as both sides try to reset a troubled relationship.

Is sport sexist? Fighting 'inertia'

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:26
Six sports where men and women still set apart

Murder 'comes naturally' to chimps

Thu, 2014-09-18 03:43
A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.

Nick Cave becomes reluctant film star

Thu, 2014-09-18 03:41
Nick Cave becomes reluctant film star