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Mother charged with murdering baby

Sat, 2014-09-20 04:42
A mother is charged with murdering her newborn baby girl whose body was found at a house in Knowle, Bristol.

William starts solo visit to Malta

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:05
The Duke of Cambridge is to celebrate Malta's 50th anniversary of independence on an official visit to the country, as a last-minute replacement for his pregnant wife.

Yaya Toure targets Champions League

Sat, 2014-09-20 02:18
Manchester City's Yaya Toure tells BBC's Football Focus he wants to win the Champions League for the club's fans.

Politicians ponder Scotland's future

Sat, 2014-09-20 01:17
Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK.

Oil firm to create West Lothian jobs

Fri, 2014-09-19 23:22
Aberdeen-based Oil and gas services company Oil States announces plans to create 100 new jobs in West Lothian.

UK couple missing after hurricane

Fri, 2014-09-19 22:10
A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend.

Intruder sparks White House alert

Fri, 2014-09-19 20:53
Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds.

Imams in hostage video appeal to IS

Fri, 2014-09-19 20:48
Leading British Muslim scholars make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death.

Court to hear Berlusconi fraud appeal

Fri, 2014-09-19 20:08
The European Court for Human Rights will hear Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi's appeal against a fraud conviction, his lawyer says.

Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:57
The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country at talks in Minsk.

Russian jets intercepted off Alaska

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:40
Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:13
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Migrants speak of horror at sea off Malta

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:10
Migrant survivors in Malta speak of horror at sea

Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:05
Why I'm risking my life to help people with Ebola

VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:01
A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonlé Sap river fearing for their future.

VIDEO: Metal ballet meets Games of Thrones

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:01
Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.

The scary element that saved the crew of Apollo 13

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:00
The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13

VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:36
US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.

ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:33
The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.

Toure needs support, says Pellegrini

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:29
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini admits that under-performing midfielder Yaya Toure needs support from the club.