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Music world awaits Mercury shortlist

Wed, 2014-09-10 05:41
The albums in contention for this year's Mercury Prize, which is given to the best British or Irish record of the last 12 months, are to be named later.

Millions to get energy bill refunds

Wed, 2014-09-10 05:40
An estimated three million households are being encouraged to reclaim money they are owed by the big six energy suppliers, following pressure from the regulator.

VIDEO: Scanners reveal Stonehenge secrets

Wed, 2014-09-10 05:20
Scientists have discovered a hidden complex of archaeological monuments at Stonehenge, challenging the modern impression that it stood in isolation.

Some patients 'awake' during surgery

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:53
Scientists suggest one in 19,000 undergoing an operation under general anaesthetic wake up during surgery, based on a major UK study.

Juncker to unveil new EU Commission

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:49
The new 28-strong European Commission team will be announced shortly, after weeks of national rivalry over the top jobs.

Santander's chairman Botin dies

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:42
Emilio Botin, chairman of the Spanish banking giant Santander, dies at the age of 79, the company announces.

Kerry anti-IS tour starts in Iraq

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:40
US Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Iraq at the start of a Middle East tour to build support for action against Islamic State.

Ferrari chairman quits after 23 years

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:26
Ferrari's long-time chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down and will be replaced by Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne.

Ofsted warning over Neet generation

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:25
Too many courses for school leavers in England are not up to scratch, watchdog Ofsted warns.

Kinshasa orchestra gets global stage

Wed, 2014-09-10 04:14
Groundbreaking orchestra rises from one of Africa's poorest cities

Australia police raid Islamic centre

Wed, 2014-09-10 03:51
Police in Australia arrest two in Islamic centre raid, a day after its spy chief said he was considering upgrading the terror threat level.

Neglect 'contributed to death'

Wed, 2014-09-10 02:55
Neglect contributed to the death of an elderly woman found dying at home days after her care agency was shut, a coroner concludes.

Thousands stranded in S Asia floods

Wed, 2014-09-10 02:40
Hundreds of thousands of people are stranded in India and many more warned to leave their homes in Pakistan amid the worst flooding in the region in decades.

VIDEO: Profile of judge in Pistorius trial

Wed, 2014-09-10 02:31
Andrew Harding profiles Judge Thokozile Masipa, who grew up in a poor township outside Johannesburg, and became the second black woman to become a judge in South Africa.

Wales' Bale bemoans 'worst pitch'

Wed, 2014-09-10 02:23
Wales star Gareth Bale says the pitch for their Euro 2016 qualifying win in Andorra was "the worst I have ever played on".

Scottish referendum: Generation 2014 vote

Wed, 2014-09-10 00:49
Who will win backing of youngest voters?

Long tongue new Guinness record holder

Wed, 2014-09-10 00:31
Guinness have announced its latest records, including a new holder of the world's longest tongue.

Japan watchdog backs reactor restart

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:57
Japan's nuclear regulator gives formal safety sign-off for two reactors to restart, moving the tsunami-hit nation closer to a resumption of nuclear energy.

VIDEO: Buried alive by an 'ocean of debris'

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:09
BBC Pop Up hears stories of survival from a "500-year flood"

Sleeping pills 'linked to dementia'

Tue, 2014-09-09 22:21
Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's, research suggests.