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RBS 'contingency for London move'

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:56
Royal Bank of Scotland confirms it has contingency plans to move its headquarters from Scotland to London if there is a Yes vote in the referendum.

Council to get junk mail fraud cash

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:31
A council receives more than £562,000 through the Proceeds of Crime Act following the successful prosecution of a fraudster in a junk mail scam.

VIDEO: Prince Harry opens Invictus Games

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:13
The Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women have been opened by Prince Harry at the Olympic Park in London.

Obama to lay out Islamic State plan

Wed, 2014-09-10 17:44
President Barack Obama is due to lay out the US strategy to defeat Islamic State militants, reported to include air strikes in Syria.

Actor LaBeouf admits theatre charge

Wed, 2014-09-10 17:30
Transformers star Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct over his disruption of a Broadway performance of Cabaret.

VIDEO: From slum to hip-hop artist-activist

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:35
Octopizzo, the Nairobi hi-hop artist, speaks to the BBC about his inspiration and giving young people living in the ghetto "something to be proud of."

VIDEO: Star Wars spaceships spied by pilot

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:18
Spaceships from the new Star Wars film have been spotted by a man taking photos for a flying school.

Straw to lead Commons Clerk review

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:57
Former Labour minister Jack Straw is to chair a committee to examine the future governance of the House of Commons amid a row over its new Clerk.

Badger cull appeal allowed by judge

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:43
The Badger Trust wins permission to appeal against a ruling over the legality of the latest badger culls, which started on Monday.

'Abuse' council to face inspection

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:40
Rotherham Council is to face an independent inspection following the report that revealed 1,400 children were sexually abused in the town.

Man Utd have 'bright future ahead'

Wed, 2014-09-10 14:57
Manchester United are on the brink of "something special," despite the club's profit loss, says chief Ed Woodward.

Invictus Games ceremony under way

Wed, 2014-09-10 14:57
The Opening Ceremony for the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women begins at the Olympic Park in London.

Google worker lived a year on campus

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:57
Three Google workers recall living for months at a time at the firm's headquarters in California thanks to the perks it offers.

'Ryder Cup means more than cash'

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:44
Rory McIlroy says a European Ryder Cup win would mean more to him than winning the PGA Tour's £6m FedEx Cup bonus.

Egypt orphanage manager jailed

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:30
A court in Egypt sentences the head of a Cairo orphanage to three years in prison for assaulting children in his care and endangering their lives.

NFL star speaks out over attack video

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:20
Sacked NFL star Ray Rice says he and his wife are in "good spirits" after a video of him knocking her unconscious was leaked online.

What would Scottish independence mean at the UN?

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:20
Can Scottish independence cost the UK its UN status?

Computers trained to understand music

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:06
New software presented at the British Science Festival aims to give music producers the power to manipulate sounds more intuitively.

The NFL's domestic abuse problem

Wed, 2014-09-10 12:55
How serious is the NFL on violence against women?

Murder charge police marksman bailed

Wed, 2014-09-10 12:39
A former Metropolitan Police firearms officer accused of the murder of Azelle Rodney is granted bail by a judge at the Old Bailey.

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