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Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

Wed, 2014-10-22 18:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
Categories: International News

Devolve to make us richer?

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:33
Would we all be richer if more financial and fiscal powers were transferred from Westminster to big cities, asks Robert Peston?
Categories: International News

Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:57
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil company boss Christophe de Margerie.
Categories: International News

Homebase accelerates store closures

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:50
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
Categories: International News

Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:47
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
Categories: International News

'Appalling' treatment of shot Scot

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:45
The Prime Minister has stepped into the row over an Edinburgh father sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy.
Categories: International News

Froome may skip 2015 Tour de France

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:36
Britain's Chris Froome has revealed he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France as the route is unveiled.
Categories: International News

Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:30
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.
Categories: International News

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:24
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist.
Categories: International News

Boy admits killing teen over bike

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:14
A 16-year-old boy pleads guilty in court to murdering another boy in Brixton over the sale of a £90 bicycle.
Categories: International News

'Bully boy attacks' claim over NHS

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:13
The Conservatives are accused of 'bully boy attacks' on Labour's record running of the Welsh NHS, described as being in "meltdown" by a national newspaper.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:13
The owner of a cab firm says he meets requests from the public to provide drivers of a specific race.
Categories: International News

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:13
The people who buy and then cancel student debt
Categories: International News

WHO emergency team holds Ebola talks

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:10
The World Health Organisation's emergency committee is to hold talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
Categories: International News

Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:04
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif but others remain.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.
Categories: International News

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:56
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.
Categories: International News

Legal challenge over abuse inquiry

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:54
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.
Categories: International News

US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:49
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
Categories: International News

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:48
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.
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