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One town, one month on

BBC World News - 18 hours 33 min ago
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?

Wildlife award for seal rescuer

BBC World News - 18 hours 33 min ago
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.

Edinburgh bids to attract bike races

BBC World News - 18 hours 34 min ago
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.

Living with smoker risks highlighted

BBC World News - 18 hours 35 min ago
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.

Winds and rain prompt travel warning

BBC World News - 18 hours 35 min ago
Winds up to 75mph are expected to hit some parts of Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.

Hobbit find rewriting human history

BBC World News - 18 hours 49 min ago
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution

Salisbury in 'top 10 world cities'

BBC World News - 18 hours 51 min ago
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.

VIDEO: Man vs. Subway

BBC World News - 18 hours 56 min ago
How racing the tube went global

PSNI's flawed approach to OTR scheme

BBC World News - 19 hours 1 min ago
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.

Assembly votes for Trafficking Bill

BBC World News - 19 hours 9 min ago
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted by 91 votes to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.

The man who magically made maths fun

BBC World News - 19 hours 12 min ago
The man who magically made maths fun

Pumpkin riot shows US divisions

BBC World News - 19 hours 20 min ago
What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?

VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:44pm
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.

AbbVie and Shire terminate merger

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:26pm
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.

Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:22pm
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".

Taarabt hits back at weight claim

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:18pm
Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is three stone overweight and unfit to play.

Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:09pm
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.

Farewell Lynda, and paralysis 'cure' - the papers

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:07pm
The death of actress Lynda Bellingham from cancer features on the front pages, as does a pioneering technique being hailed as a "cure" for paralysis.

Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 10:49pm
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.

Peers back revenge porn 'offence'

BBC World News - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 10:47pm
The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.

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