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Civil Service seeks chief executive

BBC World News - 20 hours 16 min ago
A new Civil Service chief executive is being recruited but Whitehall experts say the job is more "modest" than might be expected.

'Cut council tax for volunteers'

BBC World News - 20 hours 23 min ago
Community volunteers in England and Wales should get a 10% discount on their council tax bills, local authorities say.

VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

BBC World News - 20 hours 27 min ago
The summer movies criticising US drone policies

Pause NHS privatisation - Labour

BBC World News - 20 hours 37 min ago
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham, as he calls for it to be halted until after the general election.

Wide-eyed lemurs on the web

BBC World News - 20 hours 52 min ago
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online

'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges - the papers

BBC World News - 20 hours 53 min ago
Tuesday's papers are full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney's angry words at financiers found guilty of rigging interest rates, and the Times has potential bad news for some drivers.

VIDEO: Are we safe to fly over warzones?

BBC World News - 20 hours 54 min ago
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.

The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage

BBC World News - 21 hours 11 min ago
The family agreement that can tear happy couples apart

Van Gaal to bide time over new faces

BBC World News - 21 hours 21 min ago
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.

The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces

BBC World News - 21 hours 21 min ago
The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces

LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead'

BBC World News - 21 hours 39 min ago
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.

Police to place ads on piracy sites

BBC World News - 21 hours 47 min ago
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.

Clarify 'revenge porn' laws say peers

BBC World News - 21 hours 48 min ago
More clarification is needed about the circumstances in which cases of "revenge porn" can be prosecuted, peers say.

Iggy Pop & teenagers - the changing face of bowls

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 11:57pm
It may not be fast and furious, but bowls is slow, soothing and proving a Commonwealth Games hit down at Kelvingrove.

England's Gemili takes 100m silver

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 11:05pm
England's Adam Gemili wins Commonwealth Games silver in the men's 100m, with Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole taking gold.

Stunning Okagbare storms to 100m gold

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 11:03pm
Blessing Okagbare takes the gold in the women's 100m while England's Asha Philips produces a personal best to finish fourth.

VIDEO: Car crashes into crowd at cruise event

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 11:03pm
A 16-year-old girl has been released from hospital following an incident at a "car cruising" event in which a vehicle ploughed into a crowd, injuring 17 people.

Man drowns in lake flag incident

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 10:58pm
A man loses his life during a flag incident at a lake in County Armagh.

Rape reports marked as 'no crime'

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 10:44pm
New figures obtained by the BBC show that in the past four years almost 1,000 reported rapes have been dropped and marked "no crime".

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy'

BBC World News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 10:31pm
The Chinese doctors who say they can 'cure' homosexuality

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