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(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:56)
A bus and a tram collide as they travel east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:30)
The health of a five-year-old boy snatched from hospital without consent by his parents will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system runs out later, police say.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:25)
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:21)
A low-key protest by online activists has started outside the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:20)
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of James Nesbitt, the former senior police officer, who led the hunt for the notorious Shankill Butchers gang.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:16)
Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP says.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:04)
A miniature train accident at Longleat Adventure Park is being investigated by the rail watchdog, the BBC learns.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 12:00)
A string of Eurosceptic Tory MPs rule out following Douglas Carswell to UKIP as it emerges eight of them discussed the possibility with a top party official.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 11:53)
An 85-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of driving a car at another octogenarian in a Lancashire village.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 11:49)
A woman from Bargoed volunteering in Morocco is slashed with a machete during a street mugging.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 11:29)
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 11:21)
Police are making a fresh appeal for information a week after Robbie Morrison was murdered in Edinburgh.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:55)
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:50)
The Scottish first minister claims the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:45)
A man dies in hospital four days after being allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Caerphilly town centre.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:36)
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:18)
Two people are taken to hospital, one by air ambulance, after separate serious crashes in the north east of Scotland.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 10:14)
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 08:09)
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 07:08)
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 06:49)
Peace campaigners open a camp with thousands of protesters due in Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 06:02)
Papers see trouble ahead for David Cameron
(Friday, 29 August 2014 02:30)
Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 01:36)
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 01:35)
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814
(Friday, 29 August 2014 01:27)
Previously confidential files reveal concerns over Margaret Thatcher's commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement, two weeks before it was signed.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 01:15)
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 00:51)
A couple in Malta have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 00:23)
Whisky that was sent into space three years ago as part of a scientific experiment is to return to Earth next month.
(Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02)
The retired professor who turned village children into engineers
(Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02)
Why 1985 was a significant year in Anglo-Irish relations
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:48)
The world's oldest wing walker has extended his own record at the opening of the Bournemouth Air Festival.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:43)
Hundreds of people have descended on Folkestone beach in a bid to get their hands on a share of buried gold worth £10,000.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:24)
Allan Little reports from the Scottish Hebrides on how Scotland's independence referendum is viewed in the remoter corners of the country.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:22)
Police launch investigation after a number of people apparently attempt to sell their votes in the referendum online.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:55)
A former social worker says Rotherham council deliberately under-reported the number of children at risk of sexual exploitation to meet targets.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:48)
Will Clacton's voters say yes to UKIP?
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:59)
The Scottish Parliament would get further powers "soon" if there is a "No" vote to independence, David Cameron has said.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:46)
Is the argument over universities coming back to life?
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 15:24)
Archaeologists are studying Roman ruins, including a bath house, that have been discovered on the site of a new bypass in Somerset.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 14:44)
A student who was punched in the face at the Notting Hill Carnival for telling a man not to grope her says she would do the same again.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:54)
More than 120,000 bees take up residence on the roof of Glasgow City Council headquarters as part of a new environmental project.
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:20)
The right choice to lead England?
(Thursday, 28 August 2014 02:07)
A century ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about the threat of starvation in Britain.
(Tuesday, 15 July 2014 19:02)
MPs approve the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill at second reading.
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