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  • US 'around the world' flier crashes

    BBC News - Home
    23 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.
  • VIDEO: One-minute World News

    BBC News - News front page
    23 Jul 2014 | 1:39 pm
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
  • VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

    BBC News - World
    23 Jul 2014 | 1:16 pm
    The BBC's Alan Johnston reports on the journey so far of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia as it is towed to Genoa for scrapping.
  • Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

    BBC News - Africa
    23 Jul 2014 | 10:45 am
    Two blasts targeting an opposition leader and an Islamic cleric have hit the Nigerian city of Kaduna, killing at least 40 people, police say.
  • Study: Uninformed consumers waste money on name brands

    BBC News - US & Canada
    23 Jul 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Generic products appeal to the informed shopper, billboard vandalism in Turkey prompts fears of gender violence, and US gang deportations caused Central American child crisis.
 
 
 
 
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    BBC News - UK

  • VIDEO: My Glasgow

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Danny MacAskill rides on Glasgow landmarks, including a breathtaking stunt on the iconic Finnieston Crane.
  • VIDEO: Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

    23 Jul 2014 | 10:57 am
    The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
  • VIDEO: Police spied on Ricky Reel's family

    23 Jul 2014 | 10:54 am
    The family of an Asian student who went missing 17 years ago, and was eventually found dead, say they have been told they were spied on by undercover police officers.
  • VIDEO: PM faces Russia links questions

    23 Jul 2014 | 10:43 am
    David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.
  • VIDEO: Ian Watkins jail term appeal rejected

    23 Jul 2014 | 8:05 am
    An appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences has been rejected by judges.
 
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    BBC News - Business

  • Facebook reports surge in profits

    23 Jul 2014 | 3:21 pm
    Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
  • Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed

    23 Jul 2014 | 1:25 pm
    The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
  • Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:56 pm
    Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.
  • Pepsico shares surge on results

    23 Jul 2014 | 10:47 am
    Shares in snacks and drinks giant Pepsico trade close to record levels after the company reports positive results.
  • Herbalife dodges "death blow"

    23 Jul 2014 | 8:05 am
    Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman fails to land his promised "death blow" on diet shake company, Herbalife.
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    BBC News - Health

  • Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:23 am
    Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
  • Glaxo profits fall hits shares

    23 Jul 2014 | 7:35 am
    GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.
  • VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns

    23 Jul 2014 | 4:59 am
    A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.
  • S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

    23 Jul 2014 | 4:17 am
    The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.
  • Quarantine over China plague death

    22 Jul 2014 | 11:47 pm
    Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
 
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    BBC News - Science & Environment

  • Voyage to unlock Arctic secrets

    23 Jul 2014 | 1:21 pm
    A crew of sailors is embarking on a pioneering citizen science expedition through the Northwest Passage between Canada and Greenland.
  • Fur seals feel climate impacts

    23 Jul 2014 | 11:52 am
    Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
  • VIDEO: 'Depressed' polar bear not moving

    23 Jul 2014 | 10:40 am
    Arturo, the polar bear dubbed 'the world's saddest animal', will be staying at his zoo in Argentina, despite a massive petition calling for him to be moved to a colder climate.
  • EU sets 30% energy savings target

    23 Jul 2014 | 6:52 am
    Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.
  • Bats 'fly by polarised light'

    23 Jul 2014 | 4:43 am
    Zoologists find that bats use the pattern of polarised light in the sky at sunset to help them navigate.
 
 
 
 
 
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