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Toyota tests driverless car

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 18:02
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota says its driverless cars will hit the road by 2020.

Tom Hanks finds lost ID card woman

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:59
A woman who lost her university ID in New York City has been found, thanks to a tweet from actor Tom Hanks, who found it in Central Park.

New IMF warning on financial stability

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:41
The IMF warns that "global financial stability is not yet assured" as risks shift towards emerging markets.

Walcott wants England striker role

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:23
Theo Walcott wants a chance in attack for England if Wayne Rooney is not fit to face Estonia at Wembley on Friday.

Boy needing cancer surgery 'vanishes'

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:07
A 10-year-old who has jaw cancer and needs urgent surgery has vanished, a judge says, as he urges the boy's parents to comply with doctors.

Suffragette star Streep calls for equality

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:01
Meryl Streep says she finds it "infuriating" that box office buzz for a film is often driven by film critics who are overwhelmingly male.

Migrant crisis 'needs more Europe'

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:00
The French and German leaders urge EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive this year.

IS shifts propaganda to Telegram app

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:16
So-called Islamic State group (IS) has shifted its propaganda distribution to the secure mobile messaging app Telegram from Twitter.

Fix Libor for a curry, court told

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:06
A convicted currency trader offered six London brokers take-away curries in exchange for helping him fix multi-million pound yen currency trades, a court has heard.

VIDEO: 'We drank during our pregnancies'

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:03
A new report advises pregnant women to avoid alcohol completely. Two mothers who drank while expecting give their reaction.

VIDEO: Northern Ireland target historic win

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:03
Northern Ireland will qualify for the finals of Euro 2016 if they beat Greece in Belfast on Thursday night.

Robert Peston leaves BBC for ITV role

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 15:31
The BBC's economics editor, Robert Peston, is poached by ITV where he is expected to present his own show.

Mobiles to load news articles faster

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 15:22
A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.

Cameron warns over extremist teaching

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 15:15
Religious supplementary schools in England that teach children intolerance will be investigated and closed down, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Stepbrother 'cut up girl with knife'

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:41
Teenager Becky Watts was murdered and her body cut up with a knife and power saw by her stepbrother and his girlfriend, a court hears.

Why 'starter homes' are controversial

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:35
The starter homes programme, originally announced a year ago, may offer more homes for sale, but will renters suffer as a result?

David Cameron: The conference speech he always wanted to make

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:34
David Cameron's speech was an effective demonstration of his authority, with echoes of the "compassionate conservatism" he championed early in his leadership, but will the reality match the rhetoric.

Retired bishop jailed for sex assaults

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:26
A retired Church of England bishop is jailed for a string of sex offences against teenagers and young men.

Blessed 'delivered baby in park'

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:18
Actor Brian Blessed recounts how he helped deliver a baby in Richmond Park in London in the 1960s.

Corbyn: PM attack shows he's rattled

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 14:16
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hits back after David Cameron accused him of a "Britain-hating ideology".