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Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:10
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:08
How one man's luck landed him a place in cinema history

Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:07
Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween

Quiz of the week's news

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:05
What did Robbie's wife tell him to stop singing during labour?

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:02
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.

The metal detectors saving marriages

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:59
The metal detectorists who are saving marriages

Labour pledge to boost English buses

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:59
Ed Miliband will promise that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.

Grant urges action over gender gap

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:52
Sports Minister Helen Grant tells the inaugural Transforming Sport conference there is work to do to improve female participation.

Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:33
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

US police killing suspect captured

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:30
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:21
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power under a transitional government, after a day of violent protests demanding he step down.

Hamilton critical of double points

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:08
Lewis Hamilton says it would "suck" if he lost the world title as a result of the controversial final-race double points rule.

VIDEO: Tim Cook 'an important role model'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:49
Lord Browne, author of The Glass Closet and former Chief Executive of BP, has hailed Apple CEO Tim Cook as "an important role model", after Mr Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he was "proud to be gay".

Man charged with Gibson murder

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:39
A man is charged with the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast.

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:29
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Predictions: Lawro v Rachel Riley

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:10
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley.

Colombian Farc in civilian admission

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:43
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".

Tan invests in new LA MLS franchise

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:25
Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among a group of investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.

Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:20
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa

Hopes rise as RFA Argus arrives

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:17
The BBC's Africa correspondent Andrew Harding witnesses the arrival of the British ship RFA Argus carrying aid and supplies to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

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