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Teenager dies in County Down crash

Fri, 2014-09-19 04:08
A 19-year-old man dies following a car crash in County Down on the main coast road between Newcastle and Annalong.
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Dennis Waterman to leave New Tricks

Fri, 2014-09-19 03:58
The 66-year-old actor - one of the original cast - will leave the show in Autumn 2015
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Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths

Fri, 2014-09-19 03:45
Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.
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GSK fined $490m by China for bribery

Fri, 2014-09-19 03:28
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
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Li Na: China's trailblazing tennis star

Fri, 2014-09-19 03:26
Trailblazing tennis star Li Na's legacy
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VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6

Fri, 2014-09-19 03:15
The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.
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VIDEO: California 'King fire' doubles in size

Fri, 2014-09-19 02:31
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours.
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Iran Happy dancers given 91 lashes

Fri, 2014-09-19 02:14
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.
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China tennis star Li Na retires

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:41
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
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VIDEO: Ebola warning 'a wake-up call'

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:35
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power tells the BBC's Nick Bryant that she hopes a warning about the threat posed by Ebola by the UN Security Council, will be a wake-up call.
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In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results

Fri, 2014-09-19 01:13
Scotland votes "No" to independence
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Paradise island murder mystery

Fri, 2014-09-19 00:25
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police
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'4am bedtime before toughest GP'

Thu, 2014-09-18 22:40
'It's a 4am bedtime before my toughest GP'
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In pictures: Scotland decides

Thu, 2014-09-18 21:50
Images from the Scottish independence referendum
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Uzbek first daughter hires PR help

Thu, 2014-09-18 20:00
London firm batting for fallen Uzbek first daughter
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VIDEO: Serbian towns hit by flooding

Thu, 2014-09-18 18:13
More than 400 people have been evacuated from Serbian towns because of flooding following heavy rainfall in the east of the country.
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'Artificial eye' to detect particles

Thu, 2014-09-18 17:12
The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
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Where is England's hidden art?

Thu, 2014-09-18 17:03
Where can you find England's hidden art?
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Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-09-18 16:43
Which animal fought a valiant battle against an escalator?
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The Freudian phrases you use without realising it

Thu, 2014-09-18 16:36
The Freudian phrases you use without realising it
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