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Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh

July 23, 2014 - 8:16pm
Eight places in Europe that also want independence
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Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach

July 23, 2014 - 7:58pm
Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.
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Warning over NHS trust finances

July 23, 2014 - 7:04pm
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.
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Illegal bottom injections on rise in US

July 23, 2014 - 7:02pm
The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttock injections
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VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

July 23, 2014 - 7:01pm
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration
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The rise of solo dining

July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
The restaurants that love solo diners
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'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
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US 'around the world' flier crashes

July 23, 2014 - 6:55pm
A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.
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Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

July 23, 2014 - 6:50pm
Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins are chasing gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
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Venezuela opposition leader on trial

July 23, 2014 - 6:43pm
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests in February.
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Facebook reports surge in profits

July 23, 2014 - 6:21pm
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
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Digesting China's latest food scare

July 23, 2014 - 5:44pm
Digesting China's latest food scandal
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Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

July 23, 2014 - 4:42pm
The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.
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Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed

July 23, 2014 - 4:25pm
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.
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VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

July 23, 2014 - 4:16pm
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.
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VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas

July 23, 2014 - 4:12pm
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.
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Detroit porch shooting trial opens

July 23, 2014 - 4:02pm
A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.
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Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts

July 23, 2014 - 3:56pm
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.
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Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

July 23, 2014 - 3:41pm
The former head of Haringey children's services Sharon Shoesmith is awarded almost £680,000 following her unfair dismissal claim.
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Colombian army kills ELN rebels

July 23, 2014 - 3:11pm
The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.
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