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UK to remove takeover 'wiggle room'

13 July 2014 - 2:50pm
Business Secretary Vince Cable says he will tighten the rules to deal with foreign takeovers of UK firms.

Israel warns of north Gaza strikes

13 July 2014 - 2:48pm
Israel warns Palestinians in northern Gaza to evacuate their homes ahead of fresh air strikes as violence between the two sides continues unabated.

Supermoon: Your pictures

13 July 2014 - 2:24pm
The supermoon as seen from around the world

VIDEO: Baton relay on 'Harry Potter train'

13 July 2014 - 2:01pm
The Queen's Baton Relay travelled across the Glenfinnan Viaduct during the relay in the Highlands.

VIDEO: Scene set for football's heavyweights

13 July 2014 - 1:56pm
The World Cup in Brazil is reaching its conclusion as Germany and Argentina play for football's most prestigious trophy.

'Mad dash' to finish World Cup album

13 July 2014 - 1:49pm
A couple dubbed the "Panini Cheapskates" rush to complete a World Cup sticker album filled with their drawings of players.

FM and Arriva Trains' Twitter clash

13 July 2014 - 1:08pm
First Minister Carwyn Jones and Arriva Trains Wales clash publicly on social media over the absence of Welsh language announcements at a Cardiff station.

Sinclair C5 'was ahead of its time'

13 July 2014 - 1:03pm
Did the Sinclair C5 really deserve the jokes?

VIDEO: No 'wiggle room' during takeovers

13 July 2014 - 11:39am
Business Secretary, Vince Cable has said that there is an agreement across government to bring in new laws governing mergers and takeovers.

VIDEO: Mulligan's musical theatre dreams

13 July 2014 - 11:38am
Carey Mulligan has revealed how her hopes of a career in musical theatre were dashed because she wasn't a good enough singer.

VIDEO: WATCH: One night in Magaluf

13 July 2014 - 11:38am
Newsbeat visits Majorcan resort after explicit videos emerge

Student charged with knife murder

13 July 2014 - 11:31am
A student is charged with murdering a 24-year-old man who was stabbed in Essex.

Tributes flood in for Tommy Ramone

13 July 2014 - 11:26am
Musicians and fans pay tribute to Tommy Ramone, drummer for seminal US punk band The Ramones, who has died aged 65.

Archbishop hopeful of women bishops

13 July 2014 - 11:13am
The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is "hopeful" the Church of England's ruling General Synod will allow women to become bishops when it votes on the issue on Monday.

Clergyman dies in diving incident

13 July 2014 - 11:02am
A Presbyterian clergyman from Donemana, County Tyrone, dies after getting into difficulties while diving off the County Donegal coast.

VIDEO: Mental health benefits pilot expanded

13 July 2014 - 10:48am
The government is expanding a pilot scheme to help people with mental health problems get treatment earlier, as it tries to increase the numbers in work and reduce the benefits bill.

Mental health work scheme piloted

13 July 2014 - 10:40am
Ministers are piloting ways to get more people with mental health problems into work with earlier treatment and employment support.

Tracy Morgan released from hospital

13 July 2014 - 10:37am
Former 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan is released from hospital, five weeks after being seriously injured in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead.

Man held after woman, 39, found dead

13 July 2014 - 10:28am
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Liverpool.

Games crackdown on ticket touts

13 July 2014 - 10:28am
Scotland's senior prosecutor warns tough action will be taken against anyone trying to make "a fast buck" out of Glasgow 2014.