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VIDEO: Going Gaga for Scottish independence

20 August 2014 - 12:10pm
Social media's use ahead of the independence referendum

Downgrade hits South African banks

20 August 2014 - 12:10pm
Shares in South Africa’s largest banks have fallen after being downgraded by the credit ratings agency Moody’s.

AUDIO: Rennard accuser on party 'fudge'

20 August 2014 - 11:57am
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of harassment said she is "flabbergasted but really not that surprised" that his membership suspension has been lifted.

VIDEO: BBC moved on amid Ferguson protests

20 August 2014 - 11:55am
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.

Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

20 August 2014 - 11:54am
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Borders railway opening date set

20 August 2014 - 11:50am
First Minister Alex Salmond announces trains will run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

The ways people are deliberately kept waiting

20 August 2014 - 11:36am
The times people are deliberately kept waiting

Mortgage lending highest since 2008

20 August 2014 - 11:09am
A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.

Pakistan cleric blocks parliament

20 August 2014 - 11:06am
Pakistan's anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri calls on followers to block access to the parliament building, as Islamabad protests continue.

Pakistan defends meeting separatists

20 August 2014 - 10:16am
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.

The puzzle of uncollected ashes

20 August 2014 - 10:07am
Why would relatives leave ashes in a funeral parlour for years?

Independence would 'devastate BBC'

20 August 2014 - 10:07am
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting companies in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.

Ofsted to probe tip-off claims

20 August 2014 - 9:58am
Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.

UK condemns journalist 'beheading'

20 August 2014 - 9:53am
The apparent beheading of a US journalist by militants Islamic State was an "appalling example of brutality", the UK foreign secretary says.

Rennard's suspension lift criticised

20 August 2014 - 9:51am
A senior Welsh Lib Dem who claims she was harassed by Lord Rennard says her party should be "ashamed" over lifting his membership suspension.

MPC splits 7-2 to hold interest rates

20 August 2014 - 9:48am
Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee vote to raise interest in August, the first time in three years policymakers have backed a rise.

Tributes to woman found dead in city

20 August 2014 - 9:37am
Tributes are paid to a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in a stream in Inverness at the weekend.

VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

20 August 2014 - 9:36am
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.

Cumberbatch to play Jungle Book tiger

20 August 2014 - 9:33am
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the tiger Shere Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production.

Phelps can swim faster, says coach

20 August 2014 - 9:31am
Michael Phelps returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever, his coach Bob Bowman says.