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VIDEO: 'Ukraine rebels will not surrender'

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:25
A separatist leader tells the BBC that militants will not surrender, despite a crackdown by Ukrainian forces.

'Snoopers' charter' and the mum who found her dead son's heart - the papers

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:04
David Cameron's "deal" to push through his new data interception legislation, and the tale of the mother who heard her dead son's heart beating are among the stories in Friday's press.

Tributes pour in for Indian actress

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:01
Tributes pour in for celebrated Indian actress Zohra Sehgal who has died in the capital, Delhi, aged 102.

Shortage in child mental health beds

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:00
NHS England says it does not know how many hospital beds are needed to deal with increasing demand for children's mental health services.

Appeal to missing North Sea sailor

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:48
Coastguards put out an urgent appeal for a lone yachtsman missing in the North Sea to get in touch and ask other vessels to keep a lookout.

China children's bus crash kills 11

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:46
An overloaded minivan ferrying children home from kindergarten in China's Hunan province crashes into a pond, killing all 11 on board.

Music fans arriving at T in the Park

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:14
Thousands of music fans are arriving in Perthshire for the last T in the Park festival to be hosted at Balado airfield.

Salmon producer signs waste deal

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:13
Sutherland-based salmon farmer Loch Duart Ltd signs a deal to supply hundreds of tonnes of salmon waste to a nutrition company.

Teenagers admit trying e-cigarettes

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:10
Almost a quarter of 13 and 14-year-olds in Scotland have tried electronic cigarettes, according to Ash Scotland.

Church of England cuts Wonga ties

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:48
The Church of England says it no longer has any investment in payday lender Wonga, ending an embarrassment to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Labour's big debate on immigration

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:06
How's Labour immigration policy shaping up?

VIDEO: The arcade where Donkey Kong lives on

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:47
One man's mission to revive the arcade

Ukraine report highlights violence

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:42
Amnesty International says that it has "compelling evidence of beatings" of people kidnapped by separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.

A secret history of child abuse

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:38
The time when child abuse victims were accused of corrupting adults

US man sentenced for China espionage

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:59
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:52
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum on religious grounds.

VIDEO: Footage shows smoke from Glasgow fire

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:33
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:30
Why was Madonna excused jury duty?

Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:17
Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

VIDEO: Is Generation Y more right-wing?

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:13
A report by Ipsos Mori and Demos suggests that 18 to 30-year-olds today are in many ways to the political right of their parents and grandparents.