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AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:48pm
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.

Everton 'can plan for stadium move'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:37pm
Everton can move forward with a plan to build a new stadium in a Liverpool park, the city's council says.

Guinea-Bissau army chief sacked

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:34pm
Guinea-Bissau's president dismisses the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai, who has been indicted in the US on drugs-trafficking charges.

Morrissey bemoans acting elitism

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:26pm
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.

VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:24pm
Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.

Whyte's former castle home sold

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:24pm
The 16th Century Highland castle repossessed from former Rangers owner Craig Whyte by the Bank of Scotland is sold.

Heads attack no-notice inspections

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:23pm
Head teachers say that carrying out Ofsted inspections without warning is like treating school staff as "naughty children".

Tardy ex-minister chased off plane

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:17pm
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.

PM hints at plan for English powers

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:59am
David Cameron rules out an English Parliament but hints that English MPs could get the final say on England-only laws.

Phones 4U founder attacks networks

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:43am
Phones 4U founder John Caudwell blames the demise of his former company on the 'ruthless' actions of the mobile phone networks.

Hamilton & Rosberg 'like enemies'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:12am
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reveals to Andrew Benson the extent of the rivalry between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:47am
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.

VIDEO: The evolution of smart watches

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:41am
A new range of smart watches are coming but will they have the right features to tempt consumers?

'One dead' in Copenhagen shooting

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:40am
One person has been shot dead and one wounded in a court building in Copenhagen, Danish police say

PCC resigns over child abuse scandal

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:37am
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Radisson halts Vikings sponsorship

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:36am
Hotel chain Radisson suspends its sponsorship of NFL team Minnesota Vikings after one of their players was charged with child abuse.

VIDEO: Professor Green: 'Good and bad days'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:32am
Professor Green spoke to BBC Breakfast about his new single Lullaby.

UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:25am
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.

French PM faces confidence vote

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:19am
Prime Minister Manuel Valls will try to persuade France's National Assembly to back his deeply unpopular government, in a key vote of confidence.

Car crashes into train at crossing

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 10:15am
A driver escapes injury after her car collides with a train on a level crossing in Berkshire.