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VIDEO: Lift-off for new US 'space taxis'

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 1:35am
Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.

Man, 47, in court on murder charge

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 12:50am
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

Alcohol abuse 'costs £900m a year'

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 12:24am
Alcohol abuse in Northern Ireland costs taxpayers £900m a year and early intervention services are needed, charities claim.

Billionaire in NI dementia grant

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 12:22am
A US billionaire philanthropist is providing grants in Northern Ireland for dementia care, shared education and early years learning.

'Nation divided against itself' - front pages

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 12:03am
The increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.

Ukraine rebels defiant over new law

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 11:16pm
A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.

US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 10:29pm
South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

Fiji coup leader faces electorate

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 10:14pm
Fiji's coup leader and former military ruler Frank Bainimarama faces voters in the first election since he seized power in 2006.

China leader Xi heads for India

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 9:57pm
China's President Xi Jinping makes his first official visit to India, with a focus on improving trade ties and resolving the decades-old border dispute.

VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 9:00pm
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.

US man charged with supporting IS

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 8:32pm
A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.

Chin strap turns chewing into power

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 8:27pm
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 8:09pm
The UN brokers a deal on rebuilding in the Gaza Strip, giving roles to the Palestinian Authority and private sector, its top Mid-East envoy says.

'I loved/loathed my 1960s high-rise block'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:52pm
'Why I loved/loathed my 1960s tower block'

Referendum campaigns make final push

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:36pm
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.

VIDEO: The man behind Alibaba: Jack Ma

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:36pm
Who is the man behind Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that is about to launch a record listing on the New York stock market?

US waists 'grow an inch in a decade'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:29pm
Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.

MPs criticise 'lax' waste schemes

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:21pm
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.

Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:18pm
World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut.

VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - 7:18pm
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports