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No target for most ambulance calls

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:36
Targets for ambulance response times in Wales are to be dropped for all but the most life-threatening calls under a Welsh government trial.
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School closed over abuse claims

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:27
A residential school for boys with behavioural problems is temporarily closed as police investigate claims of physical abuse.
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Kenyans mourn comedian 'Mzee Ojwang'

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:25
Kenyans mourn comedy star Benson Wanjau, known by his TV character's name "Mzee Ojwang", who died too poor to pay his medical bills.
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How the internet descended on the man who killed Cecil the lion

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:22
How the internet descended on lion-killer
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Pakistan Sunni militant chief killed

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:40
Pakistani police say they have shot dead Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
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Rangers withdraw shareholder rights

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:26
Rangers withdraw the rights of four shareholders to vote, collect a dividend or trade their stake.
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Court rejects Mumbai plotter plea

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:18
India's Supreme Court turns down a final plea for reprieve by Yakub Memon, convicted in the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.
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Police raids after gold burglaries

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:18
Police swoop on addresses in north Wales to make arrests following a spate of burglaries targeting Asian gold.
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Rare rhino death leaves just four

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:08
One of the last five Northern White Rhino left in the world has died.
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Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:51
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.
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Crew rescued after boats collide

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:41
Six fishermen are rescued after their vessel collides with another boat off the County Down coast.
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Asylum scheme unlawful, say judges

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:38
The UK system to detain and fast track some asylum seekers appealing to stay in the country is illegal, the Court of Appeal rules.
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Tate Britain announces new director

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:33
Alex Farquharson is appointed the new director of Tate Britain, replacing the outgoing Penelope Curtis.
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'No border' for anti-Boko Haram army

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:28
A multinational force fighting Boko Haram militants in West Africa will be able to pursue them across borders, Nigeria says.
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Man Booker Prize announces longlist

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:26
The 13 books longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize are announced, with previous winner Anne Enright among those in contention.
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Coal gas firm defends lobbying

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:19
The company which wants to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas has defended writing to ministers about possible threats to its plans.
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Diver death skipper avoids jail term

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:16
The skipper of a fishing boat avoids jail after a member of his crew drowned following a safety breach off the coast of Fife.
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A good death: Can guidelines help?

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:13
Can guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence improve our final moments, asks Smitha Mundasad.
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Personal insolvency at 10-year low

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:57
The number of people being declared insolvent falls to its lowest level for nearly a decade, figures from the Insolvency Service show.
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Rio 2016 facing pollution challenge

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:56
Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics are facing a serious challenge to clean polluted waters for sailing and windsurfing events.
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