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Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:14
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:14
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:06
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Rivers 'resting' after health scare

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:30
US comedienne Joan Rivers, 81, is "resting comfortably" and with her family after reportedly going into cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal chords.

Swann denies witch hunt against Cook

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:27
Graeme Swann renews his call for former team-mate Alastair Cook to end his captaincy of the England one-day side.

2.6m historic pictures posted online

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:18
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:02
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

House prices 'edge up in August'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:59
House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, compared according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.

New hospital food rules introduced

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:09
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.

Warnock had Palace talks last year

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:06
Neil Warnock first discussed a potential return to Crystal Palace before Tony Pulis was appointed in November last year.

Finding childcare 'down to luck'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:01
Just 5% of Wales' 22 councils have sufficient out-of-school activities for 12 to 14-year-olds, a report claims.

Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:56
Rangers make new shares available for purchase to existing shareholders in an attempt to raise £4m.

Single ticket travel plan for region

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:16
The next phase in plans for a major overhaul of public transport in south east Wales reveals a vision for a rapid one-ticket system for travellers.

VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:08
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.

VIDEO: Rides and risks in huge California waves

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:59
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.

Nato protesters open peace camp

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:49
Peace campaigners open a camp with thousands of protesters due in Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:39
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

University feud raised with minister

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:14
A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

No charges in US accidental shooting

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:10
Officials say there will be no charges following an incident in which a nine-year-old girl fatally shot a gun range instructor.

UN seeks climate change 'Malala'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:06
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.
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