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Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed 'too ugly to sell'

19 August 2018 - 11:41am
Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong size.

New Zealand politician cycles to hospital to give birth

19 August 2018 - 11:29am
The 42-week pregnant New Zealander got on her bike because "there wasn't enough space in the car".

Memorial to NI bus bombing victims

19 August 2018 - 10:51am
Thirty years after the IRA murder of eight soldiers, a new memorial is dedicated at a service

'Hero' British paraglider killed in Macedonia mid-air crash

19 August 2018 - 10:48am
Innes Powell and another pilot were fatally injured during a competition in Macedonia.

Scot placed on FBI's 'most wanted' list

19 August 2018 - 10:27am
Glasgow-born James Ward, 65, is alleged to have operated a a precious metals fraud scheme in the US.

Backstreet Boys fans hurt in Oklahoma storm

19 August 2018 - 9:44am
At least 14 people were taken to hospital after a metal structure at a concert in Oklahoma fell.

UK investigates WW2 shipwreck looting claims

19 August 2018 - 7:51am
The defence secretary says he is "very concerned" to hear claims that four wrecks in Asia had been targeted.

Lombok earthquake: Strong tremor shakes Indonesian island

19 August 2018 - 7:47am
The 6.3 magnitude tremor is the latest in weeks of earthquakes that have killed more than 460 people.

Pope in Ireland: From 'lollipopes' to bunting

19 August 2018 - 7:03am
The practical and the bizarre - a look at the merchandise marking the papal visit to Ireland.

Carl Frampton stops Luke Jackson to set up Josh Warrington fight

19 August 2018 - 6:56am
Carl Frampton stops Luke Jackson in the ninth round of their featherweight contest at Windsor Park in Belfast.

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder face off in ring after Briton beats Francesco Pianeta

19 August 2018 - 6:55am
Tyson Fury vows to knock out WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder as their bout is confirmed after the English fighter beats Francesco Pianeta.

Carolyn Radford: Football is 'full of dinosaurs' says Mansfield chief executive

19 August 2018 - 6:05am
Mansfield chief executive Carolyn Radford says football is "full of dinosaurs", adding she is patronised by other executives "all the time".

Venezuelan migrants stuck at Ecuador border

19 August 2018 - 4:06am
Ecuador imposes new entry restrictions for Venezuelans fleeing economic hardship.

Brexit: Government to publish no-deal advice on Thursday

19 August 2018 - 2:58am
Dominic Raab says the technical notices are necessary to "mitigate the risks" of a no-deal Brexit.

US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'

19 August 2018 - 2:14am
The diplomatic row over detained US pastor Andrew Brunson has split two Nato allies, Tara McKelvey writes.

Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants

19 August 2018 - 2:07am
Thousands fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis are blocked as they try to cross from Colombia.

Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

19 August 2018 - 1:39am
A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.

Kerala floods: Eyewitness accounts from BBC reporters

19 August 2018 - 1:10am
As southern India braces for more rain, BBC reporters in Kerala see the devastating impact of floods.

'People no longer go into antiques shops'

19 August 2018 - 1:05am
How the internet is changing the UK's antiques trade and widening the auctions market.

The comedian who really doesn't want to die on stage

19 August 2018 - 1:04am
Comedian Rebecca Shorrocks has a serious heart condition, which could put her at risk on stage.

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