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NHS complaints rise to 480 every day  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:38:05 GMT
The number of complaints made about NHS care in England increased to an average of 480 every day, according to official data. 
Depression in cancer 'overlooked'  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:36:20 GMT
Three-quarters of cancer patients who are depressed are not getting the psychological therapy they need, researchers say. 
Alonso set for Bayern Munich medical  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:34:33 GMT
Bayern Munich are in talks to sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid and the midfielder is set to have a medical. 
Cook angry about Swann's criticism  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:55:40 GMT
Alastair Cook calls Graeme Swann a "so-called friend" after the ex-spinner said he should quit as England one-day captain. 
The parenting lessons to be taken from movies  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:10:16 GMT
It is 50 years since Mary Poppins appeared on cinema screens. 
The etiquette of reclining seats on flights  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:11:32 GMT
When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly. 
'Baby-trafficking' speaker flees  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:53:16 GMT
The speaker of Niger's parliament flees the country after a parliamentary committee agreed he could be arrested over a baby-trafficking scandal. 
Thai ex-PM murder charge dismissed  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:19 GMT
A Thai court dismisses murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva linked to a bloody crackdown on protesters in 2010. 
France's jobless total rises again  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:01:03 GMT
The number of people looking for work in France rises 0.8% in July, as PM Manuel Valls promises business leaders to speed up reform. 
Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:52:52 GMT
Brazilian police say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars. 
Netanyahu declares 'victory' in Gaza  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:29:17 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the seven-week conflict in Gaza ended in "victory", a day after a ceasefire came into effect. 
US hostage mother makes video plea  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:03 GMT
The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal. 
Tory MP Carswell switches to UKIP  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:52:15 GMT
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election. 
'Significant' rise in migration to UK  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:54:50 GMT
There has been a "statistically significant" increase in net migration into the UK - which reached 243,000 in the year up to March, figures show. 
Wright quits Labour but not PCC role  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:06:04 GMT
Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.