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Voices from the death penalty debate

13 hours 54 min ago
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessee's execution debate

VIDEO: Proud Murdoch in tears on podium

24 July 2014 - 11:35pm
Scotland's Ross Murdoch breaks down in tears following his win in the men's 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Murdoch caps great first day for Scots

24 July 2014 - 11:11pm
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.

VIDEO: Task ahead for crash investigators

24 July 2014 - 11:01pm
MH17 crash investigation expected to be long and complex in attempt to piece together exactly what happened.

Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss

24 July 2014 - 10:49pm
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.

Murdoch upstages fellow Scot Jamieson

24 July 2014 - 10:44pm
Ross Murdoch breaks the Commonwealth Games record as he earns a shock win over fellow Scot Michael Jamieson in the 200m breaststroke.

UN sends 'unofficial' aid to Syria

24 July 2014 - 10:39pm
The first UN aid shipment to Syria delivered without the consent of the government has arrived in the north of the country.

Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'

24 July 2014 - 10:35pm
The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.

Mangala 'signs' for Man City in video

24 July 2014 - 10:32pm
Manchester City's website releases a video that appears to show £32m defender Eliaquim Mangala signing for the club.

Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'

24 July 2014 - 10:04pm
Sir Bradley Wiggins he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as "cut-throat".

A country where liberal journalists risk death

24 July 2014 - 10:04pm
The country where a blasphemy charge is a death sentence

Farah forgotten as Glasgow basks in golden glow

24 July 2014 - 9:56pm
The day began with Mo Farah pulling out but ended with Scotland celebrating a golden day to savour.

VIDEO: Pope meets Sudan 'apostasy' woman

24 July 2014 - 9:33pm
Pope Francis has met Meriam Yahia, the Sudanese woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam.

Major fish kill discovered in river

24 July 2014 - 9:06pm
A major fish kill in a County Armagh river is being blamed on pollution from farm waste, says the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

Aruba detains top Venezuela official

24 July 2014 - 8:55pm
The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences.

SA to block land sales to foreigners

24 July 2014 - 8:34pm
The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.

Suspect: Detroit shooting 'accident'

24 July 2014 - 8:29pm
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears.

VIDEO: Luke Skywalker actor on new Star Wars

24 July 2014 - 8:05pm
Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker more than 30 years ago, has said it feels like an "unexpected gift" to be back on a Star Wars set.

Miley earns medley gold for Scotland

24 July 2014 - 7:56pm
Scotland's Hannah Miley wins swimming gold after breaking her own Commonwealth record in the 400m individual medley.

VIDEO: Hamas leader: 'Bloodshed should end'

24 July 2014 - 7:46pm
The leader of Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, has said the group wants a truce as soon as possible, but with a genuine guarantee to lift the eight-year long siege.

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