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Your pictures: Signs of Spring

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:50
Readers' photographs on the theme of signs of Spring.

IS 'may have committed genocide'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:48
Islamic State jihadists may have committed genocide and war crimes in its attacks on Iraq's minority Yazidi community, a UN reports says.

Registered to vote? Computer says no…

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:47
Does the government's website send out a confusing message about registering to vote online?

Officials quit after tiger flat leap

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:28
Three officials resign after an endangered Siberian tiger cub leaps to its death from an 11th floor apartment in Qingdao in eastern China.

Chile's Villarrica volcano spews ash

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:27
Chile's Villarrica volcano shows renewed activity following an eruption on 3 March which prompted the evacuation of thousands of people.

What went wrong for the German GP?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:24
As a 2015 German Grand Prix looks increasingly unlikely, Andrew Benson asks how many more historic F1 races will disappear.

England bring Parling in for decider

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 02:01
Lock Geoff Parling will start England's Six Nations finale against France on Saturday with Dave Attwood dropping out.

Third of children have healthy teeth

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:58
Only a third of children in Wales have healthy teeth overall and this is lagging behind England, a major survey suggests.

England a soap opera - Vaughan

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:58
England's current situation is a "soap opera", according to former national captain Michael Vaughan.

Can Osborne get off the rollercoaster?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:57
Why do the OBR and the Chancellor disagree over whether austerity would under a Tory government become much more severe before being abandoned in 2019?

Tax evasion clampdown to be announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:43
Companies that aid tax evasion could face penalties as part of a plan to be announced by Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

Up to others to open door - Jones

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:41
Adam Jones says it is "up to other people" if Wales want him to come out of Test retirement for the 2015 World Cup.

Maroon 5 fan hit on head by mic

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:37
A Maroon 5 fan was hit on the head by a microphone thrown by lead singer Adam Levine at a concert in Toronto.

Bill Gates calls for 'germ games'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:36
The world needs to prepared for the next major health crisis Bill Gates has warned at the Ted conference in Vancouver.

Actress Minnelli returns to rehab

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:20
Liza Minnelli is admitted to a drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit for treatment of substance abuse.

Burning Temple 'a pagan practice'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:18
A Presbyterian Minister from County Tyrone has described plans to burn the wooden structure called Temple in Londonderry as a pagan practice.

Do orangutans lie about their size?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:12
Orangutans use their hands to alter their voices and make themselves sound bigger, say scientists.

Tunis gunman 'known to authorities'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:11
One of two gunmen who carried out an attack that killed 19 people at a Tunis museum was known to the authorities, Tunisia's PM says.

Man sought after teen bus threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:43
A CCTV image of a suspect is released after two boys were forced off a bus and made to carry out a sex assault.

Crashed lorries leave road closed

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:20
Two lorries have been involved in a crash on the A9 about a mile north of Kingussie which closed the road in both directions.