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Russia 'destabilising' Ukraine - US

52 min 7 sec ago
The US accuses Russia of "deception and destabilisation" in eastern Ukraine, warning of further sanctions unless Moscow defuses the crisis.

MPs' 'localness' level measured

56 min 49 sec ago
Almost two-thirds of MPs are "local" to the area they represent, research suggests.

MPs urge action on foreign prisoners

58 min 44 sec ago
Foreign prisoners are not being deported quickly enough to help cut costs and relieve overcrowding in jails, MPs warn.

Health atlas shows risks by area

1 hour 50 min ago
A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's level of risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.

Quiz of the week's news

2 hours 10 min ago
What made Poland's prime minister become an internet hit?

Prince George: Star of royal tour

2 hours 12 min ago
Baby steals show as tour reveals rise in support for monarchy

Why is Kim Jong-un always surrounded by people taking notes?

2 hours 31 min ago
Who are the people who take down Kim Jong-un's every word?

Coalition's Church 'split' - front pages

2 hours 37 min ago
Claims that the coalition is split over the role of the Church of England and interviews given by the girlfriend of the Duchess of Cornwall's late brother make headlines.

VIDEO: Take a tour of a million-dollar car

2 hours 46 min ago
Since the age of five, Christian von Koenigsegg knew he wanted to create the world's fastest car. On the floor of the New York International Auto Show, he tells the BBC how he did it.

How to mint your own virtual money

3 hours 1 min ago
How easy is to coin your own virtual currency?

VIDEO: Did Pixar make Steve Jobs funny?

3 hours 10 min ago
Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, explains how Steve Jobs use of humour in presentations was influenced by his time at the animation firm.

Terrorism financing suspect arrested

3 hours 13 min ago
Officers from the Metropolitan Police arrest a man in London on suspicion of financing and encouragement of terrorism.

Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage

3 hours 18 min ago
Mortgage applicants will face tougher questions about their lifestyle from lenders, under new rules about to come into force.

Life of Margo MacDonald celebrated

3 hours 20 min ago
Hundreds of people are gathering to celebrate the life of veteran politician Margo MacDonald, following her death earlier this month at the age of 70.

VIDEO: William and Kate - tour highlights

3 hours 22 min ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent the last two weeks touring Australia and New Zealand, but their tour is due to come to an end on Friday.

Girl gives father's CV to Mrs Obama

3 hours 50 min ago
A young girl offered US First Lady Michelle Obama her father's CV during questions at the White House's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Q&A: Ecclestone on trial - day one

4 hours 14 min ago
The big questions from F1 chief's first day in Munich court

Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

4 hours 19 min ago
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.

VIDEO: Obama plays football with Asimo robot

4 hours 20 min ago
President Obama plays football with a humanoid robot in Tokyo as part of his four-nation Asia tour.

Champion O'Sullivan trails Perry

4 hours 49 min ago
Ronnie O'Sullivan trails Joe Perry 5-3 after the first session of their second-round match at the World Snooker Championship.

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