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Cannabis and cars seized by police

12 hours 4 min ago
Suspected cannabis thought to be worth £40,000 has been seized in County Londonderry, say police.

Nemtsov killing polarises Russian society

12 hours 8 min ago
Both government and opposition in Russia are coming up with theories about the killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, but it could be years before it becomes clear why it happened, says the BBC's Artyom Liss.

'Women coaching men? That's bizarre'

12 hours 20 min ago
Despite 156 caps between them, Rugby World Cup winners Katherine Merchant and Rochelle Clark face sexism when coaching men.

West seeks full Nemtsov murder probe

12 hours 31 min ago
Western leaders condemn the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, and urge the authorities to conduct a transparent investigation.

Cyclist, 15, killed in stab murder

12 hours 34 min ago
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.

'Mad chicken woman' sells round egg

12 hours 59 min ago
A "perfectly spherical" chicken egg, thought to be "one-in-a-billion" sells online for £480 with the money going to charity.

Pedestrian dies in M8 accident

13 hours 15 min ago
A man has died after being struck by a car on the M8 between Livingston and Bathgate, police confirm.

Missing girl's family continue search

13 hours 29 min ago
Family and friends of missing teenager Rebecca Watts gather again to look for her as police continue to search lakes and rivers.

Supreme India crush outclassed UAE

13 hours 37 min ago
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.

Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes

13 hours 39 min ago
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

13 hours 41 min ago
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

Man is shot in 'targeted attack'

13 hours 58 min ago
A man has been shot in the shoulder in a "targeted attack" in Liverpool, police say.

NI applies to EU over cattle disease

14 hours 23 min ago
Stormont's Department of Agriculture is to apply to the European Union for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared free of the disease brucellosis.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels

14 hours 24 min ago
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Driver quizzed over boy's death

14 hours 32 min ago
A 25-year-old man is still being questioned on suspicion of causing the death of a boy by dangerous driving.

VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

15 hours 15 min ago
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.

Lesotho votes in snap elections

15 hours 22 min ago
People in Lesotho are voting in polls aimed at resolving political tensions following an attempted coup last year.

VIDEO: Samurai prince escapes wig ordeal

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:52
Prince William was transformed into a samurai warlord, but escaped the ordeal of wearing a wig, as he visited Japan's public broadcaster NHK.

England set for key Sri Lanka clash

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:48
Ex-spinner Graeme Swann on who England should drop and how to stop Kumar Sangakkara in Sunday's "must-win" group game.

Pegida UK stages first demonstration

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:36
Police are in Newcastle for the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

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