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VIDEO: John Major speech on campaign day 22

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:39
Former Conservative Prime Minister John Major joined the campaign and weighed into the row over the SNP.

Iraq War inquiry wait continues

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:32
Why is the Iraq War inquiry taking so long to report?

Dozens killed in Yemen air strikes

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:32
Two Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen kill almost 30 people, as the UN warns that the country's health system is on the brink of collapse.

Health staff plan industrial action

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:31
All of Northern Ireland's health unions are to engage in some form of either strike or industrial action over pay over the next fortnight.

VIDEO: O'Sullivan plays with no shoes

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:29
Ronnie O'Sullivan is forced to briefly play in his socks during his first-round match against Craig Steadman at the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

VIDEO: Moment UK fugitive arrested in Spain

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:19
Spain's Guardia Civil has issued video footage which shows police officers swooping on the Alicante villa of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, and placing him under arrest.

O'Sullivan risks fine playing in socks

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:58
Ronnie O'Sullivan risks being fined for playing with no shoes on, and goes close to a 147 break in his Crucible opener.

Ethiopia mourns victims of IS killings

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:50
Ethiopia starts three days of national mourning following the killing by Islamic State of more than 20 migrant workers in Libya.

Sienna Miller to join Cannes jury

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:49
Sienna Miller, Jake Gyllenhaal and Guillermo del Toro will join chairmen, the Coen Brothers, on the Cannes Film Festival jury, organisers say.

Labour and that £2.5 billion for the NHS

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:33
The tussle between the parties over the billions of pounds they are pledging for the NHS in England

Iraq 'pushes IS from Ramadi areas'

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:07
Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants retake key areas in the western city of Ramadi, including a hospital, officials say.

Inverness reject Meekings cup ban

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:04
Inverness Caledonian Thistle will appeal against the decision to ban defender Josh Meekings for the Scottish Cup final.

Uber accused of guide dog snub

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:57
The taxi app firm Uber is being taken to court over allegations that its drivers are discriminating against people with visual impairment

Vote registration 'breaks records'

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:42
A record breaking 469,000 people registered to vote online in one day for the 2015 general election - as the deadline closed on 20 April.

VIDEO: 'I paid 2,200 euros for place on boat'

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:41
One of the people on board the migrant boat which ran aground off the Greek island of Rhodes on Monday has been speaking to the BBC.

'Bending down' man hit by Tube dies

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:41
A man hit by a Tube train while apparently bending down to pick up his bag dies, British Transport Police confirm.

Pope accepts US bishop's resignation

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:18
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Missouri bishop, Robert Finn, who pleaded guilty three years ago to not reporting child abuse by a priest.

Diet pill death girl's warning hope

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:12
A Glyndwr University student who died after taking diet pills she bought online wanted to start a campaign warning others of the dangers.

'Tame HIV' used to cure disease

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:09
The lives of six boys with a deadly genetic disease have been transformed by a pioneering treatment to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors.

New Zealand region on wallaby alert

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:07
NZ council takes on marsupial 'pest'

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