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The UK government is to establish the largest marine reserve in the world around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.
As aid begins to trickle into remote islands of Vanuatu authorities in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, some have still received no assistance, as Jon Donnison reports from Tanna.
The chancellor teases Labour and SNP opponents with a £1m plan to celebrate the 600th anniversary of Agincourt.
The largest Presbyterian denomination in the US will formally recognize same-sex marriages after decades of debate.
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 10 Women's Super League Two clubs as the 2015 season gets under way.
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Members of the left-wing Latin American Alba group express their support for Venezuela as tensions between the country and the US rise.
Britain is "walking tall again" says the chancellor, opening his final Budget speech ahead of the general election.
A rogue builder who charged an elderly woman £140,000 for repairs to her home worth just £6,000 is jailed for 15 months.
The owners of a pedigree dog who wrongly claimed their pet was poisoned at Crufts say they accept they will never know the true circumstances surrounding his death.
Doctors unhappy at proposals to close consultant-led obstetrics and gynaecology services at a north Wales hospital pass a vote of no confidence in the health board.
The BBC's Phil Mercer in Vanuatu visits Taloa village on the island of Nguna to see how locals are faring in the wake of Cyclone Pam.
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Violence has erupted ahead of the inauguration of the European Central Bank's news headquarters in Frankfurt.
A man dies following a two-vehicle road crash on the A4 (Belfast Road) at Brookeborough, County Fermanagh.
Google's head of its self-drive car project reveals the real reason he wants self-drive cars standard on roads in five years.
Shots have been fired around the Tunisian parliament and there are reports of casualties, state media says.
Dancer Sylvie Guillem is to be honoured for her extraordinary career at the Olivier Awards next month.
End-of-year tax returns will be scrapped in favour of "real-time" online accounts by 2020, the chancellor will announce.