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Ex-UUP leader James Molyneaux dies

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:51
Former Ulster Unionist Party leader James Molyneaux has died aged 94.

American Sniper top 2014 US release

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:50
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper beats The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 to become the highest-grossing US release of 2014.

SA rapper 'killed by girlfriend'

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:50
South Africa police arrest a woman for allegedly stabbing and killing a well-known local rapper, Nkululeko Habedi, popularly known as Flabba.

Merkel raises war recovery in Japan

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:48
German Chancellor Angela Merkel begins a Japan visit by saying "facing history squarely" is the best way to move on from World War Two.

Too few young apprentices, say MPs

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:41
An MPs' committee says there are still too few teenagers taking up apprenticeships despite £1.6bn government investment.

Are Rwandans healthier than the English?

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:30
Can Rwandans expect a longer healthy life than people in parts of England?

Park promises Rangers cash probe

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:30
Director Douglas Park says Rangers' new board will study closely the previous regime's contracts and deals.

Treasury sells £500m of Lloyds shares

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:19
British taxpayers' stake in Lloyds Banking Group has fallen to below 23% following the latest share sales, which have netted about £500m for the Treasury.

Australia 'sick of lecturing by UN'

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:11
PM Tony Abbott defends Australia's controversial treatment of asylum seekers, saying the country is "sick of being lectured" by the UN.

HSBC - where does responsibility lie?

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:10
The head of the British Chambers of Commerce tells the BBC that for all businesses, the buck stops at the top

The art of science - Wellcome Images 2015

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:10
Intricate scientific images up close and colourful

Warning of severe gales for Scotland

Mon, 2015-03-09 01:08
The Met Office issues a yellow 'be aware' warning for Scotland and forecasts winds reaching speeds of 80mph in some places.

Man in pyjamas in fire escape-leap

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:59
A man is forced to jump to safety from a first-floor window after he was woken by a fire which engulfed a block of flats.

Are murderers born or made?

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:55
Michael Mosley on whether murderers are born or made

VIDEO: Hidden danger of asbestos in schools

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:28
Figures seen by the BBC suggest asbestos is still present in nearly nine out of ten schools in the UK - higher than previous official estimates.

Varoufakis raises possible referendum

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:25
Ahead of a vital Eurogroup debt meeting, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis suggests a possible referendum on terms if talks fail.

WPP annual profits hit record high

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:24
Advertising giant WPP reports record annual profits despite what it called "strong currency headwinds" throughout 2014.

Nemtsov ally sceptical of arrests

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:05
A close ally of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov says he is deeply sceptical that the suspects charged are his killers.

Gulf between parties' economic plans

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:00
With the election just nine weeks away, the parties' fiscal plans look set to be a key issue. with the Conservative and Labour proposals being the furthest apart in a generation.

US racist student chant investigated

Sun, 2015-03-08 23:50
A fraternity at University of Oklahoma is shut down and its members investigated, after students are recorded making racist chants.