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Colombia raids 'spying' office

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:56
Colombia says it has raided an office that illegally intercepted rebel and government communications to try to undermine ongoing peace talks in Cuba.

McIntyre tape in Boston archive

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:45
The former republican prisoner whose interviews led to Gerry Adams' recent arrest reveals to BBC Northern Ireland's Spotlight programme that he gave an account of his own IRA activity to a controversial American archive.

Federer has second set of twins

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:35
Roger Federer's wife Mirka gives birth to boys Leo and Lenny - following twin daughters Myla and Charlene, who were born in 2009.

Helmer to fight Newark seat for UKIP

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:20
The UK Independence Party chooses MEP Roger Helmer to fight the Newark parliamentary by-election next month.

Police to make hate crime arrests

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:14
Police are to review the number of patrols in areas of Belfast where hate attacks have taken place.

The making of Narendra Modi

Tue, 2014-05-06 12:12
The spectacular rise of Narendra Modi

'Skull Cracker' sighted in London

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:58
"Skull Cracker" armed robber Michael Wheatley, who absconded while allowed out of an open prison, has been seen in London say police.

Toronto mayor 'turned back' from US

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:55
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turned back from the US shortly after he said he was entering rehab for substance abuse last week, Canadian media say.

Russia rules out fresh Ukraine talks

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:53
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rules out holding a new round of talks in Geneva to defuse the Ukraine crisis unless pro-Russian opposition groups were involved.

Usain Bolt tweets over stolen shoes

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:52
Olympic Athlete Usain Bolt tweets his 3.3 million followers after running shoes he signed are stolen in Croydon.

Will Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls ever be found?

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:05
Will Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls ever be found?

McCann police in Portugal 'activity'

Tue, 2014-05-06 11:02
Police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance say "activity" is to begin soon, amid reports of plans to dig for evidence in Portugal.

VIDEO: Security tight ahead of SA poll

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:46
Thousands of police officers and soldiers have been deployed in some townships as South Africans prepare to head to the polls on Wednesday.

Hanged teen 'posted online messages'

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:43
A 14-year-old girl, found hanged in her bedroom, probably posted "vile" messages about herself on a social media website, police tell an inquest.

Lord Patten to stand down from BBC

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:40
BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten is to stand down on health grounds after major heart surgery, the corporation says.

VIDEO: Helicopter crash bodies repatriated

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:39
The bodies of five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan at the end of last month have arrived back in Britain.

VIDEO: Will Brazil be ready for kick off?

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:29
The 2014 World Cup is set to begin in Brazil in less than six weeks, but there are serious concerns that some of the venues will not be ready, while other infrastructure projects are also behind schedule.

VIDEO: Nigeria kidnappings spark outcry

Tue, 2014-05-06 10:11
The United States and Britain have condemned the abduction of more than 230 Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist group, Boko Haram, three weeks ago.

Lockerbie families back review bid

Tue, 2014-05-06 09:56
Twenty-five relatives of the Lockerbie bombing victims agree to support a new application to clear the name of the only man convicted.

Ireland lose to Sri Lanka in opener

Tue, 2014-05-06 09:52
Ireland lose to Sri Lanka by 79 runs in the first of the two one-day internationals between the sides in Dublin.
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