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'Submarine towed fishing trawler'

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:08
The skipper of a fishing trawler says the boat was towed by a submarine 18 miles off the coast of Ardglass, County Down, on Wednesday afternoon.

GM protected from switch lawsuits

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:00
A judge rules that General Motors is protected from dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignitions switches as a result of its 2009 bankruptcy filing.

Nottingham Forest 1-3 Watford

Wed, 2015-04-15 13:59
Watford go level on points with second-placed Norwich in the Championship after a comprehensive win at Nottingham Forest.

England extend lead over West Indies

Wed, 2015-04-15 13:36
England recover from another top-order collapse to move into a dominant position in the first Test against West Indies.

VIDEO: What Russians want to ask Putin

Wed, 2015-04-15 13:27
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual phone in on Thursday. Over a million people have already submitted questions.

VIDEO: Soldier's letters home from Gallipoli

Wed, 2015-04-15 13:12
Artist Idris Murphy talks about his grandfather's experiences at Gallipoli, and how he and other Australian artists have commemorated the events in the bloody campaign.

FC Porto 3-1 Bayern Munich

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:59
Porto shock Bayern Munich to hold a first leg lead in an entertaining Champions League quarter-final tie.

Street fashion: Tokyo Camera Style

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:53
John Sypal's pictures of the cameras used by photographers on the streets of Tokyo.

Paris St-Germain 1-3 Barcelona

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:53
Barcelona will take a two-goal lead to the Nou Camp after a first-leg win at Paris St-Germain in the Champions League.

Pavoni wins stunning medley gold

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:41
Roberto Pavoni swims a lifetime best to secure British 200m medley gold and a place in the GB World Championships team.

Fragapane and Downie reach finals

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:27
Claudia Fragapane and Ellie Downie qualify for the all-around final at the European Gymnastics Championships.

First quintuplet sisters born in US

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:16
Hospital officials say that five baby girls in Texas have set a new record by becoming the first quintuplet sisters born in the US.

VIDEO: Gyrocopter lands on US Capitol lawn

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:43
A small aircraft known as a gyrocopter has landed on the west lawn of the US Capitol building.

Baby rape plot was 'pie in the sky'

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:30
A paedophile accused of conspiring to rape a baby tells a court in Bristol the alleged plan was "fantasy" and "pie in the sky".

Spanish politician makes vote gaffe

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:18
The leader of Spain's opposition Socialist party apologises after accidentally voting to reopen a debate on abortion laws, which his party opposes.

Jones defends dad's private hip op

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:02
Carwyn Jones defends his dad's decision to have a private hip op, despite his own stance against the privatisation of the NHS.

VIDEO: The African migrants risking everything

Wed, 2015-04-15 10:49
Around 400 people, including many women and children, are still missing after their boat capsized off Libya.

Man detained over missing student

Wed, 2015-04-15 10:35
Police investigating the disappearance of an Irish student in Glasgow detain a 21 year-old man, BBC Scotland understands.

Suicide blast at UN base in Mali

Wed, 2015-04-15 10:24
A suicide attack on a UN base in northern Mali kills three civilians and seriously injures nine peacekeepers, the UN says.

Will US Congress scupper Iran deal?

Wed, 2015-04-15 10:17
The US Congress will have a say on a nuclear deal with Iran - does this mean they could scupper this global agreement?

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