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Voting begins in general election

Wed, 2015-05-06 21:15
Polling stations across Wales open at 07:00 BST for voting in the UK general election.

Young self-harm hits five-year high

Wed, 2015-05-06 21:07
The number of young people treated for self-harming in Welsh hospitals has reached a five-year high, new figures reveal.

Poland to host WW2 commemoration

Wed, 2015-05-06 20:15
European leaders are to gather in the Polish port of Gdansk as ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe get under way.

NZ-Australian in China drug trial

Wed, 2015-05-06 19:35
A New Zealand-Australian man goes on trial in China for attempting to smuggle 30kg (66 lbs) of crystal methamphetamine out of the country.

Six charged in terror fraud probe

Wed, 2015-05-06 18:58
Counter-terrorism police investigating fraud allegations linked to extremists travelling to Syria charge six men.

Chile president asks cabinet to quit

Wed, 2015-05-06 18:47
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she has asked all her ministers to resign and she will choose a new cabinet in the next 72 hours.

Invasive ants are extreme excavators

Wed, 2015-05-06 18:22
Researchers reveal the secret of the success of invasive fire ants - they can excavate any type of soil.

Phone 'scans' blood for parasites

Wed, 2015-05-06 18:20
A smartphone has been used to automatically detect wriggling parasites in blood samples, a study shows.

Shares in Asia down following US lead

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:59
Shares in Asia are down on Thursday following US markets which closed lower after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen expressed concerns over the valuations of US shares.

Children 'trust pets before siblings'

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:29
For children facing adversity, the importance of relationships with pets has been underestimated, say researchers

Stop and search video viewed over a million times

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:16
Does UK viral video show echo of Baltimore debate?

'Last of US-German Moon team' dies

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:12
Oscar Holderer, believed to be the last member of the post-WW2 German team whose rocket took US astronauts to the Moon, dies at 95.

Lusitania sinking to be marked

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:03
The centenary of the sinking of the British ship Lusitania, which led to the deaths of about 1,200 people, is to be commemorated later.

NAB reveals Clydesdale demerger plan

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:59
Clydesdale Bank is to be split from its parent company and then floated, says owner National Australia Bank.

Privacy warning over royal baby

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:53
Police hand out letters in a Norfolk village asking photographers not to harass the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Hatton Garden raid has 'ruined lives'

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:37
The Hatton Garden raid on safety deposit boxes has "ruined the lives" and livelihoods of some of its victims, a loss adjuster says.

VIDEO: The house that can rise with flood levels

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:20
An architect in Thailand has come up with a new type of house to combat floods - one that rises with the water levels.

Business as usual for Egypt and the West

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:11
The renewal of US arms shipments to Egypt has come in spite of the fact some observers say the country is worse under President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi than it was under its former leader Hosni Mubarak.

Tracing the children of the Holocaust

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:11
Tracing the Holocaust orphans the BBC tried to help

VIDEO: New Yorker writer who stopped writing

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:07
Why did a renowned writer stop publishing for 30 years?