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Suicide blast rocks central Damascus

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:42
A suicide bomber blows himself up in the centre of the Syrian capital, Damascus, in an attack apparently aimed at the army's logistics division.

Migrants 'blamed for policy failure'

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:40
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett claims migrants are being blamed "for failures" in government policy to stave off 'the perceived threat from UKIP'.

Narendra Modi joins China's Weibo

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:35
India's PM Narendra Modi joins China's main microblogging service Weibo, gaining thousands of followers by the hour and plenty of comments.

Name of man killed in crash released

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:35
The name of a 59-year-old man killed in a car crash in County Antrim is released.

Somalia bans al-Shabab name in media

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:22
Somalia bans journalists from using the name al-Shabab - instead they have to refer to it as Ugus "the Group that Massacres the Somali People".

VIDEO: 'No support' for Nepal quake survivors

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:16
The BBC's Neha Sharma met a couple who explained how they were coping after the deadly Nepal earthquake

Price rise slows eurozone factories

Mon, 2015-05-04 02:02
Eurozone factory activity has slowed after manufacturers raise prices for the first time in eight months, figures show.

Man stabbed in 'rival families' brawl

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:44
A man is stabbed in a fight between two rival families at a pub in Manchester, police say.

VIDEO: Adding drama to election night

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:44
Playwright James Graham talks about The Vote, a real-time play for theatre and TV that takes place in the last 90 minutes before polls close on election night.

UKIP criticised in immigration clash

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:30
Politicians from Wales' biggest parties clash over immigration and accuse UKIP of scaremongering.

Irish waterfall video is global hit

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:23
A video of a little known waterfall in the Republic of Ireland makes an unlikely soundtrack for insomnia sufferers

Miliband defends his pledge stone

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:14
Ed Miliband defends his decision to carve Labour promises in stone - insisting he wants to show the public his pledges will not expire on 8 May.

Ex-England star Greaves suffers stroke

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:14
Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday.

Garcia Marquez first edition stolen

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:08
Police in Colombia are investigating the theft from a Bogota book fair of a signed first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Hunt continues for convicted killer

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:07
A search is continuing for a convicted murderer who escaped from prison staff.

Australia 'contacted' over migrants

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:07
Australia's PM Tony Abbott says there has been "contact" between Australia and officials in Europe over the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

Tributes paid to rugby league player

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:01
Tributes are paid to Welsh rugby league player Danny Jones, who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a game.

Le Pen's party to decide his fate

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:55
France's former National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen will hear if he is to lose his post of honorary president after a series of inflammatory remarks.

Child sex crime team for north Wales

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:51
A specialist team is being set up in north Wales to combat sex crimes against children, the police and crime commissioner's office says.

VIDEO: When is a late train really late?

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:41
Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.

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