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How does al-Qaeda attract Yemenis?

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:27
Given the vast sums that the US in particular has spent on counterterrorism operations inside Yemen, why has al-Qaeda continued to grow?

Surveillance law prompts unease in France

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:20
A proposed French law to beef up intelligence-gathering in the face of jihadist violence has provoked outspoken criticism about infringement of civil liberties, says Hugh Schofield

Election scenarios and baby reaction

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:18
Various scenarios surrounding the outcome of the general election are played out in the papers, and there is plenty of reaction to the birth of the royal baby.

What happened when an anti-Semite found he was Jewish?

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:13
What happens when an anti-Semite finds out he's Jewish?

Solar energy 'could power Scotland'

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:11
Call for more homes and businesses to use solar power after figures showed there is enough sunshine to power electricity supplies.

UKIP to launch Scottish manifesto

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:10
UKIP is to commit to creating a United Kingdom that is "fair to all" as it launches its Scottish manifesto.

Nigeria troops 'killed civilians'

Sun, 2015-05-03 15:07
Community leaders in central Nigeria accuse government troops of killing civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers.

Leaders focus on 'choice' for voters

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:59
The Conservatives focus on tax and Labour on the NHS as campaigning returns to traditional territory on the last bank holiday before polling day.

VIDEO: 'I impersonate boxer Manny Pacquiao'

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:59
The BBC meets Johnny Dagami, who makes a living in the Philippines, impersonating the famous boxer. Manny Pacquiao.

'The man who saved my life'

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:59
What happens after someone stops you from committing suicide?

Has chess got anything to do with war?

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:51
Are there any similarities between chess and warfare?

The seats where Tories weren’t blue and Labour wasn’t red

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:50
When Labour wasn't red and Tories weren't blue

German train drivers set for strike

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:28
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.

Windies stun England to tie series

Sun, 2015-05-03 13:51
West Indies tie the series with England at 1-1 after reaching a target of 192 to win the final Test in Barbados by five wickets.

Arctic mission monitors ice shift

Sun, 2015-05-03 13:27
The BBC's David Shukman reports on a mission to monitor how ice cover is changing in the far north.

Ethiopian Jews protest in Tel Aviv

Sun, 2015-05-03 13:26
Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews protest against police brutality and racism in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, leading to violent clashes.

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn split

Sun, 2015-05-03 13:10
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods and his skiing champion girlfriend Lindsey Vonn have split up, they have announced.

Daley wins stunning 10m London gold

Sun, 2015-05-03 13:04
Britain's Tom Daley shows he can still beat the world-leading Chinese divers as he wins 10m platform World Series gold in London.

Caravan, A Great British Love Story

Sun, 2015-05-03 12:42
The very British world of caravanning

Pellegrini: City won PL with style

Sun, 2015-05-03 12:40
Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea won the league without the attacking flair or goals of his Manchester City side a year ago.

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