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Export ban on £15m Egyptian statue

Mon, 2015-03-30 03:00
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that was controversially sold by a council for £15.76m will not be allowed to leave the country, Culture Minister Ed Vairzey says.

Scottish soldier dies in Florida

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:59
A Scottish soldier, who was in his 20s and from Edinburgh, has died while on holiday in Florida.

Rights body defended in cake row

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:59
The role of the Equality Commission in the 'gay cake' case is defended in court.

VIDEO: Nigeria awaits 'tense' election results

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:56
Nigeria's election body says it expects to announce the first results of Saturday's contested presidential poll on Tuesday.

Bank stress tests cover global slump

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:52
The UK's banking industry will have to prove it can endure a global economic slump in this year's Bank of England stress tests.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron visits Buckingham Palace

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:50
David Cameron visits Buckingham Palace to hold his final audience with the Queen before the general election.

Teachers call to publish heads' pay

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:49
The ATL teachers' conference has heard calls for schools to publish details of their pay structure, with warnings of excessive pay rises for top staff.

VIDEO: Overtakes & tattoos at Malaysian GP

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:42
Watch an alternative take on the weekend's Formula 1 action as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to a shock win in Malaysia.

VIDEO: Sollecito: 'Many horrible moments'

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:41
Raffaele Sollecito has described the last 7 years and 5 months as unbearable, following his acquittal in the Meredith Kercher murder trial.

BBC News website changes for Africa coverage

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:36
How the BBC News website's coverage of African news is changing

Lib Dems 'won't play footsie on EU'

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:22
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says his party will not "play footsie" with leaving the EU - and says he wants to "serve out the next Parliament".

Vettel win a wake-up call - Wolff

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:17
Sebastian Vettel's shock Malaysian Grand Prix win on Sunday is a 'wake-up call' for Mercedes, says boss Toto Wolff.

Bank of England puts global recession at heart of doomsday scenario

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:13
UK banks face stress test against economic collapse in Europe and Asia.

Chile floods death toll rises to 14

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:09
The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 14 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.

'Tube rescuer' hit by train dies

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:09
A would-be rescuer, who was hit by a Tube train as he attempted to save another man who had fallen onto the tracks, has died.

Interstellar lands Empire treble

Mon, 2015-03-30 02:05
Deep space epic Interstellar leaves the competition earthbound at this year's Empire awards, taking off with three prizes including best film.

VIDEO: LIVE: Labour launches business plans

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:57
Ed Miliband sets out his party's policies on business at an event in London.

Varoufakis: End 'toxic blame game'

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:45
The Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, calls for an end to the "toxic blame game" between Greece and Germany.

Vettel has aced transition - Coulthard

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:42
Sebastian Vettel has handled his transition from Red Bull to Ferrari well, says BBC Sport's David Coulthard.

Miliband warning over EU referendum

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:24
Labour leader Ed Miliband unveils his party's business manifesto, warning that David Cameron's pledge to hold an EU referendum is "a clear and present danger" to jobs.