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The battle of Brussels - and on the rails

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:35
In a mixed batch of headlines, forthcoming battles between the British government and the EU, and a potential rail strike, take top billing.

The fake 'disappearing game' that's scaring parents

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:30
The fake trend that's terrifying parents around the world

Is Syria's war edging towards an outcome?

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:05
With the Syrian regime suffering some of its worse losses in four years, could the break-up of the country into zones of control be the key to ending the conflict, asks the BBC's Jim Muir.

TTIP: Why the EU-US trade deal matters

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:04
What is the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and why does it matter?

PM to set out new anti-extremism law

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:02
Prime Minister David Cameron is to set out a string of new anti-radicalisation powers, saying the UK has been a "passively tolerant society" for too long.

Asia tops global school rankings

Tue, 2015-05-12 15:02
A global school league table from the OECD puts Asian countries at the top, the UK in 20th and the US trailing in 28th place, behind countries including Vietnam.

VIDEO: Rescued Syria migrant's journey to Germany

Tue, 2015-05-12 14:15
As the British government says it will opt out of European plans for a quota system for migrants, Damian Grammaticas meets one Syrian who has reached Germany.

31 hours in another Pietersen saga

Tue, 2015-05-12 13:58
How the Kevin Pietersen drama unfolded, from a triple century to being again told he will not be selected for England.

VIDEO: People on streets after second Nepal quake

Tue, 2015-05-12 13:53
Another earthquake has hit Nepal, only two weeks after more than 7,000 people died in a earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8.

Russia delays ISS astronauts' return

Tue, 2015-05-12 13:51
Russia delays for about a month the return of three astronauts on the International Space Station after the recent failure of its supply spaceship.

Bayern Munich 3-2 Barcelona (agg 3-5)

Tue, 2015-05-12 12:57
Barcelona reach their first Champions League final since 2011, despite a return-leg defeat by Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich.

No charges over Wisconsin shooting

Tue, 2015-05-12 12:54
A Wisconsin prosecutor decides not to charge a white police officer in the death of a mixed race man in Madison.

VIDEO: Boy's ballot box lost Lego returned

Tue, 2015-05-12 12:06
A four-year-old boy has been reunited with a Lego toy he accidentally dropped into a ballot box during the election.

Woman froze to death at school

Tue, 2015-05-12 12:02
A woman froze to death after climbing into a school at night after drinking and taking drugs and not being able to get out, an inquest hears.

Luxury smash-and-grab raiders jailed

Tue, 2015-05-12 11:27
A gang of teenage moped-riding armed robbers are jailed for a spate of smash and grab raids at some of London's most exclusive businesses.

Hollande in historic visit to Haiti

Tue, 2015-05-12 11:24
President Francois Hollande makes the first official visit to Haiti by a French head of state since the former colony won independence.

Pietersen anger at 'deceitful' England

Tue, 2015-05-12 11:02
Kevin Pietersen says he is "angry and hurt" at being told he will not be considered for selection by England.

US helicopter missing in Nepal

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:52
A US Marine helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal has been declared missing by the Army.

VIDEO: Nigel Farage: 'I did keep my word'

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:20
Nigel Farage is back to work as UKIP leader, three days after resigning.

Review of Becky Watts death launched

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:08
A "detailed analysis" of the authorities' contact with teenager Becky Watts prior to her death is to be launched, it is announced.

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