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France PM vows tax and spending cuts

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:57
New French Prime Minister Manuel Valls vows to cut taxes and public spending in a bid to make the French economy more competitive.

Call for OTR review to be widened

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:43
Lord Tebbit calls for the terms of an inquiry into secret letters sent to IRA On the Runs to be extended.

Leading candidates raise the stakes in Afghan elections

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:37
David Loyn looks ahead to second round of Afghan election

VIDEO: Higgins hails 'closeness' with UK

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:27
Irish President Michael D Higgins has spoken of a closeness and warmth between Britain and Ireland "that once seemed unachievable".

AUDIO: Memories of Britpop, 20 years on

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:18
Twenty years on, Gaz Coombes and Sophie Ellis-Bextor talk about their memories of the Britpop scene with BBC radio presenter Jo Whiley.

Guinea 'Ebola deaths pass 100'

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:54
The Ebola outbreak could take up to four months to contain as the number of people killed by the virus in Guinea passes 100, the UN says.

Simpson given 18-month drug ban

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:53
Jamaican Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson is suspended for 18 months after testing positive for a banned stimulant.

Miller aide condemns 'witch-hunt'

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:45
Culture Secretary Maria Miller's parliamentary aide, Mary Macleod, criticises coverage of the row over her boss's expenses claims as "wrong".

Civil case man held over Omagh bomb

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:45
One of two men ordered to pay more than £1.5m in damages to the families of those killed in the Omagh bombing is being questioned about the Real IRA attack.

Murdered millionaire's ex arrested

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:40
The former girlfriend of a British millionaire has been arrested over his murder on the Costa del Sol, Spanish authorities say.

Challenge to Duggan decision allowed

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:31
Mark Duggan's mother is granted the right to challenge the lawful killing conclusion of the inquest jury into his death.

Water always present at Gleision pit

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:29
Water was always present in a Swansea Valley mine where four men died in 2011, a former owner and manager tells a court.

£1m lotto ticket hidden in handbag

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:02
A mother-of-three discovered she won £1m on the lottery after finding the golden ticket at the bottom of her handbag five weeks after the draw.

UN warns of effects of Syria drought

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:59
The UN warns that a drought in Syria could lead to a record low wheat harvest at a time when food aid has been cut due to a lack of funds.

Missing Hancock's Half Hour to air

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:55
Five missing episodes from classic 1950s radio series Hancock's Half Hour are to be aired on BBC Radio 4 later this year.

Is Russia ready to move into eastern Ukraine?

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:37
Russia's modernised military could move into eastern Ukraine

Geldof post-mortem due on Wednesday

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:26
A post-mortem examination following the death of Peaches Geldof , who has died at the age of 25, will take place on Wednesday.

AUDIO: Hislop: Scottish union 'successful'

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:07
Private Eye editor Ian Hislop has praised what he terms the "successful" union between Scotland and the rest of the UK.

AUDIO: Man stung by bees in pain experiment

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:04
A PhD student has allowed bees to sting him 190 times - to find out which part of the body it hurts the most.

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:01
Tottenham target Ezequiel Garay, Newcastle and West Ham want Micah Richards, Cruyff criticises Jose Mourinho, plus more.

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