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Toy gun robber jailed for store raid

Fri, 2015-03-20 13:23
A man who robbed a convenience store brandishing a toy gun is jailed.

Ali welcomes prince with letter

Fri, 2015-03-20 13:19
Former boxer Muhammad Ali welcomes Prince Charles to his home city of Louisville with a letter describing the royal as "the greatest".

Cuban officials jailed over egg scam

Fri, 2015-03-20 13:16
A court in Cuba jails 18 government officials for stealing more than eight million eggs and selling them on the black market.

AIG shareholders win $1bn settlement

Fri, 2015-03-20 13:15
Investors who bought shares in American insurance firm AIG in the lead up to the financial crisis are to receive a total of $970.5m (£649m) after reaching a landmark settlement.

Kurds targeted in Syria bombings

Fri, 2015-03-20 12:33
More than 20 people have been killed in a twin bomb attack targeting Kurds marking Persian New Year, or Norouz, in north-eastern Syria, activists say.

Mass grave found in Boko Haram town

Fri, 2015-03-20 12:23
A mass grave has been discovered in a town in north-eastern Nigeria retaken from Boko Haram, soldiers from Niger and Chad say.

VIDEO: Picasso electrician told to return art

Fri, 2015-03-20 12:07
An elderly electrician has been ordered to return more than 200 Pablo Picasso works after a court found him guilty of possessing stolen goods.

Suge Knight collapses in court

Fri, 2015-03-20 11:19
Death Row Records founder is taken to hospital by ambulance after hitting his head during a bail review

Ebola diagnosis hits Liberia hopes

Fri, 2015-03-20 11:17
Liberia confirms its first new Ebola case in three weeks, dashing hopes of being declared officially free of the disease.

Driver reversed over pensioner

Fri, 2015-03-20 11:02
A driver who knocked down and killed an 85-year-old woman while reversing out of her driveway pleads guilty to careless driving.

Kurds' fallen marine airport tribute

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:47
Hundreds of Kurds gather at Manchester Airport to honour a former Royal Marine killed fighting Islamic State in Syria.

Invisible men make Liverpool and Man Utd tick

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:41
Robbie Savage on the part Joe Allen and Michael Carrick will play in deciding whether Liverpool or Manchester United win at Anfield on Sunday.

Greens criticise SF over welfare

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:22
Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has strongly criticised Sinn Féin's handling of the issue of welfare reform.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:15
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

'Rethink needed' on college plan

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:06
The final nail appears to have been hammered into the coffin of plans for a joint training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat, County Tyrone.

German Grand Prix cut from schedule

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:03
The German grand prix is cut from the Formula One World Championship calendar for the 2015 season.

Twisted Sister drummer dies at 55

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
AJ Pero, the drummer with US heavy metal band Twisted Sister, dies aged 55.

Sporting moments that make you smile

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
A selection of the most joyous sporting moments from BBC followers to mark this, the UN's International Day of Happiness.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
The country where it's embarrassing for a man to hold an umbrella for a woman, and more nuggets.

Viner appointed new Guardian editor

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
Katharine Viner is to become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian, taking over from the departing Alan Rusbridger