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Murphy 'confident' of staying leader

Wed, 2015-05-13 08:49
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy tells the BBC he is "confident" about remaining in the post despite last week's disastrous general election result.

VIDEO: A guide to Burundi

Wed, 2015-05-13 08:35
After a coup is launched against Burundi's president, BBC News takes a 50-second look at the country's recent past.

'Unhappy Falcao could leave Man Utd'

Wed, 2015-05-13 08:27
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is "unhappy" at the club could leave in the summer, according to his mother.

10 things that Prince Charles wrote letters about

Wed, 2015-05-13 08:07
Prince Charles's letters to ministers have been published. Here are 10 issues that were discussed in the letters.

Dad beat four-year-old girl to death

Wed, 2015-05-13 08:01
A man is found guilty of murdering his four-year-old daughter by beating her to death.

VIDEO: Islamic State deputy reported killed

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:55
The second-in-command of the group calling itself Islamic State has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi ministry of defence says.

Woman savaged by bear in Russia

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:50
A woman is critically ill in hospital after being attacked and seriously injured by a bear in the far east of Russia, newspaper reports say.

Tom Hardy 'ready' for next Mad Max

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:48
British actor Tom Hardy says he is "totally ready" to reprise the role of Mad Max in the next film in a planned trilogy.

VIDEO: Nazi guard in court for survivor testimony

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:44
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at the trial of a former guard at the Nazi death camp.

How much Short money do parties get?

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:33
What do parties do with the cash they are entitled to?

Inquiry call over Casement claims

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:24
The Ulster Unionist leader, Mike Nesbitt, calls for an inquiry into the sports minister and her knowledge of safety regarding the redevelopment of Casement Park.

Pair detained for shaving girl's hair

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:20
Two teenagers who shaved a sleeping schoolgirl's eyebrows and hair off are detained for 10 months at a young offenders' institute.

Prince Charles's letters published

Wed, 2015-05-13 07:04
Prince Charles's secret letters to Labour ministers from a decade ago released after lengthy legal battle

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