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VIDEO: The Hezbollah site taken from Islamist rebels

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:23
Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports from a strategic site on Lebanon's border with Syria which was recently captured by Hezbollah forces from the al-Nusra Front.

Kahlo's home recreated in New York

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:16
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.

'I thought I was going to die'

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:16
A woman with multiple sclerosis beaten by a 19-year-old drug user when he robbed her home says she bears no grudges.

Why Iraq bomber was convicted in UK

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:16
How can a man who helped make bombs in a foreign war end up on trial in a London court?

Knighthood for ex-minister Pickles

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:10
Conservative former cabinet minister Eric Pickles, who left the government at the recent reshuffle, is to be given a knighthood.

Gurlitt painting up for auction

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:25
A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.

Huge audience for Letterman finale

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:21
After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers

Cab driver jailed for Iraq bomb murder

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:17
A London cab driver is jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years for the murder of a US soldier in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2007.

UK job quality stalls for first time

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:13
A measure of the quality of jobs done by workers in the UK has fallen slightly for the first time.

Fearne Cotton broadcasts final show

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:13
DJ Fearne Cotton is broadcasting her final show on Radio 1, after almost 10 years at the helm of the Live Lounge.

Bomber 'attacks Saudi Shia mosque'

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:12
Suicide bomber attacks Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, causing casualties, local reports say.

'Hope' for Nigeria death-row troops

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:12
Nigeria's incoming president may commute the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.

Dugdale to stand as Labour leader

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:05
Labour's Kezia Dugdale confirms she will stand for the leadership of her party in Scotland when Jim Murphy steps down next month.

AMs will receive a £10,000 pay rise

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:04
The basic salary for assembly members in Wales will rise from £54,000 to £64,000 in 2016, it is confirmed.

Luiz dismisses 'virgin' reports

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:58
Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz accuses the media of a lack of respect after dismissing reports he is a virgin.

Labour at risk of 'impotence'

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:58
An ex-adviser to Welsh Labour ministers warns the party needs a "revolution" to avoid being condemned to "impotence" in British politics.

McIlroy 'angry' as Molinari leads

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:32
Rory McIlroy, six strokes behind leader Francesco Molinari, admits to getting "angry" at the PGA Championship.

Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:31
Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.

Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:26
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.

Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:21
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.