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VIDEO: Communism to Couture: Chanel in Cuba

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:48
The French fashion house, Chanel, is staging a fashion show in Cuba.

PM urged to accept lone Syrian children

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 04:34
The government is coming under increasing pressure to accept 3,000 child refugees from the Syrian war who have made it into Europe unaccompanied.

The National Childbirth Trust's 60 years of advice

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:25
Sixty years of advice from the National Childbirth Trust

Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:16
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.

Spencer sketchbook to go on show

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:03
An unpublished sketchbook by the artist Stanley Spencer, containing his earliest known drawings and a short story, is to go on display in West Yorkshire.

Primary academies 'mixed results'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:58
High-achieving primary schools which become academies show no improvement, but weaker schools make more progress, according to research.

EU exit 'could take years to complete'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:42
Leaving the EU would involve years of "complex and daunting" negotiations, peers warn, but Leave campaigners say it should only take two years.

Ted Cruz pulls out of Republican race

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:41
Ted Cruz gives up his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, clearing the way for Donald Trump to claim his party's crown.

Police dig at child rapists' former home

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:09
The garden at the former home of a jailed paedophile couple, who knew serial killers Fred and Rose West, is being dug up by police based on a tip-off.

US Navy Seal dies in IS attack in Iraq

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:55
A US Navy Seal advising Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq is killed in an attack by Islamic State militants, US officials say.

VIDEO: Cruz: 'We are suspending our campaign'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:50
Ted Cruz announces he is ending his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, after losing heavily to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary.

Final push for votes ahead of polls

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:37
Party leaders will make a final appeal for votes ahead of Thursday's devolved elections in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales and English local polls.

Unicef: 75m children deprived of school

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:30
Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.

Five young people describe their dream internet

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 01:04
Young people around the world offer their thoughts on what the internet should be.

Call to stop council tax bailiffs

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:56
Vulnerable residents with council tax debts should be given breathing space to repay arrears rather than face the threat of bailiffs, two charities say.

Scam protection 'duty of businesses'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:53
Businesses should take more responsibility to ensure their customers do not become victims of scams, according to a consumer group.

Broadband ads 'mislead and must change'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:48
The Advertising Standards Authority rules that broadband ads need to be clearer, following evidence the public do not understand current ones.

App to store old family photos launched

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:46
Two British entrepreneurs launch an app to store old photographs that are gathering dust around the country.

Will building sites be run by robots?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:42
Drones, autonomous bulldozers and 3D printing - how tech is transforming the building site.

Israel-Palestinian tensions return to boiling point

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:41
Months of unrest between Israel and the Palestinians is bringing the communities to boiling point, writes the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.