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VIDEO: EU triples migrant rescue funding

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:41
European leaders commit extra ships, planes and helicopters to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, as Katya Adler reports.

SNP 'would nullify 40-seat Tory lead'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:14
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she would prop up a Labour government, even if the Tories finished the election as the largest party by up to 40 seats.

New CCTV of bus stop rapist released

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:04
New CCTV footage of a man wanted for the rape and attempted murder of a woman in Leeds is released in a fresh appeal.

Hatton Garden heist reward offered

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:58
A £20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gang responsible for the Hatton Garden heist.

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight sells out

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:35
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £94,000.

Google profits please investors

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:33
US technology giant Google reports a 4% increase in profits in the first quarter to $3.59bn helped by strong advertising sales.

Petraeus fined over military leak

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:25
David Petraeus, a retired US four-star general and former CIA director, is put on probation and fined for leaking classified materials to his mistress.

Man's death treated as suspicious

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:22
A police investigation is under way into the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man in Perthshire.

Amazon reports a quarterly loss

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:20
Amazon reports a loss of $57m in the first quarter and also said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn.

Nasdaq closes at record high

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:15
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closes at a record high, surpassing a level it last reached in 2000 at the height of the dot com bubble.

Two killed in Wrexham collision

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:12
Two people die after a collision between a car and a coach in Wrexham, North Wales Police says.

Adams pulls out after home burgled

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:09
Nicola Adams withdraws from this weekend's England Boxing Elite National Championships after her house was burgled.

Toddlers under pressure to pass nursery entrance interviews

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:48
The toddlers who have to pass interviews to get into pre-school

Lynch is new US attorney general

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:18
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.

Events mark WWI Gallipoli centenary

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:00
World leaders gather to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest of World War One, in which 141,000 soldiers died.

VIDEO: S Africa rallies against xenophobia

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:17
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.

Is Osborne right on Labour and SNP?

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:15
Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?

VIDEO: 'I heard scream as woman fell in hole'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:42
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.

Top Gear producer Wilman quits show

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:39
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman quits the BBC show in wake of Jeremy Clarkson departure

Armenian 'genocide' victims canonised

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:36
The Armenian Church canonises 1.5 million victims of what it calls "genocide" by the Ottoman Empire during World War One.