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Barclays annual profits fall 21%

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:13
Barclays reports a 21% fall in full-year statutory pre-tax profits, as boss Antony Jenkins is awarded his first bonus as chief executive.

S Leone to get $80m for Ebola fight

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:04
The International Monetary Fund says Sierra Leone is to receive more than $80m (£52m) immediately to help the country overcome the Ebola outbreak.

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:57
Chelsea could sign 44-year-old keeper, Guardiola tipped for City move, Di Maria "too ugly" for Real Madrid, plus more.

Emwazi tape: I'm no extremist

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:18
A recording emerges in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John", denied being an extremist and said MI5 threatened him

VIDEO: Respects paid to Boris Nemtsov

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:16
The funeral is due to be held of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow.

Drugs ban rugby player sold steroids

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:58
A former rugby player continued to produce and supply anabolic steroids after being banned from the sport for trafficking, a BBC Wales investigation reveals.

Vote to be held on smacking ban

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:47
AMs will vote on Tuesday on whether or not to ban smacking children.

DPP to get supergrass claims file

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:42
The Police Ombudsman is to send a file to the director of public prosecutions this month for him to decide if two former police officers should be prosecuted for a range of crimes, including conspiracy to murder.

VIDEO: Sensors everywhere: MWC's new gadgets

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:42
The Mobile World Congress is taking place in Barcelona and it features a wide array of products connected by mobile technology.

'Cloudy' drug halts US execution

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:42
The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.

VIDEO: On frontline protecting Kenya's rhinos

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:26
The BBC's Ed Thomas joins Kenyan soldiers as they try to stop poachers from killing the country's rhinos.

Audit office critical of IT scheme

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:23
An IT company was awarded a 1.3m euros (£950,000) grant to buy equipment which "in all likelihood" cost it 30,000 euros (£22,000), the NI Audit Office concludes.

Prince promotes UK culture in China

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 05:34
The Duke of Cambridge will promote British innovation as he continues his tour of China with visits to a festival, a school and a film museum.

Nemtsov funeral to be held in Moscow

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 05:09
Funeral ceremonies are to be held in Moscow for the Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in the Russian capital on Friday.

Jail threat for sex abuse 'neglect'

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 04:44
Senior public officials who fail to protect children from sexual exploitation would face up to five years in jail under proposals being considered by ministers.

VIDEO: Why life in Singapore is so expensive

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 04:43
Singapore is the world's most expensive city, according to an index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

'Monitoring deal' on Ukraine truce

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 04:37
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agree to send observers to areas of Ukraine where truce violations are reported, Kiev says.

North Korea lifts Ebola travel ban

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 04:29
North Korea will once again allow tourists into the country after four months of severe restrictions to prevent the spread of Ebola.

Two questioned over missing Becky

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 04:18
Police investigating the disappearance of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, continue to question two people, arrested on suspicion of murder.

Property offences 'decriminalised'

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 03:04
Theft, burglary and shoplifting have "virtually been decriminalised" because the offences are not treated as a priority by police or the courts, a report for a think tank suggests.