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Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Abandoned arcade baby's mother found

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.

Charges dropped for nine journalists

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:49
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:42
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.

Anderson equals Botham wicket record

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:34
James Anderson draws level with Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker with his 383rd dismissal.

Djokovic beats Cilic to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:12
Novak Djokovic progresses to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3.

Doctor in court on tax fraud charges

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:02
Former leading ear, nose and throat specialist hid money from HMRC over four years, a Belfast court hears

Aston Villa v Liverpool

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:59
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool.

VIDEO: Selfies and other election happenings

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:57
On campaign day 19, the politicians tried to move on from the TV debate, but journalists would not let them

VIDEO: Lorry full of bees overturns in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:49
A lorry carrying honeybees overturned in the US state of Washington, spewing bees across a motorway.

Man in court over student's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:46
Alexander Pacteau appears in court charged with murdering student Karen Buckley, whose body was found on a farm four days after she went missing.

Downie wins historic all-round medal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:41
Ellie Downie claims a first ever medal for Britain in the all-round format at the European Gymnastics Championships.

Flyers tell Muslims not to vote

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:26
Flyers posted in Cardiff tell Muslims not to vote as democracy "violates the right of Allah".

Clermont Auvergne v Saracens (Sat)

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:04
Team news as Clermont Auvergne host Saracens in Saturday's European Champions Cup semi-final at Stade Marcel Michelin (15:15 BST).

Doctor Who movie mooted in Sony leak

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:03
Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.

VIDEO: 60 second wrap of election funnies

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 05:58
Some of the week's lighter moments from the campaign trail as parties start to launch their election manifestos.

Top Iraqi militant leader 'killed'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 05:52
Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former right-hand man to Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi media say.

Argentina acts over Falklands oil

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 05:39
Argentina begins legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.

'Eternal' camera takes endless snaps

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 05:13
A camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures has been invented by American scientists.

Week in pictures: 11-17 April 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 05:07
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

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