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Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:44
Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

Head of oldest African park shot

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:39
The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park - Virunga in the Democratic Republic of Congo - is shot and wounded in an ambush.

Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:31
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.

Carberry still hopes for England place

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:28
Michael Carberry says he has not given up hope of keeping his Test place, despite criticising the England management.

Man wins 'first open N Korean race'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:27
A runner from Stafford believes he has won the first North Korean half-marathon to be open to international amateur athletes.

Calgary stabbing victims mourned

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:22
A Calgary university mourns the victims killed on Tuesday in a stabbing attack a police chief has called the Canadian city's worst mass murder.

Coulson 'heard Blunkett voicemails'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:20
Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.

'Last' Chadian soldier leaves CAR

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:12
Chad has withdrawn all its peacekeepers from the Central African Republic, an official confirms, after accusations they sided with Muslim rebels.

England World Cup contenders - Carter

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:10
England will be major contenders for World Cup 2015 and a win in New Zealand this summer is possible, says Dan Carter.

Pakistan Taliban end ceasefire

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 08:02
The Pakistani Taliban say they will not extend a ceasefire with the government announced last month, but will remain committed to peace talks.

Bungie 'fires' Halo games composer

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:56
The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.

Iraqi murder claims a 'conspiracy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:54
Allegations that 20 Iraqis were murdered by British troops in 2004 were the result of a "conspiracy" to pervert the course of justice, the UK claims.

EU approves alien species blacklist

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:47
The European Parliament has approved new legislation to stem the spread of invasive species such as "killer" shrimp or Japanese knotweed.

VIDEO: Frantic rescue as S Korea ferry sinks

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:47
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.

PM: Be confident about Christianity

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:45
Britons should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Man jailed for terror order breach

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:44
A man is sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting he breached the terms of his terror prevention measures.

Primary places revealed amid squeeze

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:26
A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.

Omagh accused sought for five years

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:20
An Irish republican accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bomb atrocity was sought by police for five years, Belfast High Court is told.

The inside story of Lara's record 375

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 07:02
How Brian Lara's world record innings against England in Antigua unfolded - from those who witnessed it first hand

AUDIO: Freeman: Reunion would 'ruin' Office

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 06:47
Martin Freeman claims a reunion of The Office would risk "ruining" it.
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