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Police review UKIP candidate remarks

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 06:15
Police confirm they are reviewing footage apparently showing a UKIP candidate threatening to shoot a Conservative rival.

Pope meets Harlem Globetrotters

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 06:11
Pope Francis shows off some smart basketball moves in his latest audience - with the Harlem Globetrotters.

UN whistle-blower suspension 'unlawful'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 06:08
A whistle-blower who revealed allegations of child sex abuse by French peacekeepers in the CAR should be re-instated immediately, a tribunal says.

BBC election night through the decades

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:59
How BBC election night coverage has changed

Ouch Podcast: Gigging, stuttering, men's mental health

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:56
Gigging, stuttering, men's mental health

Man took naked film of female friend

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:53
A man admits secretly filming a female friend in her Glasgow flat and uploading naked pictures of her to the internet.

Grand National 'cut' by furlong

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:46
The official distance of the Grand National is reduced by a furlong after racecourses are remeasured.

Princess Charlotte travels to Norfolk

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:32
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave Kensington Palace with four-day-old Princess Charlotte for their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall.

VIDEO: Detention order for student's attacker

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:20
A 17-year-old boy has been given a two-year detention order for attacking a 20-year-old woman.

ITV staff to strike in pay dispute

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:14
ITV production workers and other staff vote to strike on 14 May in a dispute over pay, broadcasting union Bectu announces.

Why are Bollywood stars defending a killer?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:14
Bollywood celebs rally behind hit-and-run star

Terror police arrest seven people

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:07
Counter-terrorism police investigating fraud allegations linked to extremists travelling to Syria have arrested seven people, Scotland Yard says.

Afghan Judge Sentences 4 Men To Death Over Mob Killing Of Woman

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-06 05:04

The brutal death of Farkhunda was captured on video and prompted outcry over violence against women in the country. It resulted in a rare conviction. Eighteen other defendants were freed, however.

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Lenovo: massive security risk found

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:56
The Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo is urging users to install an update to protect their systems after it was alerted to a series of vulnerabilities.

Record number displaced by conflict

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:51
Conflict and violence around the world have displaced a record 38 million people within their own countries, a new report says.

Wolff feels 'far away' from race seat

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:51
Williams test driver Susie Wolff says she feels a long way from becoming the first woman to race in Formula 1 for 40 years.

Election 2015 in pictures: 6 May

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:41
Images from the last day of campaigning

Bale criticism irrelevant - agent

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:36
Criticism of Gareth Bale's performance in Real Madrid's Champions League loss to Juventus is dismissed by his agent.

VIDEO: Cheat's guide to the election campaign

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:24
Buses, debates, rows and celebrity - BBC News rounds up the highlights of the election campaign.

'Free meal' customer's £700 bill

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:19
A woman offered a free meal by an Audi garage which damaged her car runs up a £700 bill at a celebrated Michelin-starred London restaurant.