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'Gay leader' scout troop disbanded

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:53
The Boy Scouts of America revokes the charter of a scouting group at a church in the US state of Washington after learning its leader is gay.

West criticises Syria election plan

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:51
The Syrian government's plan to hold a presidential election on 3 June is a "parody of democracy" that could torpedo peace efforts, Western powers warn.

Seven arrested in Belfast disorder

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:50
Police make seven arrests after they were called to deal with disorder in several parts of Belfast on Monday, including a public park and the city's main train station.

Statement 'could stop march protest'

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:14
A nationalist residents' group has said it would hold no more protests against loyalist parades if march organisers made a statement confirming they would abide by Parades Commission rulings.

Hidden company owners to be revealed

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:00
Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

VIDEO: Thousands at bottle kicking contest

Mon, 2014-04-21 10:04
A 200-year-old Easter Monday tradition - the Hallaton Bottle Kicking contest - has been taking place in Leicestershire before an audience of thousands.

Blurred Lines tops all-time chart

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:59
Robin Thicke's controversial hit single Blurred Lines is named the UK's most-downloaded song of all time.

VIDEO: Boston marathon honours bomb victims

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:58
Thousands of marathon runners have taken to the streets of Boston, after the city honoured three killed and more than 260 injured in a bomb attack last year.

VIDEO: Near miss at train safety briefing

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:54
US senator Richard Blumenthal has had a close call with a train during a news conference on rail safety.

Biker dies after crash with car

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:13
A motorbike rider dies after his bike was in a collision with a car on the A9 in Perthshire which closed the road in both directions.

Faith groups back PM on religion row

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:12
Religious groups back Prime Minister David Cameron's assertion that Britain is "a Christian country".

Boston marathon honours bomb victims

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:06
Thousands of runners take to the streets of Boston as it honours those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year at the marathon's finish line.

Racing broadcaster Wilson dies aged 73

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:45
Former BBC racing presenter and commentator Julian Wilson dies aged 73 following a long illness.

Burnt boy's mother praises medics

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:25
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in an incident in Aberdeen thanks the medical staff who have been caring for him.

Boycott call for early years tests

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

Death penalty for 2003 Saudi attack

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
A Saudi court sentences five men to death for their role in three suicide bomb attacks on expatriate residential compounds in Riyadh in May 2003.

Geraghty wins first Irish National

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:18
Barry Geraghty wins the Irish Grand National for the first time by steering 8-1 favourite Shutthefrontdoor to victory.

VIDEO: 'Tiger escape' alarm halts egg hunt

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:15
Staff have told the BBC about the moment they believed a tiger had escaped its enclosure at Shepreth Wildlife Park in Cambridgeshire.

'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:11
Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnicity after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN says.

Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:09
Burnley are promoted after first-half goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly secure a 2-0 win over Wigan.

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