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SF speaker accepts Commonwealth role

Mon, 2015-03-02 08:08
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says he will take up the position of President of the NI Assembly Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:50
Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

VIDEO: Skydiver saved after mid-air seizure

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:47
A quick-thinking skydiving instructor in Western Australia came to the rescue when one of his students had an epileptic seizure during a jump.

Yarl's Wood suspension after C4 film

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:47
A member of staff is suspended at Yarl's Wood detention centre after a guard is secretly filmed calling inmates "caged animals".

What next for Russia's opposition?

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:33
It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.

VIDEO: How strong is Iraq's army?

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:23
Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?

VIDEO: Video captures fatal police shooting

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:23
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.

'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:18
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.

Libya names Haftar as army chief

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:11
Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.

Police surround Myanmar students

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:09
Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.

Yeates killer had child porn images

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:07
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Woman had sex with 15-year-old boy

Mon, 2015-03-02 07:03
A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old schoolboy is warned she could face jail.

HTC hints at Half-life VR game

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:32
The chairwoman of HTC tells the BBC her company is "co-operating" with Half-life for its virtual reality helmet.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:25
A 55-year-old man dies following a two-vehicle crash on the A1 near Dromore, County Down.

Pupils hurt in incident near school

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:24
Two pupils have been injured in an incident outside a secondary school in south Glasgow, police say.

Sunderland win Brown red card appeal

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:22
The FA rescinds Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card in his side's loss at Manchester United on Saturday.

PM dismisses UK defence cuts concern

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:10
Prime Minister David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by the head of the US Army about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.

Toronto tunnel: No criminal activity

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:05
Police say two men behind a tunnel discovered in Toronto last week built it for "personal reasons".

Fire ravages Cape Town mountain

Mon, 2015-03-02 05:37
Nearly 100 South African firefighters are battling a blaze on Cape Town's mountain range.

Day in pictures: 2 March 2015

Mon, 2015-03-02 05:33
Images from around the world: 2 March

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