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Signs hospitals are 'getting safer'

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:15
There are encouraging signs that Welsh hospitals are getting safer, it is claimed, as new hospital death rate figures are published.

Death toll climbs in Lebanon clashes

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:10
At least four people have been killed in northern Lebanon, bringing to 21 the death toll in a week of clashes linked to the conflict in Syria.

Spring Classics: A race-by-race guide

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:07
Spartacus prepares to race against the Terminator as the annual one-day Spring Classics get going across Europe

EU seals closer ties with Ukraine

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:51
EU leaders seal an accord on closer ties with Ukraine, as President Putin completes the treaty on Crimea's entry into the Russian Federation.

Week in pictures: 15-21 March 2014

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:47
Some of the best news photos this week

Aguero ruled out of Manchester derby

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:38
Manchester City top scorer Sergio Aguero will miss Tuesday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford with a hamstring injury.

Hawaii weighs 'undercover' sex law

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:36
Police in the US state of Hawaii ask the legislature to keep a measure in the law allowing undercover investigators to have sex with prostitutes.

Children 'living wild' in Paris flat

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:28
The authorities in Paris investigate an Indian couple for neglect after their three small children are found living in appalling conditions.

VIDEO: Cameron hails 'landmark' Ukraine deal

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:20
An EU agreement with Ukraine to forge closer relations is a "landmark" deal, the British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Licence fee legal change backed

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:18
Ministers have formally backed plans to give themselves powers to make non-payment of the TV licence fee a civil rather than criminal offence, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Jo Whiley's 'Living in a box'

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:15
Highlights of Jo Whiley's 26 hours on a treadmill challenge to raise money for this year's Sport Relief.

Female Kenyan MPs blast polygamy law

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:49
Female MPs in Kenya storm out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalisation of polygamy as a new marriage bill is passed.

Day in pictures: 21 March 2014

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:35
A collection of news photos: 21 March

Why did Kate Bush only tour once?

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:32
Why did Kate Bush only tour once?

A game of charades made me recruit Wenger - Dein

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:32
Former Arsenal executive David Dein recalls his seven-year pursuit of Arsene Wenger which all began at a dinner party

Scots life expectancy 'highest ever'

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:24
Life expectancy at birth in Scotland has reached its highest ever level but remains lower than the rest of the UK, according to official figures.

Netflix boss hits out at ISP fees

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:21
The head of video-streaming service Netflix hits out at some internet service providers, saying charging data fees compromises internet freedom.

New row over post Yes student fees

Fri, 2014-03-21 05:04
A fresh row breaks out over whether students from the rest of the UK could be charged tuition fees if Scotland votes for independence.

MP Joyce fined over airport abuse

Fri, 2014-03-21 04:55
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is fined £1,500 at Edinburgh Sheriff Court after admitting abusive behaviour at the city's airport.

Hillsborough 'hooliganism' apology

Fri, 2014-03-21 04:50
A newspaper apologises "unreservedly" for publishing an article that appeared to link hooliganism with the Hillsborough disaster.

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