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Memes make light of India Maggi ban

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:56
Humour and health concerns dominate Indian Twitter users' reaction to the temporary ban on Maggi noodles in some states.

Italy arrests over migrant contracts

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:51
Police in Italy arrest 44 people over the rigging of public contracts to run migrant reception centres in a new chapter of a mafia investigation.

VIDEO: Merkel on 'Europe of different speeds'

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:49
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and British PM David Cameron can both pursue "a Europe at different speeds".

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'I used to be famous'

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:43
The former Labour leader Ed Miliband has made his first speech in the House of Commons since the general election.

VIDEO: Are whiter teeth worth the risks?

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:29
As the British Dental Association warns teenagers against using home bleaching kits, TV personality Francesca Newman-Young and celebrity dentist Dr Mervyn Druian discuss the benefits and dangers of tooth-whitening.

London comes top for cocaine flushing

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:26
Scientists have established that London has the highest concentration of cocaine in sewage of anywhere surveyed in Europe.

Baidu disqualified from AI test

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:17
Chinese search engine Baidu's unexpected victory in AI test has been cancelled after it emerged that it broke the contest's rules.

South Africa to probe bribe claims

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:15
An elite police unit in South Africa is to launch a preliminary inquiry into allegations that officials paid bribes to help secure the 2010 World Cup.

Whittingdale quizzed on BBC future

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:14
John Whittingdale faces questions in the House of Commons about the BBC licence fee and the renewal of its royal charter for the first time since becoming culture secretary.

Plan for 'global army' of medics

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:04
Plans for a global taskforce of 10,000 medics and scientists to tackle major disease outbreaks will be presented at the G7 summit, the BBC understands.

Advocaat to become Sunderland boss

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:01
Dick Advocaat is set to perform a U-turn and accept a one-year contract to become Sunderland manager.

Man to face McConville prosecution

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:59
The prosecution of a veteran republican is to go ahead in connection with the murder of mother-of-10 Jean McConville.

Power cable kills tipper truck driver

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:58
A workman dies after driving a tipper truck into an 11,000 volt cable in West Lothian.

Job cuts spark London Met strike

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:47
Teaching and support staff at London Metropolitan University are staging a one-day strike over job cuts.

Recruit 'tried to save' SAS hopeful

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:46
An Army recruit tells an inquest how he tried for two hours to save a colleague who had collapsed in "freaky" warm weather during an SAS selection march.

Mirror appeal over hacking damages

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:44
A newspaper group is seeking the right to appeal against the level of damages awarded to eight phone hacking victims, including Paul Gascoigne.

Perry makes second White House run

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:41
Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, launches his second attempt to earn the Republican nomination for US president.

Pendleton set to switch saddles

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:37
Double Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton will debut as an amateur jockey at Newbury in July.

Former Panama vice-president held

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:26
A former vice-president of Panama, Felipe Virzi, is detained on corruption charges, the latest of a series of ex-officials to be investigated.

UK interest rates kept at record low

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:05
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.