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In pictures: India's election campaign

Tue, 2014-03-18 19:24
Parties campaigning in India ahead of elections

VIDEO: I took three bullets for Princess Anne

Tue, 2014-03-18 19:21
The day I took three bullets for Princess Anne

The Labour MP who out-served Benn

Tue, 2014-03-18 19:16
Who pipped Tony Benn to longest-serving Labour MP title?

Sony unveils virtual reality headset

Tue, 2014-03-18 18:40
Sony shows off a prototype for a virtual reality headset for its PlayStation 4 console at a developers conference in San Francisco.

Japan trade gap smallest in months

Tue, 2014-03-18 17:24
Japan's trade deficit narrows in February to its lowest level in nine months as exports rise 9.8%.

Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:48
President Obama awards America's highest military honour to 24 men previously passed over for the decoration because of discrimination.

The growth of gay retirement homes

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:44
Do gay people need their own retirement homes?

Do 85 rich people have same wealth as half the world?

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:40
Do world's 85 richest people have same wealth as 3.5bn poorest?

Death 'core business' of hospitals

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:37
Almost one in three hospital patients in Scotland will die within a year, and nearly one in 10 will die during their time in hospital, a study has found.

New doping test '1,000 times better'

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:14
US researchers develop a new way to detect performance-enhancing drugs that they say is 1,000 times more sensitive than current tests.

Statins 'may help to control MS'

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:07
Heart drugs called statins may be useful in treating advanced multiple sclerosis (MS), say UK researchers.

African sunshine powers school computers

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:02
Solar power for African school computers

VIDEO: Britain's cabbies on UK economy

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:01
As people in Britain work out what the Budget means to them, BBC News asked taxi drivers if they thought the UK economy was on the up.

VIDEO: Finding my birth mother on my doorstep

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:01
Adopted woman's search for birth mother ends five minutes away

Is it possible to replace a managerial legend?

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:57
Is it possible to replace a managerial legend?

Berlusconi public office ban upheld

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:52
Italy's highest appeals court upholds a two-year ban from public office imposed on former PM Silvio Berlusconi after he was found guilty of tax fraud.

Patient feedback posts open to abuse

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:14
The NHS removes all but one of 653 patient reviews of a healthcare trust from its website, after Newsnight finds the system is open to abuse.

Man dies after lorry and car collide

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:05
A man dies in a collision between a car and a lorry in County Londonderry.

Two men face Belfast murder charges

Tue, 2014-03-18 14:58
Two men are charged with the murder of 35-year-old Eamonn Ferguson in north Belfast at the weekend.

Debate 'not a credit to Scotland'

Tue, 2014-03-18 14:46
The debate on Scotland's future has not been a credit to the nation, Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney says.

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