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EU plans to merge energy markets

Wed, 2015-02-25 04:09
The European Commission approves proposals for a single European market in the supply, purchase and consumption of energy.

Anti-Boko Haram force takes shape

Wed, 2015-02-25 04:07
Efforts to create an 8,700-strong regional force to fight Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking shape, writes the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.

Nervy Ireland beat UAE in World Cup

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:56
Kevin O'Brien and Gary Wilson hit fifties as Ireland recover from a nervy start to beat UAE by two wickets at the Gabba.

Day in pictures: 25 February 2015

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:54
Images from around the world: 25 February

Egypt league to resume without fans

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:52
Egypt's Premier League will resume from its suspension next month with fans banned from attending matches following violent clashes.

Lego hails 'highly satisfactory' year

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:50
Lego reports a 15% rise in sales and profits for 2014, hailing the performance as "highly satisfactory".

VIDEO: Replica US ship targeted in Iran drills

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:48
Iranian military fires at replica US aircraft carrier during exercises in the Strait of Hormuz.

Leaders in PMQs second jobs clash

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:46
Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron to back his party's proposed ban on MPs from working as consultants or directors of private companies.

French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:45
The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead, two hurt after crash

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:44
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.

Brown out after concussion setback

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:42
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.

Galloway rival withdraws in Bradford

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:41
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.

Red Arrows reveal tail fin redesign

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:37
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.

New commission on primary assessment

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:25
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.

Civil service exit scheme to launch

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:13
A scheme for voluntary redundancy within Northern Ireland's civil service will be launched next Monday.

How will 2022 affect English season?

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:07
With the 2022 World Cup likely to be played in the winter of 2022, how will the English club season adjust to cope?

Clarke v Love: How do they match up?

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:05
They are good friends with vast Ryder Cup experience, but how do 2016 captains Darren Clarke and Davis Love III compare?

What happened to the air-conditioned stadium?

Wed, 2015-02-25 02:57
Can you really air condition an open stadium?

WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks

Wed, 2015-02-25 02:56
Measles vaccinations must be immediately stepped up across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks, the World Health Organization says.

Investors heap pressure on HSBC chairman

Wed, 2015-02-25 02:55
Douglas Flint will be called on to act if he is to settle nerves among the bank’s owners