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Indiana set to enact 'freedom' bill

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:59
The governor of Indiana is poised to enact a "religious freedom" law, which opponents say will allow state businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians.

Woods 'expecting' to make Ryder Cup

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:55
United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says Tiger Woods is confident of qualifying for the 2016 team.

Show of support in 'gay cake' debate

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:54
More than 2,000 people attend a show of support in Belfast for a County Antrim bakery which refused to make a cake bearing a slogan supporting gay marriage.

Chile declares forest fires alert

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:28
Chile declares a national alert as wildfires sweep through three national parks and reserves in the middle of a long drought.

College staff warned of job losses

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:25
Belfast Metropolitan College says it may have to cut its workforce by more than 100, to cope with a budget reduction by the Assembly.

Obama: Israel peace prospects 'dim'

Tue, 2015-03-24 15:06
US President Obama says prospects for a Mid-East two-state solution are "dim", but says his relations with the Israeli leader are not a problem.

VIDEO: German town mourns plane crash students

Tue, 2015-03-24 14:40
A memorial mass for students and teachers on a plane that crashed in the French Alps has been taking place in the German town of Haltern, as Katya Adler reports.

VIDEO: What we know about Germanwings plane

Tue, 2015-03-24 14:33
Richard Westcott looks at what could have caused the Airbus A320 to lose altitude so suddenly.

SNP 'could block Tory government'

Tue, 2015-03-24 14:03
The SNP would block a minority Conservative government by voting down its Queen's Speech if it holds the post-election balance of power, its former leader Alex Salmond says.

Pakistan takes aim at Sim cards in anti-terror drive

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:42
Will Sim card crackdown thwart Pakistan's militants?

VIDEO: German town holds candlelight vigil

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:42
A candlelight vigil has been held in the German town of Haltern for the students and teachers lost in the Germanwings plane crash.

Children found in Detroit freezer

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:26
A Detroit mother is arrested after officials find two of her children dead inside her freezer.

VIDEO: Voters react to 'no third term'

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:47
Vicki Young find out what voters in Hove make of David Cameron's decision to rule out a third term as prime minister.

2026 World Cup: Will England bid?

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:34
BBC Sport considers the likelihood of an England bid for the 2026 World Cup finals.

Scores of Nigeria children 'missing'

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:04
About 500 children are missing from a Nigerian town recaptured from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a former resident tells the BBC.

Candidate quits over UKIP MEP remark

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:50
A UKIP election candidate quits the party over comments made by the party's only Scottish MEP about a Scottish government minister.

Four admit Gaza protest disturbance

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:30
Four men admit involvement in a major disturbance which broke out as a protest march against the Gaza conflict passed by drinkers in Cardiff.

UN thwarts Russia over gay rights

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:26
The United Nations votes to extend staff benefits to same-sex couples working for the UN, defeating Russian-led opposition to the measure.

Trio jailed over £5.5m drugs haul

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:23
Three men are jailed after police uncovered a drugs haul worth more than £5.5m.

VIDEO: New kettle and table charger designs

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:13
The BBC's arts editor, Will Gompertz, has been to the design museum to see some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year awards.