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India presses Pakistan on militants

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:30
India's new PM Narendra Modi urges his Pakistani counterpart to crack down on militants and speed up the trial of the 2008 Mumbai attacks suspects.

French opposition leader to resign

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:22
The leader of France's opposition UMP party announces he will quit after allegations of party funding fraud in 2012 and a poor showing at the European elections.

Haskell thrilled by England return

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:20
Wasps flanker James Haskell says his best form is yet to come following his recall for England's tour to New Zealand.

AUDIO: Clive James: 'I've started saying goodbye'

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:15
Writer and broadcaster Clive James speaks about his life and illness with the Today programme's James Naughtie.

Police investigate patient restraint

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:08
A police force confirms it is investigating claims of unlawful patient restraint at a West Midlands Hospital trust.

Clive James is 'saying goodbye'

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:07
Terminally ill author Clive James says he has "started saying goodbye" through his poetry.

Cash for Nova Centre design plans

Tue, 2014-05-27 04:05
Plans for a £3.6 million development of a closed leisure centre in Denbighshire have moved a step closer.

What language did Jesus speak?

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:58
Pope and Israeli PM differ over Christ's native tongue

VIDEO: Jet skateboard record bid revealed

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:46
An Australian man has announced he will attempt to break the world record for the fastest-powered street luge.

Be wary of Wikipedia, say scientists

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:42
The internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia contains errors in nine out of 10 of its health entries, and should be treated with caution, scientists warn.

Syria weapons inspectors 'attacked'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:39
A convoy of chemical weapons inspectors and UN staff that was travelling to a site of an alleged chlorine gas attack in Syria comes under attack.

'Bronze Buckeroo' Western star dies

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:35
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed in a series of all-black Western movies in the 1930s, dies at the age of 100.

Wales is barking mad about dogs

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:32
People in Wales are barking mad about dogs with one in three homes now owning one, new figures show.

E-cig 'link' as quit attempts fall

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:31
Statisticians say the rise of electronic cigarettes may explain a sharp fall in people seeking NHS help to quit smoking.

Electronic system 'only way forward'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:30
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer, Graham Shields, calls for future elections to use an electronic counting system.

Tribute to M4 crash teenage driver

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:28
The family of a teenager driver killed in a crash on the M4 say they feel "as though our hearts have been ripped out".

AUDIO: Web skills 'may help lonely elderly'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:17
The elderly should be taught basic digital skills to help combat loneliness, according to the Policy Exchange.

Watson advances to second round

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:16
Britain's Heather Watson moves into the French Open second round with a 6-3 6-4 win over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Web training 'would cut loneliness'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:11
Loneliness among the over-65s could be tackled by training more older people to use the internet, according to a think tank.

Colombia Farc rebels 'dream of peace'

Tue, 2014-05-27 03:03
On the 50th anniversary of its foundation, the commander of Colombia's left-wing rebel group, the Farc, says his group wants an "effective peace".
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