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Debate on welfare reform to proceed

Mon, 2015-05-25 21:14
Northern Ireland assembly members are due to debate the final stage of the controversial welfare reform bill later, despite NI first minister Peter Robinson's admission to hospital with a suspected heart attack.

Iran trial to start for US reporter

Mon, 2015-05-25 20:38
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include alleged espionage is due to open.

Atwood book goes in 'Future Library'

Mon, 2015-05-25 20:28
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.

Where does the word 'deflation' come from?

Mon, 2015-05-25 20:15
Where does the word 'deflation' come from?

TV appeal in takeaway murder hunt

Mon, 2015-05-25 19:24
The murder of man shot dead outside a Tyneside takeaway where he worked is to be featured on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Asian shares build on Monday's gains

Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
Asian shares head mostly higher on Tuesday, continuing the momentum from the previous day's trade when major markets hit record highs.

'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin

Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.

Australian koalas could be culled

Mon, 2015-05-25 18:34
The Victorian government may soon begin culling koalas in Cape Otway for the third time in three years because of "over population".

Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets

Mon, 2015-05-25 18:03
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's

John Healey joins Labour deputy race

Mon, 2015-05-25 17:57
Former Labour housing minister John Healey announces his bid to become deputy leader after being "dismayed" by the debate within the party since the election.

VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds

Mon, 2015-05-25 17:46
A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.

Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted

Mon, 2015-05-25 17:40
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.

VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue?

Mon, 2015-05-25 17:35
A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Australia tampon tax in sightlines

Mon, 2015-05-25 17:32
An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australia's tax on tampons is backed by the Treasurer Joe Hockey.

How to rule with a slim majority

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:53
The difficulty of ruling with a slim majority

One school, four catchment areas

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:47
How can school admissions beat the housing market?

VIDEO: A channel that's young, British, witty and black

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:37
The channel that's young, witty and black

Why do people waste so much time at the office?

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:33
Why do people waste so much time at the office?

Ofgem to investigate pre-pay meters

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:24
Ofgem announces it will investigate after figures reveal more than half a million pre-payment energy meters were forcibly installed in homes over the last six years.

The falcon hospital of Qatar

Mon, 2015-05-25 16:14
The state-of-the-art hospital for poorly birds