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Solving the productivity puzzle

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:18
Is productivity growth, little discussed at the election, the most important underlying factor for the UK economy?

Why Libya is springboard for migrant exodus

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:13
How did Libya become a springboard for migrants making the increasingly deadly sea crossing to Europe?

Forsyth supports assisted dying law

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:10
Sir Bruce Forsyth calls for a change in assisted dying laws so people can "die with dignity", after watching his first wife live with dementia.

Afghan canal crash led to deaths

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:08
An inquest into the deaths of four British servicemen hears the armoured vehicle they were in rolled into a canal after colliding with an Afghan National Police car.

FM radio switch-off looms in Norway

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:07
Norway will become the first country in the world to switch off its FM radio platform in 2017.

Kenyan activist wins environment prize

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:05
Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido wins the high-profile Goldman prize for her campaign against a smelting plant in a slum community in Mombasa.

Hillsborough drunk-fan blame denied

Mon, 2015-04-20 07:18
A former senior police officer denies telling officers to put the blame for Hillsborough on "drunken, ticketless Liverpool supporters".

Star Wars exec 'staggered' by teaser reaction

Mon, 2015-04-20 07:17
Lucasfilm boss 'staggered' by the reaction to Star Wars teaser

Six US men 'supported Islamic State'

Mon, 2015-04-20 07:08
US authorities arrest and charge six men in the state of Minnesota with conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group.

Asean economic growth 'to outdo EU'

Mon, 2015-04-20 07:06
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.

Athlete's foot drug may be MS therapy

Mon, 2015-04-20 07:02
Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.

Fake email prison escapee jailed

Mon, 2015-04-20 06:59
A convicted fraudster who used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison officers into releasing him is jailed for seven years.

Dozens feared dead in huge Yemen strike

Mon, 2015-04-20 06:56
An air strike on an arms depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa causes a huge explosion, flattening nearby buildings and shattering windows in far away neighbourhoods.

VIDEO: Live: Migrant crisis EU news update

Mon, 2015-04-20 06:54
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini holds news conference after a meeting on the growing migrant crisis.

Is Rodgers still right for Liverpool?

Mon, 2015-04-20 06:47
Former Liverpool players, an ex-manager, pundits and fans discuss boss Brendan Rodgers' future after another trophy-less season.

Draw made for 2017 women's Euros

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:59
The draw for the qualifiers for the 2017 Women's European Championship sees England in a group with Belgium and Serbia.

VIDEO: Xenophobic attack captured on camera

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:53
James Oatway, a South African photojournalist, witnessed the killing of a Mozambican man. He tells the BBC's Southern Africa Correspondent Karen Allen how he tried to save the man.

Election 2015 in pictures: 20 April

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:33
Images from the campaign trail: 20 April

'Dozens of injuries' on dead child

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:23
A seven-year-old girl who was found dead in her bed had more than 50 injuries to her face and body, a murder trial hears.

Rosetta's comet throws out big jet

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:18
Europe's Rosetta probe catches its comet quarry in the act of producing a huge jet of gas and dust.

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