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BBC rejects DUP's TV debates appeal

Thu, 2015-03-05 09:11
The DUP's Nigel Dodds says the BBC Trust's decision to reject the party's appeal to take part in TV election debates "defies belief".

Lawro's predictions v dub poet Benjamin Zephaniah

Thu, 2015-03-05 09:11
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on dub poet Benjamin Zephaniah in forecasting the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Burkina orders Sankara exhumation

Thu, 2015-03-05 09:07
Burkina Faso orders the remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic ex-president killed in a 1987 coup, to be exhumed for formal identification.

Technology helps visually impaired navigate the Tube

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:57
App to help visually impaired young people on the London Tube

Nuclear deal 'very bad for Iranians'

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:54
Israel's prime minister warns the people of Iran that the nuclear deal being negotiated by their government and world powers is "very bad" for them.

Myanmar education activists arrested

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:53
Police in Myanmar break up a demonstration against new education legislation, arresting eight.

MPs face ban on taxis and perks

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:53
MPs will be banned from claiming expenses for dinners, TV licences and pre-23:00 taxis after May's election.

Manor Marussia cleared for F1 start

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:50
Manor Marussia are cleared to compete at the opening race of the season after passing mandatory crash tests.

Boston victim 'spotted bomber’

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:39
A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings told the court that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack.

'Boko Haram' kill dozens in Nigeria

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:35
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 45 people in a raid on a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses say.

Special needs bid 'a boxing match'

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:30
The mother of a child with special education needs has said the fight to get him properly assessed was like "a boxing contest".

Plane skids off New York runway

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:19
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City amid snowy conditions.

Teachers 'give higher marks to girls'

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:09
Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.

Sexist chanting needs reporting - FA

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:02
Sexist chanting must be tackled, say football chiefs

Ex-MP denial after police search home

Thu, 2015-03-05 07:41
Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has denied being part of any "rent-boy ring" after police searched his home.

VIDEO: 'My house was searched by police'

Thu, 2015-03-05 07:31
The home of former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has been searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse.

Toronto tunnel was a 'man cave'

Thu, 2015-03-05 07:11
The man who dug a tunnel under Toronto and caused a media frenzy says the man cave was merely his "dream" hang out spot.

Soldier deaths review backs decision

Thu, 2015-03-05 07:06
A decision not to prosecute anyone after the deaths of three soldiers from overheating on a training exercise was the correct one, a review finds.

Why some Indians want to 'Ban BBC'

Thu, 2015-03-05 07:05
Anger among some Indians over Delhi rape film

VIDEO: Fears for Indian tea workers' welfare

Thu, 2015-03-05 06:59
India is one of the world's leading tea producers, but there are concerns about the welfare of hundreds of thousands of tea workers.

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