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Searching for light in Syria

Sun, 2015-03-15 05:21
A dark shadow falls across Syria as a punishing war enters its fifth year, and hope is draining from many Syrians that this nightmare will be over any time soon, writes the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

MP claims £17 poppy wreath expenses

Sun, 2015-03-15 05:20
A Rotherham MP claimed £17 on expenses for the cost of a Remembrance Day poppy wreath, it is revealed.

Lib Dem on son's mental health issues

Sun, 2015-03-15 05:17
Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb thanks people for the support his family has received at a "painful" time due to his son's mental health issues.

Paris attack supermarket reopens

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:58
A Paris Jewish supermarket reopens two months after a gunman, linked to militants who had attacked a satirical weekly, shot four people there.

Player jailed for killing referee

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:53
A Sunday league footballer in the US has been jailed for killing a referee with a single punch after being booked.

Lib Dem Ashdown slaps down Farron

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:45
Lord Ashdown says Tim Farron - one of the frontrunners to be a future Lib Dem leader - lacks judgement.

VIDEO: 'Mouth of hell' reduced to rubble

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:31
The Greyfairs bus station in Northampton has been reduced to rubble after more than 2,000 explosives were used to collapse the Brutalist building.

Cosby accuser seeks change in law

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:28
A woman who says comedian Bill Cosby assaulted her asks Nevada's lawmakers to remove the statute of limitations on reporting sexual assault.

Balls refuses to rule out SNP deal

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:27
Labour's Ed Balls and Chancellor George Osborne both refuse to rule out post-election deals with the SNP and UKIP respectively - but dismiss the ideas as "nonsense".

Crimea leader projects calm on anniversary

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:05
Crimea seems to have accepted its annexation by Russia, reports the BBC's John Simpson in Simferopol, one year on from the takeover.

VIDEO: 'Crimea has returned to its homeland'

Sun, 2015-03-15 04:04
Crimea's Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov has said the region will never again be part of Ukraine as it had "returned to its historical homeland".

SA cabinet minister killed in crash

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:47
A South African cabinet minister, Collins Chabane, and two security staff are killed in a car crash - with President Zuma saying it is a "huge loss".

Elton John calls for fashion boycott

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:26
Sir Elton John wants a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after the pair called children born through IVF "synthetic".

Ireland out as Pakistan go through

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:24
Ireland are knocked out of the World Cup by Pakistan, who qualify for the quarter-finals with a seven-wicket win.

Balls challenges Osborne to debate

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:21
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls challenges George Osborne to a debate and gets him to shake on it, on the Andrew Marr show.

Rebus returns after sabbatical

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:21
Detective John Rebus will return in his 20th novel this October, after author Ian Rankin took a year-long sabbatical.

Daley fails to qualify with new dive

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:14
Britain's Tom Daley fails to qualify for the 10m platform final at the season-opening Diving World Series event in Beijing.

Teenage girl raped in Dunfermline

Sun, 2015-03-15 03:04
Police appeal for information after a serious sexual assault on a teenage girl in the Halbeath area of Dunfermline.

Asterix cartoon helps Hebdo victims

Sun, 2015-03-15 02:54
A 1971 Asterix cartoon sells for £100,000 at auction in Paris, with proceeds going to the families of victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Sailors spell Mother's Day message

Sun, 2015-03-15 02:33
Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines on board a warship have sent a Mother's Day message back home from the Gulf.

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