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Colombian paramilitary boss arrested

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:38
A Colombian paramilitary suspected of killing Carlos Castano, boss of the country's largest paramilitary group, is arrested in the city of Medellin.

Fish discards ban 'could harm' wildlife

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:37
A ban on skippers throwing unwanted fish back into the sea may actually be bad for the environment, according to academics.

VIDEO: House explodes after police killing

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:25
A policeman has been shot dead by a man who was later killed in a house fire, according to authorities in New Hampshire.

Exactly what does the phrase Boko Haram mean?

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:21
Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has gained notoriety with the kidnapping over more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria. What precisely does the group's name mean?

Deep-sea 'graveyard' discovered

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:19
The discovery of a deep-sea graveyard is shedding light on the fate of dead ocean giants, scientists report.

Turtles learn from drift experience

Tue, 2014-05-13 02:12
Scientists try to understand why adult turtles select the migration destinations they do by combining ocean-current and satellite-tracking information.

Stalking victim 'failed by police'

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:58
A stabbing victim makes a complaint about police who logged 125 reports of stalking before she was attacked, but "failed to act".

Parents reveal school run fears

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:46
Over two fifths (41%) of parents are aware their child has had a near-miss traffic accident on their journey to or from school, says a transport charity.

VIDEO: Mortensen on playing the bad guy

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:33
Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen has stepped away from Middle Earth for his latest role - playing a 1960s con artist in Two Faces of January.

US warns Beijing on South China Sea

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:27
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns China that the introduction of a drilling rig into seas disputed with Vietnam is "provocative".

AUDIO: 'Many more midwives needed'

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:18
Louise Silverton and Maureen Treadwell discuss draft guidelines that suggest healthy women should be encouraged to give birth in a midwife-led unit or at home.

Tributes paid to rugby great McLeod

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:06
Tributes are paid to Scottish rugby great Hugh McLeod, from Hawick, who has died at the age of 81.

Three river death kayakers named

Tue, 2014-05-13 01:05
Three men from the same family who were killed after going kayaking together in the River Tyne are named.

UN appoints first woman commander

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:51
For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, as Norway's Major General Kristin Lund is appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.

VIDEO: Play therapy to help brain scans

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:45
A pilot scheme is helping young people have a brain scan without being sedated by teaching them about it through play.

Heathrow and Gatwick unveil plans

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Heathrow and Gatwick airports both unveil revised expansion plans as they attempt to secure permission to build the UK's next runway.

Suspended nurses inquiry 'alarming'

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Calls for "no stone to be left unturned" are made after confirmation that seven hospital nurses have been suspended amid allegations of falsifying records.

VIDEO: Spain politician shot dead in public

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
A top politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public and two women have been arrested.

Miliband focus 'on issues not polls'

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
Ed Miliband says he is focusing on "the issues that matter" after two polls put Labour behind the Conservatives.

Cole omission a risk, admits Hodgson

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:22
England boss Roy Hodgson admits there is an element of risk in his decision to overlook Ashley Cole for his World Cup squad.
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