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Drugs seized from hundreds of pupils

Wed, 2015-04-22 15:06
Hundreds of school children, among them a pupil of only eight, have been caught with drugs on school premises, new figures reveal.

Economy debate takes centre stage

Wed, 2015-04-22 15:06
The economy takes centre stage in the election campaign as Labour and the Conservatives launch attacks on each other's plans ahead of an independent analysis.

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

Wed, 2015-04-22 15:05
Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.

VIDEO: The end of the jumbo?

Wed, 2015-04-22 15:02
With the order book for the most recent jumbo jets by Boeing and Airbus looking sparse, BBC News explains why the outlook for the jumbo is not looking good.

Chilean volcano spews huge ash cloud

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:53
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the first time in more than four decades, sending a plume of smoke and ash several kilometres high.

Designer in Bolivia football kit row

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:41
A graphic designer receives "torrents of abuse" from South America over a design for a new football kit he sketched as a hobby.

Ebola drug cures infected monkeys

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:40
An experimental drug has cured monkeys infected with the strain of the Ebola virus present in West Africa, US-based scientists say.

Clean-up begins after NSW storm

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:32
A clean-up operation is beginning in NSW after violent storms left four people dead and tens of thousands of homes without power in the Australian state.

MGM Grand 'confirmed' for fight

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:30
The super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is confirmed for the MGM Grand, claims promoter Bob Arum.

VIDEO: How will we pay for care in old age?

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:26
With more of us living longer, the BBC's Social Affairs correspondent Alison Holt looks at how will we pay for the social care the elderly need in old age.

Russia 'ramping up Ukraine presence'

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:24
The US accuses Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of February's ceasefire agreement.

The political appeal of the 'normal bloke'

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:17
Does being a 'normal bloke' win votes?

Broad & Cook give England upper hand

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:15
England close on 74-0 after Stuart Broad's 4-61 helps them to bowl out West Indies for 299 in the second Test in Grenada.

Who will replace McCoy as champion?

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:59
With 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy set to retire, 11 contenders who have the pedigree to claim his crown.

9Bach win best album at folk awards

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:28
Welsh band 9Bach pick up the album of the year award at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.

Real Madrid 1-0 Atletico Madrid (Agg: 1-0)

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:17
Real Madrid reach the semi-finals of the Champions League thanks to Javier Hernandez's late strike against Atletico.

Woman released over preacher murder

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:13
A woman arrested under the Terrorism Act by detectives investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher in north-west London is released, police say.

Fugitive ends 40 years on the run

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:11
A fugitive in Kentucky turns himself into authorities after decades on the run, in order to get medical care.

Mayweather record a burden - Calzaghe

Wed, 2015-04-22 12:49
Floyd Mayweather's unbeaten record is 'a massive burden' but he can still beat Manny Pacquiao on 2 May, says Joe Calzaghe.

Monaco 0-0 Juventus (agg 0-1)

Wed, 2015-04-22 12:48
Juventus reach their first Champions League semi-final since 2003 as they defend solidly to earn a second-leg draw in Monaco.