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'Huge drugs haul' in Sahara desert

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:59
The French army says it has seized 1.5 tonnes of drugs and a cache of weapons from militant Islamists in the desert in Niger.

Pitch Perfect 2 tops UK box office

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:38
Musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2 tops the UK box office in its opening weekend, beating Mad Max: Fury Road into second place.

Four in 10 say too much TV violence

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:31
Four in 10 adults say there's too much violence and swearing on British TV, while a third complained of too much sex on screens, according to an Ofcom survey.

Infection ate into student's eye

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:18
A student almost loses her sight from an infection she caught using contact lenses.

Passport pants smuggler jailed

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:13
An air steward who tried to smuggle fake passports into the UK by hiding them in his underpants is jailed for five years.

VIDEO: Lightning strike hits Dublin college

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:11
A bolt of lightning struck the ground of the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin on Monday during stormy weather.

Cardiff City Deal funding doubts

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:11
A deal to provide hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for building and transport projects in Cardiff and the surrounding areas could be in doubt.

'I want to be best of my generation'

Tue, 2015-05-19 08:00
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.

DUP bullying claim councillor quits

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:56
A DUP councillor who claimed she had been "bullied" by the party resigns ahead of an internal disciplinary inquiry.

MPs gather to be sworn into Commons

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:50
David Cameron is among the first MPs to take the oath - and retake his seat - at the start of the new parliamentary session.

Deepcut family in exhumation plea

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:47
The family of a soldier found dead at Deepcut Barracks urges a coroner to let her body be exhumed so a "full inquiry" can be held.

King passes 'fit and proper' test

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:39
Dave King is free to take up the chairman's role at Rangers after being passed "fit and proper" by the Scottish FA.

Next is hit with £22.4m tax bill

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:34
High Street retailer Next has been hit with a £22.4m tax bill after a court found it diverted profits made in the UK offshore to avoid paying tax.

George Galloway referred to police

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:28
A complaint against former Respect MP George Galloway over his use of parliamentary funds has been referred to the police, the parliamentary standards watchdog has confirmed.

Date set for Clinton email release

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:23
The US State Department says it expects to release emails from Hillary Clinton's private server in January - just two weeks before the Iowa caucus.

BBC devotes all day to FA Cup final

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:20
The BBC announces it will devote an entire day of programming to the 2015 FA Cup final across TV, radio and online.

The angry harassment retort that hit home

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:15
Woman hailed after robust retort to online harassment

VIDEO: Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:08
Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Help to Buy scheme almost full

Tue, 2015-05-19 06:48
The Scottish government says its Help to Buy scheme is almost fully subscribed - less than two months into this year's round of funding.

Froch needs Vegas fight - Hatton

Tue, 2015-05-19 06:38
Carl Froch would regret retiring from boxing without fighting in Las Vegas, says fellow former world champion Ricky Hatton.

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