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Migrants' deportation halted in SA

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:47
South Africa's high court temporarily prevents the deportation of undocumented migrants arrested in raids following the xenophobic violence.

What happens to those trying to help?

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:42
What happens to those trying to help in Nepal?

UKIP MP in row after rejecting cash

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:39
A row has erupted between senior UKIP figures and the party's only MP Douglas Carswell over £650,000 in public money they are entitled to receive.

GP out-of-hours service 'not safe'

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:33
The GP out-of-hours service in north Wales is understaffed and has a number of management issues, according to a critical report seen by BBC Wales.

Apology note from bird bath thief

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:17
A thief who stole a bird bath from a garden in Newcastle returns to the scene to leave an apology note.

US Christians 'decline sharply'

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:11
The number of Americans who identify as Christian has fallen nearly eight percentage points in only seven years, according to a new survey.

Murray confirms he will play in Rome

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:03
Andy Murray confirms he will play at this week's Italian Open, after winning back-to-back clay titles in Munich and Madrid.

Tehran's Evin prison may become park

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:57
The mayor of Tehran hopes to transform the notorious Evin prison in Iran's capital into a public park, after receiving the judiciary's approval.

US nurse marks 90th birthday on job

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:50
Florence 'SeeSee' started working at Tacoma General Hospital in Washington state in 1946 and has not stopped.

EU helicopter crashes in Kosovo

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:47
One person is injured when an EU helicopter crashes at Pristina international airport in Kosovo.

Greece desperation sets in as talks struggle on

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:45
Greece has completed its latest repayment to the IMF, but even that news has a twist in the tail, says the BBC's Chris Morris in Athens.

Hawking to appear at Glastonbury

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:40
Professor Stephen Hawking is to make an appearance at this year's Glastonbury Festival, in the Kidz Field.

VIDEO: Live: John Kerry news briefing

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:28
US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a news briefing during his visit to Russia.

Human genes 'change with seasons'

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:23
The seasons appear to have a profound effect on how human genes work, according to scientists.

SNP to chair two Commons committees

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:23
The SNP will be given control of two House of Commons select committees, the BBC understands.

Paralysed marine sues MoD for £8m

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:21
A Royal Marine left paralysed after diving into shallow waters in a Canary Islands accident is suing the military for £8m.

Smoke from fire billows across M25

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:10
Smoke from a fire in an industrial yard blows across the M25, affecting the visibility of drivers on the motorway.

Rights Act pledge 'breaches NI deal'

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:04
The new UK government's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act would be "flagrant breach" of the Good Friday Agreement, a human rights organisation says.

Man who doused ex in petrol jailed

Tue, 2015-05-12 06:55
A man who doused his ex-girlfriend in petrol and threatened to set light to her is jailed.

Obama chooses Chicago for library

Tue, 2015-05-12 06:54
President Obama's foundation makes it official: library and presidential center will be on Chicago's South Side.

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