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VIDEO: Who is India's leader Narendra Modi?

Thu, 2014-05-15 23:27
India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP

Placenta firm ban over 'health risk'

Thu, 2014-05-15 23:26
A company must stop processing raw placentas for new mothers to eat, a court rules.

VIDEO: How stressful is the school run?

Thu, 2014-05-15 23:15
New research suggests that some parents find the school run more stressful than a full-time job.

India's BJP scores a historic win

Thu, 2014-05-15 22:48
BJP has risen like a phoenix, says Soutik Biswas

Sponsor of school academies to fold

Thu, 2014-05-15 22:48
The sponsor behind six school academies in Devon, Gloucestershire and East Sussex announces it is folding.

VIDEO: Congress admits India poll defeat

Thu, 2014-05-15 22:48
India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP.

China drilling to go on despite riot

Thu, 2014-05-15 22:46
China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam.

Wiggins retains California lead

Thu, 2014-05-15 22:11
Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins maintains his lead of 28 seconds in the Tour of California with three stages remaining.

VIDEO: 'Apocalyptic' scenes as wildfires rage

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:52
Firefighters beat back parts of the nine blazes raging in southern California, but a flare-up of a wildfire in San Marcos has forced new evacuations.

VIDEO: UK tourists evacuated from Kenya

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:46
British tourists are being evacuated from Kenya by tour operators Thomson and First Choice following a terrorism warning from the Foreign Office.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Battiston knocked out

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:29
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

BJP leads in India election vote

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:24
India's main opposition BJP is making hefty gains over the ruling Congress party as votes cast during a mammoth general election are counted.

Survey reveals teenage self-harming

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:16
One in ten 16-year-olds in Northern Ireland who took part in a new study say they have considered self-harming or taking an overdose.

Funeral for air crash serviceman

Thu, 2014-05-15 21:15
The funeral takes place for one of two Welsh soldiers killed in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan.

Science under scrutiny - the front pages

Thu, 2014-05-15 20:30
Some papers examine claims over the publication of research on climate change and statins, while others wonder if Prince Harry is buying a pub.

VIDEO: Bangladesh ferry capsizes in storm

Thu, 2014-05-15 20:14
A ferry carrying at least 200 people capsizes on a river during a storm in Bangladesh; a number of bodies have been recovered, police say.

VIDEO: Brazil hit by anti-World Cup rallies

Thu, 2014-05-15 20:10
Brazilian riot police in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro fire tear gas to break up protests against the cost of hosting the football World Cup.

UK fossil fuels 'gone in five years'

Thu, 2014-05-15 20:01
The UK's proven reserves of oil, coal and gas will run out in little more than five years, a report looking at energy resources warns.

VIDEO: 7,900-bed property to let, south London

Thu, 2014-05-15 18:47
Stephen Smith reports for Newsnight on London's disused World War Two deep-level air-raid shelters, including one that is available to rent.

'Jail for a day' think tank call

Thu, 2014-05-15 18:42
Offenders who breach a community sentence should be sent to jail "for a day or two", says a think tank created by Iain Duncan Smith.
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