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Menezes family in European court plea

Tue, 2015-06-09 17:58
The family of a Brazilian man shot dead by police who thought he was a suicide bomber are bringing their legal battle to the European Court of Human Rights.

Dog mess fines 'down by almost 20%'

Tue, 2015-06-09 17:39
The number of people fined for failing to pick up their dog's poo fell by almost 20% last year, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.

VIDEO: What is Mers? - in 60 seconds

Tue, 2015-06-09 17:04
An outbreak of a new respiratory illness has hit South Korea - but what is the virus and should we be concerned?

Will anyone help the Rohingya?

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:45
Who will help the Rohingya people, long denied citizenship and freedom of movement by the government of Myanmar?

Inquest due on missing Amber's death

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:38
An inquest is due to be opened into the death of 13-year-old Amber Peat, whose body was found three days after she went missing.

Nigeria in pictures: The firemen of Lagos

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:29
It is not uncommon for fuel tankers to explode in Nigeria's main city, Lagos. Photographer Akintunde Akinleye captures the moment firemen turn up.

Happiest Scots are female pensioners

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:25
The happiest people in Scotland are women aged over 65 who live in the Highlands, according to a report.

Politics role in classroom 'crucial'

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:24
Schools should discuss political issues in the classroom in order to get more young people to engage with politics, according to a study.

Radical action on housing called for

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:23
Scottish government should take radical action and increase the number of new homes built to 23,000 a year, says report.

Tobacco levy 'to help quitters' urged

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:21
A levy on the tobacco industry is needed to help fund anti-smoking measures, health campaigners say.

TTIP talks: Food fights block EU–US trade deal

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:17
Different farming methods in the EU and US pose huge difficulties for trade deal negotiators, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Egyptian doctors post photos of grim hospital conditions

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:11
Droppings, cats, and other problems Egyptian doctors say they face

VIDEO: The things women don't talk about

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:07
The Brazilian who speaks frankly about things other women don't

Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

Tue, 2015-06-09 16:05
Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

The children taken from home for a social experiment

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:55
The children taken from home for a social experiment

VIDEO: Anything Rodriguez can do...

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:43
Almost a year after Colombia's James Rodriguez scored the goal of the 2014 World Cup, his compatriot Daniela Montoya stakes her claim for the same prize at the Women's World Cup.

VIDEO: The Calais 'shantytown' home to 3,000

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:38
In Calais migrants seeking to reach the UK have reached the French port from camps in Italy and Greece.

VIDEO: Life after solitary confinement

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:26
After being released from solitary confinement, many prisoners find it hard to adjust to life outside of prison

TV signals tested as radar alternative

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:22
Research carried out by the National Air Traffic Services (Nats) and partners suggests that TV signals are as useful for tracking aircraft as traditional radar.

VIDEO: Warning over Indonesian volcano

Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
People living close to Mount Sinabung in Indonesia are told to move out of their homes as fears grow that the volcano could soon erupt.

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