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Efforts to refloat grounded ship

Sun, 2015-03-08 03:08
Efforts are being made to refloat a 91m cargo ship which ran aground at Corpach on the west coast of Scotland.

VIDEO: Mosque lifts lid on domestic violence

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:47
An East London mosque is working with the police to raise awareness and provide support for victims of domestic violence.

FA investigating pitch invasion

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:45
The FA is investigating the pitch invasion by Aston Villa fans after their side's home FA Cup win over West Brom.

China trade surplus hits new record

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:32
China's monthly trade surplus hit a record $60.6bn (£40.3bn) in February, as exports grew and imports slid back.

Woman arrested over city stabbing

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:31
A 27-year-old woman is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man is stabbed in Newry.

VIDEO: Michael Sheen 'beyond party politics'

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:14
Welsh actor Michael Sheen speaks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about what he believes has caused ''massive inequality'' in the UK.

CCTV image released in rape probe

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:06
Police investigating the rape of a woman in Newcastle release an image of a man they would like to trace.

Landslip and flooding closes roads

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:47
A landslip closes a road in the Highlands and several routes are affected by flooding after heavy rains swept over parts of Scotland.

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:29
A motorcyclist is seriously injured after being thrown from his bike in a crash in Swansea.

50 mlynedd ers Rhyfel Fietnam

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:26
War through the eyes of a Welshman

How the political spectrum is widening for women in Scotland

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:20
The recent independence referendum has added impetus to the push for the voice of women to be given equal weight in Scottish politics.

Park claims Women's Champions title

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:09
South Korea's Inbee Park holds off world number one Lydia Ko and American Stacy Lewis to win the HSBC Women's Champions title.

'Sexist' Indonesian firm says sorry

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:00
An Indonesian sports wear manufacturer apologises for a label that says: 'Give this to a woman to wash, it's her job.'

New powers could help promote women

Sat, 2015-03-07 23:33
New law-making powers for Wales could be used to get more women in roles in public life, a senior Welsh government minister says.

VIDEO: A female taxi driver... in Afghanistan

Sat, 2015-03-07 23:28
Afghanistan is one of the most challenging places in the world to be a woman and despite some improvements in recent years, many still struggle to find work.

Inquiry after four killed in crash

Sat, 2015-03-07 23:21
Investigations are continuing into a crash in Powys which left three teenagers and a 68-year-old woman dead, and three others seriously hurt.

Sunday's gossip column

Sat, 2015-03-07 23:09
Manchester United ready to sell Angel Di Maria, Milner tipped for Italian move, Man City want Wilshere, plus more.

This Girl Can Too - & that means you

Sat, 2015-03-07 22:18
BBC presenters, past and present, pay homage to the This Girl Can campaign to get more women active with a new video.

Labour 'would put debates into law'

Sat, 2015-03-07 21:12
A future Labour government would legislate to ensure TV debates became a permanent feature of general election campaigns, Ed Miliband says.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera journalists back in court

Sat, 2015-03-07 21:01
An Egyptian court is to resume the trial of two journalists facing charges of joining a terrorist organisation and spreading false news.