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Davison investigation 'challenging'

Mon, 2015-05-11 21:18
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of former senior IRA man Gerard 'Jock' Davison describes the inquiry as "very challenging".

Business in EU referendum warning

Mon, 2015-05-11 21:16
Plans to hold a referendum on EU membership are unhelpful for businesses in Wales and could lead to reduced investment, according to an industry body.

AMs back plan for nurse numbers law

Mon, 2015-05-11 21:14
Plans for a law to ensure Welsh hospitals have enough nurses on duty at all times are backed by AMs.

Strokes 'double in men aged 40-54'

Mon, 2015-05-11 21:10
The Stroke Association says the number of strokes suffered by men in Northern Ireland aged between 40 and 54 has more than doubled over the last 12 years.

Eurostar's artillery shell problem

Mon, 2015-05-11 19:55
Eurostar's problem with collectors of old artillery

VIDEO: Record Picasso auction highlights

Mon, 2015-05-11 18:11
Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie's in New York.

Asian shares mixed on Greece talks

Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
Asian shares trade mixed after a lacklustre lead from Wall Street as confidence was dampened by uncertainty over Greece's debt deal.

In pictures: Dennis Dinneen Archive

Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
An exhibition of pictures by the Irish photographer

Funeral for cancer death presenter

Mon, 2015-05-11 17:11
The funeral of BBC Radio Derby presenter Colin Bloomfield, who died of cancer aged 33, is due to take place later.

Kerry to hold key talks in Russia

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:54
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks in Russia - on his first visit to the country since the start of the Ukraine crisis in early 2014.

Cannes 2015: Ones to watch

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:30
Films to watch out for in Cannes festival

Iran hardliners cling to death penalty

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:20
Hopes that President Rouhani would oversee a fall in the number of executions in Iran have been dashed, says Rana Rahimpour.

Mixed success for Saudi military operation

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:17
Michael Stephens, head of Royal United Services Institute in Qatar assesses Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen.

VIDEO: The kidnapping 'experiment' that's been watched millions of times

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:09
Would your child go off with a stranger?

VIDEO: Why were the election polls so wrong?

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:07
Newsnight looks at why published polls ahead of the general election proved to be a bad prediction of the results.

Six questions on Ukraine's ceasefire

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:01
The BBC's Tom Burridge has spent the past month in eastern Ukraine. Here is his snapshot assessment of the latest situation on the ground.

VIDEO: Rebuilding a village that lost everything

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Some in Nepal are starting to rebuilding their lives, but Jhalak Bahadur's family lost everything.

Picasso work smashes auction record

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Picasso's Women of Algiers becomes the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m at Christie's in New York.

Strokes 'rising among younger people'

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:52
There has been an "alarming" rise in the number of working-age men and women in England having strokes in recent years, a charity warns.

Colombia crackdown on illegal mines

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:45
Colombia's armed forces arrest 59 people in a major crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest financing Farc guerrillas.