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VIDEO: Johannesburg CCTV beginning to deliver

Sat, 2015-05-09 20:50
CCTV cameras that were installed in Johannesburg many years ago are beginning to show some positive results.

Poland votes in presidential poll

Sat, 2015-05-09 20:05
Poland votes for a new head of state, with President Bronislaw Komorowski hoping to win a second term in office.

Raul Castro to visit Pope Francis

Sat, 2015-05-09 19:26
Cuban President Raul Castro will be received in private audience by Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity protest in London

Sat, 2015-05-09 18:15
Seventeen people arrested at an anti-austerity rally outside Downing Street.

Queen to attend VE Day abbey service

Sat, 2015-05-09 17:20
The Queen is to attend a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day - the end of World War Two in Europe.

Bafta calls up Good Wife's Kalinda

Sat, 2015-05-09 16:29
The Good Wife's Archie Panjabi on Baftas and her next move

Echo-location 'needs two good ears'

Sat, 2015-05-09 16:25
Some people use echoes to determine the position of objects, the way bats and dolphins do, suggests research from the University of Southampton.

Cuba gay pride calls for equality

Sat, 2015-05-09 16:08
More than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Cubans march through the streets of Havana to call for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

PM and Labour face election fallout

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:53
The fallout from the election provides a focus, with stories about Tony Blair's advice for Labour, SNP and backbench demands on David Cameron, and an anti-austerity protest in Westminster.

VIDEO: Young Dancer winner steps up

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:34
The winner of the first BBC Young Dancer 2015 competition has been announced.

Human Centipede III - the most abhorrent film ever?

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:29
What drives a man to make the 'most abhorrent film possible'?

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:21
Rihanna's meme-inducing gown - and more trends of the week

The hitchhiking snakes of the Caribbean

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:19
The hitchhiking snakes that sneak under the bonnet

My Day: Aceh Tsunami Museum guide

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:16
Turning disaster into preparation

Inside the world of Ghana's internet fraudsters

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:11
The men from Ghana who pretend to be women online

Colombia to ban coca herbicide

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:07
Colombia to halt use of controversial herbicide glyphosate in a US-sponsored coca eradication programmes because of health concerns.

Gove moves to justice in reshuffle

Sat, 2015-05-09 13:49
David Cameron is set to make Michael Gove the justice secretary and Chris Grayling leader of the Commons in his new Conservative government.

VIDEO: Moscow: Fireworks at V Day celebrations

Sat, 2015-05-09 13:44
Moscow celebrates the World War Two victory anniversary with a grand concert and fireworks in the evening.

Former Turkish President Evren dies

Sat, 2015-05-09 13:37
General Kenan Evren, the leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and then president of the country, has died at the age of 97.

Whitehall protest police arrest 17

Sat, 2015-05-09 13:29
Seventeen people have been arrested in an unplanned protest outside Downing Street following the Conservatives' election victory, the Met police say.