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Putin urges end to political murders

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Economy grows despite oil price drop

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:22
The Scottish economy will continue to pick up pace, despite the impact for the oil and gas industry of the lower oil price.

Tanzanians die in heavy floods

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:15
Flooding in north-western Tanzania has killed at least 38 people and left hundreds of others homeless, police tell the BBC.

'Blame fans' Hillsborough police told

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:15
An ex-police inspector tells the Hillsborough inquest officers were told to put the blame for the disaster on "drunken Liverpool supporters".

Cyclist escorted off M1 motorway

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:13
A cyclist is escorted off the M1 in Hertfordshire and given "words of advice" by police.

Man proposes with 8-tonne digger

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:10
A romantic road worker uses an eight-tonne digger to pop the question by writing his proposal with the heavy metal grab.

Court backs UK in euro trading case

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:55
The UK has won a court ruling against the European Central Bank which could have forced British firms handling large euro transactions to be based in the eurozone.

Boston Marathon bomb trial to begin

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:51
The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago, opens in the city shortly after exhaustive jury selection.

The man protecting China's elephants

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:50
The man protecting the home of China's wild elephants

Australia hit World Cup record score

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:37
Australia record the highest Cricket World Cup score in history, posting 417-6 against Afghanistan to beat India's 413-5.

'Plebgate' Pc accepts libel damages

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:36
Police officer at centre of "plebgate" scandal accepts £80,000 in damages from MP Andrew Mitchell

Scottish Power hit with sales ban

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:27
Energy supplier Scottish Power accepts a 12-day sales ban after failing to meet Ofgem's customer service targets, the watchdog says.

VIDEO: Plane left nose-down on Nepal runway

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:25
A group of airline passengers in Nepal had a lucky escape after their plane skidded off a runway in dense fog.

France 'breaks EU smacking treaty'

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:19
Europe's top human rights watchdog criticises France for failing to explicitly ban smacking children, saying its laws are "not sufficiently clear".

VIDEO: MPs' warning over Kew Gardens cuts

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:13
The government's financial management of London's Kew Gardens is "a recipe for failure", MPs warn.

Your pictures: Adventure

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:07
Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure

New wave of Paris drone alerts

Wed, 2015-03-04 00:41
Ten more drones are spotted flying over Paris and reports say police are searching for four men after a chase in the east of the city.

In pictures: Chile volcano eruption

Wed, 2015-03-04 00:35
Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted

WW2 'Japan battleship wreck found'

Wed, 2015-03-04 00:33
US billionaire Paul Allen announces he has discovered the famous WW2 Japanese battleship, Musashi, more than 70 years after it was sunk.

VIDEO: 'No regret' from Delhi rapist

Wed, 2015-03-04 00:30
Film maker Leslee Udwin tells a news conference that one of the Delhi gang rapists, Mukesh Singh, showed ''no regret, for one second'' for his actions.