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Namibia president wins $5m award

Mon, 2015-03-02 01:14
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.

Images of bus sex attacks suspect

Mon, 2015-03-02 01:09
Police release CCTV images of a man they want to trace in relation to a series of sex attacks on Glasgow buses.

Will Smith film topples Fifty Shades

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:58
Will Smith's crime caper Focus debuts at number one on the North American box office chart, knocking Fifty Shades of Grey off the top spot.

VIDEO: Baby orangutans need new mum

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:47
Staff are hoping two Sumatran orangutans will find new mothers at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.

Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:42
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says.

Samsung tries to get an edge on its rivals

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:37
Samsung's good looking new smartphone should restore some of its lost confidence.

Crimewatch appeal over gold medal

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:33
The theft of a Commonwealth Games gold medal belonging to athlete Kelly Sotherton is set to feature on BBC's Crimewatch.

Nursery child 'left in woodland'

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:30
A young child was left behind in woodland by nursery school staff at the end of a walk, the BBC understands.

Snow warning for parts of Wales

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:28
A yellow 'be aware' weather warning is issued for parts of Wales with the risk of snow over higher ground across Wales.

NIE: 2,000 homes without power

Mon, 2015-03-02 00:18
Two thousand homes in Cullybackey, County Antrim, are without power, according to Northern Ireland Electricity.

Reduced BBC bad for UK - Tony Hall

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:59
A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall will warn in a speech.

GP shortages put pressure on doctors

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:41
Where have all the GPs gone?

UK house prices fall in February

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:38
UK house prices dropped in February for the first time in five months, according to Nationwide.

'Nothing has changed on Pietersen'

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:23
The ECB says "nothing has changed" with its stance on Kevin Pietersen returning to the England side in future.

Jeremy Guscott's Six Nations review

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:19
Jeremy Guscott on Ireland's tactics, Wales' title hopes and England's indiscipline, plus his try, player and team of the week.

Sony and Microsoft focus on price

Sun, 2015-03-01 23:02
Sony and Microsoft reveal mid-range smartphones with features previously reserved for their top handsets at Mobile World Congress.

VIDEO: How tidal lagoon power plants work

Sun, 2015-03-01 22:57
The BBC's Roger Harrabin has been to the site of one of six tidal lagoons planned in the UK to see how it would work.

What next for the grammar school?

Sun, 2015-03-01 22:53
How Kent is finding itself the focus of the debate on grammar schools.

VIDEO: Prince William welcomed in China

Sun, 2015-03-01 22:46
The Duke of Cambridge has met Chinese President Xi Jinping, as the prince begins the highest-profile UK royal visit to China in nearly 30 years.

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