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Lib Dems results 'very disappointing'

Thu, 2015-05-07 18:39
Liberal Democrat results are "clearly very disappointing", a spokesman says as election forecasts predict the party could lose 47 seats.

Canada releases ex-Guantanamo inmate

Thu, 2015-05-07 18:37
A Canadian court releases on bail an ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee after refusing a final effort by the government to keep him imprisoned.

VIDEO: SNP gains 'could break swingometer'

Thu, 2015-05-07 18:27
A huge number of votes for the Scottish Nationalists over Labour leads to some historic voting swings in formerly solid Labour constituencies.

US to investigate Baltimore police

Thu, 2015-05-07 18:16
The US justice department is to investigate Baltimore's police for routine bias or excessive force after the death of Freddie Gray, US media say.

VIDEO: Douglas Alexander loses seat

Thu, 2015-05-07 17:55
Labour's Douglas Alexander loses his seat to SNP's Mhairi Black, a 20-year-old politics student at Glasgow University.

VIDEO: Tories win first key battleground

Thu, 2015-05-07 17:50
The Conservative Party have increased their majority of the vote in the marginal constituency of Nuneaton.

SNP on course for Scottish landslide

Thu, 2015-05-07 17:38
The SNP wins its first seats as the party appears to be on course for a landslide general election victory in Scotland.

VIDEO: Sturgeon: 'Very good night for the SNP'

Thu, 2015-05-07 17:30
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says the indications are that it will be "a very very good night for the SNP".

Finding work with Down's syndrome

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:37
The struggle to find work with Down's syndrome

Why China's slowdown matters

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:32
China's economy is slowing - what is causing this and why is it significant?

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:28
Where in Europe are people getting thinner?

The people who think they are made of glass

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:28
The people who are convinced they are made of glass

The last British Dambuster

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:25
The story of the last British Dambuster

Quake leaves 'million out of school'

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:11
Unicef says a million children will not be able to return to school in the wake the Nepal earthquake unless urgent action is taken.

Malaria 'viral' vaccine early promise

Thu, 2015-05-07 16:05
Trials of a malaria vaccine that targets the most dangerous variety of parasite that causes the disease show some positive early results in adults.

Election reaction as polls close

Thu, 2015-05-07 15:48
The front pages focus on the general election as the polls close, with the widespread feeling that it has been a good day for David Cameron and his Conservative party.

Can Nepal's economy be rebuilt?

Thu, 2015-05-07 15:47
Nepal's government estimates that last month's earthquake could ultimately cost the country $10bn (£6.5bn) - half the value of the country's annual economic output.

Russia boosts military might despite sanctions

Thu, 2015-05-07 15:42
Russia wants the world to admire its military - but weaknesses remain despite modernisation, the BBC's Jonathan Marcus writes.

Life in a Colombia village threatened by landmines

Thu, 2015-05-07 15:29
The Colombian village where landmines are a daily threat

Devoted followers of fashion

Thu, 2015-05-07 15:22
The place where priests go for gadgets and designer gear