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Kiwi waves slam California coast

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:13
A storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away.

NI Leaders' Debate begins in Belfast

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:10
Northern Ireland's five biggest parties are taking part in a BBC TV election debate on the penultimate day of the general election campaign.

UKIP man sorry over 'appalling' slurs

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:07
A UKIP parliamentary candidate "apologises unreservedly" for posting offensive "sexist and violent" comments about a female journalist.

Horror in Nepal's 'worst-hit' village

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:07
The Nepalese village all but wiped out by the earthquake

US man caught 50 years after escape

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:00
A convicted killer who escaped from a prison camp has been arrested in Florida after more than 50 years on the run.

VIDEO: What matters to rural voters?

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:58
Voters in rural areas could have a significant impact on who forms the next Westminster government.

Vonn break-up 'brutal' for Woods

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:32
Tiger Woods says the end of his relationship with US Olympic skiing champion Lindsay Vonn has been "brutal".

Mourinho close to new Chelsea deal

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:17
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is close to agreeing a new contract after winning a third Premier League title with the club.

Feathery fossils re-date early birds

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:17
Scientists in China report a new fossil species: the oldest member yet of the evolutionary branch that produced modern birds.

McDonald's faces €1bn EU tax probe

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:07
US fast-food giant McDonald's could be facing a European Commission (EU) investigation into its tax affairs over an alleged €1bn of unpaid tax.

Two SNP members suspended after demo

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:00
The SNP suspends two party members following scuffles at rally held by Scottish Labour leader and comedian Eddie Izzard in Glasgow.

Coloccini writes open letter to fans

Tue, 2015-05-05 09:55
Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini writes an open letter to fans apologising for the club's poor run of form.

Pacquiao accused of dishonesty

Tue, 2015-05-05 09:55
Manny Pacquiao "wasn't honest" about an injury before his loss to Floyd Mayweather, says the Nevada Athletic Commission.

VIDEO: Migrants scramble to safety

Tue, 2015-05-05 09:45
Footage has emerged of migrants on a sinking dinghy desperately trying to reach safety off the coast of Sicily.

PSNI step up patrols and checkpoints

Tue, 2015-05-05 09:21
There will be more checkpoints and patrols by police in Northern Ireland to counter a "severe" dissident republican threat.

Mental health spending cuts forecast

Tue, 2015-05-05 08:56
Mental health trusts in England are forecasting significant cuts to their funding over the next four years, figures seen by the BBC suggest.

Dozens injured in M1 coach crash

Tue, 2015-05-05 08:50
Dozens of people are taken to hospital following a coach crash on the M1 in Derbyshire.

Gambaccini to write bail memoir

Tue, 2015-05-05 08:48
Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini says he has written a memoir about the 12 months he spent on bail, before being told he would not face charges over historic sex offences.

Pavey to miss Worlds in Beijing

Tue, 2015-05-05 08:47
Jo Pavey will miss the World Championships in Beijing this August to aid her preparation for the 2016 Olympics.

Mass grave found on Venezuela border

Tue, 2015-05-05 08:40
A mass grave containing seven bodies has been found on the border between Venezuela and Colombia, according to officials.