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Eurozone economic growth 'to rise'

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:59
Eurozone economic growth will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, according to the European Commission's latest quarterly forecast.

John Kerry in brief visit to Mogadishu

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:59
John Kerry becomes the first US secretary of state to visit the Somali capital Mogadishu, which is recovering from years of conflict

Surge in Brazil dengue fever cases

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:49
Brazil registers nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever with nine states experiencing an epidemic, officials say.

VIDEO: Trekkers escape house as quake hits

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:33
An American trekker in a Nepalese village records the moment people flee from a building as the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits.

Polanski given top Polish film award

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:27
Director Roman Polanski is given one of Poland's top film awards in Krakow, where he also faces a US request to extradite him over rape charges dating back to 1977.

Clegg : EU not a red line for us

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:23
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says he is not in principle opposed to an EU referendum, as other priorities like the NHS would be more important in any post-election deal.

Man shot dead in Belfast

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:21
A man is shot dead in the Markets area near Belfast city centre.

Man jailed for 'hit-and-run' killing

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:18
A man who admitted killing an 11-year-old girl in a hit-and-run in Glasgow is jailed for 12 years and three months.

HSBC move decision 'in months'

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:08
HSBC says it will make its decision whether to move its headquarters out of the UK within months rather than years.

World alert over danger 'diet drug'

Tue, 2015-05-05 01:01
A global alert is issued by Interpol over the "serious and imminent threat" of online diet pills which claimed the life of a Shropshire woman.

VIDEO: Live: Ed Miliband rally

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:51
Labour leader Ed Miliband is speaking at an event in Bedfordshire.

Cookey milestone 'will mean so much'

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:50
Pamela Cookey says it will be an honour to receive her 100th England cap during the Test series against Trinidad and Tobago.

VIDEO: Koala strays into Australian hospital

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:47
Security cameras at a hospital in Australia capture footage of a koala entering its emergency department.

How vulnerable would new UK government be to Grexit?

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:34
The first job of a new Chancellor of the Exchequer may be to witness Greece saying its goodbyes to the euro.

IS claims US Prophet cartoon attack

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:28
Islamic State group says it was behind attack on Dallas Prophet Muhammad cartoon event in which two gunmen died.

Big whales have stretchy nerves

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:26
Scientists discover one of the secrets of how the world’s biggest whales engulf their own weight in water and food: the nerves in their big jaws are incredibly stretchy.

Burundi judge 'flees death threats'

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:18
One of Burundi's most senior judges, who was expected to decide on the legality of the president's third-term bid, reportedly leaves the country.

Plans submitted for BBC Wales HQ

Tue, 2015-05-05 00:04
A planning application for up to 400 homes on the site of BBC Wales' Cardiff headquarters is submitted to the city council.

Voters' trust remains elusive in final days

Mon, 2015-05-04 23:57
The main parties are struggling to gain a decisive advantage as the final week of the campaign begins, says Gavin Hewitt.

UBS in 'advanced' forex probe talks

Mon, 2015-05-04 23:49
UBS says it is in "advanced talks" with the US Department of Justice to settle allegations that it attempted to rig foreign exchange markets.