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GAA fund has brought 60 bodies home

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:22
A fund set up by members of the GAA in Newry, County Down, 19 months ago says it has helped to repatriate the bodies of 60 people who died abroad back to the island of Ireland.

Deadly bombs at Nigeria bus stations

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:06
At least 15 people are killed in bomb attacks in two bus stations in northern Nigeria, witness say, as the wave of violence from Boko Haram continues.

Net neutrality rules passed by FCC

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:01
The Federal Communications Commission has voted in favour of tougher internet regulation, upholding principle of net neutrality

China in temporary ivory import ban

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:00
China imposes a one-year ban on the import of ivory, amid criticism that demand among Chinese consumers is fuelling poaching in Africa.

Litvinenko inquiry shown CCTV footage

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:50
CCTV footage of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko before he is said to have been given a fatal dose of poison is shown at an inquiry into his death.

McLaren's testing troubles continue

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:49
Jenson Button manages just seven laps as car problems dog McLaren on the first day of the final pre-season test.

Man 'belly bounced' elderly woman

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:47
A Belfast man is convicted of assaulting an elderly neighbour by using his belly to "bounce" her away from his home.

Argentine president case dismissed

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:18
A federal judge in Argentina dismisses accusations that President Cristina Fernandez had covered up alleged Iranian involvement in 1994 a bomb attack.

Hockney art inspired by fly-tipping

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:00
Artist David Hockney creates a new artwork after learning the landscape that inspired a recent painting has been blighted by fly-tipping.

Charity boss jailed for Kenya abuse

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:37
A UK charity boss who abused Kenyan street children he lured to his home is jailed for more than 17 years.

'Vandals' cut off Arizona internet

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:37
Police in Arizona are investigating a data cut that disrupted internet and telephone service across northern Arizona for much of Wednesday.

Female driver Jorda joins Lotus team

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:22
Spaniard Carmen Jorda becomes the second woman to join a Formula 1 team in a back-up role after signing up with Lotus.

Coutts' Swiss bank in tax probe

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:14
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.

Devon councillor 'lives in France'

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:06
A Devon councillor who moved to live across the English Channel in France faces calls to resign.

Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues'

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:55
A video released by the Islamic State group shows the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.

Donuts sorry for Liverpool tweet

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:50
One of Liverpool FC's sponsors apologises after tweeting a version of the club's badge replacing the Hillsborough eternal flames with coffee cups.

Rob Ford 'memorabilia' up for auction

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:39
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put several personal items up for auction, including the tie he wore while confessing to smoking crack cocaine.

Window cleaner guilty of OAP robbery

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:38
A window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is found guilty of robbery.

VIDEO: Madonna and other famous fallers

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:21
Madonna is not the only famous name to take a tumble - she is joined by Naomi Campbell, Jennifer Lawrence, Neil Kinnock, Bob Dole, Robert Mugabe and Zola Budd.

Netanyahu invitation riles Obama

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:08
Congress's invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu may rile the Obama administration but the two countries have fallen out before, the BBC's Kevin Connolly writes.

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