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Narendra Modi sworn in as Indian PM

Mon, 2014-05-26 08:00
Narendra Modi is sworn in as India's new prime minister in a ceremony attended by his counterpart from rival Pakistan.

Media apology to ISI over Mir claim

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:38
Pakistan's Jang media group apologises to the country's feared ISI intelligence agency for its coverage of the shooting of journalist Hamid Mir.

NI21 leader McCrea in legal action

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:37
The leader of NI21, Basil McCrea, has said he is taking legal action but has refused to give any details.

Pfizer drops its AstraZeneca bid

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:36
US firm Pfizer abandons its £55 a share, £69bn bid for UK drugs company AstraZeneca, after failing to get the British company to agree.

VIDEO: Down the pub with victorious Farage

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:34
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has again ruled out a coalition of Euro-sceptic parties, following elections to the European Parliament.

Libyan critic of militias killed

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:31
Prominent Libyan journalist Meftah Buzeid, known for his fierce criticism of Islamist militias, is shot dead in the city of Benghazi.

Gunman's parents 'raced to stop him'

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:22
The parents of Elliot Rodger who killed six students in California tried to stop him after getting details of his plans just before the attack, says a family friend.

VIDEO: Senator takes 'bomb' into parliament

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:59
Australian senator Bill Heffernan smuggles a fake pipe-bomb into Parliament House in Canberra to highlight his concerns over security.

Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:47
Eurosceptic and far-right parties seize ground in elections to the European parliament, in what France's PM calls a "political earthquake".

Wales 'as Eurosceptic as rest of UK'

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:47
The result of the European election proves Wales is as Eurosceptic as the rest of Britain, UKIP's Welsh MEP says after his party is narrowly beaten into second place in Wales by Labour.

Boss Rodgers signs new Liverpool deal

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:33
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers signs a new long-term contract with the Premier League runners-up.

Cheese race champ dislikes cheese

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:28
Thousands gather for Gloucestershire's cheese-rolling races but the winner ''doesn't really like cheese".

VIDEO: Fight for control of Donetsk airport

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:17
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from near Donetsk airport where rebels seem to be grouping together to seize control of the airport itself.

VIDEO: Farage 'extremely grateful' to Clegg

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:02
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has given a speech at a hotel in London in which he thanked Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg for allowing him the opportunity "to put the argument why this country would be better off outside political union".

Deadly train crash in north India

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:51
At least 20 people are feared killed as a passenger train derails and hits a stationary goods train in India's Uttar Pradesh state, officials say.

Egypt election: BBC reporters at the scene

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:49
BBC reporters across Egypt assess the unfolding election

Colombia's election goes to run-off

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:48
Colombia's incumbent President Juan Manuel Santos will face his main rival Oscar Ivan Zuluaga in a run-off presidential vote on 15 June.

VIDEO: Clegg: 'I'm not going to walk away'

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:42
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says he will not resign following his party's worst European election result for 25 years.

Woman dies after being hit by lorry

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:28
A woman died after being hit by a lorry in an Aberdeen street, police have said.

VIDEO: 'Electric' atmosphere as Modi sworn in

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:26
Narendra Modi has been sworn in as India's new prime minister in a ceremony in the forecourt of the presidential palace in Delhi.
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