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Police invest to tackle cyber-crime

Wed, 2015-05-06 15:09
Police Scotland has announced a new investment to tackle the growth in cyber-crime.

Voters in Scotland go to the polls

Wed, 2015-05-06 15:07
People across Scotland will be casting their votes in the UK general election, with 59 Scottish seats up for grabs.

VIDEO: How much is the sea worth?

Wed, 2015-05-06 15:05
As the WWF releases a report on the economic value of the world's oceans, BBC News looks at their findings, and the value of auditing nature.

VIDEO: The babies of Nepal's earthquake

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:57
Hundreds of babies have been born in Nepal since the earthquake there that killed 7000. BBC News met two of them.

Food Photographer of the Year 2015

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:56
What was the best food photograph of the year?

UK goes to polls in general election

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:56
Millions of people are set to cast their votes in the UK general election with council seats across England also up for grabs.

VIDEO: The migrant who lost it all at sea

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:52
Kingsley a Nigerian man with an Environmental Science degree took a harrowing boat journey to reach Greece from Turkey, but lost his passport, clothes and money at sea.

Polling day papers

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:39
As voters go to the polls, the BBC will provide a round-up of some of the non-political stories making the papers, in line with broadcasting rules for election day.

'Rogue police force' uncovered in US

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:49
Three members of the so-called Masonic Fraternal Police Department are charged with impersonating law enforcement officers in California.

Microbe is relative of complex life

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:45
A newly discovered microbe could help solve one of the most controversial puzzles in modern biology.

Denmark's security chief resigns

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:33
Danish spy agency head Jens Madsen resigns, hours before the release of a report into February's fatal shootings in Copenhagen by an Islamist.

England win Neville's first game

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:32
Pamela Cookey earns her 99th cap as England beat Trindad and Tobago in Tracey Neville's first game as interim coach.

Barcelona 3-0 Bayern Munich

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:18
Lionel Messi strikes twice as Barcelona score three late goals to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg.

Tesla loss narrows as orders rise

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:13
Electric car maker Tesla reports better-than-expected first quarter results, sending shares up more than 5% in trading after US markets had closed.

Spacecraft 'to fall back on Friday'

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:05
A Russian spacecraft that has been out of control since launching last week will fall back to Earth and burn up on Friday, scientists say.

Khan eyes September Mayweather bout

Wed, 2015-05-06 13:01
Amir Khan says a September fight with Floyd Mayweather could happen despite previously stating Ramadan might disrupt his training.

How 'crisis mapping' is helping in Nepal

Wed, 2015-05-06 12:48
A team of Nepalis, backed by groups around the world, are helping guide what aid is needed where by "crisis mapping" Nepal, reports Saira Asher.

Netanyahu in Israel 'coalition deal'

Wed, 2015-05-06 12:33
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu agrees an 11th-hour deal to form a new coalition government following election in March, sources say.

VIDEO: Aids can be eradicated, says Elton

Wed, 2015-05-06 12:11
Sir Elton John says he believes Aids can be eradicated in his lifetime if research funding is continued.

VIDEO: Japan giant solar farm from the air

Wed, 2015-05-06 12:03
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a vast solar farm in Kagoshima to see how Japan is trying to move on from nuclear power.

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