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Hunt continues for convicted killer

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:07
A search is continuing for a convicted murderer who escaped from prison staff.

Australia 'contacted' over migrants

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:07
Australia's PM Tony Abbott says there has been "contact" between Australia and officials in Europe over the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

Tributes paid to rugby league player

Mon, 2015-05-04 01:01
Tributes are paid to Welsh rugby league player Danny Jones, who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a game.

Le Pen's party to decide his fate

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:55
France's former National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen will hear if he is to lose his post of honorary president after a series of inflammatory remarks.

Child sex crime team for north Wales

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:51
A specialist team is being set up in north Wales to combat sex crimes against children, the police and crime commissioner's office says.

VIDEO: When is a late train really late?

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:41
Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.

Man City 'must forget Wembley final'

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:37
Manchester City Women must focus on their FA Women's Cup semi-final and not a possible final to Wembley.

Amazon doubles free delivery limit

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:28
Online retail giant Amazon is raising the minimum spend shoppers must make to qualify for its "super saver" free delivery service.

VIDEO: Freed Boko Haram hostages speak out

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:16
Women and children who have been held by Boko Haram militants say that some of their group was stoned to death as the Nigerian army approached to rescue them.

PwC ends A-level criteria for jobs

Mon, 2015-05-04 00:01
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.

'England punished for playing safe'

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:58
Peter Moores' selection errors are partly to blame for England's failure to beat West Indies, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Tax disc confusion 'costs millions'

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:50
The AA estimates motorists are losing out to the tune of almost £40m because of the way the new tax disc system works, although the DVLA disputes the figures.

Climate drives new era in Arctic sea

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:48
Changes in the Arctic Ocean are so profound that the region is entering what amounts to "a new era", according to Norwegian scientists.

Voting turn out 'time-bomb' warning

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:31
The next generation of voters in Wales may completely ignore formal politics, the Electoral Reform Society warns.

Tolls a 'cash cow', say Lib Dems

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:25
The Liberal Democrats accuse their rivals of planning to use Severn Bridge tolls as a "cash-cow" when they return to public ownership in 2018.

VIDEO: Battling the best Segway polo teams

Sun, 2015-05-03 23:24
BBC Click challenge some of the world's best players of Segway polo.

Asia's markets in positive territory

Sun, 2015-05-03 22:46
Markets in Asia were mostly up on Monday, following stocks in the US, which ended the week higher after recovering losses.

VIDEO: The candidates who know they will win

Sun, 2015-05-03 22:41
A shortage in councillors means there will be an increase in the number of candidates elected without competition in local elections on 7 May.

Taiwan and China in high-level talks

Sun, 2015-05-03 22:23
The head of Taiwan's ruling party meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, the highest level-talks between the two sides in six years.

VIDEO: Police deny Bali 'blood on hands'

Sun, 2015-05-03 22:19
Australian Federal Police have defended their cooperation with Indonesia in the case of two drug traffickers who were executed by firing squad last week.