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Intruders raid Turkey AKP office

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:21
Intruders enter an office of Turkey's ruling AK Party in Istanbul, a day after a prosecutor was taken hostage and killed in the city.

VIDEO: Labour dismiss Tory business letter

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:18
More than 100 British business leaders have signed a letter publicly backing the Conservatives' economic policies.

Blaze breaks out at Bicester Village

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:14
A large fire breaks out at Bicester Village shopping outlet in Oxfordshire.

Wahlberg to make Boston bombing film

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:55
Mark Wahlberg is to co-produce and potentially star in a film about the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon and the city-wide manhunt that followed.

Iceland boss backs Tory policies

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:54
The boss of Flintshire-based food company Iceland is one of 100 business leaders backing the Conservatives' economic policies in an open letter.

Russian dissident gets asylum in UK

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:44
A key ally of Russian anti-Kremlin campaigner Alexei Navalny - Vladimir Ashurkov - is granted political asylum in the UK.

More arrests in India nun rape case

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:23
Police in India arrest four men in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal state which sparked outrage.

'Cuts damage special needs support'

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:16
Special needs provision in England has been "drastically damaged" by funding cuts, the leader of a teachers union has argued.

Thousands in Vietnam factory strike

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:56
Thousands of workers at a Vietnam shoe factory continue to strike, in a rare anti-government protest over a social insurance law.

Tributes to officer after bus crash

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:16
Tributes are paid to an off duty police officer who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea city centre.

VIDEO: Labour 'will only tax highest earners'

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:41
Ed Miliband criticises zero hours contracts for the "insecurity" they create for workers.

UK's first legal high ban starts

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:23
The UK's first city-wide ban on taking legal highs in public places comes into force.

Nigeria's Buhari hails poll victory

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:19
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, hails a "vote for change" and thanks beaten rival Goodluck Jonathan.

Have England improved since the World Cup?

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:57
Their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign has been flawless but Roy Hodgson's developing England have still to be tested against top-class opposition.

Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care'

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:46
Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious in her home.

VIDEO: Japan's confidence hit by tax hike

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:43
Business confidence in Japan flounders as last year's sales tax hike continues to hit sentiment.

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:39
Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.

Gaza man 'tricked' into Banksy sale

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:34
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Fold told to revise development plan

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:26
A housing association is told it must revise its proposal to redevelop the former Visteon factory site in west Belfast.

New Zealander Lundy guilty of murder

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:25
A New Zealand court finds Mark Lundy guilty for a second time of murdering his wife and daughter, after his first conviction was thrown out.