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Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:48
A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:42
The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.

VIDEO: Ukrainians volunteer for reserve army

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:37
Volunteers in the Ukraine have begun to make defence preparations amid fears the Ukrainian military is unable to match Russian forces.

Pussy Riot member opposes book ban

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:16
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova gives her support to a campaign against the UK government's ban on sending books to prisoners.

VIDEO: Blair's warning on Mid-East politics

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:14
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to address the role of religion in politics in the Middle East.

UK government hits borrowing target

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:11
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:03
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.

Day in pictures: 23 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:59
News photos from past 24 hours: 23 April

House sales up by more than 20%

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:52
House sales in Wales increase by more than 20% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2013.

Anger over baby ashes report move

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:45
Parents of babies whose ashes were disposed of without their knowledge say they were "stunned" to learn a report into the scandal was handed over last week.

'Patience' warning over gay marriage

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:44
Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, the Archbishop tells the governing body.

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:40
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.

NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:28
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.

Bail-out for troubled Hull theatre

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:27
The Hull Truck theatre receives £400,000 in emergency grants from Arts Council England and Hull City Council to help it out of financial crisis.

Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:11
UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.

Barcelona transfer ban put on hold

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:00
Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after Fifa suspended its transfer ban on the club.

Hospice boss cleared of misconduct

Wed, 2014-04-23 02:56
The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager.

Snowden installed as uni rector

Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is installed as rector at Glasgow University despite not being allowed into the UK.

Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
Paul Scholes will assist former team-mate Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban

Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.
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