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Ex-Soviet economic union agreed

Thu, 2014-05-29 02:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a deal with his counterparts from Kazakhstan and Belarus to create an economic union.

Maya Angelou was a 'real original'

Thu, 2014-05-29 02:17
Author Toni Morrison says her friend, the late poet, author and activist Maya Angelou was a "real original" with "no duplicate".

Froome hits out at lack of drug tests

Thu, 2014-05-29 02:09
Tour de France champion Chris Froome is 'disappointed' by the lack of anti-doping tests at a training camp in Tenerife.

'Police did nothing' to stop stoning

Thu, 2014-05-29 02:04
The husband of a Pakistani woman stoned to death by her own family outside a Lahore court tells the BBC police did nothing to stop the attack.

Missing plane 'not in ping zone'

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:52
The area where signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected is ruled out as its final resting place, Australia says.

Skylon ‘spaceplane economics stack up’

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:38
A report commissioned by the European Space Agency finds the economics of the UK-conceived Skylon spaceplane to be feasible – assuming its technology development is successful.

VIDEO: Brad Pitt 'attacked' at US premiere

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:36
Brad Pitt is allegedly punched in the face at the US premiere of Angelina Jolie's latest movie

England 'should play like Liverpool'

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:36
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes says England should emulate Liverpool's attacking "swagger" at the World Cup.

CCTV footage released in rape probe

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:33
Police release more CCTV footage of two men they want to trace as part of an inquiry into the rape of a woman in Glasgow.

Argentina in deal to pay $10bn debts

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:32
Argentina reaches an agreement with the Paris Club group of international creditor governments on repaying its overdue debts.

Interviews for NI's top police job

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:31
Interviews for the job of Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland are taking place.

Syal not Steinbeck in English GCSE

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:22
The latest GCSE English literature set texts from a second exam board, AQA, include Meera Syal and George Orwell, but no American authors

VIDEO: Aerials show tanker explosion aftermath

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:13
One person is missing after an oil tanker exploded off Japan's southwest coast, according to the country's coastguard.

Kerry urges Snowden to return to US

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:09
US Secretary of State John Kerry says intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is a fugitive who should return to the US to face justice.

Jordan ready for Test team - Swann

Thu, 2014-05-29 01:06
Former England spinner Graeme Swann says "confident, buoyant and vibrant" Chris Jordan should be in the England Test team.

Uber taxi row referred to High Court

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:58
London's transport authority says it believes Uber's car service fee calculation app is legal, but is referring the matter to the High Court.

Brad Pitt 'attacked' at premiere

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:52
A man is arrested on suspicion of battery after allegedly punching Brad Pitt in the face at the premiere of Maleficent in Los Angeles.

AUDIO: Tobacco industry 'must be progressive'

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:48
Kingsley Wheaton and Dr John Britton discuss the UK tobacco industry and attempts to rebrand itself.

Call to 'resist e-cigarette controls'

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:34
Public health specialists are pressing the World Health Organization to "resist the urge to control and suppress e-cigarettes".

British Gas boss leaves for Aggreko

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:23
The boss of British Gas, Chris Weston is to leave his role after only 15 months to join temporary power supplier Aggreko.
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