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Burkina begins Sankara exhumation

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:18
The remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic leader of Burkina Faso who was killed in a 1987 coup, are being exhumed for formal identification.

FM: Scots education 'not good enough'

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:13
Nicola Sturgeon points to a fall in reading and writing skills among pupils as evidence that Scotland's education system is not good enough.

VIDEO: Pulling a rickshaw in extreme heat

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:09
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

Several killed by Mexico tornado

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:03
At least seven people are reported killed and scores of houses destroyed as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna.

UK premium phone costs 'set to fall'

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:03
Ofcom says that changes to the billing structure of 08, 09 and 118 numbers will lead to cheaper calls for consumers.

Nigeria fuel crisis 'resolved'

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:02
Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.

British number two Bedene goes out

Mon, 2015-05-25 06:49
New British number two Aljaz Bedene loses 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-3 to Austria's Dominic Thiem in the French Open first round.

Pavey overcomes illness to win 10k

Mon, 2015-05-25 06:48
European champion Jo Pavey overcomes illness to win the Bupa London 10,000 while Andy Vernon triumphs in the men's race.

VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years

Mon, 2015-05-25 06:28
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world

Benny Green - boy who reflected changing UK

Mon, 2015-05-25 06:13
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing UK

Nepal calls for direct quake funding

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:41
One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the country's finance minister calls for more direct aid funding.

Cunard liners mark anniversary

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:25
Three famous ocean liners sail together in Liverpool for the first time to mark Cunard's 175th anniversary.

Chelsea fans support victory parade

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:11
Thousands of football fans turn out to watch Chelsea's open-top victory parade after winning the Premier League.

Coulson 'knew of Milly voicemails'

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:08
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew that the voicemail of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler had been hacked, his trial has heard.

ECB closing on new England coach

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:59
The England and Wales Cricket Board is in exclusive discussions with a preferred candidate for the role of England coach.

Clashes rage in south Yemen cities

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:59
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.

Weapon found in stab deaths probe

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:57
Police searching for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner recover a weapon from the crime scene.

Spain protest party hails poll gains

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:45
Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.

Scafell Pike dog reunited with owner

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:41
A dog found at the top of England's highest mountain is reunited with its owner.

Brothel 'madam' to hand back £1m

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:17
A woman who made a fortune running a prostitution racket has agreed to hand back than £1m in crime profits.

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