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Cyprus lifts all capital controls

Mon, 2015-04-06 00:30
Cyprus lifts the last remaining capital controls it imposed on its banking system during the financial crisis of 2013.

Furious 7 races to box office lead

Mon, 2015-04-06 00:24
Action movie Furious 7 makes $384 million at the global box office, the fourth-biggest opening weekend in history.

VIDEO: 'Dream come true' for The Voice winner

Mon, 2015-04-06 00:19
Scottish firefighter Steve McCrorie's has told BBC Breakfast that winning the The Voice UK was a "dream come true.

Pension cash changes come into force

Mon, 2015-04-06 00:02
Sweeping changes to pension rules which will give savers much more control over their money have come into force.

Australians' death row appeal fails

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:54
Two Australian drug smugglers sentenced to death in Indonesia cannot challenge the president's rejection of their clemency pleas, a court rules.

VIDEO: Steph's biscuits: Corporation tax explained

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:48
From the beginning of this month a new levy has been introduced to encourage big companies like Starbucks and Apple to pay their fair share of taxes.

Murray seeks end to Djokovic problem

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:47
Andy Murray says he will analyse why he has struggled against Novak Djokovic after his latest loss to his rival, in Miami.

Tobacco display ban for all shops

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:42
Restrictions on the display of cigarettes and tobacco products in small shops in Wales come into force.

130 annual Welsh skin cancer deaths

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:26
New figures show 130 people die from skin cancer in Wales every year.

Bangladesh war criminal loses appeal

Sun, 2015-04-05 23:01
Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejects a final appeal against the death sentence given to senior Islamist leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman.

Lincicome wins first major of 2015

Sun, 2015-04-05 22:24
Brittany Lincicome wins her second major by beating Stacy Lewis on the third play-off hole at the ANA Inspiration event.

VIDEO: Warm welcome for Harry in Australia

Sun, 2015-04-05 22:20
Prince Harry has arrived in Australia for a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.

Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

Sun, 2015-04-05 22:06
Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

VIDEO: Life in Lesotho's textile factories

Sun, 2015-04-05 21:56
Lesotho's textile industry is the biggest employer in the country, with exports worth $340 million a year.

VIDEO: Ukraine arrests 'corrupt' oligarchs

Sun, 2015-04-05 21:46
Ukrainian authorities have launched what they say is a major crackdown on corruption.

VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

Sun, 2015-04-05 21:40
Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.

VIDEO: Argentines taste giant Easter egg

Sun, 2015-04-05 21:20
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Bariloche, Argentina, to taste what is being described as the world's biggest handmade Easter egg.

VIDEO: Chinese help for Athens?

Sun, 2015-04-05 20:35
As crucial negotiations get underway between Athens and its creditors this week, will Greece turn to China for help?

Red Cross to send planes to Yemen

Sun, 2015-04-05 20:09
The Red Cross is due to make two emergency aid flights into Yemen's capital Sanaa, as fighting intensifies in the southern city of Aden.

Rolling Stone retracts rape article

Sun, 2015-04-05 19:45
Rolling Stone magazine retracts a 2014 article about a rape on the campus of a US university, after a report calls it "a failure of journalism".

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