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VIDEO: Election deal or no deal?

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:19
The parties' red lines on post-election deals and other campaign happenings

Congo bans Islamic face veil

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:58
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.

UKIP man suspended over Jewish slur

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:50
The UK Independence Party suspends a parliamentary candidate over a Jewish slur sent to the Labour candidate from his Twitter account.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:26
How many trees would be needed to print out the internet?

Is it better to have leaders who are too old or too young?

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:15
Is it better to have leaders who are too old or too young?

Bodies found in Thailand jungle camp

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:12
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.

Ex-MP Joyce guilty of teen attacks

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:06
Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is found guilty of assaulting two teenage boys in a north London shop.

Head warns of schools' cash crisis

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:01
A London head teacher had written to parents warning them of a looming "financial crisis" in secondary schools in England.

Tour de Yorkshire win for Nordhaug

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:59
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.

Messi: The goal that started the legend

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:48
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.

Law catches up with ketchup squirter

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:47
A chef frightened staff at a chip shop in County Kerry by squirting tomato ketchup, a court is told.

Evans Cycles changes hands for £100m

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:30
Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.

UN denies CAR troop abuse 'cover up'

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:29
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".

Police probe new Tower Hamlets claims

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:19
Five new allegations in the case of the corrupt ex-Tower Hamlets mayor are been identified by the Met Police.

Globe confirms new artistic director

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:06
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.

Baltimore police to face charges

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:00
Baltimore's top prosecutor says Freddie Gray's death was a homicide and plans to file criminal charges against officers involved in the case.

'Cut Casement capacity in half'

Fri, 2015-05-01 07:00
A west Belfast residents' group wants the capacity of the new Casement Park stadium to be halved in light of safety concerns expressed at a Stormont committee.

80 jobs to go at tree-cutting firm

Fri, 2015-05-01 06:58
Tree-cutting service firm Man Coed in Mold goes into administration with the loss of 80 jobs expected.

CBBC actor's killer jailed for life

Fri, 2015-05-01 06:53
The killer of a children's TV actor who showed "no remorse" over the fatal stabbing outside a London nightclub is jailed for life.

Hillsborough officer 'wrong over fans'

Fri, 2015-05-01 06:52
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.

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