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US economic growth slows to 0.2%

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:46
The US economy grew by an annual rate of just 0.2% in the three months to the end of March, official figures show.

VIDEO: Miliband defends Brand interview

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:43
Labour leader Ed Miliband defends his decision to give an interview to Russell Brand, who has in the past urged people not to vote.

Minister examines gay blood ruling

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:37
Northern Ireland's temporary health minister Simon Hamilton says he will examine a ruling by Europe's highest court on gay men giving blood.

O'Sullivan good for snooker - Hendry

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:34
Stephen Hendry says the World Championship would be a "poorer event" without Ronnie O'Sullivan despite his controversies.

Rodgers' season is a failure, simple

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:32
With Champions League qualification now gone and the trophy cabinet bare, this season has been a failure for Brendan Rodgers writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Migrants cross desert in hay-bale truck

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:19
Many migrants trying to get to Europe cross the desert to Libya. For some the journey ends there.

Parker 'never liked' Bugsy on stage

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:18
Director Alan Parker sings the praises of a new stage version of his film Bugsy Malone while confessing he had "never liked" previous adaptations.

Brake-fail car smashes conservatory

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:17
A car smashes into the conservatory of a house after it rolled off a car park when its handbrake failed.

How a tweet wiped $8bn off Twitter

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:16
How Twitter lost more than 25% of its value after a tweet prompted traders to sell the stock.

UK families 'dizzy with relief'

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:14
Families of Britons found safe after quake speak of their joy

Brand/Miliband: Is this the real start of the 'social media election'?

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:59
Are young people really getting their news through online video and social media?

Abuse inquiry to review Janner case

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:48
Goddard Inquiry into historical child sex abuse says it will conduct a "full investigation" into claims made against former Labour MP Lord Janner.

Crew of ship seized by Iran ‘safe’

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:44
The crew of a container ship seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday are safe and "in good spirits", Danish shipping company Maersk says.

Togo leader extends family rule

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:41
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe is re-elected, officials say, extending his family's 48-year hold on power.

Sentinel images quake aftermath

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:21
Europe's Sentinel-1a satellite gets its first good look at the aftermath of Saturday's big quake in Nepal.

Planes grounded by iPad app error

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:13
American Airlines delay dozens of flights after an iPad app used by its pilots stopped working.

Man's body found at recycling site

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:05
A man's body is found at a Birmingham recycling plant.

Briton among Nepal quake dead

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:04
A Briton living overseas is among more than 5,000 who died in the Nepal earthquake, the Foreign Office confirms.

Armitage absence would be 'cop-out'

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:52
Drew Mitchell says not picking Steffon Armitage in England's World Cup squad over fears it would harm morale would be a "cop-out".

School evacuated after bomb alert

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:44
Over 600 children have been moved from a Lisburn primary school after a bomb warning

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