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US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

Tue, 2015-04-07 15:01
The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Labour would scrap 'non-dom' status

Tue, 2015-04-07 15:00
Labour would abolish the non-domicile rule, where some wealthy people can limit the tax paid on earnings outside the UK, Ed Miliband is to announce.

France side is in crisis - Dallaglio

Tue, 2015-04-07 14:42
Lawrence Dallaglio believes the success of French clubs in the Champions Cup shows the national side is underperforming.

McIlroy primed for bid to join legends

Tue, 2015-04-07 14:08
Rory McIlroy is physically and mentally honed ahead of his bid to win at Augusta and join the list of Grand Slam greats.

Shell 'in talks' to buy BG Group

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:32
Oil giant Shell is "in talks" to buy gas producer BG Group, reports the Wall Street Journal, in what could be one of the biggest mergers of 2015.

France opens Rwanda genocide archive

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:20
France declassifies documents related to the 1994 Rwandan genocide which claimed at least 800,000 lives, the French president's office says.

SNP 'will help make Miliband PM'

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:10
Nicola Sturgeon says the SNP would help make Ed Miliband prime minister if the Conservatives fail to win a majority in the general election.

Mexican police killed in ambush

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:07
Fifteen police officers have been killed and five others wounded after an ambush in the Mexican state of Jalisco, prosecutors say.

The copycat who nearly died air-mailing himself home

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:06
The man who hated Australia so much he posted himself home

Aston Villa 3-3 Queens Park Rangers

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:01
Christian Benteke's hat-trick rescues a vital point for Aston Villa in a pulsating game against Premier League relegation rivals QPR.

Phelps returns after drink-drive ban

Tue, 2015-04-07 12:54
The most decorated Olympian of all time will swim in Arizona in April after his six-month drink-driving ban ends.

Russia considers multi-Olympic ban

Tue, 2015-04-07 12:44
The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympic Games.

Body of man is recovered from river

Tue, 2015-04-07 12:12
The body of a man in his 60s is recovered from a river in Strabane, County Tyrone.

Blackpool fans in anti-Oyston protest

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:55
Chairman Karl Oyston and father Owen, Blackpool's owner, are targeted in a protest where fireworks and eggs are thrown.

Ryanair cancels 250 French flights

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:35
Ryanair says it has been forced to cancel more than 250 flights due to a planned strike by French air traffic controllers.

VIDEO: Reporter paints for Clegg interview

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:17
The BBC's Arif Ansari spoke to Nick Clegg at NK Theatre Arts in Romiley. He told the BBC's Arif Ansari had to pick up a paintbrush as well if he wanted to interview him.

Italy police 'tortured' G8 protester

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:16
Italian police's treatment of a protester during the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa amounted to "torture", the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

Enter, the 'fuzzy' libertarian Rand Paul

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:16
The Kentucky senator launches his 2016 campaign by striking a blow against the establishment - and his own party is not spared.

VIDEO: LIVE: Scotland leaders' debate

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:42
Leaders of the main parties in Scotland take part in a debate, chaired by STV's political editor, Bernard Ponsonby.

VIDEO: General election: The day's 90-sec round-up

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:40
With 30 days until the general election party leaders have been out campaigning.

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