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Russian dissident gets asylum in UK

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:44
A key ally of Russian anti-Kremlin campaigner Alexei Navalny - Vladimir Ashurkov - is granted political asylum in the UK.

More arrests in India nun rape case

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:23
Police in India arrest four men in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal state which sparked outrage.

'Cuts damage special needs support'

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:16
Special needs provision in England has been "drastically damaged" by funding cuts, the leader of a teachers union has argued.

Thousands in Vietnam factory strike

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:56
Thousands of workers at a Vietnam shoe factory continue to strike, in a rare anti-government protest over a social insurance law.

Tributes to officer after bus crash

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:16
Tributes are paid to an off duty police officer who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea city centre.

VIDEO: Labour 'will only tax highest earners'

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:41
Ed Miliband criticises zero hours contracts for the "insecurity" they create for workers.

UK's first legal high ban starts

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:23
The UK's first city-wide ban on taking legal highs in public places comes into force.

Nigeria's Buhari hails poll victory

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:19
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, hails a "vote for change" and thanks beaten rival Goodluck Jonathan.

Have England improved since the World Cup?

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:57
Their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign has been flawless but Roy Hodgson's developing England have still to be tested against top-class opposition.

Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care'

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:46
Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious in her home.

VIDEO: Japan's confidence hit by tax hike

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:43
Business confidence in Japan flounders as last year's sales tax hike continues to hit sentiment.

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:39
Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.

Gaza man 'tricked' into Banksy sale

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:34
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Fold told to revise development plan

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:26
A housing association is told it must revise its proposal to redevelop the former Visteon factory site in west Belfast.

New Zealander Lundy guilty of murder

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:25
A New Zealand court finds Mark Lundy guilty for a second time of murdering his wife and daughter, after his first conviction was thrown out.

Nurses angry at transfers of elderly

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:23
A number of senior nurses in the Belfast Health Trust describe the out-of-hours transfer of frail, elderly patients between hospitals as an abuse of vulnerable adults.

VIDEO: Palestinian 'tricked' over Banksy art

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:15
A Palestinian man says he was 'tricked' into selling a mural by the artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Councils' meal service down by third

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:15
The number of meals being provided by council meals on wheels services has dropped by a third in five years, a BBC investigation finds.

Parties clash over Welsh economy

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:10
Political parties clash over what they are offering the Welsh economy at an election debate in Llanelli.

Meshaal warns of Israeli 'extremism'

Tue, 2015-03-31 21:00
The political leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, tells the BBC the results of Israel's elections will diminish hopes for peace.