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Argentina votes on intelligence body

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:34
MPs in Argentina vote on a bill to replace the intelligence agency with a new service, following a row over the mysterious death of a prosecutor.

N Korea company 'renaming ships'

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:15
A North Korean shipping company has renamed and reflagged its vessels in an attempt to get around sanctions, a UN report says.

TTIP trade deal text leaked to BBC

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:14
A leaked draft of what the European Union wants excluded from a new trade deal with the United States is obtained by the BBC.

Brit Awards 2015: In Pictures

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:11
Highlights from this year's ceremony in London

VIDEO: Victim's plea after gang rape filmed

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:46
A Pakistani rape victim says she has been forced to seek justice after the rapists filmed and released the video of the act online.

Cameron: I'm fun and optimistic

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:39
David Cameron has described himself as fun and optimistic as he made a pitch to win over women voters.

Ex-Guatemalan president freed in US

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:34
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is released from jail in the United States after serving a sentence for taking $2.5m in bribes.

MPs call for reform of GM crops rules

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:31
Europe's approval system for GM crops is "fundamentally flawed" and should be overhauled, say MPs.

Call to ban energy drinks for kids

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:26
Energy drinks should be banned for children under 16, according to the campaign and research group Action on Sugar.

Dispute over outdoor smoking ban call

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:23
Health experts argue the ban on smoking in indoor public spaces should be extended to cover outdoor spaces such as parks.

Kevin Spacey to get special Olivier

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:19
Actor and theatre director Kevin Spacey will be honoured with a special prize at this year's Olivier Awards.

Victoria Cross for Afghan raid hero

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:19
A paratrooper who showed "complete disregard" for his own safety during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan is awarded the Victoria Cross.

No future for TV licence, MPs say

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:18
The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.

The return of a once-glorious train station

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:01
Restoring former glories of an 18-storey railway station

Australia's Qantas returns to profit

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:59
Australia's national carrier Qantas has reported its best half-year profit in four years as turnaround plans come to fruition.

Cheap oil: Asia's winners and losers

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:51
BBC World Service economics correspondent Andrew Walker look as the impact on Asian countries of the falling price of oil.

The decline of Nato defence spending

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:48
Most Nato members are cutting defence spending - even with increasing tensions in Russia, writes Jonathan Beale

Trident question comes to the surface

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:46
In 2016, the new government will have to decide whether to continue to invest in the Trident programme - and this could be a key issue in a hung Parliament, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.

VIDEO: Tackling rugby with one arm

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:40
How a disabled boy keeps up with his rugby peers

Sir Cliff inquiry widens, and a Helmand hero

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:36
News of developments in the police probe into abuse claims made against Sir Cliff Richard, and pictures of Britain's newest Victoria Cross winner, occupy Thursday's front pages.

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