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Cash for new rural bus services test

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:02
Extra money is given to two local authorities to pilot new ways of offering bus and community transport services in rural areas.

Three charged over Belfast disorder

Mon, 2014-04-21 23:56
Three people are charged in connection with disturbances in Belfast on Monday.

'Activity' at N Korea nuclear site

Mon, 2014-04-21 23:22
Activity has increased at North Korea's nuclear test site, South Korea says, ahead of a visit by US President Barack Obama to the region.

VIDEO: Luhansk protesters: 'We don't trust Kiev'

Mon, 2014-04-21 23:18
The BBC's Natalia Antelava visits a protest camp in Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Protesters there say they do not trust Kiev, but at the same time feel let down by a lack of support from Russia.

Man charged with explosives offences

Mon, 2014-04-21 23:04
A 61-year-old man is charged under the Explosives Substances Act after a tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated.

Is the UK mending fast enough?

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:59
Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?

Facebook boss wants women to act

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:58
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.

Tuesday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:29
Ryan Giggs to replace David Moyes at Manchester United, Real to bid for Suarez, Courtois to stay at Chelsea plus more.

Moyes future is still no clearer

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:13
David Moyes's future remains uncertain a day after reports emerged suggesting his 10-month reign at Manchester United was over.

VIDEO: NY horse-drawn carriages face ban

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:12
The new mayor of New York has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city, saying they are inhumane.

VIDEO: Savile victims alerted to payouts

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:02
Advertisements placed in national newspapers are advising people who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile how to claim compensation.

Scan training boosted by simulator

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:49
A new virtual reality training simulator could significantly increase the availability of ultrasound scanning worldwide, according to experts.

Church services rearranged for race

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:11
The two cathedrals in Armagh agree to change the times of their Sunday services to avoid a clash with the Giro d'Italia cycle race next month.

Japan lawmakers in shrine visit

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:06
Almost 150 Japanese lawmakers visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further sour relations with regional neighbours.

Boeing gets $4.6bn China plane order

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:28
China's Shandong Airlines says it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices.

Cardinal's immigration debate plea

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:54
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales calls for more "realism" and "respect" in the debate about UK immigration.

Essays: In Praise of the Midlands

Mon, 2014-04-21 18:48
Why is 18th Century polymath Erasmus Darwin largely forgotten?

VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant

Mon, 2014-04-21 18:43
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.

In pictures: Garcia Marquez tributes

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:30
Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

VIDEO: Boy survives flight in wheel well

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:10
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

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