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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Wed, 2014-04-23 22:00
US film star Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.

Education warnings 'six years ago'

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:42
A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, were first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.

Europe braces for first vote since crash

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:35
Eurosceptic voter backlash – how big could it be?

China releases Japanese cargo ship

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:33
China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation.

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:02
A police update in the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann and the death of the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall after a fall in New York attract headlines.

Worries over young wanting surgery

Wed, 2014-04-23 21:00
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.

In pictures: Mumbai goes to vote

Wed, 2014-04-23 19:14
Sixth phase of the ongoing India elections

Ban blames all Syria sides over aid

Wed, 2014-04-23 19:02
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid.

Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

Wed, 2014-04-23 19:00
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.

Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:49
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.

VIDEO: Obama's trade deal faces jobs question

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:39
A potential free trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership is being seen as key to boosting growth in the Asia-Pacific region. But it has raised some questions about the impact on US jobs.

Indians vote on big polling day

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:28
Indians begin voting in the sixth phase of a marathon general election in which the governing Congress party is fighting the main opposition BJP.

Traffic clampdown for 2014 Games

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:45
Major restrictions on traffic and parking are to be introduced in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games.

More councils needed, claims report

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:42
Scotland needs more local councils with a greater range of powers relevant to its area in order to fully represent constituents, a new report says.

Surveyors warn of skills shortages

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:35
Skills shortages are threatening the pace of recovery of Scotland's construction industry, according to a survey.

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:57
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.

Mystery of missing 96-year-old woman

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:56
The disappearance of a 96-year-old woman with Alzheimer's two years ago remains "frustrating and upsetting", her great-nephew says.

Asthma inhalers may go into schools

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:51
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.

Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:32
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.

Debris dismissed in plane search

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:28
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

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