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UK retail sales 'bounding ahead'

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:09
Retail sales growth accelerated strongly in the year to May, according to a survey from the CBI.

Jony Ive's promotion

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:05
The man behind the design ideas that made Apple the world's richest company has got a new job.

India heatwave toll nears 800

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:02
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

Chester returns for Belgium game

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:58
Defenders James Chester, Paul Dummett and Adam Matthews are included in the Wales squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.

Inside Jordan's fight against extremism

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:57
Inside Jordan's fight against home-grown extremism

Eurovision 'a poisoned chalice'

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:55
British pop star Will Young says he would not enter the Eurovision Song Contest because it is "a poisoned chalice".

Crash death teen was 'amazing son'

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:48
The mother of an 18-year-old who died in a four-vehicle crash in Carmarthenshire pays tribute to her "amazing son".

Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:43
Iraqi government forces formally launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.

VIDEO: Baddiel: 'My son gave me book idea'

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:43
At this year's Hay Festival, writer and comedian David Baddiel has launched his first book for children, The Parent Agency.

Kendall gets Umunna Labour backing

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:39
Chuka Umunna backs Liz Kendall to be the next Labour leader, saying she will drag the party out of its "comfort zone".

Volcano erupts on Galapagos Island

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:14
Volcanic eruption on one of the Galapagos Islands potentially puts Charles Darwin's evolution ecosystem at risk.

Eight years for rapist and abuser

Tue, 2015-05-26 02:12
A convicted sex offender who was found guilty of rape, indecent assault and abduction charges against three women is jailed for eight years.

Family man dies at Dignitas clinic

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:48
A father-of-three who had developed a tumour dies at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland, the BBC confirms.

China's yuan 'no longer undervalued'

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:48
China's yuan has strengthened over the past year to its correct value, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Murders suspect post-mortem tests due

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:44
Police are expecting to find out later how a triple-murder suspect, whose body was found in woodland, died.

Should animals be given human rights?

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:44
A New York court is considering whether chimps are legal persons - and whether animals should be granted the same rights as humans?

Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:41
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.

Riders injured in 'thunderball' stunt

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:36
Two circus performers are injured in a crash during a motorcycle "thunderball" stunt.

Clement set to become Derby boss

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:28
Real Madrid assistant manager Paul Clement is set to replace Steve McClaren as head coach of Championship side Derby.

Pair earn World Tin Bath race crowns

Tue, 2015-05-26 01:26
One of the Isle of Man's strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, celebrates its 44th anniversary.