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Teachers threaten tests boycott

Sat, 2015-04-04 03:04
Teachers at the NUT conference back a ballot on a boycott of new literacy and numeracy tests for four-year-olds.

Campaign focus turns to Trident

Sat, 2015-04-04 02:17
Protesters are gathering in Glasgow to demonstrate against Britain's Trident nuclear weapons programme.

Men remanded over £1m cannabis haul

Sat, 2015-04-04 02:07
Two men are charged in connection with a £1m of cannabis haul in Northern Ireland.

Hospital baby death to be reviewed

Sat, 2015-04-04 02:06
The death of a baby born in hospital is to be independently investigated after a health trust referred itself for external review.

Joni Mitchell's condition 'improving'

Sat, 2015-04-04 01:32
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's condition is improving in hospital, after she was found unconscious at home and admitted to intensive care, her website says.

Man, 25, charged with woman's murder

Sat, 2015-04-04 01:23
A man is charged with murder after a woman is found dead in a house in Newcastle, police confirm.

Ex-All Black held on assault charge

Sat, 2015-04-04 01:22
Former New Zealand rugby player Mils Muliaina is arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in Cardiff last month.

Five suspects held over Kenya attack

Sat, 2015-04-04 01:08
Five people are being held for questioning after an al-Shabab massacre at a university in eastern Kenya that left more than 140 people dead, officials say.

Hampton Court celebrates 500 years

Sat, 2015-04-04 00:40
The history of Hampton Court Palace will be retold in one evening as part of celebrations to mark its five hundredth anniversary.

'Woods' days of miracles long gone'

Sat, 2015-04-04 00:38
Tiger Woods' latest comeback will be the most demanding yet at a tournament more intense than any other, says BBC Sport's Iain Carter.

VIDEO: Polo swaps ponies for Segways

Sat, 2015-04-04 00:10
A new form of polo swaps the four-legged mounts for Segways, making it more accessible and cheaper.

VIDEO: 'Near-death' foal finds its feet

Sat, 2015-04-04 00:05
An abandoned foal found severely emaciated on a roadside has finally been able to stand up and run around after weeks of physiotherapy.

£1bn vow to 'build a better Wales'

Fri, 2015-04-03 23:26
The Welsh government should be able to borrow up to £1bn to fund major new projects, the Liberal Democrats say.

'Miracle near-death' foal finds feet

Fri, 2015-04-03 23:19
An abandoned, "dying" foal, found on a roadside, is finally able to run around after weeks of physiotherapy.

China 'frees' jailed US geologist

Fri, 2015-04-03 22:24
A Chinese-born US geologist is reportedly released after serving more than seven years in prison in China for stealing state secrets.

Saturday's gossip column

Fri, 2015-04-03 22:18
Man Utd join race for Sterling, three English clubs want Argentina striker, Mourinho wants post-season tour, plus more.

Obama aims to sway Congress on Iran

Fri, 2015-04-03 21:09
President Obama begins his push to persuade sceptical members of the US Congress to back the Iran nuclear agreement.

Lib Dems pledge £2.5bn care fund

Fri, 2015-04-03 21:00
The Lib Dems have set out plans for a £2.5bn healthcare fund to alleviate pressure on hospitals in England.

Tories plan porn site age checks

Fri, 2015-04-03 19:17
Pornography websites must adopt age-restriction controls to prevent children from accessing them or face closure, the Conservatives say.

VIDEO: Non-Japanese sumos filling top ranks

Fri, 2015-04-03 19:09
After sumo wrestling's streak of champions from countries such as Mongolia and Bulgaria, Japanese fans are yearning for one of their own to win the championship.