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Brazilian police end strike over pay

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:53
Police in the state of Bahia in Brazil vote to end a two-day strike which prompted the deployment of federal troops to restore order on the streets.

Man charged with firearm possession

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:45
A man is charged after police seize firearms and ammunition from an address in east London.

Obituary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:10
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's prose conveyed overflowing imagination

Woman charged with murdering baby

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:01
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with the murder of her baby in Belfast.

VIDEO: Eisteddfod crown found on eBay

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:48
A crown awarded to a poet at a Welsh cultural festival in Blaenau Ffestiniog 116 years ago is being returned to the town after being spotted for sale on auction website eBay.

Efforts to find cause of power cut

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:37
Engineers are still trying to establish what caused a power cut which blacked out most of northern Scotland on Wednesday night.

French troops free Mali aid workers

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:20
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.

Sydney airport go-ahead

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:00
Economic gold or nightmare reality?

VIDEO: Publishing pair pitch own novels

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:54
Antonia Hodgson and Luke Brown are both publishing editors, who have decided to switch sides and become authors

Lawro's predictions v Ken Doherty

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:27
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on former snooker world champion Ken Doherty in this week's predictions

'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:04
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

Rodgers hopeful on Sturridge return

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:04
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says striker Daniel Sturridge is likely to make a quick return from a hamstring injury

Analysis: Putin's hopes and fears

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:59
Putin's chilling threats on Ukraine are clear, says Bridget Kendall

Female MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:53
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.

Robson out of French Open & Wimbledon

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:48
Britain's Laura Robson confirms she will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having minor wrist surgery.

VIDEO: PMQs 'so bad' female MPs avoid it

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:38
The Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has said several seasoned female MPs have told him the weekly Prime Minister's Questions is so rowdy they no longer take part.

Lucas cleared over fracking protest

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:17
Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants are cleared of obstructing a public highway during an anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, West Sussex.

Police rubber bullets found by road

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:50
Cumbria Police reviews its security measures after a bag of the force's rubber bullets is found on a traffic island.

Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:46
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says.

Bus operator to axe 14 services

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:44
The biggest bus operator in Wales announces it will axe 14 services and reduce eight others as it cuts its fleet by 10%.
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