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Hope fades over Colombia landslide

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:51
Rescue workers say hopes of finding any more survivors of the landslide which hit Salgar in north-western Colombia on Monday are dwindling.

Boyfriend charged in TV show shooting

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:49
Turkish authorities charge an ex-boyfriend with shooting Mutlu Kaya, a young talent show contestant.

Bank still firmly against rate rise

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:48
Bank of England policymakers voted 9-0 to keep interest rates on hold in May, despite noting a risk of higher house prices later this year.

The difference between 'affirmation' and 'oath'

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:32
What's behind the different ways MPs swore their oaths?

Arrest over Tunisia museum attack

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:31
Italian police arrest a Moroccan man suspected of taking part in the attack on Tunisia's national museum which killed 22 people, mostly tourists.

Thomas Cook 'deeply sorry' over deaths

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:27
Thomas Cook's chief executive has said that he is "deeply sorry" about the deaths of two children in Corfu.

Da Vinci drawings to go on UK tour

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:20
Ten drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Queen's Royal Collection are to tour the UK and Ireland next year.

Monaco: 'Like a scene from a movie'

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:06
The shimmering beauty and claustrophobic atmosphere of F1's Monaco Grand Prix makes it unlike any other sporting event.

Israel halts bus 'segregation' trial

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:03
Israel suspends new rules that would have had the effect of separating Palestinian and Jewish passengers on buses travelling to the West Bank.

Charity worker dies on India trek

Wed, 2015-05-20 01:00
A 19-year-old charity worker dies after becoming ill while trekking in the north of India.

Finland knocked out of Eurovision

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:57
Finnish Punk band PKN, the first Eurovision act to all have learning difficulties, are knocked out of the contest in the first semi-final, along with Denmark and the Netherlands.

Bomb alert as object thrown into car

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:56
A number of homes have been evacuated in a bomb alert in Strabane, County Tyrone.

Thomas Cook 'deeply sorry' over deaths

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:51
The chief executive of Thomas Cook says he is "deeply sorry" about the deaths of two British children on holiday in Corfu.

Nigel Farage: UKIP is 100% united

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:40
Nigel Farage says UKIP is "100% united" ahead of its EU referendum battle after two senior figures leave their roles in the party.

Cannes 'turned away amputee in flats'

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:39
Danish film producer Valeria Richter, who has part of her left foot amputated, says she was denied entry to a film at Cannes for not wearing high heels.

Police car 'marooned' at high tide

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:36
The coastguard are called to rescue two Essex Police officers who became stranded in their car at high tide.

Stepping Hill death inquests planned

Wed, 2015-05-20 00:30
Inquests are planned into 11 further deaths following the conviction of Stepping Hill nurse Victorino Chua.

Crew rescued from fire on boat

Tue, 2015-05-19 23:27
More than 80 crew members are taken off an offshore support boat which went on fire in Peterhead harbour in the early hours of the morning.

UBS pays $545m in forex settlement

Tue, 2015-05-19 23:25
Swiss bank UBS pays a total of $545m to settle an investigation into alleged manipulation of foreign exchange rates.

Nine dead in Indian train crash

Tue, 2015-05-19 22:26
At least nine people die and 18 others are injured when a tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people is hit by a train in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.