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SNP 'could block Tory government'

Tue, 2015-03-24 14:03
The SNP would block a minority Conservative government by voting down its Queen's Speech if it holds the post-election balance of power, its former leader Alex Salmond says.

Pakistan takes aim at Sim cards in anti-terror drive

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:42
Will Sim card crackdown thwart Pakistan's militants?

VIDEO: German town holds candlelight vigil

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:42
A candlelight vigil has been held in the German town of Haltern for the students and teachers lost in the Germanwings plane crash.

Children found in Detroit freezer

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:26
A Detroit mother is arrested after officials find two of her children dead inside her freezer.

VIDEO: Voters react to 'no third term'

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:47
Vicki Young find out what voters in Hove make of David Cameron's decision to rule out a third term as prime minister.

2026 World Cup: Will England bid?

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:34
BBC Sport considers the likelihood of an England bid for the 2026 World Cup finals.

Scores of Nigeria children 'missing'

Tue, 2015-03-24 12:04
About 500 children are missing from a Nigerian town recaptured from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a former resident tells the BBC.

Candidate quits over UKIP MEP remark

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:50
A UKIP election candidate quits the party over comments made by the party's only Scottish MEP about a Scottish government minister.

Four admit Gaza protest disturbance

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:30
Four men admit involvement in a major disturbance which broke out as a protest march against the Gaza conflict passed by drinkers in Cardiff.

UN thwarts Russia over gay rights

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:26
The United Nations votes to extend staff benefits to same-sex couples working for the UN, defeating Russian-led opposition to the measure.

Trio jailed over £5.5m drugs haul

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:23
Three men are jailed after police uncovered a drugs haul worth more than £5.5m.

VIDEO: New kettle and table charger designs

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:13
The BBC's arts editor, Will Gompertz, has been to the design museum to see some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year awards.

Pair sentenced for attempted murder

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:01
Two men, aged 19 and 24, are sentenced for the attempted murder of a Chinese takeaway owner in Edinburgh.

VIDEO: Obama smells smoke at Science Fair

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:59
The smell of something burning at the White House Science Fair gave President Barack Obama the chance to joke with students about the War of 1812.

Graves demands England beat Windies

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:57
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves promises "some enquiries" if England do not beat West Indies in the upcoming Test series.

Police bail Claudia murder suspect

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:54
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is released on bail.

VIDEO: 'Focus on families' of plane victims

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:41
The vice-president for Europe Lufthansa Heike Birlenbach has said their main focus is on relatives of those who died in the Germanwings plane crash.

VIDEO: Boat capsizes in Volvo Ocean Race

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:26
Watch one of the boats in the Volvo Ocean Race capsize, with water flooding the deck during the event in the Southern Ocean.

Thierry Henry shocks Merthyr pupils

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:15
Pupils at Pen-y-Dre High School are in shock after the French striker turned up to present a sports award to a pupil.

Greek ex-minister guilty in tax case

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:04
Greek ex-Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou is found guilty of tampering with a list of potential tax evaders, receiving a suspended prison sentence.