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VIDEO: Charity slams global Ebola response

Sun, 2015-03-22 23:02
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.

In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:48
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers

VIDEO: Security guards 'working illegally'

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:31
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.

NI golf tourism target 'set at £50m'

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:30
A five-year plan to increase golf tourism and the economic benefits the sport brings to Northern Ireland is announced by Stormont's enterprise minister.

VIDEO: Best tries of the 2015 Six Nations

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:29
Watch the best tries of the 2015 Six Nations, featuring Scotland's Stuart Hogg against Wales and Jonathan Joseph's score in England's match with Italy.

Dental school passes latest check-up

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:23
The latest report into Belfast's School of Dentistry says the centre remains fit to retain its registration, but highlights ongoing problems that still have not been addressed.

School criticised by care inspectors

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:17
A Carmarthen school at the centre of a police investigation into claims of historical abuse is criticised by care inspectors in a new report.

Security guards 'working illegally'

Sun, 2015-03-22 22:02
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.

Hospital staff 'act above pay grade'

Sun, 2015-03-22 21:09
A BBC investigation finds hospital healthcare assistants are working without proper training or supervision, putting patients at risk.

Pay rise urged for MPs on committees

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:24
MPs on Commons select committees should get a £10,000 pay rise as part of a shake-up of the legislative process, a think tank says.

Seminal geology map re-discovered

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:16
One of William Smith's original 1815 geological maps of England, Wales and part of Scotland is re-discovered in time to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its making.

Question mark king: Richard III quiz

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:15
How much do you know about Richard III? Try our quiz

BBC News switches users to new site

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:14
The desktop version of the BBC News website will be switched off on Monday and all visitors will be directed to a newer "responsive" design.

Noble Group threatens legal action

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:12
Asian commodities trading giant Noble Group says it will launch legal proceedings over allegations made against the firm.

Ashya King 'free of brain cancer'

Sun, 2015-03-22 20:04
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were jailed after taking him abroad for treatment for a brain tumour, say their son is now free of cancer.

Election 2015: Health and leaders drive Facebook conversation

Sun, 2015-03-22 19:36
Ahead of the election what's most-discussed on Facebook?

VIDEO: Nigeria leaders gear up for election

Sun, 2015-03-22 19:36
The people of Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are due to vote in presidential elections on Saturday.

VIDEO: Vanuatu cyclone recovery under way

Sun, 2015-03-22 19:32
Efforts to rebuild the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu are gaining speed, as relief supplies begin to reach remote islands.

The town that's used to being disappointed

Sun, 2015-03-22 19:25
The town that's used to being disappointed

The schoolboy sailors who died at Gallipoli

Sun, 2015-03-22 19:20
The schoolboy sailors sent out to war in obsolete ships