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Move to boost Mandarin students

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:55
The number of students in England learning Mandarin could double by 2019, says Education Minister Elizabeth Truss.

Pakistan TV channel ordered off air

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:53
Pakistani regulators order one of the country's top TV channels off air after it is accused of maligning the powerful ISI intelligence agency.

Man arrested over Canada shootings

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:51
Canadian police arrest a man suspected of killing three policemen and wounding two in Moncton, New Brunswick, after a day-long manhunt.

VIDEO: Why is Mumbai's new airport on hold?

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:46
Sameer Hashmi talks to the villagers who are refusing to give up their land for a new airport in Mumbai, until their demands are met.

I'm not in race for EU job - Lagarde

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:40
IMF chief Christine Lagarde appears to rule herself out of the race to be the next president of the European Commission.

'World-changing' D-Day remembered

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:39
France's president leads the D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations, paying tribute to those who died on a day that "changed the world".

Boyfriend admits hairdresser murder

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:18
The ex-boyfriend of a hairdresser stabbed to death while working at a salon admits her murder.

Queen 'used to get Tory message out'

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:15
Labour makes an official complaint about the use of Tory slogans in government statements including the Queen's Speech.

Six charged in care home abuse case

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:14
Six men are charged with a total of 27 serious sexual assault charges in an investigation into historical abuse in children's homes.

IMF warns UK over housing risk

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:12
The International Monetary Fund warns the UK government that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK's economic recovery.

Police question Islam row pastor

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:11
North Belfast pastor James McConnell who called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" is questioned by police on Friday.

Afghan candidate survives bombing

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:09
The front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, survives a deadly suicide bomb attack on his convoy in Kabul.

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:07
The political week up to 6 June is reviewed in one minute by Adam Fleming, looking back over the headlines.

Coe fails to rule out BBC Trust job

Fri, 2014-06-06 03:05
Lord Coe tells BBC 5 Live he has "some thinking to do" about whether to apply for the job as chairman of the BBC Trust.

Man held over Irish woman's killing

Fri, 2014-06-06 02:50
A man is arrested following the killing of an Irish woman, who was found dead in a flat in Greece.

Heartbleed fix finds security bugs

Fri, 2014-06-06 02:41
More security holes have been uncovered in the same software that was found to harbour the dangerous "Heartbleed" bug.

Big blast hits Kosovo power station

Fri, 2014-06-06 02:37
Casualties are reported after an explosion at a coal-fired power station outside the Kosovo capital, Pristina.

Celtic appoint Deila as new manager

Fri, 2014-06-06 02:11
Norwegian Ronny Deila is appointed as the new manager of Celtic on a 12-month rolling contract.

VIDEO: Highlights - Queen's Baton Relay in England

Fri, 2014-06-06 01:55
Watch the best bits from the first week of the Queen's Baton Relay around the country.

VIDEO: Science behind the D-Day landings

Fri, 2014-06-06 01:54
How innovations in science and engineering made the D-Day landings possible with giant troop tanks and tanks that could drive on water.

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