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Jo Johnson is new science minister

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:52
Jo Johnson, the brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson, is to be the new Minister for Universities and Science.

Chilean leader appoints new cabinet

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:50
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet names a new cabinet as she seeks to overcome a fall in popularity and a series of political scandals.

Burundi leader rejects poll delay

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:49
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza rejects pressure from the European Union (EU) and US to delay controversial elections set for June.

Morgan to tackle 'poor' schools

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:39
Nicky Morgan pledges to work with teachers to guarantee an excellent local school for every child.

Best view yet of Ceres' spots

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:38
The fascinating bright spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres are shown to be a clutch of many smaller dots in new, higher resolution images.

'Ginger revenge' cyanide plot denied

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:31
A man who felt "belittled by society" for being white and ginger-haired plotted a mass cyanide attack from his bedroom in Southampton, a court hears.

David Miliband criticises Ed's campaign

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:30
Former Foreign Secretary David Miliband criticises his brother Ed's leadership of the Labour Party.

Tsarnaev 'sorry' as defence rests

Mon, 2015-05-11 08:30
Anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean says Tsarnaev expressed genuine regret and sorrow over the bombings.

UK shares election rally peters out

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:57
UK shares dip in late afternoon trading on Monday, having been in positive territory for most of the day.

Pietersen boosts chances with 200

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:55
Kevin Pietersen gives a timely reminder of his talents to England's selectors with an unbeaten double century for Surrey.

Macedonia charges 30 after clashes

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:52
Prosecutors in Macedonia say they have charged 30 people with terrorism following deadly clashes in the northern town of Kumanovo.

Iraq killer 'not properly vetted'

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:46
A British security guard who murdered two ex-servicemen in Iraq was not vetted properly by his employer, a coroner concludes.

Pozzovivo in shocking crash at Giro

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:44
Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo is taken to hospital after a horrific crash during stage three of the Giro d'Italia.

The SNP's gradual approach begins

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:23
So where now? Politics never stands still and so progress, momentum and altered perspective there must be.

Gulf leaders 'snub' Obama summit

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:19
Many Gulf heads of state say they will skip the summit of US and allied Arab leaders at Camp David later this week, signalling their displeasure with US-Iran relations.

EU asks for UN help over migrants

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:52
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pleads for UN help to dismantle criminal groups smuggling migrants into European countries.

UKIP reject Farage resignation

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:51
Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.

Anger over Egypt minister's remarks

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:50
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.

Man admits killing pub landlord

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.

Mundell named as Scottish secretary

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.