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DR Congo to expel African activists

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:34
The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it will deport four pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested on Sunday.

Red Nose Day to make US debut

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:31
Red Nose Day is to make its debut on US television later this year.

New global fund for tobacco control

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:30
A new joint fund - launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Gates Foundation - will help poor countries defend legal challenges by the tobacco industry

VIDEO: The Bard in Motor City

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:21
Detroit's Shakespeare theatre company

Kuwait ends coup plot investigation

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:14
Kuwaiti prosecutors say a tape that appeared to suggest an attempted plot in 2013 to topple the government is a fake.

People won't believe Budget - Labour

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:10
Chancellor George Osborne delivered a "Budget people won't believe from a government they don't trust", Ed Miliband says.

VIDEO: Five problems for Netanyahu - 60 secs

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:05
A one minute look at five issues Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must tackle if he is returned to office.

'Voices in head' arson mum jailed

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:04
A mother-of-two who claimed voices in her head told her to set fire to her home with her children inside is jailed after admitting arson.

Netanyahu plans coalition 'in weeks'

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:01
Israel's surprise election victor Benjamin Netanyahu will form a coalition 'in two to three weeks', his party says

Dieudonne guilty of condoning terror

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:40
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is found guilty of condoning terrorism over a Facebook comment about January's Paris attacks.

Birds 'died in soaring heat at farm'

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:29
Thousands of chickens were killed when temperatures at a poultry farm soared to 36 C (97 F), a court hears.

VIDEO: Prince Harry launches 1,000 mile walk

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:16
Prince Harry has met some of the wounded service personnel who are taking part in the 1,000 mile (1,609 km) trek around Britain later this year.

Father's apology from disaster chief

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:04
A bereaved father who lost his son in the Hillsborough disaster receives a personal apology from police match commander David Duckenfield after confronting him outside court.

PhD student loans up to £25,000

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:03
The chancellor tries to boost research and innovation with plans for loans for postgraduate research students.

The world's wettest classroom

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:03
Pupils from The Observatory School in the Wirral are sailing a yacht to MediaCityUK in Salford for BBC School Report day. Follow their progress here.

Caroline Kennedy threatened in Japan

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:01
The US embassy in Tokyo reports receiving phone calls threatening Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another diplomat.

VIDEO: Unusual Northern Lights head south

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:57
The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Britain, and across the globe.

Ramakrishnan set for Royal Society

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:56
The BBC understands that Nobel-winning structural biologist Venki Ramakrishnan is set to become the next president of the Royal Society.

Osborne sets out vision for the North

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:48
George Osborne outlines his vision for building a "northern powerhouse" in his final budget ahead of the general election.

EU plans tax transparency clampdown

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:44
The European Commission lays out plans to clamp down on so-called sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinational corporations.

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