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Crimea has left Ukraine 'for good'

Sun, 2015-03-15 21:22
Crimea's prime minister tells the BBC the territory has returned to its historical Russian homeland and will never again be part of Ukraine.

VIDEO: Australia and NZ fly aid to Vanuatu

Sun, 2015-03-15 21:15
Australia and New Zealand are flying emergency supplies into Vanuatu, which has been devastated by Cyclone Pam.

Big broadband companies score worst

Sun, 2015-03-15 21:04
Customer satisfaction with the big three broadband providers is below 50% while smaller rivals have approval rates above 70%, says Which?

Saudi warning on Iran nuclear deal

Sun, 2015-03-15 20:59
A senior member of the Saudi royal family warns that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could prompt other states to develop atomic fuel.

Syria-bound British teenagers bailed

Sun, 2015-03-15 20:55
Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria after UK police alerted Turkish officials are released on bail.

China probes auto giant FAW chairman

Sun, 2015-03-15 20:50
China is investigating the chairman of one of its biggest state-owned automakers, the Communist Party's corruption body says.

Disgraced Chinese ex-general dies

Sun, 2015-03-15 20:04
A top Chinese general who was accused of taking bribes and expelled from the Communist Party has died of cancer, state media say.

Facebook changes removal rules

Sun, 2015-03-15 20:00
Facebook provides the public with more detail about what kinds of nudity, bullying and terrorist-related activity is banned on its site.

Assange supporters to stage vigil

Sun, 2015-03-15 19:51
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are to hold a vigil to mark his 1,000th day inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

In pictures: A new vision of London

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:35
A new vision of London

Osborne aims for Budget blast-off

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:32
George Osborne says he has little room for pre-election giveaways in Wednesday's Budget but he is sure to find something, writes Norman Smith.

Russian language barrier stumps UK

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:31
The government is looking for proficient Russian speakers, but what benefit will these language skills bring?

Giving up music for Lent

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:28
Just how hard is it to live in a world without music?

Australia bans Barrier Reef dumping

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:28
Australian government to legislate permanent ban on dumping of capital dredge spoil to protect Great Barrier Reef from deteriorating further.

Asia shares start week mostly higher

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:16
Asian shares began the week mostly higher, shrugging off Friday's downbeat session on Wall Street amid anticipation of higher interest rates.

Somewhere to work

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:15
Is job security now unrealistic?

Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:14
Cyclone Pam has "wiped out" development in Vanuatu, its president says, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands.

British Museum tops UK visitor sites

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:06
London's British Museum continues to be the most popular visitor attraction in the UK, according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.

Eighteen minutes to change the world

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:05
18 minutes to change the world

Inactive child 'will be couch potato'

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:02
Children who lead inactive lives are likely to grow up to become middle-aged couch potatoes, a study suggests.