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Five facts about #BringBackOurGirls

Tue, 2014-05-13 05:50
Three million tweets - and four other stats on the trend

Jordan envoy free after Libya kidnap

Tue, 2014-05-13 05:44
Jordan's ambassador to Libya, Fawaz al-Itan, is freed after being abducted by masked gunmen in the capital, Tripoli, last month.

Boston College to be sued over tapes

Tue, 2014-05-13 05:26
Boston College is to be sued by former paramilitaries who contributed to an oral history of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Flintoff in talks over T20 comeback

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:58
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is in discussions with Lancashire over a comeback in this season's Twenty20 Blast.

Day in pictures: 13 May 2014

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:52
News photos from past 24 hours: 13 May

Court backs 'right to be forgotten'

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:40
A top EU court rules Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in an important test of the so-called "right to be forgotten".

Ukraine vote 'crucial' in crisis

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:37
Germany's foreign minister says Ukraine's presidential election on 25 May will be "crucial" in bringing the country out of its current crisis.

Blasphemy charge for Pakistan lawyers

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:26
Pakistani police charge 68 lawyers with blasphemy in what is thought to be the biggest ever case of its kind in the country.

Scoutmaster jailed for sex attacks

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:25
A former scoutmaster who admitted 26 sex offences against boys during the 1960s and 1970s is jailed for 12 years.

VIDEO: Airport bosses put case for expansion

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:20
The chief executives of London's two largest airports put the case why their site should be expanded.

Hospital care failings 'shock'

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:05
Unacceptable levels of care were found at two Welsh hospitals following the death of elderly woman who was neglected while a patient.

What is the 'right to be forgotten'?

Tue, 2014-05-13 04:00
What is the 'right to be forgotten', and how could it affect you?

VIDEO: MPs quiz Pfizer boss on AstraZeneca bid

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:52
The head of US drugs company Pfizer is questioned by MPs about the proposed takeover of British rival AstraZeneca.

NBA apologises over Sterling remarks

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:39
The NBA apologises to former player Magic Johnson after LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling criticises him for contracting HIV.

Rugby youth face scrum safety tests

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:36
Research suggests that young rugby players should be tested for neck strength before being allowed to participate in the front row of scrums.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:30
Nick Clegg says new rules will force letting agents to be more transparent about their fees.

In pictures: Steve McCurry's Afghanistan

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:27
Exhibition on Afghanistan by celebrated photographer

Alien designer HR Giger dies at 74

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:20
The Swiss artist and designer of Ridley Scott's Alien, HR Giger, dies after falling down the stairs.

Airbus orders slump but profit rises

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:18
Europe's largest aerospace group Airbus says orders for its jets dropped sharply in the first quarter of the year, but profits nearly doubled.

Henson in Wales Probables squad

Tue, 2014-05-13 03:16
Bath utility back Gavin Henson is a surprise selection in the Probables squad against the Possibles for the Wales trial match.
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