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Poll to find first bird for Britain

Mon, 2015-03-16 07:25
Votes can now be cast in an online poll to choose what could become Britain's first national bird.

'Jihadist' denies recruiting girls

Mon, 2015-03-16 07:24
The parents of a so-called "jihadi bride" from Scotland say their daughter denies recruiting three London girls to the cause of Islamic State.

Murder suspect to be extradited

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:59
A man suspected of murdering a woman in a Cardiff hotel room on New Year's Eve is to be extradited at the end of the month.

Why Blair could never succeed in the Middle East

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:49
The Quartet's Middle East envoy Tony Blair could never bring peace to the region, writes the BBC's Paul Adams.

Web servers stage Pratchett tribute

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:33
A long-running tribute to late fantasy author Terry Pratchett is being staged with the help of some of the web's servers

Boston breaks snowiest winter record

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:30
This season, the US city saw more snowfall than any winter since 1872, when records were first kept.

VIDEO: BBC visits Boko Haram ghost towns

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:02
After years of violence in north-east Nigeria, military forces from Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger have been taking back towns lost to Boko Haram, the BBC's Tomi Oladipo reports.

Ed Miliband: No coalition with SNP

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:41
Labour leader Ed Miliband rules out a coalition with the SNP, saying there are "big differences" between the parties.

Venezuela decree powers divide opinion

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:38
Venezuelan opposition politicians slam a new law which grants President Nicolas Maduro the power to govern by decree until 31 December.

Man is jailed over threat to kill MP

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:23
A man who threatened to kill an MP and planted a hoax bomb at her Belfast office is jailed for 18 months.

Yodel criticised for late flowers

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:22
Courier firm Yodel, the second -biggest courier in the UK, faces criticism for delivery failures over Mother's Day flowers.

Wales 'open' to Jones phone call

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:21
Wales "open" to a call from prop Adam Jones after Samson Lee's Six Nations injury, with a view to the former returning.

Blackberry firm unveils new tablet

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:18
Blackberry-owned company Secusmart has shown off a secure tablet in collaboration with Samsung and IBM.

Robert Durst: A life of violence

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:10
Robert Durst's arrest for murder brings into focus a life punctuated by sometimes horrific, sometimes bizarre, incidents.

VIDEO: 'Nostalgic atmosphere' in Crimea

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:09
Thousands of people in Crimea are celebrating the anniversary of the Russian annexation that took place last spring.

People 'urged man to jump to death'

Mon, 2015-03-16 05:00
Police condemn onlookers who shouted "Jump!" to a man they were trying to talk down from a tall building.

Burundi politician's wife shot

Mon, 2015-03-16 04:49
The wife of Burundi opposition politician Agathon Rwasa has been shot and wounded in the capital amid rising tensions ahead of elections.

BBC Clarkson investigation under way

Mon, 2015-03-16 04:47
The internal BBC investigation into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's suspension from the programme gets under way.

Ebola: Seventh Brit sent home

Mon, 2015-03-16 04:44
A further UK healthcare worker has been flown back to the UK after suspected contact with Ebola.

Man jailed for brick-smash murder

Mon, 2015-03-16 04:43
A law degree drop-out is jailed for life for battering a stranger's head with a brick while high on a synthetic drug.