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Search continues for missing student

Tue, 2015-04-14 22:00
Police in Glasgow are continuing to search for a missing student who was reported after leaving a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Woman charged over car boot murder

Tue, 2015-04-14 21:54
A 25-year-old woman is charged with assisting an offender in connection with the murder of north Belfast man Kyle Neil.

'Tentative England still on top'

Tue, 2015-04-14 21:47
England remain in a strong position in the first Test against West Indies but should be bolder, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Inside Libya migrant detention centre

Tue, 2015-04-14 21:27
Quentin Sommerville reports from a migrant detention centre in the Libyan port of Misrata.

Dog breeding footage 'barbaric'

Tue, 2015-04-14 21:18
Secretly filmed footage of a County Tyrone dog breeding firm shows "barbaric" scenes, says a senior Scottish government vet.

Lib Dem £150m plan for poorer pupils

Tue, 2015-04-14 21:09
The Liberal Democrats promise an extra £150m for Wales, aimed at improving education, as they launch their general election manifesto.

US to exhume Pearl Harbor remains

Tue, 2015-04-14 20:36
The remains of nearly 400 US servicemen killed at Pearl Harbor are to be exhumed so they may be identified and buried individually.

Whale's record migration across Pacific

Tue, 2015-04-14 19:30
A gray whale makes a 22,500 km (14,000 mile) journey across the Pacific Ocean - the longest migration of any mammal, say scientists.

Cuba praises US terror list pledge

Tue, 2015-04-14 18:16
Cuba welcomes as "fair" a US vow to remove it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it should not have been there in the first place.

China's growth slows to 7%

Tue, 2015-04-14 18:09
China's economic growth slowed further in the three months to March this year, expanding 7% compared to a year earlier, in line with most expectations.

Asiana plane skids off Japan runway

Tue, 2015-04-14 17:10
Authorities in Japan investigate after an Asiana Airlines flight skids off a runway in Hiroshima, injuring at least 20 people.

Mexico spill cuts water to 200,000

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:54
More than 200,000 people in south-east Mexico are without water, after an oil spill caused by thieves puncturing a pipeline polluted two rivers.

How well do you know your campaigns?

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:02
What do you remember of past campaigns?

China South Rail buys UK maritime firm

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:59
A subsidiary of China South Rail (CSR) buys a UK-based manufacturer of ocean engineering products for £130m.

Handshake symbolises new mood of optimism

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:54
The historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro summed up a mood of optimism at the Summit of the Americas, Vanessa Buschschluter says.

Is there a new nuclear arms race?

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:53
Some countries are trying to modernise their arsenals of nuclear weapons raising questions about their commitment to disarm.

Christians under threat in Middle East

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:53
The BBC's Jane Corbin travelled through Iraq and Syria to investigate the plight of Christians as hundreds of thousands flee Islamic militancy in the region.

Patterson increases book donations

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:51
US crime writer James Patterson increases his donation to independent UK bookshops by £250,000.

Ebola survivors 'safe sex warning'

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:49
The WHO is urging recovered Ebola survivors to be even more cautious during sexual contact to make sure the virus is not passed on to partners.

Funeral for '100-year-old teenager'

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:49
The funeral of a teenage girl with a rare genetic condition that made her body age eight times faster than normal takes place later.

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