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Immigration talk 'deters students'

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:11
"Overblown rhetoric" on efforts to bring down immigration has contributed to a drop in students doing technology, engineering and maths courses at UK universities, peers say.

VIDEO: First look at the Samsung S5

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:09
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Samsung's latest S5 phone, as it makes its global launch on Friday.

UN set to warn over 'dash for gas'

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:06
The United Nations is likely to warn governments that a "dash for gas" will not solve climate change, the BBC's Roger Harrabin reports.

Mixed emotions as Liverpool target title

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:58
Alan Hansen outlines the feelings in Liverpool ahead of a potential title decider and the 25th anniversary of Hillsborough

Warning over 'disturbances' in town

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:29
Police warn motorists to avoid part of Carrickfergus, County Antrim, due to disturbances.

VIDEO: Close-up: Sub ready to locate MH370

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:22
Specialists are preparing the submarine which will be used when the general location of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane in the Indian Ocean is identified.

VIDEO: Below deck of Syria chemical destroyer

Thu, 2014-04-10 13:51
Time is fast running out for Syria to hand over its chemical weapons stocks, the international body in charge of their destruction says.

Man charged with Omagh bomb murders

Thu, 2014-04-10 13:06
A 43-year-old man from the Republic of Ireland is due to appear in court, charged with the murders of 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bomb attack.

VIDEO: 'I never won the model contests'

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:44
How Australia's first international Indigenous model got to the top

Jamieson and Guy win British titles

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:35
Michael Jamieson wins the 200m breaststroke while James Guy sets a new British 400m freestyle record on day one in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera trial dismissed as 'joke'

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:27
Three Al-Jazeera journalists have denounced as a "joke" the latest hearing in their trial on terrorism charges in Egypt.

Vote 'risk' for UK credit status

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:19
A vote for Scottish independence would delay the UK's return to triple A credit status, according to the ratings agency, Fitch.

Queen and president celebrate NI

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:14
The Queen and Irish President Michael D Higgins jointly host a Northern Ireland-themed reception at Windsor Castle, on the penultimate day of Mr Higgins' four-day state visit to the UK.

Canadian senator 'assaulted' woman

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:56
Embattled Canadian Senator Patrick Brazeau is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in Quebec, local media report.

US Congress passes ban on Iran envoy

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:34
The US Congress passes a bill that would bar Iran's pick for UN envoy from entering the country, as the White House signals opposition to the choice.

PM: UKIP 'doesn't stand up for UK'

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:26
David Cameron takes aim at UKIP as he launches the Conservative European and local election campaign.

European Rugby Cup gets go-ahead

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:12
A new European Rugby Champions Cup to replace the Heineken Cup is given the go-ahead and will start in the 2014-2015 season.

Icahn drops eBay call to sell PayPal

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:05
Activist investor Carl Icahn drops his call for e-commerce giant eBay to sell its fast-growing payments business, PayPal.

Putin warns Europe of gas shortages

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:51
Russia warns European leaders that a gas dispute with Ukraine is now "critical", as pro-Russian activists defy Ukrainian forces.

General strike grips Argentina

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:46
Public transport across Argentina comes to a near standstill during a huge strike over high inflation, taxes and wages.
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