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Man guilty of wife's knife murder

Thu, 2014-04-03 08:42
A man faces a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering his wife after discovering she was in a relationship with another woman.

Nato's Europe plans alarm Russia

Thu, 2014-04-03 08:38
Moscow is pressing Nato to explain its plans to enhance its military presence in Eastern Europe, following Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

'Police snipers' shot Kiev activists

Thu, 2014-04-03 08:13
Ukraine's special police were behind the killings of dozens of anti-government protesters in Kiev in February, an initial government inquiry finds.

VIDEO: Queen's first meeting with Pope

Thu, 2014-04-03 08:03
The Queen has met Pope Francis for the first time - which BBC Rome correspondent Alan Johnston describes as "less formal" than previous meetings at the Vatican.

Give new rules more time - Alonso

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:55
Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 needs to give the new rules more time to settle down before making changes.

VIDEO: Swan song for the Mad Men

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:53
The cast of Mad Men celebrate the launch of the final series of the hit US television show, on the red carpet.

VIDEO: Fire destroys Brazil favela

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:45
Four people are injured in a huge fire which swept through a slum in eastern Sao Paulo on Wednesday.

Muslim school 'plot' probe 'glacial'

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:38
An investigation into an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of several schools in Birmingham must report immediately, an MP says.

Top doctor backs 'garden gym' idea

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:32
One of the UK's top doctors says there is an accumulating body of evidence that highlights a link between urban green space and benefits to human wellbeing.

The New One wins Aintree Hurdle

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:27
The New One, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, wins the Aintree Hurdle on day one of the Grand National meeting.

BSkyB: Referendum 'for the people'

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:22
Satellite broadcaster BSkyB says it has no plans to change its business in Scotland, whatever the outcome of September's independence referendum.

AUDIO: Does ethnic background affect grades?

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:08
White British children are being outperformed in key GCSE subjects by those who speak English as a second language.

Thursday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:56
Man Utd to offer £40m for Kroos, Courtois to consider future, Fulham to sack Magath, plus more

VIDEO: Train and car in level crossing smash

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:50
Four people were injured when a train smashed into a car on a level crossing in Houston, Texas.

Disaster 'robbed children of father'

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:39
The Hillsborough inquests jury hears from relatives of some of those who died, including a widow who says it "robbed" her five children of their father.

Security boss 'would not break law'

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:28
News International's head of security tells the phone-hacking trial that he is loyal to his employer but "would not commit a crime for anyone".

Devolved powers 'could be returned'

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:24
Devolved powers for social welfare could be handed back to Westminster, Northern Ireland's first minister suggests.

AUDIO: How the zebra got its stripes

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:24
Why do zebras have stripes? Scientists at the University of California reveal the answer.

VIDEO: Plain packages' grim picture for smokers

Thu, 2014-04-03 06:04
As the government moves forward with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs in England, the BBC's Peter Taylor visits a tobacconist in Australia where a ban was introduced in 2011.
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