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Workers hold rare protest in Dubai

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:28
Hundreds of construction workers from South Asia protest over pay in central Dubai - a rare event for the United Arab Emirates.

Brightman to perform song in space

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:28
Sarah Brightman reveals she has been working with former husband Andrew Lloyd Webber on a song she can perform while aboard the International Space Station.

The euro: Good bet or fool's paradise?

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:07
As the euro hits a seven-year low against the pound, what are the prospects for the currency?

US tanks in Baltics as drills start

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:06
Hundreds of US military vehicles arrive in the Baltic states and are to stay in Europe, to reassure Nato allies unsettled by Russia's actions in Ukraine.

Scots 'could quit UK' after EU vote

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:05
Former SNP leader Gordon Wilson says Scotland should declare independence if the rest of the UK votes to leave the EU against its wishes.

Castle unveils Henry VIII portrait

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:58
A portrait of Henry VIII as a young man is unveiled at Hever Castle in Kent.

Champion Hurdle glory for Faugheen

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:55
Favourite Faugheen, ridden by Ruby Walsh, wins the feature Champion Hurdle on day one of the Cheltenham Festival.

Families tell MPs of letter anger

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:51
Families of three missing schoolgirls tell MPs they would have done more to monitor them if they had known a fourth girl had already gone to Syria.

Dyer wins soap personality prize

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:31
EastEnders' Danny Dyer is named soap personality of 2015 at the TV and Radio Industries Club (Tric) awards.

VIDEO: Sports celebrities killed in Argentina

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:27
Three French athletes are among 10 people killed during filming for a reality television programme in Argentina.

Police aware of tweet about Welbeck

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:14
Greater Manchester Police say they are aware of a racially abusive tweet about Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck.

Mancini keen to sign Toure for Inter

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:12
Roberto Mancini believes Yaya Toure wants to leave Man City and says he would be keen to bring him to Inter Milan.

Chad shutdown over helmet protests

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:11
Chadian authorities close all schools and universities after deadly protests over a requirement for motorbike riders to wear helmets.

India remembers World War One dead

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:07
Events are being held to remember thousands of Indian soldiers who fought alongside the British in a key battle in France in World War One.

VIDEO: Drone's-eye view of Crossrail tunnels

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:07
For the first time, the BBC has been allowed to fly a remote controlled camera along the tunnels of London's Crossrail service.

Brecon crash teen survivor 'lucky'

Tue, 2015-03-10 06:54
A teenage survivor of a crash in Brecon, which killed three of his friends and a pensioner, says he is lucky to be alive.

France stunned by Argentina crash

Tue, 2015-03-10 06:18
Prosecutors in France open an investigation after eight French nationals, including three sports stars, die in a helicopter crash in Argentina.

'Banning Tor unwise', MPs told

Tue, 2015-03-10 06:04
Advice given to MPs on the dark web says it can be used in the public interest and that banning it in the UK would be difficult technically.

Pakistan widens execution policy

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:56
Pakistan resumes executions for all capital offences, after earlier lifting a moratorium on the death penalty for terror offences only.

Problem family scheme 'helps 105,000'

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:50
Ninety per cent of the 120,000 most troubled families targeted by a government scheme have had their lives "turned around", Communities Secretary Eric Pickles says.

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