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Iceland lowers volcano ash alert

1 hour 5 min ago
The Icelandic Met Office lowers its aviation warning from red to orange near the Bardarbunga volcano, which saw an eruption begin overnight.
Categories: International News

Everton handed tough European draw

1 hour 7 min ago
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.
Categories: International News

Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine

1 hour 17 min ago
Nato accuses Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.
Categories: International News

Rwanda murder plotters found guilty

1 hour 23 min ago
Four men are found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda's former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010.
Categories: International News

Parents snatch ill boy, 5, from ward

1 hour 28 min ago
The health of a five-year-old boy snatched from hospital without consent by his parents will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system runs out later, police say.
Categories: International News

Tesco shares drop on profit warning

1 hour 33 min ago
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
Categories: International News

Pakistan army to mediate in protest

1 hour 37 min ago
Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.
Categories: International News

Health cuts could be 'catastrophic'

1 hour 42 min ago
Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP says.
Categories: International News

Banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims

1 hour 52 min ago
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
Categories: International News

Rail regulator probes Longleat crash

1 hour 54 min ago
A miniature train accident at Longleat Adventure Park is being investigated by the rail watchdog, the BBC learns.
Categories: International News

Tory MPs rule out further defections

1 hour 58 min ago
A string of Eurosceptic Tory MPs rule out following Douglas Carswell to UKIP as it emerges eight of them discussed the possibility with a top party official.
Categories: International News

Many areas 'lack out-of-school care'

2 hours 5 min ago
A report suggests large areas of the country are not providing enough out-of-school childcare for primary-age children.
Categories: International News

Arrest over octogenarian car crash

2 hours 5 min ago
An 85-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of driving a car at another octogenarian in a Lancashire village.
Categories: International News

Biggest Japan defence budget sought

2 hours 14 min ago
Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.
Categories: International News

World War One: Industrial innovation and suspicion

2 hours 24 min ago
What industry learned from World War One
Categories: International News

Has the humble password had its day?

2 hours 25 min ago
What new techniques can reliably establish our identities?
Categories: International News

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

2 hours 27 min ago
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
Categories: International News

Robot printer 'comes to your desk'

2 hours 28 min ago
Fuji Xerox develops robotic printer that can move around a lounge or office to bring documents to the person who printed them.
Categories: International News

Legal challenge to badger cull fails

2 hours 29 min ago
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Rotherham grandfather on 13-year-old's abuse

2 hours 34 min ago
The grandfather of one girl who was abused in Rotherham spoke to BBC Radio 5 live's Dan Johnson and described the day the 13 year old went missing after school.
Categories: International News