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Updated: 14 min 47 sec ago

Paramilitary funeral for republican

16 min 51 sec ago
Masked men flank the coffin of former dissident republican Tommy Crossan who was murdered in west Belfast on Good Friday.
Categories: International News

Care needs to 'outstrip' family help

18 min 2 sec ago
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
Categories: International News

US medics killed in Kabul attack

18 min 53 sec ago
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
Categories: International News

Ukraine attack draws Putin threat

21 min ago
Ukrainian commandos advance on the separatist stronghold of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine as Russia's President Putin warns of "consequences".
Categories: International News

Wiggins & Froome skip Giro d'Italia

26 min 52 sec ago
Team Sky will be without Britons Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome for the Giro d'Italia, which starts in Belfast on 9 May.
Categories: International News

Police make Syria plea to UK women

31 min 20 sec ago
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
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Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'

32 min 28 sec ago
Nick Clegg pledges to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" at the launch of the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: The effects of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

38 min 54 sec ago
Kelly Fletcher explains the serious genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
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BBC under pressure over CBI stance

42 min 53 sec ago
Supporters of Scottish independence question why the BBC has not resigned from the CBI over the business group's referendum stance.
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Warhol works found on Amiga disks

50 min 42 sec ago
A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.
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Teen makes 'largest' cancer donation

54 min 47 sec ago
A cancer charity says it has received its largest ever individual donation after a teenager with terminal cancer raises more than £1.6m.
Categories: International News

Argentina approves Repsol payment

1 hour 3 min ago
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.
Categories: International News

Rangers' finances fragile - Easdale

1 hour 5 min ago
Rangers are in a "fragile" financial state and would not survive a second administration, a club shareholder tells BBC Scotland.
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Jamaica Inn ends as 2,200 complain

1 hour 22 min ago
Complaints about sound problems on BBC costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.
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Martinez tips Moyes for rapid return

1 hour 26 min ago
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.
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Police record 3% drop in crime

1 hour 26 min ago
Overall recorded crime in Wales fell by 3% in 2013, according to official figures.
Categories: International News

Crime falls 15% in England and Wales

1 hour 27 min ago
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs of rises in certain categories, according to police figures.
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Food Photographer of the Year 2014

1 hour 30 min ago
Are these the best food photographs of the past year?
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Tories would end wind farm subsidies

1 hour 32 min ago
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.
Categories: International News

DJ Travis denies indecent assault

1 hour 39 min ago
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.
Categories: International News