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Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:31
Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.

Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:26
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.

Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:21
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.

Wembley WW2 bomb poses 'risk to life'

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:17
An 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium poses a "risk to life", the Army says.

Colombia strike kills 18 Farc rebels

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:10
At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group die in an army raid - the deadliest attack since air raids resumed last month.

Cameron starts push for EU reforms

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:29
David Cameron is starting his push for EU reform as he meets other European leaders for the first time since winning the general election.

Last Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:16
Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, after taking over ancient Palmyra.

Alternative to adoption on the rise

Fri, 2015-05-22 04:15
The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC - while adoption rates have been falling.

English drink 'more than estimated'

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:55
The amount of alcohol people in England drink is underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine a week, according to new research.

Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:33
Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.

Mazda and Mitsubishi recall more cars

Fri, 2015-05-22 02:42
Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.

Danny Boyle opens Manchester venue

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:55
Director Danny Boyle takes part in the opening ceremony for a new £25m arts centre named Home in Manchester.

VIDEO: Dog evolution 'earlier than thought'

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:41
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers suggest.

Jayalalitha set to return to power

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:34
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.

VIDEO: Baltimore police charged by jury

Thu, 2015-05-21 23:54
Six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of US man Freddie Gray have been charged by a grand jury, the state prosecutor confirms.

Thousands attend Colombia mass funeral

Thu, 2015-05-21 23:28
Thousands turn out at a mass funeral in the Colombian town of Salgar for victims of Monday's devastating mudslide that killed at least 84 people.

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Essex

Thu, 2015-05-21 22:52
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit 32 miles (52km) from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reports.

South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed

Thu, 2015-05-21 22:33
Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.

VIDEO: Who made it to Eurovision final?

Thu, 2015-05-21 22:16
Who made it through the second semi-final of 2015's Eurovision Song Contest?

VIDEO: Value of S Korea's education system

Thu, 2015-05-21 22:15
When it comes to education in South Korea, the demand is so strong it accounts for 12% of all consumer spending.