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Memorial service for Alps crash dead

Fri, 2015-04-17 00:00
Thousands of people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a memorial service for the Germanwings plane crash victims.

VIDEO: Asian dog flu strikes Chicago

Thu, 2015-04-16 22:16
A rare outbreak of Asian dog flu has reached almost epidemic levels in Chicago.

Sagging Barbie sales cost Mattel

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:43
Struggling US toymaker, Mattel, saw its sales drop for a sixth consecutive quarter as the appeal of its iconic Barbie doll continues to wane.

CPS Janner decision 'fails victims'

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:22
A police and crime commissioner says alleged victims of child sex abuse by Lord Janner have been failed by the decision not to charge him.

Low turn out as Sudanese polls close

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:14
Voting in the Sudanese elections ends, with only a third of the electorate casting their ballots, according to African Union observers.

Pain of Germanwings school families

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:01
Germany remembers school victims of Alps crash

VIDEO: Greece turning to commune life

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:01
As Greece's talks with the EU drag on, communes are springing up across the country as people take matters into their own hands.

Why use negative interest rates?

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:56
Interest rates have fallen below zero for a growing number of borrowers, meaning that in effect they are being paid to borrow someone else's money. Why?

Patriotic fervour on the rise in Russia

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:51
A groundswell of Russian patriotism has been triggered by the Ukraine crisis and the response of the West, says Bridget Kendall.

How close is Greece to Grexit?

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:40
If Greece fails to come to a deal with its eurozone partners on 24 April, how likely is it to default on its loans and perhaps leave the euro?

VIDEO: Inside Ukraine plant hit by rockets

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:34
The BBC's Tom Burridge visits a coking plant in Avdiivka where production has rapidly declined due to the conflict in Ukraine

Dead fish clog Rio Olympic venue

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:30
Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from a lagoon in Rio where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016.

'Preventable rabies kills 160 per day'

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:19
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.

Fewer drivers punished for mobile use

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:03
The number of drivers given penalty points for using mobile phones at the wheel fell by 24% last year in England and Wales, police figures suggest.

Can IS looting be stopped?

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:01
How IS sells art on the black market

Beyond the first law of computing

Thu, 2015-04-16 19:58
Moore's Law is approaching its 50th birthday, but will its prediction that processors will keep doubling in power hold true for much longer?

A rescue in the rubble of Oklahoma City

Thu, 2015-04-16 19:57
Saving a woman's life after the Oklahoma bombing

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-04-16 19:56
What's the secret of the candy-striped house?

The officer who refused to lie about being black

Thu, 2015-04-16 19:53
The officer who refused to lie about being black

Spieth struggles as McDowell leads

Thu, 2015-04-16 19:37
Masters champion Jordan Spieth shoots a three-over-par round at the RBC Heritage as Graeme McDowell shares the early lead.