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Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws

Wed, 2014-04-16 10:39
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US.

EU Sentinel returns first images

Wed, 2014-04-16 10:23
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.

Jordan 'targets vehicles from Syria'

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:49
Jordanian warplanes have targeted and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, the Jordanian military says.

Youth club 'to auction' Banksy art

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:26
The leader of a youth club in Bristol, who helped remove a Banksy artwork from a wall with a crowbar, says he hopes to sell it at auction.

VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:13
The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour.

Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:08
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.

Iraqi murder claims a 'conspiracy'

Wed, 2014-04-16 08:52
Allegations that 20 Iraqis were murdered by British troops in 2004 were the result of a "conspiracy" to pervert the course of justice, the UK claims.

Legal costs hit Bank of America

Wed, 2014-04-16 08:44
Bank of America reports a $276m first-quarter loss, after taking into account a $6bn charge for mortgage-related legal matters.

VIDEO: Abducted Nigerian girls still missing

Wed, 2014-04-16 08:32
Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for 100 teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Day in pictures: 16 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:54
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April

VIDEO: Pegg and a Python team up on film

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:44
Monty Python star Terry Jones has resurrected a script he discarded over 20 years ago and is now turning it into a film with an all star cast.

Judges set deadline over extradition

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:20
The Home Secretary is given two months to seek assurances from the US about how a paranoid schizophrenic terror suspect will be treated if he is extradited.

AUDIO: 'Walter White got me a prom date'

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:17
Breaking Bad fan Stefan Montana explains how he got the show's star, Bryan Cranston, to help him secure a prom date.

Search after Nigeria school kidnap

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:04
The Nigerian military joins the search for at least 100 teenage girls abducted from a school in the remote northeast.

Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:02
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.

MtGox exchange put in administration

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:55
The Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been placed in administration by a Japanese court and it is expected that bankruptcy proceedings will be started.

Head of oldest African park shot

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:45
The Belgian director of the Democratic Republic of Congo's famous Virunga National Park is shot and critically wounded in an ambush.

Hard-disk firm warns of data breach

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:43
French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.

Venezuela rejects protest amnesty

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:17
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.

VIDEO: The end of the beard is nigh

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:05
The end of the beard is nigh - not according to fashion stylists, but to evolutionary biologists.