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Man overboard scare sparks search

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:41
A search is carried out after a passenger said they saw someone go overboard from a ferry, but all crew and passengers are later accounted for.

India sterilisation doctor held

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:30
A doctor is arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 women at two state-run sterilisation camps in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Andy Warhol's Elvis sells for $81.9m

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:17
Andy Warhol's Triple Elvis makes $81.9m (£51.9m) at a record-breaking auction of post-war and contemporary art in New York.

Pakistan beat Kiwis in first Test

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:02
Pakistan take the final two New Zealand wickets on the final morning to seal a 248-run first Test victory in Abu Dhabi.

Gunmen attack Egyptian navy vessel

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:00
Eight navy personnel are missing after dozens of gunmen attacked an Egyptian navy ship in the Mediterranean, officials say

Miliband: I can absolutely be PM

Thu, 2014-11-13 03:58
Labour leader Ed Miliband admits his "mettle has been tested" by reports senior figures in his party want him to resign, in an interview with BBC political editor Nick Robinson.

Thirteen held after abortion trick

Thu, 2014-11-13 03:36
Thirteen people are arrested over a trafficking ring which saw a pregnant woman almost tricked into an abortion following a sham marriage.

Ebola drug clinical trials to start

Thu, 2014-11-13 03:09
The charity MSF says it is to host clinical trials of new Ebola treatments in West Africa, one of them using the blood of recovered patients.

Escaped NZ murderer found in Brazil

Thu, 2014-11-13 02:54
A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil is now in custody, New Zealand police say.

India and US reach WTO breakthrough

Thu, 2014-11-13 02:43
India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.

VIDEO: When astronauts play with water

Thu, 2014-11-13 02:42
Earlier this year astronauts on the International Space Station shot a video showing what happens to water surface tension in microgravity

China data shows no sign of pick-up

Thu, 2014-11-13 02:11
A slew of economic data out of China, which came in below forecasts on Thursday, highlights the continuing downward pressure facing the Asian giant.

Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Thu, 2014-11-13 01:41
Ali Smith's Booker Prize-nominated novel How to be Both wins the Goldsmiths Prize for original fiction.

Major to warn of split with EU

Thu, 2014-11-13 01:01
The case for leaving the European Union will be fuelled further if EU countries do not help the UK limit immigration, Sir John Major is to say later.

Russia fuelling Ukraine war, says US

Thu, 2014-11-13 00:11
The US accuses Russia of undermining a ceasefire in Ukraine after reports of Russian troops and military hardware entering the country.

VIDEO: Man tries to hide chainsaw down shorts

Wed, 2014-11-12 23:36
A homeless man in the US has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal a chainsaw by hiding it under his clothes.

Gene error 'reduces heart attacks'

Wed, 2014-11-12 23:35
A study suggests people who carry errors in a single gene could have protection against heart disease and high cholesterol.

Scientists wait for comet probe news

Wed, 2014-11-12 21:52
Scientists face a tense wait to learn the fate of a robot probe that made a historic landing on a comet - but did not stay in place as planned.

Bassano's studio reborn

Wed, 2014-11-12 21:37
Photographer uses 100-year-old inherited camera

Danger zone: Chasing West Africa’s pirates

Wed, 2014-11-12 21:22
Why West African seas are a pirate's favourite hunting ground