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Malaysia school shuts after 'mass hysteria' outbreak

Tue, 2016-04-19 17:30
What has disrupted life at a Malaysian school?

VIDEO: Fidel Castro gets standing ovation

Tue, 2016-04-19 17:27
Fidel Castro got a standing ovation during a rare appearance at the Cuba's Communist Party Congress on Tuesday.

Judge overturns transgender toilet ban

Tue, 2016-04-19 17:14
A US appeals courts has ruled that a Virginia school policy that barred a transgender student from using the boys' toilet is discriminatory.

Newcastle United 1-1 Manchester City

Tue, 2016-04-19 16:46
Newcastle recover from Sergio Aguero's controversial goal to earn a valuable draw with Manchester City.

Port Talbot boss to launch Tata UK buyout

Tue, 2016-04-19 16:42
Tata's Port Talbot chief to launch management buyout of company's operations in the UK

Intel to cut 12,000 jobs globally

Tue, 2016-04-19 16:42
Computer chip maker Intel says it is cutting 12,000 jobs - about 11% of its workforce - over the next 12 months.

VIDEO: 'It's never too late for Brazil'

Tue, 2016-04-19 16:00
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff says there is no need for a "mea culpa" over claims that she manipulated government accounts.

UFC's McGregor fuels retirement talk

Tue, 2016-04-19 15:24
Irishman Conor McGregor fuels speculation over his UFC future by tweeting he has "decided to retire young".

Video referees 'for 2018 World Cup'

Tue, 2016-04-19 14:54
Fifa boss Gianni Infantino hopes the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be the first tournament to feature video referees.

Aid to quake-hit Ecuador stepped up

Tue, 2016-04-19 14:09
Major aid groups step up help to Ecuador amid concerns over conditions faced by survivors from the earthquake that killed more than 400 people.

Iranians vent anger at new police morality unit

Tue, 2016-04-19 14:02
Iranians vent anger at new morality police

Sea King to become holiday home

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:40
A search-and-rescue helicopter retired from Navy missions is to be turned into a holiday home.

EU should 'interfere' less - Juncker

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:22
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warns that too much EU "interference" in people's lives is eroding support for the bloc.

Woman 'imprisoned by mother for years'

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:18
Police in southern Germany say a woman found by officers during an eviction may have been held captive by her mother for years.

Zambia arrests over xenophobic riots

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:12
More than 250 people have been arrested in Zambia to curb xenophobic violence as the looting of Rwandan-owned shops spreads, police say.

Cuba's Raul Castro keeps top Party post

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:08
Cuba's 84-year-old leader, Raul Castro, will remain the country's Communist Party chief for another five years, it is announced.

VIDEO: Who's the most 'New York'?

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:02
Three of the candidates for the US presidency have ties to New York, but which is the true New Yorker? The BBC asked some locals to weigh in.

Apple complies with US data demands

Tue, 2016-04-19 12:39
Apple's transparency reports show it consistently complies with a greater-than-average proportion of information requests from US authorities

UK magazine holds insult-Erdogan contest

Tue, 2016-04-19 12:38
A UK-based magazine offers a prize to the author of the most offensive verse about the Turkish president, who is suing a German comedian over a poem.

Handshake family naturalisation halted

Tue, 2016-04-19 12:20
Switzerland suspends the citizenship process for the family of two teenage Muslim brothers who refused to shake hands with female teachers.