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'Over 100' children killed in Yemen

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:12
At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.

Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:05
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.

German student death accused 'sorry'

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:05
The 18-year-old accused of causing the death of student teacher Tugce Albayrak cries in court as he admits hitting her.

Grey's 'McDreamy' in dramatic exit

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:55
Patrick Dempsey's character Dr Derek Shepherd, known as McDreamy, makes a surprise exit from US medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:55
Vatican may have been target of planned al-Qaeda-linked attack, Italian prosecutors say after widespread arrests.

Johnson free to play for Sunderland

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:46
Sunderland say Adam Johnson can continue to play for the club after he was charged with underage sexual activity offences.

Native Americans quit Sandler set

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:40
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.

VIDEO: Migrant crisis: Sicily under strain

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:32
Migrants have been coming to Catania, Sicily, for thousands of years, but the recent wave of migration has put extra pressure on already struggling city. Tom Donkin reports.

Deadly capsize 'captain' in court

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:31
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.

China clampdown on funeral strippers

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:28
Chinese authorities vow to clamp down on strippers performing at funerals.

Africa blog: Islamic State strengthens ties with Boko Haram

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:08
The Islamic State (IS) has released a new video, eulogising Nigeria's Boko Haram, in the latest sign of closer ties between the two militant groups.

VIDEO: Drone can stream live to You Tube

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:48
DJI has launched a drone that has the ability to stream high-definition video live to You Tube.

'Time running out' for Greek deal

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:47
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem warns "time is running is out" for a Greek debt deal as eurozone finance ministers prepare to meet Greek officials.

Artist's assistant jailed for theft

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:29
A former assistant to US artist Jasper Johns has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting he stole artworks from Johns' Connecticut studio.

EU migrant action 'not enough'

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:28
Human rights groups say new measures agreed by the EU to tackle the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean do not go far enough.

VIDEO: Key moments from Armenia ceremony

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:20
Commemorations are under way in Armenia to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

Chile town blanketed in volcanic ash

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:19
Residents and emergency workers in southern Chile clear ash that has rained down on towns near the Calbuco volcano.

Migrants killed on Macedonia railway

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:12
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.

VIDEO: Video shows US school stage collapse

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:10
A stage at a school in Indiana, US, has collapsed during a musical performance, injuring dozens of people.

Election fraud mayor 'mulls review'

Fri, 2015-04-24 04:48
A London mayor who was removed from office after he was found guilty of electoral fraud is considering launching a judicial review.

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