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Man, 70, jailed over £150m drug plot

Fri, 2015-04-24 11:09
A 70-year-old man who skippered a yacht across the Atlantic in a £150m cocaine smuggling operation is jailed for 10 years.

Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:49
Images from the campaign trail: 24 April

Plea to tackle tabloid 'hate speech'

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:47
UK authorities are urged to tackle "anti-foreigner abuse" in the tabloid press after a Sun column refers to migrants as "cockroaches".

Chile volcano causes flight problems

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:30
The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.

Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:24
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Niger battles meningitis outbreak

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:16
A mass immunisation programme to protect children against meningitis starts in Niger, as the death toll rises from 85 to 129.

Wenger is not my rival - Mourinho

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:47
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho plays down rivalry with Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger before Sunday's derby.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:43
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week

VIDEO: Ceremony marks Gallipoli campaign

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:37
A ceremony has been held in Gallipoli to mark the 100th anniversary of the campaign which took place during World War One.

How do drone strikes go wrong?

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:34
After two individuals, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, are killed in a raid, questions are raised about US counterterrorism.

Freed plane spotters back in UK

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:22
Two British plane spotters who were imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates on suspicion of spying land back in the UK.

Row over human embryo gene editing

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:04
Is it right to genetically edit embryos?

Comcast ends Time Warner Cable deal

Fri, 2015-04-24 08:56
US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.

'Al-Shabab' kills Kenyan chief

Fri, 2015-04-24 08:45
Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.

Reprieve for China wife on death row

Fri, 2015-04-24 08:34
A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.

UN workers kidnapped in DR Congo

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:45
Three people working to remove mines for the UN peacekeepers in DR Congo are kidnapped in an area close to the Rwandan border.

Valve expands Steam 'mod' market

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:38
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.

VIDEO: SA xenophobia: Will it affect trade?

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:27
The wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa has damaged the image of the country as an investment destination.

VIDEO: Watch: Ceremony marks Gallipoli campaign

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:17
Leaders from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey and Britain's Prince Charles are attending a ceremony marking 100 years since the campaign of Gallipoli.

'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.

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