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Singleton pulls out of Tupac biopic

Fri, 2015-04-10 05:39
Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton pulls out of the forthcoming biopic of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.

UK industrial output edges higher

Fri, 2015-04-10 05:23
UK industrial output rose by just 0.1% in February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

VIDEO: Inside Sanaa as fighting continues

Fri, 2015-04-10 04:58
Fighting in Yemen continues, with Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebel targets. A local journalist captured footage after strikes in the capital Sanaa.

Tributes for cricket legend Benaud

Fri, 2015-04-10 04:58
The world pays tribute to Richie Benaud, the former Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator, who has died aged 84.

Pakistan votes for Yemen neutrality

Fri, 2015-04-10 04:51
Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join anti-Houthi coalition.

'The market is rigged' - Michael Lewis

Fri, 2015-04-10 04:19
Michael Lewis, the author of Flash Boys and Liar's Poker, says high speed electronic traders are still a threat (but there is a solution).

Hamilton top in second practice

Fri, 2015-04-10 03:52
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own throughout Friday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

Myanmar and Suu Kyi in rare talks

Fri, 2015-04-10 03:18
Myanmar leaders including President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hold rare talks about the constitution and elections.

VIDEO: Venezuelans petition Obama

Fri, 2015-04-10 02:42
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Caracas, where Venezuelans are signing a petition calling on President Obama to withdraw sanctions imposed on a group of Venezuelan officials.

VIDEO: 'I was trafficked into UK prostitution'

Fri, 2015-04-10 02:34
Ope, 28, tells the story of how she was brought from Nigeria to Coventry to work as a prostitute in an animated film.

NZ tourists 'steal van by accident'

Fri, 2015-04-10 02:27
Three German tourists who stole a van in New Zealand tell the court they thought it had been abandoned by other backpackers and was free to use.

Malaysia toughens sedition law

Fri, 2015-04-10 01:09
Malaysia approves tougher penalties under the controversial sedition law, despite criticism from the UN.

Biden praises Iraq over IS fight

Thu, 2015-04-09 23:14
US Vice-President Joe Biden gives an upbeat assessment of Iraq's progress against Islamic State, saying the militant group's advance has been "halted".

VIDEO: Cricket legend Benaud dies aged 84

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:51
Andy Swiss looks back at the career of legendary broadcaster, cricket commentator and former Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud who has died aged 84.

Labour 'to protect police numbers'

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:32
Labour is pledging to guarantee neighbourhood policing in every area - and protect the number of officers on the beat - if elected in May.

Turkey and Iran shelve suspicions

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:27
There are many tensions between Turkey and Iran, writes Khashiyar Joneidi - but the two nations are keen to work with each other.

Visual whispers: From image to sketch via text

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:24
From image to sketch via text

VIDEO: Second video of US shooting released

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:19
US officials release more footage showing the moments before a South Carolina police officer shot dead an unarmed black man in the back.

US mulls lifting Cuba terror status

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:03
The US State Department recommends removing Cuba from its list of states said to sponsor terrorism, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee says.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-04-09 22:03
What makes the British most stressed out?