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Top court gives Iran cash to US victims

Wed, 2016-04-20 12:08
The US Supreme Court permits the families of victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut and other terror attacks to collect nearly $2bn (£1.4bn) in frozen Iranian assets.

Boy born to brain-dead mother goes home

Wed, 2016-04-20 12:02
A baby boy has now gone home safe and well after his brain-dead mother was kept alive on life support so he could be born, Polish authorities say.

VIDEO: 'Islamic State's' most wanted

Wed, 2016-04-20 11:55
What happens when you resist the world’s most violent jihadis?

Syria siege evacuations under way

Wed, 2016-04-20 11:54
Relief agencies begin to evacuate 500 wounded people from four besieged Syrian towns.

LHC can be 'biggest rain meter'

Wed, 2016-04-20 11:53
The LHC is not just the world's most powerful particle accelerator, it could also be its biggest rain meter.

Israeli diamond dealer arrested

Wed, 2016-04-20 11:31
An Israeli diamond dealer is arrested on suspicion of embezzlement, amid a fraud investigation that could involve $65m (£45m).

Aston Villa duo left after Lerner rift

Wed, 2016-04-20 11:26
The departure of David Bernstein and Lord King from the Aston Villa board was sparked by an unpleasant fall-out with the club's owner Randy Lerner.

Comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:50
Comedian Victoria Wood has died after a "short but brave" battle with cancer, her publicist says.

VIDEO: Race car narrowly avoids hitting deer

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:38
A deer in Poland had a lucky escape when it narrowly missed being hit by a racing car.

US criminal probe into Panama Papers

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:22
The US Justice Department opens a criminal investigation into tax avoidance schemes exposed by the Panama Papers.

Koh-i-Noor - a gift at the point of a bayonet

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:14
It has been said that the Koh-i-Noor diamond was given to the British as a gift by the Punjab boy king Duleep Singh, but the truth is a littler darker, argues Anita Anand.

Wolff defends Ecclestone after comments

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:12
Susie Wolff defends Bernie Ecclestone after the Formula 1 boss made controversial comments about female drivers.

VIDEO: Sweaty billboard could help fight Zika

Wed, 2016-04-20 10:11
A billboard that smells of human sweat and breath in order to attract and kill mosquitoes has been designed in Brazil.

'Sweaty billboard' kills mosquitoes

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:53
A billboard that smells of human sweat and breath in order to attract and kill mosquitoes has been designed in Brazil.

Brussels suspect charged over Paris

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:53
Osama Krayem, a Swedish suspect in the Brussels bombings of 22 March, is charged with involvement in last year's Paris attacks.

Nato-Russia talks show Ukraine schism

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:46
Differences over the conflict in eastern Ukraine mark the first formal meeting of the Nato-Russia Council in almost two years.

Killer Breivik wins human rights case

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:40
Mass murderer Anders Breivik wins part of his human rights case against the Norwegian state alleging "inhuman or degrading treatment".

'Attacked' India police horse dies

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:32
An Indian police horse that had a leg amputated after allegedly being assaulted by a politician has died.

Two burned alive in Zambia riots

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:13
Two people were burned to death on Monday during xenophobic violence in Zambia's capital, police say, without giving their nationality.

Early Attenborough to screen in colour

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:12
Sir David Attenborough's early natural history films are to be be shown in colour for the first time to mark the broadcaster's 90th birthday.