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Up to 500 children 'at abuse risk'

Tue, 2015-03-17 21:28
Almost 500 children across the West Midlands were victims of or at risk of sexual exploitation in the first half of last year, new figures reveal.

Barclays pays £16.5m in share awards

Tue, 2015-03-17 21:17
British banking giant Barclays paid £16.5m in shares to its top 11 executives, which is half the amount it paid out last year.

Eastern Ukraine's divided families

Tue, 2015-03-17 21:10
Ukraine war leaves families divided and apart

South African townships’ addictive drug cocktail

Tue, 2015-03-17 21:07
Fears over uniquely South African cocktail of drugs

The online dating site sued for targeting married people

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:59
The online dating site sued for targeting married people

Monaco not worthy winners - Wenger

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:21
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Monaco did not deserve to knock his side out of the Champions League.

Who is 'The Archangel of Death' fighting IS?

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:10
Are the war stories of a legendary Iraqi fighter real?

Osborne to unveil pre-election Budget

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:08
George Osborne is to set out his tax and spending plans later, in his last Budget before May's general election.

Budget 2015: The four things business will be looking out for

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:01
Chief executives always approach the chancellor's big day with a degree of trepidation

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Aaron Schock

Tue, 2015-03-17 19:56
Illinois congressman Aaron Schock announces his resignation after several weeks in which his excessive spending and close financial ties to donors had come under scrutiny.

Migrant given law licence 125 years on

Tue, 2015-03-17 19:29
The California Supreme Court posthumously awards a law licence to a Chinese immigrant who was barred from becoming a lawyer 125 years ago.

Kraft recalls 6m mac and cheese boxes

Tue, 2015-03-17 19:23
US food giant Kraft recalls 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese after consumers reported finding metal fragments in some containers.

Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

Tue, 2015-03-17 18:53
Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.

VIDEO: The art of the spacewalk

Tue, 2015-03-17 18:48
The steps that stirred dreams - and sparked creativity

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Tue, 2015-03-17 18:41
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

Lufthansa pilots call for new strike

Tue, 2015-03-17 18:02
Lufthansa pilots have called for a new, second strike on Thursday, following a planned action on Wednesday, potentially disrupting thousands of passengers.

US tycoon Durst faces new charges

Tue, 2015-03-17 17:59
A millionaire charged with murder in Los Angeles appeared before a judge in Louisiana for a second day, to face new drug and weapons charges.

VIDEO: When doomsday cult attacked Tokyo subway

Tue, 2015-03-17 17:58
Man's guilt over surviving 1995 Tokyo sarin gas attack

Monaco 0-2 Arsenal (agg 3-3)

Tue, 2015-03-17 17:54
Arsenal are agonisingly knocked out of the Champions League last 16 on away goals despite beating Monaco 2-0.

Syria claims downing of US drone

Tue, 2015-03-17 17:54
The Syrian military says it has shot down a US drone near the city of Latakia, a northern stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad.

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