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Mugabe rivals to 'form new party'

Tue, 2015-04-07 12:00
An expelled member of Zimbabwe's ruling party says a new party will be formed to challenge President Mugabe for power at the next election.

Seven children found dead at US home

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:55
A man and his seven children have been found dead at home, apparently overcome from carbon monoxide poisoning, says a relative.

Fast & Furious 7 tops UK box office

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:34
The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.

Cook completes century for England

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:03
Alastair Cook hits his first century in England colours since November 2013 on day two of their warm-up match.

Election 2015 in pictures: 7 April

Tue, 2015-04-07 11:00
Images from the campaign trail: 7 April

VIDEO: What is it like to climb Everest?

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:48
What is it like to stand on Mount Everest's summit?

Dutch man jailed for horsemeat sales

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:32
Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.

Man dies in Newtownards air crash

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:24
A man dies in an air crash at Newtownards airfield, County Down.

VIDEO: 'War in Aden is on every street'

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:22
Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

Tue, 2015-04-07 10:15
The original manuscript of Don McLean's American Pie sells for $1.2m at a New York auction.

Microsoft targets autistic workers

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:58
Microsoft is to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.

Rand Paul announces White House bid

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:56
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul officially announces he is launching a 2016 presidential election campaign on the Republican ticket.

Accused French senator found dead

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:34
A French Socialist senator is found dead on the day he was due to stand trial for corruption over Chinese wedding tours in the Loire valley.

The year of mega deals?

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:24
After only the first quarter, this year is shaping up to beat last year's frenzied deal-making.

Russian nuclear sub on fire in dock

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:22
A Russian nuclear submarine is ablaze at an Arctic naval shipyard, but damage appears limited, media report.

Bendy battery promises safety, speed

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:18
Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.

Two teenagers 'feared Syria-bound'

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:03
Two West Yorkshire teenagers are feared to have travelled to Syria, police have said.

Battle for Aden creates 'ghost city'

Tue, 2015-04-07 08:55
The head of the ICRC in the Yemeni city of Aden tells the BBC medical supplies are urgently needed there as the death toll continues to rise.

Samsung attacks S6 Edge bend test

Tue, 2015-04-07 08:26
Samsung criticises a test that suggests its Galaxy S6 Edge phone is at least as vulnerable to bending as Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

Brontosaurus dino name is revived

Tue, 2015-04-07 07:59
The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.