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Memorial service held for Prince

Mon, 2016-05-16 05:49
A private memorial service for the singer Prince is held in his home city of Minneapolis.

UK built Qashqais 'cheated emissions'

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:57
Nissan has admitted Qashqai models allegedly fitted with so-called defeat devices were built at its Sunderland plant in the UK.

Sykes-Picot: The map that spawned a century of resentment

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:46
Reaching its centenary amidst a general chorus of vilification around the Middle East, the legacy of the secret Sykes-Picot agreement of 1916 has never looked more under assault, says Jim Muir.

Trump to Muslims: 'Turn people in'

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:42
The presumptive Republican candidate in the US presidential election Donald Trump urges Muslims to work with the police and 'turn people in'.

Turning migrants away 'won't work'

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:17
The UN high commissioner for refugees says the 60m people displaced globally is an issue involving everyone and turning migrants away "won't work".

Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:15
Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men

Chili Peppers singer hospitalised

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:12
Rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers cancel two shows at short notice after frontman Anthony Kiedis was hospitalised with a stomach bug.

India to 'divert rivers' to tackle drought

Mon, 2016-05-16 04:01
India is to divert water from major rivers like the Brahmaputra and the Ganges to deal with severe drought, a senior minister tells the BBC.

Stars perform for Queen's 90th birthday

Mon, 2016-05-16 03:55
A host of stars perform at Windsor Castle for the Queen at a special televised event to mark her 90th birthday.

China ignores revolution anniversary

Mon, 2016-05-16 03:54
The 50th anniversary of the start of the Cultural Revolution, which plunged China into a decade of chaos, has been met with silence in state media.

VIDEO: 'Concrete cancer' bridge blown up

Mon, 2016-05-16 03:42
Dramatic footage showing the demolition of a bridge over the A38.

BJP seeks gains in south India states

Mon, 2016-05-16 01:51
Voting begins in elections in two key southern Indian states, where PM Narendra Modi's BJP is trying to a gain a foothold.

'Patient' Murray beats Djokovic in Rome

Mon, 2016-05-16 01:15
Andy Murray says he had to cope with added pressure for his first win on clay over Novak Djokovic to claim the Italian Open.

Largest plane draws crowds in Australia

Mon, 2016-05-16 00:56
Thousands of Australian aircraft enthusiasts have watched the world's largest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, arrive in Perth.

Modi's photos with mother win Twitter

Mon, 2016-05-16 00:43
Twitter users praise PM Narendra Modi's decision to post pictures of his mother's first visit to his official residence in Delhi on social media.

Global flooding 'will threaten billion'

Mon, 2016-05-16 00:28
By 2060 more than a billion people worldwide will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change, a UK charity warns.

Colombian child soldier deal agreed

Sun, 2016-05-15 23:58
The Colombian government says it has agreed a road map for the release of child soldiers from the ranks of the left-wing Farc rebels.

Colombia seizes record cocaine haul

Sun, 2016-05-15 23:42
Police in Colombia say they have seized nearly eight tonnes of cocaine in the town of Turbo, their biggest domestic haul.

Trump effect: Young Republicans weigh in

Sun, 2016-05-15 23:22
Donald Trump gained support from middle-age, middle-class whites. But many young and urban Republicans are also coming to terms with a Trump-branded Republican party.

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