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'Strongest evidence' of Zika effect

Wed, 2016-02-10 17:31
One of the US's most senior public health officials reveals the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Christie ends bid for the White House

Wed, 2016-02-10 17:24
Republican Chris Christie drops out of the US presidential race after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.

Urdu writer Fatima Surayya Bajia dies

Wed, 2016-02-10 16:54
The Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia, who won acclaim for her writing at home and abroad. has died in Karachi at the age of 85.

Mangeira's samba wins Rio Carnival

Wed, 2016-02-10 16:50
One of Rio de Janeiro's oldest samba schools, Mangeira, wins this year's carnival.

Twitter shares drop on earnings report

Wed, 2016-02-10 16:47
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.

'Longest living' transplant man dies

Wed, 2016-02-10 15:52
The world's longest-surviving heart transplant patient dies, 33 years after his life-saving operation.

Scores killed in Nigeria camp bombings

Wed, 2016-02-10 15:07
At least 56 people are killed in a double suicide bombing at a camp sheltering people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.

Liverpool owners scrap £77 ticket

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:55
Liverpool's owners scrap their controversial £77 ticket and apologise for the "distress caused" by last week's pricing announcement.

Nestle ends IAAF sponsorship deal

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:56
Food and drink giant Nestle ends its sponsorship of the IAAF, as it fears the doping scandal engulfing the world athletics governing body could damage its reputation.

Israeli PM's wife 'mistreated staff'

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:28
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara mistreated household staff, an Israeli court rules, in a case brought by a former caretaker.

Has US court holed Paris climate deal?

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:16
Have five elderly, conservative Americans stalled the Paris climate deal?

England can win World T20 - Cook

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:13
England can repeat their success of 2010 and win the World Twenty20, says Test captain Alastair Cook.

Trump turns notoriety into a win

Wed, 2016-02-10 12:34
The billionaire has shown in New Hampshire that he can turn publicity, controversy, even notoriety, into a winning margin of votes - indeed, a large winning margin.

Farc to 'stop recruiting minors'

Wed, 2016-02-10 12:10
Farc rebels announce at peace talks in Havana that they will stop recruiting minors, a move they say is another step on the road to peace.

UK's EU membership talks 'fragile'

Wed, 2016-02-10 12:07
European Council president Donald Tusk clears his diary to focus on a tour of the EU to bolster the "fragile" deal over the UK's EU membership.

Elephant rampage causes panic in India

Wed, 2016-02-10 12:01
A wild elephant went on an hours-long rampage in India's West Bengal state, sending residents fleeing in panic.

Khomeini grandson loses poll ban appeal

Wed, 2016-02-10 11:49
A grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini loses his appeal against a ban from standing for election this month to a key clerical body in Iran.

Trump: I'd beat Clinton to White House

Wed, 2016-02-10 11:47
Republican Donald Trump says he would easily beat Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a presidential contest for the White House after a convincing win in New Hampshire.

New Harry Potter script to be released

Wed, 2016-02-10 11:33
Harry Potter fans will be able to get their hands on the script for a new stage play when it is published later this year.

Thieves steal Pins from US tax agency

Wed, 2016-02-10 11:31
The US government's tax collection agency says attackers fooled its computers into generating more than 100,000 tax return Pin codes.