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George W Bush paintings on display

4 min 36 sec ago
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

PM rejects Miller apology criticism

8 min 35 sec ago
David Cameron rejects criticism of Culture Secretary Maria Miller's apology to Parliament over her expenses, after Labour says the PM let her "off the hook".

VIDEO: Violent clashes at Brussels protest

11 min 56 sec ago
Protesters clash with police in Brussels during an anti-austerity rally in the city.

US economy gains 192,000 jobs

15 min 20 sec ago
The US economy created 192,000 jobs in March, down slightly from a revised 197,000 figure for February, and the unemployment rate held at 6.7%.

Boston Bob wins Melling Chase

15 min 35 sec ago
Boston Bob wins the Melling Chase in the main race on day two of the Grand National meeting at Aintree.

VIDEO: 'Tie me bionic kangaroo down, sport'

20 min 52 sec ago
A German technology firm have developed a digital marsupial, a robotic kangaroo that can leap and land with precision.

Sir Bruce steps down from Strictly

22 min 46 sec ago
Sir Bruce Forsyth is stepping down as host of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC confirms.

Afghan poll: Foreign reporters shot

24 min 15 sec ago
An Afghan police commander kills a veteran Associated Press photojournalist and wounds her colleague a day before presidential polls.

Battling Ward loses Davis Cup opener

25 min 45 sec ago
Great Britain slip 1-0 down in their Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Italy as James Ward loses 6-4 2-6 6-4 6-1 to Fabio Fognini.

Independent MSP Margo MacDonald dies

26 min 53 sec ago
The Independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who was suffering from Parkinson's disease, has died.

Robinson 'crossed line': McGuinness

30 min 13 sec ago
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness says Peter Robinson "has crossed the line" by saying they had reached agreement on welfare reform.

US approves S Sudan sanctions

32 min 29 sec ago
US President Barack Obama signs an order authorising sanctions against anyone aggravating the conflict in South Sudan.

Friday's gossip column

34 min ago
Mourinho faces up to selling Oscar, Man City want Falcao, Konoplyanka to Liverpool back on, plus more.

Mali on alert over Ebola fears

36 min 50 sec ago
Mali is on alert over the deadly Ebola virus after three suspected cases were reported near the border with Guinea, where 86 people have died.

Anne backs gassing for badger cull

37 min 29 sec ago
The Princess Royal says gassing could be the most humane way to control the badger population and stop the spread of bovine TB.

'Islam plot' started '20 years ago'

41 min ago
An ex-teacher at a Birmingham school alleged to be the target of a 'Islamist takeover' claims it began 20 years ago.

Towns' EU regeneration funds on hold

43 min 50 sec ago
EU funding for a scheme to refurbish shops and business premises in two Pembrokeshire towns is suspended.

House of Fraser set for China sale

44 min 19 sec ago
Department store chain House of Fraser is poised to be sold to Chinese company Sanpower, the BBC understands.

Nama NI portfolio is sold for £1bn

1 hour 2 min ago
Nama, the Republic of Ireland's state-controlled "bad bank", sells its entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio for around £1bn.

US urges Mid-East 'reality check'

1 hour 4 min ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry says it is time for a "reality check" in the Israel-Palestinian peace process amid a deep crisis in the talks.
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