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Jobs and the euro: Gavin Hewitt Q&A

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:49
EU on right path? Tweet questions to Europe editor Gavin Hewitt

In pictures: TV Bafta awards 2014

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:47
Broadchurch was the biggest winner of the night

Pearson 'seriously injured' in crash

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:28
Ballygowan motorcycle racer Michael Pearson suffers serious injuries in a crash at the Horice road races in the Czech Republic.

Who is Richard Scudamore?

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:26
Premier League chief Richard Scudamore has been engulfed by a sexism scandal and now his closest allies will decide his fate.

VIDEO: ‘Tired’ Farage regrets comments

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:24
Ukip leader Nigel Farage has blamed tiredness for comments he made during a bad-tempered interview about Romanian immigrants.

Why abscond from prison?

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:19
Why do inmates abscond despite the threat of longer sentences?

'Comfort' pension level is £15,000

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:13
Those planning their retirement should try and plan for an income of at least £15,000 a year, according to an industry report.

Jakarta's Jokowi picks running mate

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:20
Joko Widodo, the frontrunner in Indonesia's presidential election chooses a former vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, as his running mate.

Bellew rematch looms for Cleverly

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:17
Nathan Cleverly says he could fight Tony Bellew in November if both boxers come through their next fights in July.

Azarenka withdraws from French Open

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:16
Victoria Azarenka, the world number five, will miss this month's French Open as she recovers from a foot injury.

VIDEO: 'Hugh Jackman had biggest trailer'

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:57
X-Men star Patrick Stewart has revealed fellow actor Hugh Jackman received the most star treatment on set.

Uni chancellor role discussed again

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:53
Cardiff University is set to discuss plans for a new chancellor weeks after comedian Griff Rhys Jones's appointment was embarrassingly stalled at the last minute.

Councils criticised over voter lists

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:42
A Labour MP demands that at least one council should be prosecuted for failing to visit voters' homes when it updates the electoral register.

Inside pro-Russia training camp

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:26
Inside pro-Russia militia training camp in east Ukraine

Appeals for aid after Balkans floods

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:15
Serbia and Bosnia call for international help to rescue people from inundated areas after the worst flooding since modern records began.

BT to recruit 190 new engineers

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:01
Up to 190 engineering jobs are to be created in Wales by BT as part of a recruitment drive across the UK to support the rollout of high-speed broadband.

£20m to be spent on Belfast buses

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:00
Transport Minister Danny Kennedy confirms £20m will be spent on new buses for the Belfast Rapid Transit (BRT) system.

Ex-F1 champion Brabham dies aged 88

Mon, 2014-05-19 06:57
Three-time F1 world champion Sir Jack Brabham - who famously won the title in a car he built himself - dies aged 88.

VIDEO: The story of the pre-war World Cups

Mon, 2014-05-19 06:55
BBC Sport looks back at the genesis of the World Cup.

South Korea to break up coastguard

Mon, 2014-05-19 06:44
South Korea plans to break up its coastguard in the wake of the ferry disaster in which more than 300 people died, says President Park Geun-hye.
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