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Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble

BBC News - 57 min 25 sec ago
How European Starlings invaded America
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Brother's death 'devastates' duchess

BBC News - 59 min 2 sec ago
The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.
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Ukrainian forces 'regain city hall'

BBC News - 1 hour 2 min ago
The Ukrainian government says it has won back control of the city hall in the eastern port of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists.
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Buddha tattoo woman to be flown home

BBC News - 1 hour 3 min ago
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she has not been "shown compassion" as she faces deportation.
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Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death

BBC News - 1 hour 3 min ago
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.
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Cornish granted UK minority status

BBC News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
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Crime falls 15% in England and Wales

BBC News - 1 hour 5 min ago
Overall crime in England and Wales fell by 15% in 2013, according to official figures - but there are signs of rises in some categories.
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VIDEO: Fee increase for small claims court

BBC News - 1 hour 10 min ago
Fees to make a claim using small claims court courts have been increased from April 22nd, with some almost double what they were previously
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US medics killed in Kabul attack

BBC News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
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Police make Syria plea to UK women

BBC News - 1 hour 22 min ago
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
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Boy, 11, in canal pipe fall named

BBC News - 1 hour 23 min ago
An 11-year-old boy who died after falling into a canal in Lancashire is named locally as Robbie Williamson.
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Ecclestone trial begins in Germany

BBC News - 1 hour 27 min ago
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone appears in court in the German city of Munich to face bribery charges that carry a 10-year jail term.
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Banksy street works to be auctioned

BBC News - 1 hour 34 min ago
A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.
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Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank

BBC News - 1 hour 41 min ago
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
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Cancer teen 'making huge difference'

BBC News - 1 hour 41 min ago
A teenager with terminal cancer will make a "transformational difference" after raising more than £1.5m, the Teenage Cancer Trust says.
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VIDEO: Pensioner risks life on level crossing

BBC News - 1 hour 48 min ago
CCTV footage has captured the moment a man in Czech Republic was hit by a speeding train - but walked away with only minor injuries.
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Syria helpers' 'radicalisation' fear

BBC News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Anti-terror police are concerned the Syria conflict is "radicalising" humanitarian volunteers from Wales.
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Tuition-fee change savings 'unclear'

BBC News - 2 hours 4 min ago
A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.
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Disposable income 'half UK average'

BBC News - 2 hours 37 min ago
Disposable income in Northern Ireland households is increasing but is less than half of the UK average, according to an economic consultancy.
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VIDEO: How will the European electorate vote?

BBC News - 2 hours 39 min ago
Campaigns have started for Europe's elections in just over a month but is the European electorate engaged?
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