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Labour to back EU referendum bill

BBC - 12 hours 50 min ago
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.

PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

BBC - 13 hours 12 min ago
Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Injured man rescued from Snowdon

BBC - 13 hours 14 min ago
A man is airlifted to hospital in Bangor after becoming injured while walking on Snowdon.

Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

BBC - 13 hours 16 min ago
Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.

VIDEO: Leeds loco survives in Sierra Leone

BBC - 13 hours 24 min ago
A Leeds museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of a steam engine built in the Yorkshire city that founded a railway in Sierra Leone.

Murder probe after three found dead

BBC - 13 hours 31 min ago
A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of a man, a woman and a girl are found at a property in Oxfordshire.

15,000 to compete at Urdd Eisteddfod

BBC - 13 hours 31 min ago
One of Europe's biggest youth festivals - the Urdd Eisteddfod - begins in Caerphilly county.

New pharmacy rules 'to cut errors'

BBC - 13 hours 35 min ago
The government hopes a new "no-fault" airline-style error reporting system for chemists will help identify and reduce dispensing mistakes.

Spain faces local election shake-up

BBC - 13 hours 53 min ago
Spaniards are voting in regional and municipal elections that could challenge the grip of the country's two main parties.

Irish Church needs 'reality check'

BBC - 14 hours 58 sec ago
One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

Activists make rare Koreas crossing

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 2:53am
A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.

Nepal flood alert after landslide

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 2:27am
Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.

Pilates put Murray in Paris picture

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 1:53am
If Andy Murray is to make his maiden Roland Garros final, he will have done it with the help of a new training regime.

Cameron urged to make case for EU

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 1:27am
One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.

Ireland's 'historic vote'

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:39am
The "yes" vote in Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage makes some of Sunday's UK front pages.

Rio Ferdinand tells of wife's bravery

BBC - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:21am
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken publicly for the first time since his wife's death to cancer and says it has been "the most difficult period of his life".

US officer cleared over deaths

BBC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:48pm
A US policeman who fired repeatedly at unarmed black occupants of a car is cleared of all charges, prompting angry protests and some arrests.

VIDEO: US policeman cleared over deaths

BBC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:37pm
A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.

The great 'Mars bake-off' begins

BBC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:43pm
Jonathan Amos gets a first peek inside the UK aerospace laboratory where Europe's ExoMars rover will be assembled.

VIDEO: Barack Obama, selfie stick memes, and other trends of the week

BBC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:40pm
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