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'Threats' against BBC boss investigated

BBC - 2 hours 28 min ago
Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.

Kerry stays on for more Iran talks

BBC - 2 hours 37 min ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry cancels a planned return to the US to stay in Switzerland as the Iran nuclear talks approach their deadline.

VIDEO: Singapore is Lee Kuan Yew's legacy

BBC - 2 hours 39 min ago
Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.

Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

BBC - 3 hours 3 min ago
Tens of thousands line the streets in torrential rain in Singapore to see the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

UKIP pledges more funding for Wales

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
UKIP says it will "radically reform" the funding formula for the Welsh government's budget if it gets into power.

Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

BBC - 3 hours 9 min ago
An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax leaves the runway while landing at Halifax, but only minor injuries are reported.

France votes in local elections

BBC - 3 hours 14 min ago
Parts of France head to the poll for local elections seen as a key barometer for the presidential vote in two years' time.

Jonathan Brownlee wins in Auckland

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 2:52am
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee wins the second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland, New Zealand.

Meningitis B vaccine deal agreed

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 2:49am
All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B after a deal with drug manufacturers, the health secretary says.

VIDEO: Toddler sneaks out for a Slushie

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 2:39am
A four-year-old girl in Philadelphia ventured out on her own in the early hours of the morning in search of a sweet drink.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 2:25am
Ross Barkley will cost £50m, James Milner to Liverpool, Louis van Gaal to get £1m Champions League bonus, plus more.

Fears of Alps crash co-pilot

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 1:26am
Some papers once again focus on revelations about the Germanwings co-pilot who is believed to have brought down an airliner over the French Alps on Tuesday.

A very Singaporean send-off

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 12:27am
The BBC looks at some of the ways the city-state of Singapore and its people have paid tribute to founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Nigeria voting continues after delays

BBC - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 12:15am
Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.

Heads' threat to parents over gaming

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:07pm
Head teachers in Cheshire warn parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

Game of Thrones' factual fantasy

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:00pm
Games of Thrones' real-world parallels

The friends who sign up for jihad

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:48pm
The clusters of friends being drawn to jihad in Syria and Iraq

What to expect when you're electing

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:47pm
What to expect when you're electing

Dickens' desk saved for public view

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:37pm
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.

VIDEO: Islamist rebels in Syria 'capture Idlib'

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 9:55pm
Rebel fighters in Syria are reported to have captured most of the northern city of Idlib, as Alan Johnston reports