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Man arrested over woman's death

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 4:05am
A 40-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a woman following a disturbance in a flat in East Ayrshire.

French hostages home from Syria

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 3:13am
Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.

VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 3:03am
Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.

William and Kate at Easter service

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:55am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney as part of their tour of Australia and New Zealand.

VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:51am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.

VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:44am
Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.

Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:27am
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.

Easter messages show Ukraine divide

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:23am
Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.

A political resignation and Labour's NHS plan - papers

BBC - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:51am
A newspaper investigation prompting a Whitehall resignation, Labour's election plans and the latest in the alleged plot to "Islamise" schools all feature on Sunday's front pages.

Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:24pm
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.

VIDEO: More bodies found in ferry search

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:59pm
More bodies have been recovered in the search for missing passengers from a South Korean ferry which capsized and sank with hundreds of people on board.

Charities chief warns of extremism

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 9:25pm
Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.

Mother tells of lion park ordeal

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:59pm
A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

Brazil cars torched in protest

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:43pm
Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.

The mod and the rocker 50 years on

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:23pm
A mod and a rocker look back on the Clacton clashes 50 years ago

Flying the flag for county pride

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:21pm
Preserving the identities of England's counties

Entrepreneurs' highs and lows

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:13pm
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories

In Pictures: 50 landmark BBC Two shows

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:08pm
Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two

UN envoy and Israel in access row

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:08pm
The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.

Women-only Scottish cabinet event

BBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 7:34pm
The Scottish government announces a women-only Scottish cabinet event to debate issues related to the independence referendum.