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Blair warns West over radical Islam

BBC - 59 min 6 sec ago
Tony Blair is warning Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

Pirates raid Malacca Straits tanker

BBC - 59 min 43 sec ago
Armed pirates raid an oil tanker sailing in the Malacca Straits, stealing diesel and abducting three crew members, officials in Malaysia say.

Three children found dead in London

BBC - 1 hour 1 min ago
A woman is arrested after three children are found dead at an address in south London.

Primark to open its first US stores

BBC - 1 hour 2 min ago
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.

Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

BBC - 1 hour 7 min ago
A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, security officials say.

The ways tattoos can get you into trouble

BBC - 1 hour 11 min ago
The Sri Lankan authorities are deporting a British tourist because of a Buddha tattoo. Here are five other ways tattoos can get you into trouble.

Ferguson to help pick new Man Utd boss

BBC - 1 hour 20 min ago
Sir Alex Ferguson is to play a key role in selecting David Moyes's replacement as Manchester United manager.

Obama pledges Japan islands support

BBC - 1 hour 25 min ago
US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.

'High violence rate' at youth prison

BBC - 1 hour 33 min ago
A damning report into a young offenders institute finds violence levels too high, inefficient security and drug usage three times above targets.

Renewable energy projects approved

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.

VIDEO: Scotland: The Bard and the border

BBC - 1 hour 42 min ago
Scottish voters will decide whether or not they want to leave the United Kingdom in September but the issue is also being discussed across the British Isles.

Violent crime 'continues to fall'

BBC - 1 hour 52 min ago
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.

VIDEO: Dancer death prompts violent clashes

BBC - 1 hour 54 min ago
Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.

AUDIO: Page on Led Zeppelin song finds

BBC - 2 hours 10 min ago
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page reveals two previously unheard recordings that were were kept in his own personal archive and Led Zeppelin's archive.

Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:49am
Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.

Liverpool plan summer transfer spree

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:40am
Liverpool will hand boss Brendan Rodgers a significant summer transfer kitty following qualification for the Champions League.

Clwyd hospital care claims rejected

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:30am
Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death are rejected following an independent investigation.

US threatens more Russia sanctions

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:20am
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington will impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine.

Woodland site's lottery grant boost

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:12am
A woodland surrounding a derelict Monmouthshire mansion is to be boosted as a visitor attraction by nearly £300,000 of heritage lottery funding.

Order and ex-prisoners back course

BBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:38am
The Orange Order and a republican ex-prisoners' organisation lend their support to a new course at Queen's University that examines the use of public space to express identity.