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VIDEO: King of Tonga formally crowned

BBC - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 12:08am
Tupou VI has been formally crowned king of Tonga in the capital, Nuku'alofa.

Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:58pm
The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, is formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne.

Last UK bodies returning from Tunisia

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:49pm
The final five bodies of British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack will be repatriated to the UK later.

Ukraine far-right in war march

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:38pm
A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.

Shot PC's family 'wait for justice'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:42pm
The family of the police officer shot by gunman Raoul Moat are still waiting for justice five years later, his grieving twin brother says.

Mosque blast 'kills Syria militants'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:48pm
At least 25 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, die in a blast at a mosque in Idlib province, activists say.

Call for improved urinary catheters

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:43pm
A leading researcher says industry must "wake up and invest more" in urinary catheters

IS claims rocket attack on Israel

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:22pm
Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:21pm
Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.

Brazil unveils Rio Olympics torch

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:04pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".

Police response 'slow' - Tunisia PM

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:52pm
The slow response of Tunisia's police to last week's deadly attack in Sousse was a major problem, the country's prime minister tells the BBC.

Exam focus 'harms' pupils' health

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:51pm
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.

Small tube - big problem

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:36pm
Catheter use 'needs a rethink'

VIDEO: 'I'm HIV positive ... will you touch me?'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:05pm
The HIV positive man challenging public perceptions

War hero on South Korean stamp

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:03pm
A British war hero, who fought in the Korean War, is commemorated on a South Korean stamp.

VIDEO: Why isn’t there more booing in theatres?

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:53pm
Will Gompertz wonders why theatre audiences don't express their dissatisfaction more audibly.

Was HG Wells the first to think of the atom bomb?

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:40pm
Did a science fiction writer predict the atom bomb 30 years before?

Footballers attempt to break record

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:26pm
Amateur footballers in Edinburgh are attempting to break the world record for the longest 11-a-side match by playing for 105 hours.

The special water flown in for Princess Charlotte

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:20pm
The special water flown in for the royal christening

VIDEO: '7/7 still difficult to talk about'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:19pm
Tim Coulson was travelling eastbound on the Circle Line train when a suicide bomber blew up the passing westbound train in the 7/7 attacks.