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Independent MLA David McClarty dies

16 min 51 sec ago
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.

Changes 'against Paralympic values'

20 min 59 sec ago
British Paralympic champion Danielle Brown fears athletes with 'invisible' disabilities will suffer after rule changes.

VIDEO: PMQs 'not different for women'

46 min 28 sec ago
Former politician Ann Widdecombe has defended women MPs participating during Prime Minister's Questions.

East Ukraine militants snub deal

54 min 43 sec ago
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine refuse to leave official buildings, just hours after an international deal was reached to defuse the crisis.

Hamilton top in second practice

1 hour 3 min ago
Lewis Hamilton heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the Mercedes driver sets the pace in Friday practice at the Chinese GP.

Car destroyed in petrol bomb attack

1 hour 14 min ago
A 4x4 vehicle is destroyed in a petrol bomb attack in County Antrim.

Easter visitors urged to take care

1 hour 22 min ago
Holidaymakers are urged to take care over the holiday weekend, as good weather is expected to attract crowds to resorts and attractions in Wales.

British teenager killed in Syria

1 hour 26 min ago
An 18-year-old British man has died in Syria, the Foreign Office confirms.

VIDEO: Easter story in a shipping container

1 hour 49 min ago
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.

Gold found in Indian man's stomach

1 hour 52 min ago
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.

VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

2 hours 11 min ago
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.

VIDEO: Royals watch sheep shearing at show

3 hours 6 min ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.

Five steps to stopping a lion escape

3 hours 10 min ago
How zoos plan for a lion escape

VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians

3 hours 20 min ago
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.

China jails corruption activists

3 hours 33 min ago
China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency.

'Six dead' in Everest avalanche

3 hours 34 min ago
Six people are reported to have been killed after an early-morning avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest.

Female cave insects have 'penises'

3 hours 52 min ago
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

Channel Tunnel trains 'run as normal'

3 hours 59 min ago
Channel Tunnel rail services are expected to return to normal on Good Friday morning after being hit by severe disruption.

Obama cautious over Ukraine deal

4 hours 33 min ago
President Obama says it remains to be seen whether Russia will honour a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, reached at multi-party talks in Geneva.

Alonso quickest in China practice

4 hours 46 min ago
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso welcomes his new team principal to Formula 1 by setting the pace in first practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.