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Ukraine mine blast 'traps dozens'

21 min 32 sec ago
Dozens of workers are trapped underground after a suspected methane gas blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine, reports say.

Top earning uni boss paid £623,000

22 min 24 sec ago
The highest paid university chief in the UK received a £623,000 salary and benefits package, new figures reveal.

ITV delivers 'strong performance'

28 min 23 sec ago
Commercial broadcaster ITV, home of Downton Abbey, reports a big rise in pre-tax profits for 2014.

Man held over teen cyclist murder

48 min 35 sec ago
A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with his friends.

Welsh voters 'prefer Cameron as PM'

1 hour 26 min ago
More Welsh voters think David Cameron would be a better prime minister than Ed Miliband, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.

Broad admits to injury 'nightmares'

1 hour 30 min ago
England's Stuart Broad says he is yet to get over the mental scars of being hit in the face by a bouncer last year.

VIDEO: Becky Watts' parents 'devastated'

1 hour 34 min ago
Police in Bristol discover body parts in the search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts.

Becky murder suspects still quizzed

1 hour 34 min ago
Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

China military budget 'to rise 10%'

1 hour 39 min ago
China's military budget will rise by about 10% in 2015, an official says, in another double-digit increase.

Major rail development plan unveiled

1 hour 41 min ago
A major redevelopment of Cardiff central station and plans to electrify the north Wales main line are amongst Network Rail's ambitions for the next 30 years.

Can Iraq's army dislodge Islamic State?

1 hour 50 min ago
As the Iraqi army tries to dislodge Islamic State militants from Tikrit, Michael Knights looks at whether government troops and volunteer brigades are able take the bigger prize of Mosul.

£250m gas project to be launched

2 hours 15 min ago
A project to connect around 40,000 homes and businesses to the gas network will be formally launched in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday.

NI GPs 'could have saved £73m'

2 hours 16 min ago
Tens of millions of pounds could have been saved if Northern Ireland GPs had prescribed lower cost drugs, according to a new report.

Politicians targeted over Petrobras

2 hours 56 min ago
Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a kickback scheme at state oil firm Petrobras.

New threats to wild bees identified

3 hours 6 min ago
Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.

PM to raise rights with Mexico leader

3 hours 15 min ago
David Cameron will "raise concerns" about human rights when he meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto later, Downing Street says.

India surprises with second rate cut

3 hours 22 min ago
The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.

Schools 'fail to stretch most able'

3 hours 24 min ago
State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

Parents 'let down again' over murder

4 hours 15 min ago
Parents who overheard a judge saying victim statements made "no difference" to parole decisions say they have been "let down" again by the justice system.

Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech

4 hours 25 min ago
US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy.