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VIDEO: 'Tug of war' Banksy art in museum

1 hour 47 min ago
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.

US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

1 hour 48 min ago
The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.

Woodland fire brought under control

2 hours 1 min ago
A large woodland fire threatening properties on the outskirts of Inverness is brought under control.

Two vehicles in serious road crash

2 hours 11 min ago
There has been a serious two-vehicle road crash at Fivemiletown in County Tyrone.

Republican shot dead in west Belfast

2 hours 19 min ago
A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.

Ferry disaster captain 'arrested'

2 hours 28 min ago
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week leaving hundreds of people missing has been arrested, Yonhap news agency says.

O'Sullivan 'not in Hendry's league yet'

2 hours 30 min ago
Ronnie O'Sullivan believes he would need to win two more world titles to be considered snooker's greatest player.

US 'delays' Keystone XL decision

3 hours 19 min ago
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.

Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

3 hours 21 min ago
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".

Moores to be new England coach

3 hours 31 min ago
Peter Moores is to be named England cricket coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.

Simmonds qualifies for IPC Euros

3 hours 40 min ago
Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Slater and Amy Marren qualify for the European Championships at the British Para-Swimming meet.

VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

4 hours 30 min ago
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.

Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

4 hours 42 min ago
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

5 hours 46 min ago
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.

I deserve more recognition - Toure

6 hours 4 min ago
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.

Electricians question CBI vote move

6 hours 28 min ago
The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Algeria's president gets fourth term

6 hours 45 min ago
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote.

Bomb kills at least 14 in Syria

7 hours 50 min ago
At least 14 people are killed after a car bomb explodes in a government-controlled area of the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

Prince re-signs with 'slave' label

7 hours 51 min ago
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.

VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmer

7 hours 56 min ago
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel.