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Britain’s foreign policy calculations

17 April 2015 - 10:01pm
China is keeping Britain on its toes in the global race to capture China's attention.

Norwich City 0-1 Middlesbrough

17 April 2015 - 9:44pm
Middlesbrough move back to the top of the Championship table with an edgy win over fellow promotion-chasers Norwich.

Edinburgh 45-16 Dragons

17 April 2015 - 9:31pm
Edinburgh book their place in the Challenge Cup final with a comprehensive five-try victory over Newport Gwent Dragons.

Anderson: Story of a record-breaker

17 April 2015 - 9:20pm
From his Burnley breakthrough to beating Sir Ian Botham, BBC Sport traces James Anderson's journey to the top.

VIDEO: Footage of US train track rescue

17 April 2015 - 9:19pm
Footage of a man falling from a subway platform in Philadelphia in front of shocked passengers before being rescued by a passer-by, Charles Collins.

VIDEO: Glasgow vigil for murdered student

17 April 2015 - 9:08pm
Hundreds of people have attended a candelit vigil in Glasgow for murdered student Karen Buckley.

Boy injured at Newtownabbey school

17 April 2015 - 9:03pm
A schoolboy is taken to hospital after an incident at Belfast High School at Jordanstown in Newtownabbey.

VIDEO: Falkland Islands oil sparks dispute

17 April 2015 - 9:00pm
Argentina has started legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.

UK sailors face Canada sex charge

17 April 2015 - 8:46pm
Four members of the Royal Navy have been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident in Nova Scotia, Canada's military police says.

Zebras roam free in Brussels

17 April 2015 - 8:12pm
Zebras running through the streets of Brussels is only the latest "animals at large" story to hit the headlines.

Three Republican 'colonels' plot their coup

17 April 2015 - 8:04pm
What do Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have in common? They're young, hungry and ready to be president - never mind the party establishment's wishes.

Boston parents say no death penalty

17 April 2015 - 7:49pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend life in prison without parole, write the parents of the youngest victim of Boston marathon attack

VIDEO: Natalie Bennett on debate 'worm'

17 April 2015 - 7:47pm
The BBC debate worm has often turned when Natalie Bennett has spoken at the election leaders' debates. And yet her Green Party still seems to be flat-lining in wider polls. What does Ms Bennett make of the worm?

Hundreds attend Karen Buckley vigil

17 April 2015 - 7:30pm
Hundreds of people attend a candelit vigil in Glasgow for murdered student Karen Buckley, her parents among them.

Burundi clashes over third-term bid

17 April 2015 - 7:23pm
Police in Burundi fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters calling for the president not to run for a third term.

10 things we didn't know last week

17 April 2015 - 7:14pm
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.

Two 'most wanted' fugitives arrested

17 April 2015 - 7:01pm
Two suspected drug traffickers, who featured on the UK's most wanted list of fugitives, are captured within 24 hours of each other.

VIDEO: 'Scenes of chaos' at Oxford blaze

17 April 2015 - 6:36pm
Firefighters are battling flames at The Randolph, a grand gothic hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VW boss to stay despite divisions

17 April 2015 - 6:34pm
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.

VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela

17 April 2015 - 6:25pm
Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.

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