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VIDEO: Pistorius: 'I'm scared to sleep'

7 April 2014 - 11:39am

An emotional Oscar Pistorius has appeared in the witness box for the first time, as his murder trial resumed in Pretoria, South Africa.

Cable recalled over Royal Mail sale

7 April 2014 - 11:38am

Business Secretary Vince Cable is recalled by MPs to give further evidence over the privatisation of Royal Mail.

AUDIO: Game of Thrones author on new series

7 April 2014 - 11:28am

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin discusses season four of the television series based on his novels.

Labour plan to 'bust open' Whitehall

7 April 2014 - 11:27am

Labour would fast-track black, ethnic minority and working-class applicants to the top of the civil service, it says.

VIDEO: Navy divers search for missing plane

7 April 2014 - 11:23am

Navy divers search for parts of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the area where a signal is picked up.

Tributes to Scot shot dead in Rio

7 April 2014 - 11:23am

Peter Campsie's family pay tribute to "a man who loved life" after he was shot dead in an attempted carjacking in Brazil.

VIDEO: Flint: Not limiting ourselves to 35%

7 April 2014 - 11:21am

Labour is not limiting itself to a "35% strategy" for the next general election, says the shadow energy secretary.

Sixth arrest over Larne violence

7 April 2014 - 11:18am

A 44-year-old man is arrested in Larne by detectives investigating paramilitary disorder in the town on Sunday 30 March.

Hollywood great Rooney dies at 93

7 April 2014 - 11:18am

Mickey Rooney, the American child actor who became the world's top box-office star in the late 1930s, dies at the age of 93, US police say.

The hidden meaning within your furniture

7 April 2014 - 11:05am

How our furniture choices have hidden meanings

Energy complaints 'triple in a year'

7 April 2014 - 10:50am

Complaint levels about energy companies more than trebled in the first quarter of 2014 from a year earlier, as the sector remained in the political firing line.

Cumberbatch takes on royal BBC role

7 April 2014 - 10:45am

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Richard III on BBC Two in the second series of Shakespeare's History plays.

Hagel tours China aircraft carrier

7 April 2014 - 10:43am

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel tours China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, as he begins a three-day visit to China.

Spanish police hunt Briton's killer

7 April 2014 - 10:41am

Spanish police are hunting the killer of a British millionaire jeweller who was shot dead in the Costa del Sol.

VIDEO: Unrest flares in Ukraine cities

7 April 2014 - 10:38am

Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine have seized state security buildings in the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, according to Ukrainian officials.

Team orders terrible for F1 - Mercedes

7 April 2014 - 10:02am

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will be allowed to race freely without team orders being imposed on them, say Mercedes.

VIDEO: India election: The counting machine

7 April 2014 - 10:00am

Shilpa Kannan looks at how the 1.4 million electronic vote-counting machines, made in Hyderabad and Bangalore, actually work.

Luis Solis wins Costa Rica election

7 April 2014 - 9:43am

Centre-left historian Luis Guillermo Solis wins the run-off in Costa Rica's presidential election after his only remaining rival dropped out.

From criminal to criminology

7 April 2014 - 9:38am

How a serial criminal turned to criminology

IT Crowd's last show tops Bafta nods

7 April 2014 - 9:25am

Channel 4's comedy series The IT Crowd and drama Southcliffe lead this year's Bafta TV nominations with four nods each.