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Five found dead in Phoenix standoff

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 1:05pm
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, believe the shooting deaths late on Thursday stemmed from a dispute about a family business.

'3D Cryosat' tracks Arctic winter ice

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 1:00pm
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.

Reading v Arsenal

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:59pm
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal.

Computer failure cancels debt issue

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:59pm
Government officials have been forced to postpone a debt issue, after a computer failure at the City information firm Bloomberg.

Warning of 'funeral time bomb' in UK

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:54pm
The UK death rate has reached a tipping point with the numbers of deaths expected to rise after 2015, suggests a report.

VIDEO: Music and candles at Cologne service

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:52pm
A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.

New seatbelt law to protect children

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:46pm
The Northern Ireland Assembly approves a new law that aims to make child car seats safer.

Care worker stole from patients

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:40pm
A health care worker admits stealing jewellery, cash and medication from cancer patients at the Swansea hospital where she worked.

Zuckerberg defends Internet.org

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:37pm
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.

VIDEO: 'I closed my shop on police advice'

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:28pm
Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:21pm
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC Election debate draws 4.3 million

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:18pm
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.

Upside down taxi blocks train line

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:05pm
A car blocks a railway line in West Yorkshire after crashing through a barrier and flipping upside down onto the tracks.

UKIP pledges more money for Wales

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:03pm
UKIP promises more money for Wales, as it launches its Welsh manifesto for the general election.

Record $9.2bn order for Rolls-Royce

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:00pm
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth $9.2bn, to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.

US schools seek iPad project refunds

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 11:59am
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.

Jobless total lowest since July 2008

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 11:58am
UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown.

Why aren't UK pay rises delivering votes to Cameron?

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 11:37am
The economic recovery is translating into serious pay rises and a record level of employment. So why no electoral dividend for the Tories and Lib Dems?

Mike Leigh tackles Peterloo Massacre

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 11:27am
Director Mike Leigh is to make a big budget film about the events of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.

Iraq: Growth of the Shia militia

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 11:26am
With the rise of Shia militia groups as a frontline force against Islamic State, Ranj Alaaldin explains how the phenomenon emerged.

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