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Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

2 hours 47 min ago
It follows Friday's killings, the Taliban's deadliest assault on Afghan forces since 2001.

Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

3 hours 4 min ago
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.

Shark attacks British woman in Ascension Island

3 hours 8 min ago
Her husband reportedly punched the animal to scare it away and she is now being treated in hospital.

Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

3 hours 28 min ago
Man Kaur took over a minute to finish in Auckland and was only cleared to run after a medical check.

London Marathon runners on that special moment

3 hours 42 min ago
David Wyeth and Matthew Rees recall their inspiring encounter at the London marathon finish line.

French election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to fight for presidency

3 hours 45 min ago
Centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on the far-right's Marine Le Pen in France's run-off election.

Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019

3 hours 57 min ago
The project will include a journey between London and Oxford in 2019.

Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

3 hours 57 min ago
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m, is seeking offers from potential bidders.

Euro and shares jump after vote

4 hours 38 min ago
The euro hits a five-month high and share markets rise after the first round of the French election.

Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

4 hours 38 min ago
He was trying to drive from New South Wales to Perth across the outback but was stopped by police.

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

5 hours 18 min ago
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.

UK election: 'No apology' for Labour union ties

5 hours 37 min ago
Jeremy Corbyn will address Scottish trade unionists - as will the SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks new space record

5 hours 45 min ago
Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space, breaking Jeff Williams' 534-day record.

Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police

6 hours 39 min ago
Police say bomb left outside gates of Belfast primary school could have killed or seriously injured.

North Korean university names detained US citizen

8 hours 17 min ago
Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.

Venezuela's President Maduro calls for talks with opposition

10 hours 53 min ago
Nicolas Maduro seeks dialogue with the opposition ahead of the latest in a series of protest rallies.

A night at a French Front National election party

12 hours 15 min ago
Marine Le Pen's supporters in Marseille watch the results come in with great anticipation.

Macron moves France into uncharted waters

12 hours 38 min ago
Emmanuel Macron faces tougher challenges ahead if he becomes president of a deeply divided country.

France elections: Macron and Le Pen through to run-off

12 hours 55 min ago
The pair will contest the second round on 7 May with the centrist Emmanuel Macron as favourite.

DR Congo's Kasai conflict: Voodoo rebels take on Kabila

13 hours 10 min ago
Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.

 

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