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Lithuania pleads for US gas supplies

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 14:16
Lithuania's energy minister calls on the US Senate to speed-up natural gas exports to Europe, in order to challenge Russia's dominance.
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Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:49
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
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Missing woman's family to sue Disney

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:21
The parents of missing British cruise worker Rebecca Coriam file a damages claim against Disney over her disappearance.
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VIDEO: Cat and mouse with Calais migrants

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:20
Every day hundreds of refugees converge on the Calais ferry port desperate to stow away on lorries bound for the UK.
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Doctors: When to lose baby weight

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:11
There may be a scientific basis for the post-pregnancy weight-loss adage, "Nine months on, nine months off", according to new research.
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Spring 'vision' for Welsh language

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:04
A new "vision" for the Welsh language will be set out later in the spring, First Minister Carwyn Jones has said.
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‘Scandal’ of liver disease inaction

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:04
The lack of action to tackle liver disease in the UK is "scandalous" according to a group of MPs.
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West Indies too good for Bangladesh

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:02
Defending champions West Indies beat hosts Bangladesh by 73 runs in Group Two of the World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
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VIDEO: Red telephone box used as library

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:56
A new library - housed in a disused red telephone box in Lewisham - has celebrated two months of successful lending.
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VIDEO: Inside a rain measuring radar

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:49
The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman takes a look at how rain in the air is calculated through a radar system.
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Man charged with Hazel North murder

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:48
A man appears in court charged with murdering a Fife teenager whose body was found in a park in Kilmarnock.
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Iraq's election commissioners resign

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:44
The board of Iraq's election commission resigns in protest at what it says is political and judicial interference ahead of next month's elections.
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Health board chief to take new role

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:43
The chief executive of the health board representing mid and west Wales is named as the new head of north Wales services.
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Pistorius 'had loving relationship'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:32
The lawyer of Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, denies the couple were unhappy.
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Nations take nuclear security pledge

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:27
Thirty-five out of 53 nations participating in a summit on nuclear security in The Hague vow to turn international guidelines into national laws.
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Ukraine far-right leader killed

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:20
A Ukrainian ultra-nationalist leader is shot dead in western Ukraine, in what officials describe as a special forces operation.
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Clifford 'exposed himself to girl'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:08
Publicist Max Clifford exposed himself to a 16-year-old who had confided in him about her abusive family life, Southwark Crown Court is told.
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'Vulnerable' Syrians arrive in UK

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:59
The first group of Syrian refugees arrives in the UK as part of a government scheme to take in some of the most vulnerable victims of the conflict.
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'Move track cycling to Winter Games'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:48
Cycling's boss Brian Cookson wants an overhaul of the Olympics, with track cycling moving to the Winter Games.
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VIDEO: HTC phone changes focus of photos

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:46
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out HTC's new flagship handset and asks the firm's co-founder if it is enough to turn around its fortunes.
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