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PM and EC president hold reform talks

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:15
Prime Minister David Cameron tells European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker "British people are not happy with the status quo" in Europe.

India heatwave toll passes 1,000

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:13
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India passes 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

Durham close in with Collingwood ton

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:57
Paul Collingwood scores an unbeaten 111 on his 39th birthday to put Durham on the verge of victory at Worcestershire.

'Truffle thief' death trial begins

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:55
French farmer Laurent Rambaud goes on trial accused of killing a suspected truffle thief on his land, but claims he felt threatened by the intruder.

Runaway mafia boss held in Brazil

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:54
An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.

'Tampon tax' around the world

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:35
Half the world's population needs to use them - as pressure mounts in Australia to remove taxes on sanitary products, what is the global situation?

Ukraine's civilians living on frontline

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:23
Ukraine's front-line civilians defy bombardment

Larkin poem discovery discredited

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:18
A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.

Charter to buy Time Warner Cable

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:11
Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.

VIDEO: Life inside a Ukrainian ghost village

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:08
Eastern Ukraine is enduring a second summer of conflict, as a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.

Woman 'too ill to flee' bomb alert

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 17:03
An elderly woman with cancer was too ill to leave her east Belfast home as the Army tackled a pipe bomb close by on Monday night.

Watford set for fifth boss in a year

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:55
Watford are close to parting company with boss Slavisa Jokanovic despite him leading the club to promotion to the Premier League.

VIDEO: On trail of identity theft fraudsters

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:53
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest.

Man convicted of trying to join IS

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:46
A Coventry man is convicted of trying to join Islamic State in Syria.

Deutsche hit over unclear accounting

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:44
Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.

'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:40
The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.

VIDEO: Oshoala wins BBC Women's award

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:34
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala wins the inaugural BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.

Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:26
Pro-government forces in Iraq launch an operation to drive Islamic State out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.

Uni to divest from three fuel firms

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:26
Edinburgh University is to fully divest from three of the world's biggest fossil fuel producers within the next six months.

Yemen rebels 'driven out of city'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 16:24
Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
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