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  1. No referendum vote for EU citizens

    EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar, the government says.
  2. Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves'

    A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.
  3. Hunt for stab deaths suspect goes on

    The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.
  4. Israel ex-PM given prison sentence

    The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison in a corruption trial.
  5. Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days'

    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".
  6. IS threat to rare bird near Palmyra

    A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.
  7. Spanish protest parties make gains

    Protest parties make gains in Spain's local elections, depriving the governing People's Party of overall control of Madrid and other councils.
  8. Search for missing diver suspended

    A major search of the English Channel for a diver who failed to resurface during a trip is suspended for the night.
  9. Polish president concedes election

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes the election to challenger Andrzej Duda after exit polls suggest he has lost the run-off vote.
  10. Dyslexia 'not linked to eyesight'

    There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers
  11. French film Dheepan wins at Cannes

    French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.
  12. 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed

    Renowned mathematician John Nash, subject of the film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a New Jersey taxi crash with his wife.
  13. Nepal's treasures: Before and after

    Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
  14. The 'starting gun of EU referendum'

    Monday's press is full of stories about the way in which the EU in-out referendum will be run, and speculation that Greece will default its debt repayments.
  15. Is the UK still a Christian country?

    With number of people calling themselves Christian in the UK in decline, is religion in crisis?
  16. Has Narendra Modi lived up to expectations?

    Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.
  17. Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?

    Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.
  18. Queen's Speech: What can we expect?

    With the formal opening of the new Parliament just around the corner, what can we expect to feature in the government's legislation agenda?
  19. I'll go if owners want - Rodgers

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers accepts his future is in doubt after his side's 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City.
  20. Bruce admits Hull 'not good enough'

    Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his side were "not good enough" after being relegated to the Championship.
  21. 'Confident' Murray set for Paris bow

    British number one Andy Murray is among five British players in first-round action at the French Open on Monday.
  22. 'From dominance to desolation'

    Lewis Hamilton finds strength from despair after Mercedes lose their bearings, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson.
  23. Ground-breaking Stokes thrills fans

    Ben Stokes's memorable 85-ball century can help win back the public's affection for England, says Jonathan Agnew.
  24. Japan shares at 15-year high on data

    Japanese shares close at a 15-year high after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but was still better than expected.
  25. Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

    Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.
  26. Labour to back EU referendum bill

    Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.
  27. PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

    Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
  28. New pharmacy rules 'to cut errors'

    The government hopes a new "no-fault" airline-style error reporting system for chemists will help identify and reduce dispensing mistakes.
  29. Depression makes heart failure worse

    People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.
  30. Apprenticeship system 'fails young'

    The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
  31. Adoption services 'should be merged'

    Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.
  32. Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys

    A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
  33. UK sells off unused net addresses

    The UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.
  34. Spiders strum on leaves for love

    Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
  35. Ocean's 'tiniest organisms' revealed

    Thousands of species of the ocean's tiniest organisms are revealed in a series of studies.
  36. Sweden scoops Eurovision 2015 crown

    Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
  37. Foo Fighters top Radio 1's Big Weekend

    Foo Fighters and Taylor Swift close the final day of Radio 1's Big Weekend at Earlham Park in Norwich.
  38. Heating houses with 'nerd power'

    All computers produce heat, but computer servers produce a lot of heat - why isn't this used to keep homes and offices warm?
  39. Caption Challenge: Mass yoga

    It's the Caption Challenge.
  40. Police hurt in rave missiles attack

    Three police officers are hospitalised after coming under attack at an illegal rave in Lincolnshire.
  41. Two men drown on Malta holiday

    Two British men, including one from Birmingham, have drowned on a holiday in Malta.
  42. Taxi drivers' convictions revealed

    Drivers with convictions for offences such as assault and drink-driving were issued taxi licences last year, a BBC Scotland investigation reveals.
  43. House prices rise in coastal towns

    Three Scottish seaside towns have seen house prices double in 10 years, the Bank of Scotland says.
  44. Same-sex marriage calls for NI

    The yes result in the same-sex marriage referendum in the Republic of Ireland leads to calls for its introduction in Northern Ireland.
  45. Woman speaks about NW 200 crash

    Violet McAfee, who was hit by a motorbike while watching the North West 200, says she is confident of making a good recovery.
  46. Labour party in its 'deepest crisis'

    Former Labour minister Kim Howells says the party is in the "deepest crisis" he can remember and it needs fresh thinking if it is to come back from election defeat.
  47. Jetbike's record attempt delayed

    A jet-powered bike's attempts to break the British two-wheeled land speed record is delayed because of bad conditions.
  48. Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

    Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the 2012 death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.
  49. Somali MP killed in Mogadishu attack

    A Somali MP is shot dead in the capital Mogadishu in an attack by suspected Islamists, one of a number of violent incidents in the war-torn country.
  50. Mumbai Indians claim 2015 IPL title

    Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title after beating Chennai Super Kings in the final in Kolkata.
  51. Details emerge about Sydney gunman

    Details about the isolated life lead by gunman Man Haron Monis emerge from an inquest into last December's siege at the Lindt cafe in Sydney.
  52. Australian jailed for raping tourist

    An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.
  53. Irish Church needs 'reality check'

    One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
  54. Venezuela's Lopez on hunger strike

    Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announces on a leaked video he has gone on hunger strike demanding "freedom for political prisoners".
  55. Farc rebels killed in new air strike

    Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the Farc a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.
  56. 'Israel row' sinks UN nuclear talks

    A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.
  57. IS 'carried out Saudi mosque attack'

    The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
  58. Rain deluge hits southern US states

    A deluge of rainfall bursts rivers and brings flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
  59. US Senate blocks surveillance bill

    The US Senate blocks a bill that would have extended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.
  60. Your pictures: Looking in

    Readers' photographs on the theme of looking in.
  61. Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015

    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
  62. In pictures: Women of Hargeisa

    Photographer Alison Baskerville's pictures of women she met in the capital of Somaliland.
  63. Toy soldiers at war

    The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved
  64. Photo challenge: 12 by 12

    Tasks to develop your photo skills
  65. What does a front garden say about you?

    What does a front garden say about you?
  66. In pictures: MA photographers on show

    Exhibition by students at the London College of Communication
  67. The Scots who shaped photography

    Pioneer photography in 1840s Edinburgh
  68. VIDEO: Treasury Committee

    The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.
  69. VIDEO: Iraqi PM: Ramadi recapture 'in days'

    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.
  70. VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

    The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
  71. VIDEO: First look in Japan's Sendai nuclear plant

    Four years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, Japan is about to return to using nuclear power.
  72. VIDEO: US floods 'largest in region's history'

    A deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
  73. VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks?

    The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.
  74. VIDEO: Cunard shipping marks 175 years

    Three famous ocean liners are meeting in Liverpool on Monday, for a majestic display to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping line Cunard.
  75. VIDEO: Migrant's story of four months at sea

    Kasuma Hatu, a Rohingya Muslim refugee from Myanmar describes her journey at sea from Myanmar to Langsa city in Indonesia.
  76. VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

    The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.
  77. Do you remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?

    Do you remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?
  78. Can social media cause PTSD?

    Can watching online videos cause PTSD?
  79. The generation that tech forgot

    Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s
  80. Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

    Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
  81. Fassbender tackles 'the Scottish film'

    Michael Fassbender tackles Macbeth on screen
  82. Saving coffee from extinction

    Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction
  83. What I learnt from 46 consecutive days in church

    What I learnt from 46 consecutive days in church
  84. Perfectly scripted: Eurovision 2015

    The twists and turns of Eurovision 2015

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