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Opposition set for Nigeria victory

March 31, 2015 - 12:27pm
Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari is on the verge of a historic victory over Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, with most votes counted.

Election fight over living standards

March 31, 2015 - 12:24pm
The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats welcome pre-election figures showing growth in household incomes, but Labour says it has been the "slowest recovery for 100 years".

Safety fears over Windsor Park stand

March 31, 2015 - 12:24pm
Club and international matches at Windsor Park could be in doubt because of possible subsidence in the West Stand.

Iraqi forces in 'major Tikrit push'

March 31, 2015 - 12:22pm
Iraqi forces have made major advances against Islamic State (IS) in Tikrit - retaking the government headquarters, officials say.

Turkey hit by massive power cut

March 31, 2015 - 12:19pm
A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.

Indiana to 'fix' law on religion

March 31, 2015 - 12:19pm
The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.

Girls' PE lessons give 'nightmares'

March 31, 2015 - 12:08pm
Less cross-country in "knickers and polo shirt" and improved facilities in schools would improve PE for girls, says Victoria Pendleton.

Lib Dems promise 'stronger economy'

March 31, 2015 - 12:07pm
The Liberal Democrats offer the best chance of building a strong Welsh economy, Nick Clegg says, launching the party's Welsh general election campaign.

LHC fixes glitch, prepares for beams

March 31, 2015 - 12:05pm
The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the metal particle responsible.

Brave new world for EU dairy farmers

March 31, 2015 - 12:01pm
A new era is dawning for European dairy farmers as the EU lifts milk quotas, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Ashcroft quits the House of Lords

March 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
Former Conservative Party treasurer Lord Ashcroft says he is quitting the House of Lords.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch reads 'moon disaster' letter

March 31, 2015 - 11:28am
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads a letter from 1969 by presidential speechwriter William Safire, on Newsnight.

Woman and child hurt in bus incident

March 31, 2015 - 11:16am
A woman and a young girl are taken to hospital following an incident involving a bus in Swansea city centre.

Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'

March 31, 2015 - 11:15am
The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.

Falling window hits woman in street

March 31, 2015 - 11:10am
A fifth-storey hospital window falls on a woman in the London Bridge area during high winds.

VIDEO: Abandoned horses 'crisis' - RSPCA

March 31, 2015 - 10:56am
The RSPCA says it is looking after so many abandoned horses, donkeys and ponies that it cannot take in any more.

Public warned over wanted killer

March 31, 2015 - 10:50am
People are warned not to approach a "dangerous" convicted murderer who breached his prison release licence.

Weather in pictures: 31 March

March 31, 2015 - 10:43am
How winds have been battering parts of Britain

Man admits 'hit-and-run' killing

March 31, 2015 - 10:42am
A 33-year-old man admits killing an 11-year-old girl in a hit-and-run in Glasgow's Maryhill area last November.

US bill to cloak officer names fails

March 31, 2015 - 10:41am
Arizona's governor vetoes a bill that would have required the names of officers involved in shootings to be kept secret for 60 days.