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Merkel rules out Greek debt relief

24 min 34 sec ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece's debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.

Tasers 'needed for all police'

46 min 16 sec ago
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.

Rediscovered pictures from Spanish Civil War

1 hour 4 min ago
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War

Army to set up 'social media unit'

1 hour 30 min ago
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".

Podemos to hold Madrid mass rally

2 hours 7 min ago
The far-left Spanish party, Podemos, is to hold a mass rally in the centre of Madrid looking to build on the recent victory of Syriza in Greece.

Woods shoots worst round of career

2 hours 49 min ago
Tiger Woods records the worst round of his professional career with an 11-over-par 82 in the Phoenix Open.

EU's Moscovici wants Greece in euro

3 hours 1 min ago
EU financial commissioner Pierre Moscovici tells the BBC that Greece belongs in the eurozone, and vows to prevent a "Grexit".

Saturday's gossip column

3 hours 16 min ago
Manchester City prepare world record Ronaldo bid, Liverpool want Hannover's Stindl, Hull close in on Tottenham's Lennon, plus more.

Venezuela 'US reporter' ad dropped

4 hours 50 min ago
Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.

Crossing the border to attend US schools

January 30, 2015 - 8:58pm
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas

Crossing the border to attend US schools

January 30, 2015 - 8:58pm
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas

Democracy without women? Spanish women angry about Greek cabinet

January 30, 2015 - 8:49pm
Spanish feminists criticise male-dominated Greek cabinet

Democracy without women? Spanish women angry about Greek cabinet

January 30, 2015 - 8:49pm
Spanish feminists criticise male-dominated Greek cabinet

Rediscovered pictures from Spanish Civil War

January 30, 2015 - 8:13pm
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War

DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

January 30, 2015 - 8:08pm
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.

DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

January 30, 2015 - 8:08pm
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.

Venezuela issues new protest rules

January 30, 2015 - 8:00pm
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.

Venezuela issues new protest rules

January 30, 2015 - 8:00pm
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.

10 things we didn't know last week

January 30, 2015 - 7:39pm
Who smiles more - Dutch babies or US babies?

The huddled masses besieging Fortress Calais

January 30, 2015 - 7:14pm
Why people who once had good jobs are living in despair