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Call to snoop on antibiotic scripts

February 17, 2015 - 7:01pm
Doctors should snoop on their colleagues to ensure they are not prescribing too many antibiotics, the NHS in England suggests.

Judge slams care chiefs over EDL dad

February 17, 2015 - 6:14pm
A council that took a child from a father after raising concerns about his one-time links to the English Defence League is heavily criticised by a leading judge.

Storms hit 1,500 Argentine homes

February 17, 2015 - 6:08pm
At least 1,500 houses were damaged as deadly storms hit the northern Argentine province of Cordoba, authorities say.

Shaktar Donetsk 0-0 Bayern Munich

February 17, 2015 - 6:07pm
Xabi Alonso is sent off as Bayern Munich draw with Shakhtar Donetsk in their Champions League last-16 meeting in Ukraine.

Obama: 'Law on our side' on migrants

February 17, 2015 - 6:03pm
President Barack Obama has hit back at a ruling in Texas that brought to a halt his radical immigration plan.

VIDEO: Haitians mourn carnival victims

February 17, 2015 - 5:52pm
The Haitian government has cancelled the last day of this year's Mardi Gras carnival after revellers on a float were electrocuted.

Paris Saint Germain 1-1 Chelsea

February 17, 2015 - 5:21pm
Chelsea withstand waves of Paris St-Germain attacks to claim a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Putin urges Ukraine to give up town

February 17, 2015 - 5:19pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin urges Ukraine to allow its troops to lay down their weapons to rebels in the strategic town of Debaltseve.

VIDEO: Tributes as Denmark victims remembered

February 17, 2015 - 4:55pm
The BBC's Lucy Manning speaks to those close to Denmark shooting victims Dan Uzan and Finn Noergaard.

VIDEO: Remembering Daniel Pearl's murder

February 17, 2015 - 4:28pm
Recalling US journalist Daniel Pearl's kidnap and murder

Indonesia's ancient tonic seeks modern cure

February 17, 2015 - 4:15pm
An ancient Indonesian remedy's struggle with modernity

VIDEO: Too cold for murder in New York City?

February 17, 2015 - 3:34pm
Record-breaking conditions continue in parts of the US and it seems it's even too cold for murder in New York City. Jay Wynne reports.

VIDEO: Gas pipeline burns in Ukraine 'ceasefire'

February 17, 2015 - 3:10pm
Two days after a ceasefire was meant to begin in eastern Ukraine, it seems neither government forces nor Russian-backed rebels are honouring the truce.

Church urges 'fresh moral vision'

February 17, 2015 - 3:08pm
The Church of England urges politicians to deliver a "fresh moral vision" to tackle an "almost-moribund" political culture, in an unprecedented pre-election message.

Haiti mourns carnival float victims

February 17, 2015 - 3:02pm
Haiti declares three national days of mourning after a power line fell on to a carnival float in the capital, Port au Prince.

Greece 'to request loan extension'

February 17, 2015 - 2:46pm
Greece is set to request a six-month extension of its loan agreement on Wednesday, according to media reports.

Steroid scandal clinic owner jailed

February 17, 2015 - 2:35pm
Anthony Bosch, the former owner of a Florida clinic at the centre of baseball's most recent steroid scandal, is jailed for four years.

Battle rages despite Ukraine truce

February 17, 2015 - 2:14pm
Fierce fighting is reported inside the contested Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, less than a week after a ceasefire deal was agreed.

Judge halts Obama's migrant action

February 17, 2015 - 2:08pm
A judge in Texas has temporarily halted a plan by US President Barack Obama to give a reprieve from deportation to millions of undocumented people.

Tanzania albino boy kidnapped

February 17, 2015 - 2:06pm
Police fear that a toddler kidnapped from his home in Tanzania will be killed and sold to witchdoctors, who use albino body parts for rituals.