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NI applies to EU over cattle disease

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 04:12
Stormont's Department of Agriculture is to apply to the European Union for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared free of the disease brucellosis.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 04:11
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 03:56
Boris Nemtsov, a leading Russian opposition politician and ex-deputy PM, is shot dead in Moscow ahead of a march against the war in Ukraine.

VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 03:19
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.

MPs call for energy switch 'refunds'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 03:17
Energy price comparison sites should compensate customers who changed to tariffs that may not have been the cheapest deals, MPs say.

England set for key Sri Lanka clash

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:48
Ex-spinner Graeme Swann on who England should drop and how to stop Kumar Sangakkara in Sunday's "must-win" group game.

India budget to boost investment

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:25
Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.

McIlroy set for Honda Classic exit

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:17
World number one Rory McIlroy looks destined to miss the cut at the Honda Classic after a four-over-par second round.

England women win NZ ODI series

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:17
England's women defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the final ODI between the sides, and sealed the series victory.

NZ scrape to victory over Australia

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:07
New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game.

William dressed as samurai warrior

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:05
The Duke of Cambridge dresses as a famous samurai warrior during a visit to the set of a long-running historical drama in Japan.

Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 02:02
A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:55
The Mexican president hails the capture of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.

UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:35
Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says.

Spock 'boldly gone' and 'Jihadi John' hunt - papers

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:10
Most papers mark the death of Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, and report the latest in the hunt for Mohammed Emwazi, or "Jihadi John".

VIDEO: 'Russia always an issue of concern'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:01
The former chief of MI6 says that Russia has always been an "issue of concern" for the security services.

US avoids homeland security shutdown

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:53
Lawmakers in the US avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department after passing a one-week funding extension two hours before a deadline.

VIDEO: Missing Oscars dress 'found'

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:51
Police in California say they have found a dress which could be the one worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars.

VIDEO: Hungarian village up for rent

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:50
A small Hungarian village has put itself up for tourists to rent, in an attempt to raise money to revitalise it.

Emwazi had anger therapy - teacher

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 22:50
A former teacher of the man named as extremist "Jihadi John" says he received anger management therapy at secondary school after getting into fights.