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Malaysia 'must intensify jet search'
China urges Malaysia to "step up its efforts" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared on Saturday.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:28:04 GMT)
Bayern boss admits massive tax fraud
Uli Hoeness, president of European football champions Bayern Munich, admits in court that he defrauded the German tax authorities of 18m euros (£15m; $25m).(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:03:22 GMT)
Pistorius sick as post-mortem read
Oscar Pistorius is physically sick during his murder trial as he hears evidence from a post-mortem examination on his girlfriend's body.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:23:49 GMT)
Syria rebels free kidnapped nuns
A group of Greek Orthodox nuns held for three months by rebels in Syria after being taken from their convent in Maaloula arrive back in Damascus.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:55:30 GMT)
Spain says rubber bullet use wrong
Police should not have fired rubber bullets at migrants during an incident in which 15 people drowned, Spain's interior minister admits.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:53:30 GMT)
Ukraine 'lawlessness' angers Russia
Russia condemns "lawlessness" in eastern Ukraine and blames far-right militants for "conniving" with the Kiev authorities - a claim denied by Ukraine.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:35:29 GMT)
Assad forces 'starving' refugee camp
Starvation of civilians is being used as a weapon of war by Syria, Amnesty International says, with 128 dying as a result in Yarmouk camp in Damascus.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:06:07 GMT)
'Long-dead Mexico drug lord killed'
Officials in Michoacan, Mexico say that they have shot dead drug lord Nazario Moreno - The Craziest One - who was reported killed in 2010.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:22:11 GMT)
Asian markets tumble on weak data
Asian shares fall after both China and Japan released disappointing economic data, worrying investors about a slowdown in the region.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:18:25 GMT)
El Salvador vote 'too close to call'
Electoral authorities in El Salvador say with the preliminary count finished in the presidential election the poll remains too close to call.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:38:41 GMT)
Kim Jong-un in 'unanimous poll win'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament with a unanimous vote from his district, state media say.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:35:34 GMT)
Man 'used drone to smuggle drugs'
A man is arrested and charged for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs into a prison using a drone, Australian police say.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:40:03 GMT)
Spain 'gives away' deserted villages
Deserted Spanish villages, some of them centuries old, can now be acquired free or bought very cheaply.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:18:36 GMT)
300 film sequel slays competition
300: Rise of an Empire, the sequel to 2006 hit 300, slayed the competition at cinemas this weekend, earning $45.1m (£27m) in the US and Canada and an additional $87.8m (£52.6m) worldwide.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:05:21 GMT)
World's largest banana firm created
Irish fruit firm Fyffes and US rival Chiquita are to merge, creating the world's largest banana company.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:51:33 GMT)
Henry Ford's last grandson dies
The last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, William Clay Ford Snr, dies at the age of 88.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:25:00 GMT)
Fresh deal to end Rio rubbish strike
Rio de Janeiro officials and street cleaners say they have reached a deal to end a strike which has left litter piling up in the Brazilian city.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:42:40 GMT)
Thousands join Venezuela protest
Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters take part in an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Women's Day.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 02:30:34 GMT)
UN launches probe into CAR abuses
The United Nations launches an investigation into the violence that has swept through the Central African Republic, leaving about a quarter of the population in need of aid.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:28:09 GMT)
Fan park to open in South Africa
Supporters in South Africa will be able to watch five live English Premier League matches when a fan park is set up at the end of March.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:03:54 GMT)
Japan in record deficit, growth slows
Japan's current account deficit hits a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, as economic growth figures are revised downwards.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:49:53 GMT)
Tencent buys 15% stake in JD.com
China's Tencent Holdings buys a 15% stake in e-commerce site JD.com as it looks to grab a larger share of the country's online shopping market.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:37:11 GMT)
Trust in the internet 'now missing'
European Commission vice-president Neelie Kroes says that for billions of people around the world trust in the internet is "now missing".(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:58:18 GMT)
Spain opera director Mortier dies
Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Real, dies aged 70.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:03:36 GMT)
Palestinian-Jordanian shot at border
Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian-Jordanian man who tried to grab one of their rifles at a border crossing with Jordan, Israeli officials say.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:58:17 GMT)
Iran sees nuclear deal 'in months'
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:33:20 GMT)
MP 'abused young men in Parliament'
The former deputy speaker of the House of Commons sexually assaulted young men in Parliament and at the Conservative Party conference, a court hears.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:25:27 GMT)
Economy 'to hit 2008 peak by summer'
The size of the UK's overall economy will surpass its pre-recession peak by this summer, says the British Chambers of Commerce.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:24 GMT)
Malaysia Airlines shares plunge
Shares in Malaysia Airlines fall 18% to a record low as the search for a missing jet continues for a third day.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:06:05 GMT)
Goals Soccer Centres set to expand
Goals Soccer Centres is accelerating its plans for expansion after raising fresh funds via issuing new shares in the firm.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:54:04 GMT)
US economy adds 175,000 new jobs
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.(Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:22:48 GMT)
Gosling admits to FA betting charge
Newcastle midfielder Dan Gosling admits a Football Association misconduct charge in relation to betting.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:25:35 GMT)
This is most exciting year - Hamilton
Title favourite Lewis Hamilton expects the new Formula 1 season to be the most exciting for fans in years.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:44:44 GMT)
Injured Dutch star to miss World Cup
Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman will miss the World Cup after tearing a cruciate ligament in Roma's defeat at Napoli.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:03:58 GMT)
Jude and Judi up for Olivier Awards
Dame Judi Dench and Jude Law are among the nominees in the running for this year's Olivier Awards, one of the most high-profile events in the UK theatre calendar.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:48:01 GMT)
BBC to argue for rise in licence fee
A report into how the BBC is funded recommends arguing for the licence fee to be pegged to inflation, instead of the current freeze.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:26:59 GMT)
Hollywood star to promote NI tourism
Hollywood star Liam Neeson takes a new role promoting his native Northern Ireland as a tourist destination.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:27:26 GMT)
VIDEO: Iran nuclear deal 'within months'
The Iranian foreign minister has told the visiting EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, that a nuclear deal could come in the next four months.(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:32:20 GMT)
VIDEO: How can a plane just vanish?
Intensive search efforts are under way to try and find flight MH370, which vanished from radar en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur almost three days ago, with 239 people on board.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:51:48 GMT)
VIDEO: Missing Malaysia jet 'a mystery'
Malaysia says it is widening the search for the airliner that disappeared with 239 people on board a flight to Beijing on Friday night.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:49:39 GMT)
VIDEO: Climate of insecurity in Crimea
Mark Lowen meets a family fleeing the growing lawlessness of Crimea, as pressure on the Ukrainian interim government in Kiev is mounting by the day.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:53:22 GMT)
VIDEO: Kim Jong-un 'unanimous poll win'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament with a unanimous vote from his district, state media say.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:07:49 GMT)
VIDEO: Dry winter kills children in Pakistan
More than 100 children have died in Mithi and Tharparkar, two desert areas of Pakistan, following a very dry winter.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:55:57 GMT)
VIDEO: Biden comments anger Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has reacted angrily to comments made by US Vice President Joe Biden about ongoing protests in the country.(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:49:11 GMT)
VIDEO: Japanese astronaut takes ISS command
Koichi Wakata is the first Japanese astronaut in history to take up the post of commander on the International Space Station(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 02:30:28 GMT)
Arms wide open
The story behind Rio's Christ the Redeemer(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:16:44 GMT)
A year in power for China's leader
How China's leader boosted his power in a year of dogged change(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:02:09 GMT)
The 'cursed' women living in shame
Living in misery with a condition that's curable(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:06:18 GMT)
Commonwealth Day Quiz
What's hidden inside the Queen's Baton?(Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:37:51 GMT)
What's gone wrong with Italian football?
What has gone wrong with Italian football?(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:04:23 GMT)
Refugee who built a business empire
The refugee who fled genocide and built a business empire(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:09:59 GMT)
VIDEO: Life as an 'illegal' rock star in Iran
Meet the forbidden Iranian pop group who are to tour the US(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:23:44 GMT)
In pictures: Photographing Africa
Harry Hook's portraits of rural Africa(Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:20:19 GMT)
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