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Nappy-wearing goat back with mum  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:30:52 GMT
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says. 
Somalia ends al-Shabab hotel siege  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:15:26 GMT
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab 
Singapore advises against Lee queues  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:13:24 GMT
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman. 
Russia keeper Akinfeev hit by flare  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:59:50 GMT
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is struck by a flare as their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro is abandoned. 
Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:53:44 GMT
Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year. 
Israel to resume tax transfers to PA  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:29:12 GMT
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy. 
Calls to 'boycott' Indiana after law  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:10:12 GMT
Activists are encouraging a boycott of Indiana after the US state enacted a "religious freedom" law which they say discriminates against gay people. 
Cameron promises 'seven-day NHS'  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:27:36 GMT
All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says. 
Policeman charged with wife's murder  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:35:24 GMT
A police constable appears in court charged with murdering his wife in Northamptonshire. 
Man in court over 'skunk' cannabis  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:07:46 GMT
A 37-year-old man is remanded in custody charged over an international investigation into the supply of cannabis to Northern Ireland. 
Road deaths 'puzzle' case closed  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:26:21 GMT
A police inquiry into the deaths of a Lithuanian couple found on the A47 in Norfolk is closed. 
Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:02:40 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week. 
Kathmandu graffiti  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:49 GMT
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life 
Day in pictures: 27 March 2015  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:31:23 GMT
Images from around the world: 27 March 
In pictures: I'm not voting because...  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:30:52 GMT
Denise Felkin's MA project 
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Nigeria votes in presidential poll  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:56:34 GMT
Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:08:09 GMT
Jihadists 'capture Syria's Idlib'  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:24:36 GMT
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