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China clampdown on funeral strippers  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:28:32 GMT
Chinese authorities vow to clamp down on strippers performing at funerals. 
Switzerland 'world's happiest place'  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:38:57 GMT
Switzerland is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada. 
Malawians boycott South African shops  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:23 GMT
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks. 
Indonesia signals executions near  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:27:32 GMT
Indonesia summons foreign embassy officials to the prison holding 10 foreign drug smugglers, an indication their execution could be nearing. 
Migrants killed on Macedonia railway  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:02:11 GMT
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe. 
Russia and Argentina in energy deals  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:39:56 GMT
Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow. 
Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:01 GMT
Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group. 
Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:47:33 GMT
Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer. 
Clegg: No SNP 'life support' deal  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:10:51 GMT
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join a government dependent on "life support" from the SNP after the general election. 
Farage reveals hospital treatment  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:03:04 GMT
UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits to being "in a great deal of pain" at the start of the general election campaign. 
Man charged over 1974 Army shooting  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:43:43 GMT
A 73-year-old man, understood to be a former soldier, is charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by the Army in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago. 
'Concern' over Yarl's Wood incident  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:23:23 GMT
A recent incident at the Yarl's Wood detention centre has given HM Inspectorate of Prisons "considerable concern", the BBC learns. 
Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:44 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week. 
In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT
Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images 
Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:49:25 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 24 April