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VIDEO: Marquez tributes in Latin America

4 hours 52 min ago
The BBC's Will Grant reports from Mexico where readers celebrate the work of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who lived in the country for 40 years.

Changes 'against Paralympic values'

4 hours 55 min ago
British Paralympic champion Danielle Brown fears athletes with 'invisible' disabilities will suffer after rule changes.

VIDEO: PMQs 'not different for women'

5 hours 20 min ago
Former politician Ann Widdecombe has defended women MPs participating during Prime Minister's Questions.

Hamilton top in second practice

5 hours 38 min ago
Lewis Hamilton heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the Mercedes driver sets the pace in Friday practice at the Chinese GP.

Easter visitors urged to take care

5 hours 56 min ago
Holidaymakers are urged to take care over the holiday weekend, as good weather is expected to attract crowds to resorts and attractions in Wales.

VIDEO: Easter story in a shipping container

6 hours 24 min ago
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.

Obama cautious over Ukraine deal

6 hours 26 min ago
President Obama says Russia must show signs of honouring a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, as separatists remain defiant.

Gold found in Indian man's stomach

6 hours 27 min ago
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.

VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

6 hours 45 min ago
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.

TV adverts target cyclists' safety

7 hours 5 min ago
The Department of Environment is launching a TV advertising campaign solely addressing cyclist safety.

'Horrific' sheep attacks on increase

7 hours 7 min ago
New figures show that attacks on sheep by dogs across Northern Ireland have almost doubled over the last year.

Five steps to stopping a lion escape

7 hours 45 min ago
How zoos plan for a lion escape

VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians

7 hours 54 min ago
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.

China jails corruption activists

8 hours 7 min ago
China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency.

Female cave insects have 'penises'

8 hours 27 min ago
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

Foreign doctor 'safety fears' - front pages

8 hours 37 min ago
Some papers focus on suggestions foreign-trained doctors are less skilled than British counterparts, while others report on a child said to have caught meningitis from a cat.

Alonso quickest in China practice

9 hours 20 min ago
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso welcomes his new team principal to Formula 1 by setting the pace in first practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

9 hours 38 min ago
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

Chick knit plea response 'fantastic'

9 hours 54 min ago
An online appeal by a Manchester children's hospice for knitted chicks boosts its flock to an "unexpected" more than 6,300.

Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts

11 hours 23 min ago
Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.