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Yoox agrees Net-a-Porter deal

1 hour 9 min ago
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox agrees an all-share merger deal London-based rival Net-a-Porter.

Top Gear: Andy Wilman not quitting

1 hour 11 min ago
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies he is quitting the show after a leaked email from him thanking staff and marking the end of an era.

South Africa power chairman quits

1 hour 12 min ago
The chairman of South Africa's power utility resigns following calls for him to be sacked over allegations of interfering with operations.

UK's growth for 2014 revised up

1 hour 24 min ago
The UK's economy grew at a faster pace than initially estimated last year, revised official figures show.

How Ukraine rebels rely on Russians

1 hour 51 min ago
Rare evidence of key Russian role in Ukraine combat

Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels

2 hours 30 min ago
Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire agreement between the government and 16 rebel groups.

Depp injury delays Pirates filming

2 hours 47 min ago
Filming on the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film is delayed until 15 April as star Johnny Depp continues to recover from a hand injury.

Anger as Zayn Malik song is released

3 hours 5 min ago
Louis Tomlinson calls Naughty Boy "inconsiderate" as a new Zayn Malik track is shared on Twitter.

Profits jump at tech giant Huawei

3 hours 10 min ago
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies says profits jumped a third last year, boosted by strong performances in all its businesses.

VIDEO: Deadline day for Iran nuclear talks

4 hours 6 min ago
Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.

Scots up for comic fiction prize

4 hours 18 min ago
Scottish authors Alexander McCall Smith and Irvine Welsh are among six writers nominated for an award celebrating the year's funniest books.

VIDEO: Syrian conflict: A mother's story

4 hours 26 min ago
The BBC's Lina Sinjab spent the day with Um Bassam, a Syrian Palestinian mother of five who fled Syria for Lebanon.

Buhari 'ahead' in tight Nigeria poll

4 hours 50 min ago
Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari edges ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan in early election counts, though key states are yet to declare.

Six killed in Kashmir landslide

5 hours 9 min ago
At least six people have died in landslides following floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.

Iran nuclear talks enter final day

5 hours 52 min ago
Intense negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme enter a final day in Switzerland, ahead of a deadline to reach a preliminary deal.

Indiana law 'grossly misconstrued'

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:37
The governor of the US state of Indiana strongly defends a contentious religious freedom law, amid a backlash from gay rights supporters.

Asia will drive growth, says Diageo

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:11
Despite the volatility in its Asian business, the world's largest spirits maker, Diageo, says 50% of its products' sales growth will come from the region.

Indian monsoon's past analysed

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 22:59
Fossils from the ocean floor are yielding clues to the Indian monsoon millions of years ago.

Borneo man guilty of Britons' murder

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 22:49
A Malaysian court finds a local man guilty of murdering two British medical students in Borneo.

Saudi Arabia fights pull of Islamic State

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 22:31
Riyadh tries to counter the pull of Islamic State among its citizens

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