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'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seized

1 March 2015 - 12:20pm
Hundreds of South Sudanese boys have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the UN says, blaming a government-allied militia.

Robison call to stop mesh implants

1 March 2015 - 12:20pm
Health Secretary Shona Robison urges health boards to suspend mesh implant operations until an independent review into their use is published.

VIDEO: Syria crisis 'spurred terror surge'

1 March 2015 - 12:20pm
The crisis in Syria has let to a surge in investigations and interventions carried out by anti-terrorism officers, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Pakistan fight back to beat Zimbabwe

1 March 2015 - 12:16pm
Pakistan fight back from a below-par batting display to beat Zimbabwe and keep their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive.

Coalition row over 'hate preachers'

1 March 2015 - 12:13pm
The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

Egypt elections set to be delayed

1 March 2015 - 12:10pm
Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the country's Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.

Graves leaves door open on Pietersen

1 March 2015 - 11:35am
Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves leaves the door open for an England return for Kevin Pietersen.

Police investigate suspicious death

1 March 2015 - 11:32am
A man has died and another is in a stable condition in hospital following an incident in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, police confirm.

Nichols: 'Test parties on migration'

1 March 2015 - 11:28am
Politicians should be "tested" on their approach to immigration, the head of the Catholic church in England and Wales says, adding he is "dismayed" it is a big issue.

Labour denies blocking devolution

1 March 2015 - 11:14am
Plans to devolve even more power to Wales are not being blocked by Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith, Labour insists.

Child mental health wait increases

1 March 2015 - 11:08am
The number of young people waiting more than a year to be treated by mental health services has increased 10-fold in a year, figures reveal.

Ageism a disaster, says Scott Thomas

1 March 2015 - 11:07am
A lack of film roles for actresses in their 50s is "a disaster" and the situation is unlikely to change, Dame Kristin Scott Thomas says.

Baby knife-threat man stabs officer

1 March 2015 - 10:55am
A knife-wielding man who threatened a baby at a south London property stabs a police officer twice as he tries to intervene.

Police attacked at illegal rave

1 March 2015 - 10:54am
Four police officers are injured at an illegal rave attended by several hundred people in Wiltshire.

Hong Kong runners in 'boring' race

1 March 2015 - 9:58am
Runners compete in Hong Kong's first inner-city ultra marathon, despite organisers describing it as "quite boring".

'Frightened England look restricted'

1 March 2015 - 9:45am
England look short of confidence and must quickly find a way back to form, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Driver on bail after boy, 12, died

1 March 2015 - 9:37am
A driver questioned over the death of a 12-year-old boy on a road in Cardiff on Friday is released on bail.

Students 'training for wrong jobs'

1 March 2015 - 9:16am
Many young people in Northern Ireland are being educated for the wrong careers, says the head of a Belfast-based technology firm.

VIDEO: Syrian female doctor who fled IS area

1 March 2015 - 9:09am
In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.

Nadal reaches Argentina Open final

1 March 2015 - 8:54am
Rafael Nadal reaches his first final since winning the French Open last June after beating Carlos Berlocq at the Argentina Open.

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