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'More anti-trafficking police needed'

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 - 12:00am
More border police are needed to tackle "highly sophisticated" trafficking gangs which are profiting from human suffering, the Centre for Social Justice says.

VIDEO: Armenia mass killing remembered

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 11:50pm
Friday will mark 100 years since one of the darkest periods of the 20th Century, when thousands of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were killed.

China official Li Chuncheng on trial

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 11:25pm
Li Chuncheng, an ally of China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang, goes on trial for corruption, said authorities.

Clean-up begins after NSW storm

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 10:51pm
A massive clean-up begins in NSW after violent storms left four people dead and tens of thousands without power in the Australian state.

VIDEO: Wheels designed for cat physiotherapy

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 9:31pm
How an exercise machine for unhealthy cats helps mentally ill people back into the workplace.

In pictures: 25 years of Hubble

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 9:12pm
Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.

Lib Dems face difficult election aftermath

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 9:01pm
The Lib Dems are likely to enter a coalition after the election, but negotiations could be difficult, says Mark Mardell.

US airline boss gives up cash salary

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:56pm
American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker joins a select group of company bosses opting to be paid entirely in stock.

Does 'vote swapping' actually work?

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:54pm
Does 'vote swapping' actually work?

Six tales of valour and a missing Victoria Cross

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:53pm
Six tales of valour and a missing Victoria Cross

VIDEO: Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:49pm
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in more than four decades.

VIDEO: Seized Mexican girl returned home

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:36pm
A 14 year old Mexican girl, taken by authorities to the United States, has been returned to her family.

Petrobras corruption costs hit $2bn

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:34pm
Petrobras takes a $2bn charge related to corruption costs, contributing to a $7bn loss for the Brazilian oil firm for last year.

McCartney tops musicians' rich list

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:17pm
Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney tops the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune, while Adele is named the richest young musician.

Garment workers in rights struggle

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 8:03pm
Two years after the Rana Plaza disaster that killed more than 1,100 people, Bangladeshi garment factory workers are still struggling for their rights, as the BBC's Justin Rowlatt finds out.

Women becoming nuns hits 25-year high

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 7:57pm
The number of women becoming nuns has reached a 25-year high, according to the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

Warning on loss of part-time students

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 7:38pm
The fall in part-time students in the UK means lost opportunities for individuals and the economy, the new head of the Open University warns.

EU to hold emergency migrant summit

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 7:30pm
EU leaders are to hold an emergency summit on ways to stem the number of migrants risking the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.

Mosquito 'lured by body odour genes'

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 7:19pm
The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could be down to genes that control our body odour, a pilot study in Plos One suggests.

The police force accused of hating black people

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 7:10pm
The force accused of hating black people