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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
Mother charged with three murders
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.
New Russia drills after Ukraine raid
Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east.
FBI probe teacher 'abused boys in UK'
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors confirms.
Barclays wins pay package vote
Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
Firefighters to stage fresh strikes
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades Union says.
Post Office staff agree pay deal
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
Police make Syria plea to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
Crime falls 15% in England and Wales
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.
Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
Cyber gang leader jailed for scam
The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.
BBC suspends its CBI membership
The BBC announces it is to suspend its membership of the employers' organisation the CBI during the Scottish independence referendum campaign.
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