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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem - 6 April 2014

Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Middle East

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: England

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Europe

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: London

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Europe

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: London

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.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Scotland politics