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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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      Source: BBC International