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The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.
Ex-prime minister Sir John Major is to claim that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Labour would launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband will say.
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.
The BBC should be 'cut back to the bone' and the licence fee reduced by two thirds, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.
Source: BBC International