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VIDEO: Eels journey from Bermuda and back

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 9:27am
Millions of eels have been arriving in the south-west of England having travelled thousands of miles from the Sargasso Sea near Bermuda.

Travel book wins odd title prize

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 9:14am
A self-published travelogue called Strangers Have the Best Candy wins the Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year.

Singapore advises against Lee queues

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 9:14am
Singaporean authorities say the queue to view statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state is now nine hours long and urge people not to join.

Kathmandu graffiti

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 9:08am
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life

Zayn Malik says 'I've let fans down'

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:55am
The former One Direction star Zayn Malik reveals in his first interview since quitting the boyband that "I've let the fans down".

Housing market activity 'subdued'

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:49am
UK housing market activity has "remained subdued", the Nationwide says, as annual house price growth slows for the seventh month in a row.

VIDEO: Voters react to leaders' answers

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:28am
Today chief correspondent Matthew Price gets the assessment of five voters on Thursday's questions to the Labour and Conservative leaders.

How F1 is shaping English football

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:24am
What can big names in English football hoping to forge a career in management learn from changing tyres in Formula 1?

Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:22am
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.

Hamilton quickest despite problems

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 7:54am
Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in second practice despite a series of technical problems.

Lifeless Uzbek election hides power struggle

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 7:47am
Huge crowds honouring a deceased Islamic scholar in Uzbekistan were in marked contrast to a lifeless campaign for this weekend's one-horse presidential election, writes Johannes Dell.

Sharapova suffers shock Miami exit

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 7:14am
Maria Sharapova suffers a surprise second-round defeat at the Miami Open but Caroline Wozniacki goes through.

Police appeal after A83 coach crash

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:37am
Police appeal for witnesses after a coach came off the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll and overturned.

Penguin book picks up book prize

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:35am
A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

'Babies' heads & bouncing bikes'

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:33am
British sprinter Mark Cavendish gives his seven steps for success in cycling's cobbled classic mini-season.

Bangladesh pilgrims die in stampede

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:32am
At least 10 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, local reports say.

VIDEO: 'Discovery' at Alps co-pilot's home

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:23am
Media reports suggest police in Germany have made a significant discovery at one of the homes of Andreas Lubitz, the pilot who apparently flew his airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps killing all 150 people on board.

Neglected horse numbers 'critical'

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:21am
The number of unwanted and neglected horses, ponies and donkeys in Wales is at a "critical" point, according to the RSPCA.

'Unprecedented' chance for Wales

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:18am
The general election offers Wales an "unprecedented opportunity", Plaid Cymru's leader will say at the party's campaign launch.

Irish PM meets Ballymurphy families

BBC World News - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 6:15am
The Irish Prime Minister (taoiseach) is due to meet the families of civilians who were killed by soldiers in Belfast over a three-day period in 1971.

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