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Mining massacre report given to Zuma 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:48:34 GMT 
    The findings of an inquiry into the killings of 34 workers at the Marikana mine in South Africa are given to President Jacob Zuma.

Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:44:43 GMT 
    Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".

Fatal storms hit northern Europe 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:46:23 GMT 
    Four people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK.

Peru prime minister deposed in spy row 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:19:53 GMT 
    Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.

Yemen 'on verge of total collapse' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:15:06 GMT 
    The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.

US bill to cloak officer names fails 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:41:24 GMT 
    Arizona's governor vetoes a bill that would have required the names of officers involved in shootings to be kept secret for 60 days.

Election fight over living standards 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:24:45 GMT 
    The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats welcome pre-election figures showing growth in household incomes, but Labour says it has been the "slowest recovery for 100 years".

Ashcroft quits the House of Lords 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:00:14 GMT 
    Former Conservative Party treasurer Lord Ashcroft says he is quitting the House of Lords.

Man 'deliberately crashed off M1' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:53:21 GMT 
    A man deliberately crashed his car off the M1 motorway to kill his wife because she wanted a divorce, a court hears.

Former MP Joyce to stand trial 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:48:45 GMT 
    Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is to stand trial accused of attacking two teenagers and damaging stock at a shop in London.

Election 2015 in pictures: 31 March 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:33:17 GMT 
    The first full day of campaigning

No work, no football in time of Ebola 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:44:49 GMT 
    How Ebola still affects love lives and wallets

Your pictures: Docks 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:44:05 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.

Election 2015 in pictures: 30 March 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:47:45 GMT 
    Parliament is dissolved and the race for No 10 begins

Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:02:40 GMT 
    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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