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Churches oppose three-person babies

5 hours 36 min ago
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.

Ginola out of Fifa presidential race

5 hours 40 min ago
Ex-Premier League player David Ginola is out of the Fifa presidential election race after failing to secure nominations.

MP Murphy to stand down at election

5 hours 49 min ago
Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

Requiem for Romney's presidential dream

5 hours 57 min ago
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

5 hours 58 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Police probe Roy Keane 'incident'

6 hours 9 min ago
Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident in Greater Manchester involving former footballer Roy Keane.

10 things we didn't know last week

6 hours 10 min ago
Dutch babies smile more than US babies, and other nuggets.

Nokia name row with London start-up

6 hours 20 min ago
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".

Brian Blessed pulls out of King Lear

6 hours 23 min ago
Actor Brian Blessed pulls out of Guildford Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear on doctor's advice, after collapsing with heart trouble during a performance last week.

Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

6 hours 23 min ago
IAG boss Willie Walsh welcomes surprise investment by fast-growing Gulf airline, which said it may increase its stake further.

Migrant voters 'key' in election

6 hours 28 min ago
Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.

VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained

6 hours 36 min ago
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.

Man jailed for attacking his partner

6 hours 48 min ago
A Belfast man is jailed for nine years for repeatedly hitting his partner with a broken bottle, while he was out on bail for threatening to kill her.

Romney won't run in 2016 election

6 hours 49 min ago
Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.

Huth banned over gender comments

6 hours 50 min ago
Stoke City defender Robert Huth is banned and fined by the FA for comments on social media related to gender reassignment.

Stage awards honour theatre industry

6 hours 54 min ago
The Young Vic in London, Southampton's Nuffield, Liverpool's Everyman and producer Sonia Friedman are among the winners at The Stage's 2015 awards.

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015

6 hours 57 min ago
News photos from around the world

VIDEO: Close-up: Churchill funeral train restored

7 hours 1 min ago
The National Railway Museum in York has refurbished Sir Winston Churchill's funeral train, to mark the 50th anniversary of the event.

BT attacked on rural broadband costs

7 hours 7 min ago
At least £90m will be reinvested in rural broadband services after an underspend by BT, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Beaten lecturer: 'I feel vindicated'

7 hours 8 min ago
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

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