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Chilean girl appeals to president

Sat, 2015-02-28 13:03
A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

Tributes paid to murdered Nemtsov

Sat, 2015-02-28 12:39
Thousands of Russians light candles and lay flowers for Boris Nemtsov, as speculation grows over the motive for the murder of President Putin's critic.

The prince and the Party: Five elephants in the room

Sat, 2015-02-28 12:11
The five elephants in the room during William's visit to China

Patagonia forest fire chief sacked

Sat, 2015-02-28 11:28
The head of Argentina's national fire control agency is sacked as a huge forest fire threatens a renowned national park in Patagonia.

'No mistake' over Brown red card

Sat, 2015-02-28 11:09
Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card at Manchester United was not a case of mistaken identity, says a referees' body.

VIDEO: Call for energy switch compensation

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:55
Customers who did not get the cheapest deals for their energy tariffs after using a price comparison site, should get compensation according to MPs.

Wales back in title hunt - North

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:38
George North says Wales remain on course to repeat their 2013 Six Nations title win after beating France 20-13 in Paris.

Heart of Midlothian 10-0 Cowdenbeath

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:35
Hearts scored 10 goals without reply to condemn Cowdenbeath to the joint-heaviest defeat in their history.

Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Schalke 04

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:33
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus produce Batman and Robin masks during 3-0 win over Schalke.

Unionists deny pact talks breakdown

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:16
Unionists deny that talks have broken down over electoral pacts in the forthcoming general election on 7 May.

Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies

Sat, 2015-02-28 09:59
One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.

France 13-20 Wales

Sat, 2015-02-28 09:40
Wales hold their nerve in Paris to win a tight contest against France and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.

UKIP candidate drops out of race

Sat, 2015-02-28 09:02
UKIP's Diane James drops her bid to become an MP at the general election for "personal reasons", hours after speaking at the party's conference.

Girl and man found dead by police

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:49
A woman is arrested after a four-year-old girl and a man are found dead by police who forced entry at a property in Notting Hill.

Hamilton quickest in Barcelona

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:48
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace on the penultimate day of pre-season testing as Mercedes remain the team to beat.

Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:34
Wayne Rooney scores a brace to beat Sunderland after Wes Brown sees red an in apparent case of mistaken identity.

Rwanda urged to take BBC to court

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:25
An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Federer beats Djokovic to Dubai win

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:15
Roger Federer wins his seventh Dubai Championship title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over world number one Novak Djokovic.

VIDEO: Scotland undone by last-gasp Italy

Sat, 2015-02-28 08:11
Scotland slip to a third successive Six Nations defeat after a last-gasp penalty try seals a 22-19 victory for Italy at Murrayfield.

More staff on gritters after assault

Sat, 2015-02-28 07:55
Extra staff are travelling on gritting lorries in Londonderry over the weekend, after masked men ordered a driver to bring what they said was an explosive device to a police station.

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