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Japanese man sets himself on fire

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:44
A man has set himself on fire in central Tokyo in protest at a proposed law which could allow Japan to deploy its military overseas.

BNP Paribas to be 'punished heavily'

Sun, 2014-06-29 02:40
The boss of BNP Paribas writes to staff warning that the French banking giant will be fined heavily by US authorities.

VIDEO: Hague: 'No military intervention'

Sun, 2014-06-29 02:29
Foreign Secretary William Hague says all sides in Iraq must work together to face a 'lethal and mortal threat' to their country.

Cricketer D'Oliveira dies aged 53

Sun, 2014-06-29 02:27
Former Worcestershire batsman and academy manager Damian D'Oliveira has died from cancer, the county club say.

Row over post-independence borrowing

Sun, 2014-06-29 02:17
The Treasury claims that Scottish government plans to increase borrowing under independence would be incompatible with retaining the pound.

Masked men target woman driver

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:59
A woman has been left badly shaken after three masked men hijacked her car.

Labour in £30bn local funding plan

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:54
Labour would transfer £30bn of funding from central to local government to "begin reversing a century of centralisation", Ed Miliband says.

Interest rates 'could return to 5%'

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:38
It is "reasonable" to think interest rates will rise to 5% in "the very long term", a senior Bank of England figure says.

Metallica: Glastonbury 'sensational'

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:21
Heavy metal band Metallica win new fans with their set on Glastonbury's famous Pyramid Stage.

Man dies after chimney collapse

Sun, 2014-06-29 00:48
A man who became trapped beneath rubble after a chimney collapsed inside a house in South Yorkshire dies.

VIDEO: 'Amazing' experience for World Cup volunteer

Sun, 2014-06-29 00:33
Thousands of volunteers are working at the World Cup in Brazil as Julia Carneiro meets one British volunteer having an "amazing" time.

VIDEO: Rodriguez's five World Cup goals

Sun, 2014-06-29 00:17
BBC Sport look at James Rodriguez's five tournament goals that have made the Colombian one of the stars of the 2014 World Cup.

Scolari hopeful over Neymar injury

Sun, 2014-06-29 00:06
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes Neymar will be fit to face Colombia in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

The race to sign basketball's biggest star

Sat, 2014-06-28 23:30
"A free-for-all of hope, hyperventilating, possibility and infernal noise" - what next for the great LeBron James?

VIDEO: 'Controversial' Metallica at Glastonbury

Sat, 2014-06-28 23:23
Heavy metal band Metallica have received mixed reviews from festival goers, following their headline gig at the Glastonbury Festival.

Search area for missing man 'vast'

Sat, 2014-06-28 23:20
The son of a 73-year-old Denbighshire pensioner missing on Crete says Greek police are struggling to pinpoint a location to concentrate their search.

Iraq receives first Russian jets

Sat, 2014-06-28 23:13
The Iraqi government says it has received the first batch of military jets it ordered from Russia to help counter an offensive by rebels.

Brazilian relief masks underlying tensions

Sat, 2014-06-28 22:43
Brazil's narrow win keeps lid on boiling pot of emotions

VIDEO: Paraguay floods force 200,000 to flee

Sat, 2014-06-28 22:36
Floods caused by torrential rains have forced the evacuation of 200,00 people in Paraguay.

Why superstars turn to super-coaches

Sat, 2014-06-28 22:16
Most have no official qualifications and barely step on the practice court, so what is the appeal of the super-coach?
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