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Sam released by Dallas Cowboys

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:49
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.

VIDEO: Can pioneering paralysis therapy help others?

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:21
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.

Press freedom in Americas 'worsens'

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:12
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association.

Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:10
Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.

VIDEO: Storm leaves one dead and four hurt

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:49
A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.

Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:43
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.

US appoints Gary Hart as NI envoy

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:26
US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.

Infant bodies found in Canada locker

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:15
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.

We can still qualify - Pellegrini

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:39
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his side are not outsiders to progress from their Champions League group.

VIDEO: Monument honours the Land Girls

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:26
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is unveiled.

VIDEO: Near miss at Donetsk stadium

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:19
A young girl has had a lucky escape after part of the glass facade of a stadium in Donetsk crashed to the ground, narrowly missing her.

VIDEO: Pregnant Kate appears in public

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:10
The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness.

VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:56
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.

Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:46
Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy

Conman pretended to be quadriplegic

Tue, 2014-10-21 10:15
A fraudster admits conning a neighbour out of £40,000 by pretending to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years.

'Tissue of lies' over health service

Tue, 2014-10-21 09:50
Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for telling a "tissue of lies" about the state of the Welsh NHS.

'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Tue, 2014-10-21 09:45
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

VIDEO: Polish MEP on joining UKIP group

Tue, 2014-10-21 09:18
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament

Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:46
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again'

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:33
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.