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US police 'kill two people a day'

Sun, 2015-05-31 03:31
The number of people shot dead by US police is twice as high as official figures show, suggests data gathered by The Washington Post newspaper.

Senate in urgent surveillance debate

Sun, 2015-05-31 03:20
The US Senate is to hold an urgent session to consider extending the controversial Patriot Act on domestic surveillance, which is set to expire at midnight.

Thousands cheer on Arsenal parade

Sun, 2015-05-31 03:04
Thousands of people turn out to cheer on a victory parade celebrating Arsenal's FA Cup final win

Cooper in 'Tory manifesto' warning

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:56
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper makes a veiled attack on her rivals, as Andy Burnham warns the party faces irrelevance.

Platini must unite Europe - Dyke

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:54
Uefa president Michel Platini must show strong leadership to unite Europe behind a boycott of the 2018 World Cup, says Greg Dyke.

VIDEO: Nepal quake: Damaged schools re-open

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:53
Thousands of schools damaged during April's devastating earthquake in Nepal have begun to re-open.

VIDEO: Why is this city road a sprint circuit?

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:47
Officials in Coventry are taking advantage of a change in road traffic laws which allow it to turn part of the city's ring road into a race track.

Ennis-Hill falls to fourth in Gotzis

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:41
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill lies in fourth place ahead of the final two events of her first heptathlon since London 2012.

NHS to target 'rip-off' temp agencies

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:38
The health service plans to "clamp down on some of the staffing agencies ripping off the NHS", the chief executive of NHS England says.

Kerry 'hurts leg' in bicycle crash

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:33
US Secretary of State John Kerry is taken to hospital in Switzerland with a likely leg injury after a bicycle crash in the French Alps.

UK banks launch Fifa investigation

Sun, 2015-05-31 02:23
UK banks Barclays and Standard Chartered have begun internal reviews into whether they were used for corrupt payments by Fifa officials, the BBC understands.

Escaped prisoner 'could be in Spain'

Sun, 2015-05-31 01:58
A "violent" criminal who escaped from prison could have fled to Spain, police have said.

VIDEO: Cards galore: Birthday appeal woman is 100

Sun, 2015-05-31 01:55
Winnie Blagden and her carer Darren Pinder show some of her birthday cards, after a successful BBC Radio Sheffield campaign for her 100th birthday resulted in thousands of greetings.

Costume designer Julie Harris dies

Sun, 2015-05-31 01:34
Oscar and Bafta-winning costume designer Julie Harris, who designed clothes for the Beatles and Sir Roger Moore's James Bond dies in London, aged 94.

Nepal schools re-open after quake

Sun, 2015-05-31 01:07
Thousands of schools damaged during April's devastating earthquake in Nepal are beginning to re-open.

Murder suspect remains in custody

Sun, 2015-05-31 01:05
Police investigating the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr are continuing to question a 32-year-old man about the killing.

Two rescued after late-night swim

Sun, 2015-05-31 00:40
Two people who went for a swim off Kirkwall in Orkney are rescued by coastguard crews after struggling in the sea for 40 minutes.

Hawaii man killed by swordfish

Sun, 2015-05-31 00:39
A 47-year-old Hawaii man dies after being impaled by a swordfish he apparently tried to catch after spotting it swimming in the harbour.

Apology for lost children on fun run

Sun, 2015-05-31 00:33
Organisers apologise after mountain rescuers have to round up children who got lost on a fun run and ran more than double the distance.

Russia ban 'shows sanctions working'

Sun, 2015-05-31 00:27
Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind says Russia's ban on some leading Europeans shows sanctions against the country are working.

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