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Wednesday's gossip column

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:33
Danny Ings plans Liverpool move, Gary Neville urges time for Louis van Gaal, Ronaldo comes out of retirement, plus more

NI 'not dealing with troubled past'

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:29
Northern Ireland is still not dealing properly with issues relating to its troubled past, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

Body found in missing artist search

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:26
Police say a body found in a field in Cwmbran is thought to be missing renowned artist Roger Cecil.

Easdale resigns from Rangers board

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:14
Bus tycoon James Easdale resigns from Rangers' board following fan pressure against the current Ibrox regime.

HK budget backs protest-hit business

Tue, 2015-02-24 22:12
Hong Kong's leadership pledges HK$290m ($37m; £24m) in support to businesses hit by last year's protest, in its annual budget.

Life on the road - Kvitova's diary

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:51
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova talks about getting over defeat and missing family in her BBC Sport column.

Radical curriculum overhaul proposed

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:38
A radical overhaul of the national curriculum in Wales, which has set out what pupils learn for 26 years, is proposed.

New NI website for eating disorders

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:27
A new website is being launched in Northern Ireland to help people living with eating disorders.

Gambler in prison apology to victims

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:23
An accountant jailed for stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds to fund his gambling addiction apologises to his victims from his prison cell.

Claudia search-police target alley

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:22
Police searching for missing Claudia Lawrence are to examine the alleyway behind her home for clues in fresh searches of the area.

Invest in first 1,001 days, say MPs

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:08
The 1,001-day period from conception to the age of two should be regarded as just as important as national defence, a cross-party parliamentary group says.

Tasers used on '400 children in 2013'

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:04
More than 400 children were tasered by police in England and Wales in 2013, a 38% rise on the previous year, figures obtained by the BBC show.

Muslims 'oppose cartoons reprisals'

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:02
A large majority of British Muslims oppose the use of violence against people publishing images depicting the Prophet Muhammad, a BBC poll suggests.

Suarez exposes Man City at top level

Tue, 2015-02-24 21:01
Luis Suarez exposes Manchester City, who need to prove they belong at the elite level by winning at the Nou Camp.

VIDEO: Yellen eases fears of rate rise

Tue, 2015-02-24 19:50
US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen signals that a rise in US interest rates is unlikely in the near future.

VIDEO: Routh guilty in American Sniper case

Tue, 2015-02-24 19:45
Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty of the murder of US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who wrote American Sniper, and a second man by a Texas jury.

Anwar family seek royal pardon

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:40
The family of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim say he is a "political prisoner" and seek a royal pardon over his sodomy conviction.

Routh guilty in American Sniper case

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:40
Eddie Ray Routh is found guilty of murder of American Sniper Chris Kyle by a Texas jury and is sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Bercow warns 'cash for access' row MPs

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:31
Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw will 'cop it' if they have broken parliamentary rules in the "cash-for-access" claims, Commons Speaker John Bercow says.

Surrender the UN veto, says Amnesty

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:05
Amnesty International urges the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to give up their power of veto in cases of mass atrocities.

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