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VIDEO: Man covered in bees sets record

Tue, 2015-05-26 04:35
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.

President asks for money for election

Tue, 2015-05-26 04:33
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza appeals on Facebook for money to run the country's controversial elections

Bayliss named as England head coach

Tue, 2015-05-26 04:15
England appoint 52-year-old Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.

Kvitova edges through in first round

Tue, 2015-05-26 04:06
Fourth seed Petra Kvitova survived a scare before beating New Zealand's Marina Erakovic in the French Open first round.

Jogger dies following cycle crash

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:59
A jogger who was knocked down by a cyclist on a Livingston footpath at the weekend dies in hospital.

Is Ben Stokes England's new hero?

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:57
After his century and bowling inspire a thrilling win over New Zealand at Lord's, have England found a new hero in Ben Stokes?

Premier League best in the world? Season's key stats

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:54
Who ran the furthest? Who got the best value for money? Which managers made the biggest impact? BBC Sport looks at the season's key numbers.

Banking stocks weigh on FTSE 100

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:50
The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.

Man admits caravan park murder

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:39
A man pleads guilty to murdering 17-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.

FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:38
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".

Bournemouth sign goalkeeper Boruc

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:16
Poland goalkeeper Artur Boruc signs a one-year deal at promoted Bournemouth after his release from Southampton.

Charter takes over Time Warner Cable

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:16
Charter Communications agrees to buy Time Warner Cable media giant in a cash and shares deal worth $78.7bn.

Sectarian graffiti sprayed on church

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:15
Police are investigating an incident of sectarian graffiti sprayed on a Catholic church in West Lothian over the weekend.

Boy guilty of Austrian terror plot

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:13
A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.

'Stop treating cups as distraction'

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:13
Former Newcastle captain and BBC pundit Alan Shearer on what the future holds for the Magpies after a season to forget.

VIDEO: What is the Queen's Speech?

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:10
Ellie Price delivers a quick guide to the Queen's Speech.

Internet used by 3.2 billion in 2015

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:09
Nearly half of the global population will be using the internet by the end of this year, according to a new report.

UK retail sales 'bounding ahead'

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:09
Retail sales growth accelerated strongly in the year to May, according to a survey from the CBI.

Jony Ive's promotion

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:05
The man behind the design ideas that made Apple the world's richest company has got a new job.

India heatwave toll nears 800

Tue, 2015-05-26 03:02
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

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