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McIlroy handed all-US WGC draw

Tue, 2015-04-28 06:23
Rory McIlroy is drawn against a trio of United States players in the World Golf Championships Matchplay event.

Election 2015 in pictures: 28 April

Tue, 2015-04-28 06:18
Images from the campaign trail: 28 April

VIDEO: Live: Ed Miliband campaign speech

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:53
Labour leader Ed Miliband is giving a campaign speech in south Wales in which he is expected to focus on immigration.

Saudi Arabia 'uncovers IS cell'

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:51
Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and foiled several plots, the interior ministry says.

Anger over 'Hottentot Venus' grave

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:50
The defacing of the grave in South Africa of a woman who was exhibited in Europe during the 19th Century causes outrage.

Emergency services in telecoms fail

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:43
The telephone communication systems used by the police, fire and ambulance services in London failed earlier, it emerges.

Father 'beat daughter to death'

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:33
An angry father beat his four-year-old daughter to death with "hard sustained persistent hitting," a court hears.

VIDEO: The exodus of Ramadi as IS advance

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:32
Iraqi forces and US coalition fighter jets have been battling to stop the advance of Islamic State in Iraq.

VIDEO: Thousands fleeing Kathmandu after quake

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:18
The prime minister of Nepal says the country is "on a war footing" as it tries to help survivors of the earthquake.

Parents 'puzzled' by graduate return

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:15
Parents of young adults who return to the family home after university are often "puzzled" about how to manage the relationship, suggests a small study.

Obituary: I created a monster

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:10
The life of the children's entertainer Keith Harris

How the government spends your money

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:04
One of the big talking points this election campaign is the economy, and where the £648bn we pay in taxes goes.

Taylor to captain England in Ireland

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:01
James Taylor will captain England for the first time in the one-day international against Ireland on 8 May.

Ford profit disappoints as sales slide

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:01
Ford reports lower-than-expected profits for the first three months of 2015 after it sells fewer vehicles in North America and continues to lose money in Europe and South America.

'Honey trap' woman gets 16 years

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:00
The woman who set a "honey trap" for a professional gambler who was kicked to death for his winnings is jailed for 16 years.

Finland on alert over suspected sub

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:48
The Finnish navy drops underwater depth charges as a warning to a suspected submarine in waters near its capital, Helsinki.

Seat installed in supersonic car

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:47
Land-speed record-holder Andy Green sees the installation of the seat he will use in the 1,000mph Bloodhound Super Sonic Car.

Election 2015 #EdBallsDay

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:34
The tweet that launched 14,000 retweets

VIDEO: Class War Party 'represent working class'

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:27
Adam Clifford, one of seven election candidates for the Class War Party, said it "represents the working class".

Troops deployed for Baltimore riots

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:16
Thousands of troops and police officers are deployed to the US city of Baltimore, after riots linked to the death of a black man in police custody.