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Petrobras case nets top businessman

Fri, 2015-06-19 05:29
One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

VIDEO: Church relatives 'only feel love'

Fri, 2015-06-19 05:14
The teenage children of one of the victims of the shooting at a church in Charleston, say they have forgiven their mother's killer.

Facebook drops photo app in Europe

Fri, 2015-06-19 05:07
Facebook's photo-synching app Moments will not be launched in Europe because of its use of facial recognition technology.

Vanessa-Mae's skiing ban overturned

Fri, 2015-06-19 05:01
Vanessa-Mae's four-year skiing ban is overturned after she is cleared of helping fix races to qualify for the Sochi Olympics.

I have never taken drugs, says Farah

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:42
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says the last two weeks have been the "toughest of my life" after allegations against his coach.

VIDEO: Muslims 'buying in' to IS prejudices

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:35
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of the dangers posed by those who "quietly condone" Islamic State militants' extremist ideology.

Jehovah's Witnesses in abuse payout

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:33
A woman who claimed Jehovah's Witness elders failed to protect her from sex abuse carried out by a convicted paedophile wins a six-figure payout.

Healthcare worker jailed for theft

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:27
A healthcare worker who stole cash and jewellery from vulnerable cancer patients is jailed for 16 months.

VIDEO: Jehovah's 'not serious on child abuse'

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:24
A woman who successfully argued in court that the Jehovah's Witness failed to protect her from sexual abuse as a child, says they didn't take the issue seriously.

In pictures: Americans share images of racial imbalance after Charleston

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:22
Americans share images of racial imbalance after Charleston

Killer son was like a 'sleepwalker'

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:22
A man accused of sexually assaulting his mother before killing her was in a "dissociated state", similar to sleepwalking, a court hears.

Administrators cut 129 Arches jobs

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:00
Administrators for the Arches venue in Glasgow make 129 staff redundant after the business collapsed following the loss of its nightclub licence.

Doctor in court over abortion death

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:47
A doctor and two nurses appear in court charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died hours after an abortion in west London.

VIDEO: Park life turns Whitworth inside out

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:47
Meet Britain's first 'cultural park keeper'

Tabanou completes move to Swansea

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:46
St Etienne defender Franck Tabanou joins Swansea City on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

Ex-MP questioned in child abuse inquiry

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:44
Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has been questioned by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse and murder.

Adams 'back to best' in Baku victory

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:43
Olympic champion Nicola Adams says she is back to her best following shoulder surgery after reaching the European Games last eight.

Armitstead team 'feared for career'

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:39
Lizzie Armitstead says her team-mates feared her career would be over after her crash at the Women's Tour this week.

VIDEO: Volcano spews huge ash cloud

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:38
Mount Sinabung, on the island of Sumatra, is continuing to spew gas and ash high into the air.

VIDEO: Flowering success at the Tower

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:34
How 888,246 ceramic poppies defined WW1 commemorations

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