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Sporting moments that make you smile

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
A selection of the most joyous sporting moments from BBC followers to mark this, the UN's International Day of Happiness.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
The country where it's embarrassing for a man to hold an umbrella for a woman, and more nuggets.

Viner appointed new Guardian editor

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
Katharine Viner is to become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian, taking over from the departing Alan Rusbridger

Brothers of Thai ex-princess jailed

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:41
The brothers of former Thai princess Srirasmi are jailed for defaming the monarchy following her divorce from the crown prince.

Clegg on life outside politics

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:29
James Landale profiles the Lib Dem leader

Man jailed for footballer murder

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:26
A man is jailed for murder after fatally stabbing a teenage footballer in the neck with a broken bottle.

Woman falls to death from flats

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:25
A woman dies after falling from the window of a flat in Quarry Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

Gutierrez 'born again' after return

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:22
Newcastle's Jonas Gutierrez feels "born again" following his return to Premier League action after overcoming testicular cancer.

UKIP in turmoil over candidates

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:15
UKIP is facing claims from rivals it is in disarray after two election candidates were suspended and a third stood down.

Carrick signs Man Utd extension

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Manchester United's 33-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick signs a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford.

Syria fears prompt court travel ban

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Five teenage girls who had shown an interest in going to Syria are barred from travelling abroad by a High Court judge.

FTSE 100 surges to record high

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:10
Shares gains for building supplier CRH help the benchmark FTSE 100 index surge to an all-time record of more than 7,000.

BA told of pilot's abuse, say victims

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:07
New evidence indicating British Airways could have done more to prevent one of its pilots abusing children in Kenya and Uganda is uncovered by a BBC investigation.

EU pledges Greek humanitarian funds

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:57
The EU pledges €2bn (£1.45bn; $2.15bn) to ease what it calls Greece's "humanitarian crisis" - echoing words used by the Greek government.

VIDEO: The business of 'networking'

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:54
The communication skills migrating from our private lives... into our working day.

McCluskey warning over union ballots

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:52
Unite boss Len McCluskey says he will not "respect" any law setting a minimum turnout threshold for industrial action.

US school sorry for Arabic pledge

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:48
A school in New York state apologises after an uproar was caused by students reciting the US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic.

Week in pictures: 14-20 March 2015

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:47
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Ethiopian ivory stockpile destroyed

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:19
Ethiopia destroys its entire six-tonne stockpile of illegally poached ivory in an effort to curb poaching.

Rosetta's comet is spinning down

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:16
The comet being observed by Europe's Rosetta satellite is very gradually spinning down, most probably because its jets of gas and dust are acting like braking thrusters.

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