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Van Gaal 'questioned' Rooney captaincy

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:52
Louis van Gaal says he wondered if Man Utd's captaincy was affecting Wayne Rooney but feels he is the right choice.

VIDEO: Giant turtle cruises Sydney Harbour

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:49
A giant inflatable turtle has drawn crowds of tourists in Sydney Harbour.

Record high for university places

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:41
A record number of students have had their university places confirmed, figures from admissions body Ucas show.

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:37
Raheem Sterling is set to quadruple his wages at Liverpool, Vargas for Arsenal, Fellaini loan move stalls and more.

VIDEO: Mystery of Russia's 'empty' trucks

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:08
A convoy of Russian trucks carrying aid for eastern Ukraine is opened up to journalists at the border.

Boss 'put rugby tickets on expenses'

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:05
A man accused of defrauding a charity claimed expenses for four Wales rugby tickets, cat litter and pet food, Swansea Crown Court hears.

NI arts organisations' budgets cut

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:57
The Arts Council tells many of the large organisations it funds to plan for possible cuts from budgets.

Man jailed over car crash murder

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:54
A man is jailed for life and ordered to serve 18 years for murdering a pedestrian who was hit by a stolen car in Kent.

From death row to graduation ceremony

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:47
A maximum security prison in Kenya has been the unusual setting for a ceremony awarding a diploma from the University of London.

VIDEO: Celebrities take on ice bucket challenge

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:30
The Ice Bucket Challenge involves people pouring cold water over themselves and posting videos on the internet.

Couple claimed split to stage fraud

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:23
A married couple who falsely claimed over £50,000 in benefits after claiming to have split up are convicted after secretly going on a second honeymoon.

Chelsea are in title hunt - Mourinho

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:08
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his side can push for the Premier League title following the club's summer signings.

Passengers with HIV sue China airline

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:07
Two passengers with HIV are suing budget Chinese carrier, Spring Airlines, for refusing to let them board a plane at Shenyang airport.

VIDEO: Airport adopts infrared Ebola 'test'

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:07
The BBC's Tomi Oladipo has been speaking to people in Nigeria's most populous city Lagos as the authorities take measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

Trophies relieved pressure - Wenger

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:59
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal head into this season with the "weight off their shoulders" after ending their trophy drought.

Man to stand trial for girl's murder

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:41
A 26-year-old man is to stand trial accused of murdering two-year-old girl, Madison Horn in Kelty, Fife.

Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:38
Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Students 'failed' by pricey digs

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:54
University students in the UK are being "set up to fail" as paying for expensive accommodation leaves them with as little as £40 a week to live on, a leading charity warns.

VIDEO: Creating a fake celebrity opera

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:45
Celebrity look-alike photographer Alison Jackson speaks to BBC Breakfast about her latest project.

Girl, 3, dies after pool incident

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:42
A three-year-old girl dies after being pulled out of a hotel swimming pool in Lancashire, with police treating her death as "unexplained".
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