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Berbatov poised for Monaco move

Fri, 2014-01-31 04:15
Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov is set to join Ligue 1 club AS Monaco from Fulham.

VIDEO: Dame Helen Mirren twerking

Fri, 2014-01-31 04:13
Dame Helen Mirren has been honoured as woman of the year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. As part of the ceremony Dame Helen had a go at twerking on stage.

Australia thrash England to win series

Fri, 2014-01-31 04:13
Australia beat England by eight wickets in Melbourne to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 international series.

Day in pictures: 31 January 2014

Fri, 2014-01-31 04:06
24 hours of news photos: 31 January

VIDEO: Anni Dewani family 'happy' with ruling

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:53
Amit Karia, the cousin of Anni Dewani, says he is happy with a ruling that Shrien Dewani - who is accused of Anni's murder - can be extradited to South Africa.

Man United star wins speed fine cut

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:53
Manchester United and England footballer Ashley Young has a £3,000 fine for speeding slashed after being overcharged by magistrates.

'Sex slave' pair named in court

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:48
A husband and wife accused in connection with a sexual slavery case can be identified, a court in Northern Ireland rules.

MJM buys Mivan factory and assets

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:47
The assets of Mivan, the Antrim construction firm which closed earlier this month with the loss of about 250 jobs, are sold to Newry-based company MJM Group.

Premier League hits transfer record

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:44
Player spending this season by Premier League clubs has passed £700m for the first time, says Deloitte, as the transfer window deadline looms.

Teacher admits toilet voyeurism

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:44
A deputy head teacher admits using a concealed camera to film five children using a toilet in voyeurism offences which did not happen at his school.

Mum died from 'cannabis poisoning'

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:37
A mother of two from Dorset died as a result of cannabis poisoning, an inquest finds.

VIDEO: Karzai on his legacy in Afghanistan

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:37
The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has been talking to the BBC about the US troop withdrawal from his country and his legacy surrounding any future security agreement.

Kercher family 'still want truth'

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:35
The family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher say they "are still on a journey to the truth", after murder convictions were reinstated against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito.

VIDEO: Suzanne Vega 'ready for Glastonbury'

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:30
Suzanne Vega tells BBC Breakfast she is happy and ready for Glastonbury this year.

Sanctions on Congo militia poachers

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:28
Armed groups that finance their operations by trafficking wildlife in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to be targeted by UN sanctions.

Canada 'spied on airport travellers'

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:25
Canada's spy agency collected data from travellers using an airport's wi-fi system, CBC reports, quoting documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

Radiation levels alert at Sellafield

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:13
Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant tells non-essential staff not to come to work after "elevated levels of radioactivity" are detected at the site.

VIDEO: San Francisco's tech boom tension

Fri, 2014-01-31 03:12
San Francisco is now home to a 2000 tech companies, including the likes of Twitter and Instagram, creating enormous tension as the small city buckles under the strain.

AUDIO: The 'sonification' of data

Fri, 2014-01-31 02:49
Domenico Vicinanza explains the process of representing information through music, known as 'sonification'.

Welsh drug testing can 'save lives'

Fri, 2014-01-31 02:37
Controversial Welsh drug testing service opens

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