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'We are safe' says missing mum

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:00
A mother who went missing with her three-year-old son contacts a newspaper to say they are "safe and happy".

Texas pool party officer 'not racist'

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:53
The police officer filmed in a confrontation with black teenagers at a pool party in Texas was acting out of stress, not racism, says his lawyer.

Chancellor announces RBS sell-off

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:43
The government plans to sell its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland, Chancellor George Osborne announces in his annual Mansion House speech.

Brazil legend Zico wants Fifa role

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:36
Brazil legend Zico says he intends to stand for the presidency of crisis-hit Fifa as it is his "duty".

Australia yet to allow gay marriage

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:34
Why Australian politicians are so out of step

VIDEO: Zimbabwe sends rhinos to Botswana

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:31
Rhino poaching in Africa is on the rise with syndicates making millions at the expense of the endangered species and their horns.

Whistl ends home delivery service

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:16
Postal business Whistl is ending its home delivery service in London, Liverpool and Manchester, putting up to 1,800 jobs at risk.

Mayweather tops sporting rich list

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:01
Boxer Floyd Mayweather has been named the world's highest-paid sportsman of the past 12 months by Forbes magazine.

VIDEO: Baby born from frozen ovary

Wed, 2015-06-10 11:36
In a world first, a woman has given birth to a healthy baby using ovarian tissue which had been removed when she was a child.

VIDEO: Back in UK after fighting IS in Syria

Wed, 2015-06-10 11:29
Harry has been shot and seen friends die, but he says he did the right thing in joining Kurds fighting the jihadist group.

VIDEO: Live: Mansion House speeches

Wed, 2015-06-10 11:25
Chancellor George Osborne tells guests at Mansion House that he wants future governments to have a budget surplus during times of economic growth.

Syria film wins documentary award

Wed, 2015-06-10 11:03
A British film-maker who was arrested while making a feature about a Syrian family wins the top award at the UK's leading documentary festival.

Fifa IT data seized by Swiss police

Wed, 2015-06-10 10:19
Fifa has handed over computer data to the Swiss authorities investigating the World Cup bids for 2018 and 2022.

McClaren appointed Newcastle boss

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:37
Former England and Derby County boss Steve McClaren is named as the new head coach of Newcastle United.

Briton defends fighting against IS

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:35
A Briton who fought against Islamic State forces in Syria tells the BBC he believes he can justify his actions if the police decide to question him.

SNP reveal Commons committee chairs

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:33
Pete Wishart and Angus MacNeil are to chair the two SNP-led committees at Westminster, the party announces.

EU and Holyrood votes could clash

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:24
Prime Minister David Cameron has not ruled out the possibility of the EU referendum being held on the same day as next year's Holyrood election.

Hammer, 15, qualifies for US Open

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:22
American Cole Hammer will become the third-youngest player to feature at golf's US Open, at just 15 years of age.

Scientists find CJD resistance gene

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:17
Researchers have identified a gene that might make people resistant to the brain eating disease CJD.

Nationalists defy EU on Russia abuses

Wed, 2015-06-10 09:16
Anti-EU parties including UKIP vote against a European Parliament resolution, which condemns Russian human rights abuses.