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VIDEO: A redhead emoji, Diego Maradona's grandson and more trends of the week

Sun, 2015-06-14 05:16
A redhead emoji and more trends of the week

Philae comet lander wakes up

Sun, 2015-06-14 04:11
The European Space Agency says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth.

Haskins ready for world stage

Sun, 2015-06-14 04:11
IBF interim bantamweight champion Lee Haskins says he will fight anyone in the division after his stunning victory over Ryosuke Iwasa.

Fifa official issues Blatter warning

Sun, 2015-06-14 04:03
The man tasked with leading Fifa out of its latest crisis appears to warn president Sepp Blatter not to rethink resigning.

Murder suspect's workplaces attacked

Sun, 2015-06-14 04:01
A Turkish barber's shop and a bar in west Belfast where a man charged with murdering a young boxer worked, have both been attacked and damaged.

Stamos arrested for drink driving

Sun, 2015-06-14 03:57
Full House actor John Stamos has been arrested for driving under the influence in Los Angeles, California.

Injured Boult ruled out of tour

Sun, 2015-06-14 03:32
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult is ruled out of the rest of their tour of England with a back injury.

Pakistan reverses closure of charity

Sun, 2015-06-14 03:28
Pakistan suspends a decision to close the national branch of Save the Children, in a move welcomed by the charity.

Alton Towers victim recalls crash

Sun, 2015-06-14 03:08
A man injured in the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash describes the "sickening bang" as the carriages collided, for the first time.

S Africa court bid to arrest Bashir

Sun, 2015-06-14 03:04
A South African court grants an order stopping Sudan's Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country until a ruling on an ICC warrant for his arrest.

Two in hospital after stadium crash

Sun, 2015-06-14 02:56
A track marshal and a St John Ambulance first aider are taken to hospital after being struck by a stock car.

Police unit removes foreign criminals

Sun, 2015-06-14 02:35
Rapists, drug dealers and violent offenders are among 100 foreign nationals removed from Scotland in the first year of a new crime operation.

Legal status for apprenticeship term

Sun, 2015-06-14 02:15
The government announces plans to legally protect apprenticeships so the qualification cannot be abused.

VIDEO: Celebrating the Magna Carta in music

Sun, 2015-06-14 02:10
The BBC has had exclusive access to rehearsals at Salisbury Cathedral for Letter of Rights, a specially commissioned piece to celebrate the Magna Carta.

Benson wins first GB Euro Games gold

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:58
Gordon Benson claims Great Britain's first European Games gold medal with victory in the men's triathlon event in Baku.

Male driver dies in two-vehicle crash

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:52
A male motorist dies in a two-vehicle collision on the A93 in Deeside in the early hours of the morning.

Police find cannabis 'worth £60,000'

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:51
Police seize cannabis with an estimated value of up to £60,000 and a "significant" sum of cash at a house in Lisburn, County Antrim.

VIDEO: 'Nude photo' woman 'truly sorry'

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:43
Speaking on her return to the UK, Eleanor Hawkins, a British woman jailed for taking her clothes off on a mountain in Malaysia, says she is ''truly sorry'' for her actions.

VIDEO: Zoo animals escape in Georgia floods

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:36
Heavy flooding in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, has killed eight people and officials are warning residents to stay indoors to avoid animals that have escaped from a zoo.

Two men charged over school abuse

Sun, 2015-06-14 01:09
Two men are charged in connection with allegations of historical abuse at one of Scotland's top independent schools.