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Concussion forces NFL player to quit

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:48
An American Footballer announces his retirement after one season amid concerns from the effects of concussion.

Sunderland appoint Advocaat as boss

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:42
Sunderland appoint former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as their new manager until the end of the season.

Where houses earn more than people

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:13
With London and the South East behind 97% of recent property gains, public attitudes to house building across the nation are shifting. But when will politicians make it a priority?

VIDEO: Child mental health 'needs overhaul'

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:08
A government taskforce is calling for a "complete overhaul" of child mental health services in England.

VIDEO: Hedgehog numbers in huge decline

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:02
The UK's first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary opens in Solihull as conservationists warn the number of hedgehogs in the UK has dropped dramatically.

Rosetta comet wind mystery 'solved'

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:57
Scientists from the Rosetta mission may have solved the puzzle of features on Comet 67P that look like they were produced by wind.

Pakistan carries out mass hangings

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:54
Pakistan hangs 12 male convicts across the country, the largest number of people executed on the same day since a moratorium in December.

New lunar crater named after Earhart

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:49
Scientists discover a large crater on the Earth-facing side of the Moon - the first detection of its kind in at least a century.

Sainsbury's sees sales drop again

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:45
Sainsbury's says it expects the market to "remain challenging for the foreseeable future" after reporting a drop in like-for-like sales for a fifth consecutive quarter.

Jack Bruce tribute gig for hospices

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:38
Musical stars are turning out for a tribute gig to Cream's Jack Bruce, and children's hospices will benefit from the money raised.

Modi concern over India nun rape

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:18
Indian PM Narendra Modi voices concern over attacks on a nun and a church and demands 'immediate action' against the perpetrators.

US official to meet Gerry Adams

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:03
A US State Department official is to meet Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams on St Patrick's Day in Washington DC.

VIDEO: 'My sons did not kill Boris Nemtsov'

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:52
Two and a half weeks on from the murder of a key Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov, five Chechen men are in custody, but very few details of the investigation have emerged.

Trio guilty of Burma 'Buddha insult'

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:44
A New Zealander and two Burmese men are found guilty of insulting religion in Myanmar over a poster promoting a drinks event depicting Buddha with headphones.

Derbyshire sign Sri Lanka's Dilshan

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:42
Derbyshire sign veteran Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan for two spells with the club in the 2015 season.

VIDEO: Tackling extremism in French prisons

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:38
The French government is pushing forward a series of measures designed to counter Islamic extremism in the country's prisons.

NI parades to mark St Patrick's Day

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:23
Thousands of people are expected to attend St Patrick's Day parades in towns and cities across Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

Amnesty condemns Syrian air strikes

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:21
There is evidence the Syrian government bombed civilians in the Islamic State capital Raqqa in what may be war crimes, Amnesty International says.

Month since boy missing in river

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:11
A church service is being held in Carmarthen to mark a month since an 11-year-old schoolboy went missing in a river.

Ambulance patients' taxi spend rise

Mon, 2015-03-16 22:07
The amount spent on ferrying patients to hospital in taxis soars by almost 50% in a year, figures obtained by BBC reveal.