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Brazil Women 2-0 South Korea Women

Tue, 2015-06-09 23:08
Marta becomes the Women's World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer by netting in Brazil's victory over South Korea.

LeBron stars as Cavs take finals lead

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:54
LeBron James's 40 points helps Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State 96-91 to go 2-1 up in the NBA play-off finals.

Sainsbury's in further sales fall

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:40
Sainsbury's has seen sales drop for the sixth consecutive quarter due to increasing supermarket competition, and food deflation.

Ministers need to 'speak minds' on EU

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:21
Tory ministers should be free to "speak their minds" about the future EU referendum, the chairman of the Conservative 1922 Committee says.

Mers prompts Park to cancel US visit

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:36
President Park Geun-hye postpones her US visit over Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), which has now killed nine people in South Korea.

Mortgage debt rise 'grave concern'

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:35
A charity expresses concern over what it says is the rapidly rising level of mortgage shortfall debt across Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Alps crash remains flown to Germany

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:31
The remains of the first victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be returned to families for burial.

Scots clubs explore summer switch

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:24
Three-quarters of Scotland's top-flight clubs tell BBC Scotland they would consider a move to summer football.

Tidal lagoon 'game changer' hope

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:24
A £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay could be the launching pad for a new industry in Britain.

Pakistan ex-minor hanging condemned

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:17
Pakistan executes a man who was 15 when he was sentenced to death for a double murder in 1992 and who rights groups say was tortured into confessing.

Blatter reign may end on 16 December

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:11
Crisis-hit Fifa looks set to elect a successor for president Sepp Blatter by the end of the year.

NHS waiting times 'are manipulated'

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:10
NHS Tayside has banned surgeons from seeing patients in A&E in order to hit waiting times targets, a whistleblower claims.

Health board's 'bullying culture'

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:05
More details emerge of the crisis at Betsi Cadwaladr University health board, which was put in special measures on Monday.

NSPCC queries judge's smacking remark

Tue, 2015-06-09 20:53
Children should be protected from being physically abused by their parents irrespective of cultural differences, a British charity says.

'Horrific abuse' at schools probed

Tue, 2015-06-09 20:09
Claims of historical abuse at three boys' schools in the west of England are being investigated by two police forces.

The lorry drivers weary of Calais

Tue, 2015-06-09 19:59
The lorry drivers who feel like immigration officers

Baby from ovary frozen in childhood

Tue, 2015-06-09 19:55
A woman in Belgium is the first in the world to give birth to a baby using transplanted ovarian tissue frozen when she was still a child, doctors say.

Yarl's Wood: Years of misery and controversy

Tue, 2015-06-09 19:34
Yarl's Wood detention centre was supposed to be a big step forward - but it has been beset by problems since it opened, says Danny Shaw.

EU referendum: Parallels with 1975

Tue, 2015-06-09 18:56
40 years after Britain held a referendum on its continued membership of Europe, the country will be asked the question again.

China's shares down after MSCI delay

Tue, 2015-06-09 18:42
Mainland Chinese shares head lower after US index provider MSCI says it would hold off including the shares in one of its key benchmark indexes.