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Miliband urged to back a deputy

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:49
Four Labour MPs hoping to win the party's deputy leadership urge Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman to nominate a candidate.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
Which very famous rock star was paid in chocolate biscuits?

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The week's big numbers visualised

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Mourners remember a 'political giant'

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:43
Kennedy mourners remember a 'political giant'

Week in pictures: 6-12 June 2015

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:39
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Appeal court jails schoolboy sex mum

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:36
A married mother spared prison for having sex with a schoolboy is starting a jail sentence after judges overruled her original punishment.

Nadal reaches Stuttgart semi-finals

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:21
World number 10 Rafael Nadal beats Bernard Tomic 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 to reach the Mercedes Cup semi-finals in Stuttgart.

Can Hamas hold back IS in Gaza?

Fri, 2015-06-12 07:02
There are troubling signs that Gaza faces an internal threat from ultra-conservative militants, some inspired by the Islamic State group, reports Yolande Knell.

Ex-Pussy Riot member held in Russia

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:58
A former member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot is arrested in Moscow after a brief protest in support of women prisoners.

Konta knocked out of Nottingham Open

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:55
British number two Johanna Konta is beaten 6-2 2-6 6-2 by Monica Niculescu in the Nottingham Open quarter-finals.

Ex-footballer guilty of 'fatso' assault

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:53
Ex-England footballer Kerry Dixon is found guilty of punching and kicking a man in a pub who is said to have called him "fatso".

Depay completes £31m move to Man Utd

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:47
Netherlands winger Memphis Depay completes his £31m move to Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven.

More restrictions on Tour of North

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:46
The Parades Commission applies more stringent restrictions to next week's Orange Order Tour of the North parade than in previous years.

Australian navy 'paid smugglers'

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:39
The Australian navy paid the crew of a migrant boat to turn back to Indonesia, migrants tell the UN.

VIDEO: Mother appeals to NY jail-break killer

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:04
The hunt for two escaped murderers in New York State is now in its sixth day.

Kenya urges Africa to give up aid

Fri, 2015-06-12 06:02
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta urges African leaders to give up foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity.

Grieving Keane could miss qualifier

Fri, 2015-06-12 05:47
Robbie Keane may miss the Republic of Ireland's game with Scotland after a second relative dies following a work accident.

Fast-track asylum system 'unlawful'

Fri, 2015-06-12 05:42
The future of a key part of the government's system to remove failed asylum seekers is in doubt after the High Court rules it is contrary to law.

Bombing of historic Yemen site condemned

Fri, 2015-06-12 05:26
World heritage body Unesco condemns the destruction of Yemen's historic Old City of Sanaa in an air strike.

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