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Lehmann backs Clarke as captain

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:32
Australia coach Darren Lehmann says he is "sick" of speculation about Michael Clarke and backs the batsman as captain.

VIDEO: Are energy comparison sites misleading?

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:26
The big five energy comparison sites have admitted they earn up to £30 in commission every time a customer switches provider.

Pub Landlord launches Thanet MP bid

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:22
Comedian Al Murray, who is standing for parliament in his guise as The Pub Landlord, goes on the campaign trail in Kent.

NSA pledge on data of non-Americans

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:11
The US electronic spying agency will no longer be allowed to keep indefinitely data collected from foreigners with no intelligence purpose.

MLAs vote to extend NCA powers to NI

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:01
MLAs at Stormont vote to extend the National Crime Agency's powers to Northern Ireland after the SDLP changed its position and supported the move.

Tesco's ex-bosses to share £2m payout

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:55
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.

Congo urged to sack 'killer' general

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:50
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.

Cipriani & Easter return for England

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:49
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are in the squad for England's Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.

Independent licence fee body 'support'

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:47
There is public support for an "independent body" to determine the level of the licence fee, Rona Fairhead, the head of the BBC Trust, says.

Ali condemns Fifa 'intimidation'

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:38
Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says there has been a "culture of intimidation" within Fifa under Sepp Blatter.

Hague opts for lesser of two EVELs

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:28
William Hague plans for for delivering English votes for English laws do not go far enough for some of his party's MPs.

US adds rules for intelligence data

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:26
Data about US individuals gathered "incidentally" during intelligence operations must be deleted immediately under new rules.

Knight pleads not guilty to murder

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:56
Former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads not guilty to murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.

Does facial recognition tech work?

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:52
Does facial recognition technology work?

What happened to the snoopers' charter?

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:43
No vote was proposed on the the data retention powers in the Lords - but the proposers had hoped for more from the government.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:32
MPs hear evidence on Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust.

VIDEO: Which countries have union flag?

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:23
Following Fiji's announcement that it plans to remove the UK's union jack from its flag, BBC News looks at the position of other nations.

Hunt promises gay bullying crackdown

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:23
The Labour party promises "zero tolerance" of homophobic language and bullying in England's schools if it wins the general election.

DSK trial hears of sex parties

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:09
A former prostitute takes the stand at the pimping trial of former IMF head Dominic Strauss-Kahn, describing "classy" lunchtime sex parties.

Jordanian pilot 'burned alive by IS'

Tue, 2015-02-03 08:05
A video published online by Islamic State militants claims to show Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive.

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