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Farah 'upbeat' after Salazar scandal

Thu, 2015-06-11 13:46
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is feeling more positive after his coach Alberto Salazar was embroiled in a doping scandal.

US police face Tamir Rice charges

Thu, 2015-06-11 13:43
A policeman who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio, should be charged with murder, a judge has ruled.

VIDEO: The Bilderberg meeting in 60 seconds

Thu, 2015-06-11 13:35
The Bilderberg meeting is a secretive annual conference attended by many of the world's most powerful people.

How two men survived a prison where 12,000 died

Thu, 2015-06-11 12:52
How two men survived a prison where 12,000 were killed

Twitter chief Costolo steps down

Thu, 2015-06-11 12:47
Dick Costolo is stepping down as chief executive of Twitter, the company says, while co-founder Jack Dorsey will act as interim chief until a replacement can be found.

New probe into Germanwings crash

Thu, 2015-06-11 12:43
French prosecutors announce a preliminary investigation into whether manslaughter charges should be brought over the Germanwings plane crash.

E. coli found in hospital kitchen

Thu, 2015-06-11 12:10
The E. coli bacteria is detected in a kitchen at Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh, the Southern Health Trust has confirmed.

VIDEO: Oculus shows off virtual reality kit

Thu, 2015-06-11 11:54
The BBC's Richard Taylor takes an early look at Oculus' final virtual reality Rift headset and explains how it can be used with the Xbox One.

Spain passes Jewish citizenship plan

Thu, 2015-06-11 11:51
Spain's parliament approves a law to ease the path to citizenship for descendants of Jews who fled the country more than 500 years ago.

Greece crisis: Tsipras' impossible position

Thu, 2015-06-11 11:49
Greece's creditors pile the pressure on Prime Minister Tsipras as do his supporters at home, says the BBC's Chris Morris.

Mers outbreak: How S Korea is coping

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:56
From an economic slowdown to a curtailment in public social life, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) outbreak in South Korea has taken its toll.

Police probe over fox cubs video

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:50
Police are investigating after footage of 16 fox cubs held in a barn near to hunt kennels in North Yorkshire emerges.

VIDEO: Fox cubs held in barn near hunt kennels

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:46
Police in North Yorkshire are investigating after video footage showed sixteen fox cubs being held in a barn near hunt kennels.

Oculus VR reveals consumer headset

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:44
Facebook's virtual reality division Oculus shows off its first consumer headset, which will be sold with an Xbox One controller from early next year.

Sheffield Wednesday sack boss Gray

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:22
Sheffield Wednesday sack head coach Stuart Gray after 18 months in charge.

Teen charged with attempted murder

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:22
An 18-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after an overnight knife attack in which three men were injured.

Illegal buttocks surgeon jailed in US

Thu, 2015-06-11 10:00
A woman who performed illegal plastic surgeries under the name "Black Madam" has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison.

VIDEO: On board a ship saving migrants

Thu, 2015-06-11 09:44
Clive Myrie reports from on board an Italian coastguard ship which has rescued migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

Penis recipient 'to become father'

Thu, 2015-06-11 09:41
The South African recipient of the world's first penile transplant is to become a father, a surgeon who performed the operation tells the BBC.

Missing mum case man faces jail

Thu, 2015-06-11 09:38
A man is facing jail after being found guilty of contempt in relation to a mother who is missing with her son after a failed custody battle.

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