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Australia to compete at Eurovision

Tue, 2015-02-10 08:39
Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.

New immigration inspector announced

Tue, 2015-02-10 08:38
A former crime-fighting chief is announced as the next chief inspector of borders and immigration.

£5.1bn for Premier League TV rights

Tue, 2015-02-10 08:31
Sky and BT Sport will pay the Premier League £5.1bn to share live TV rights for three seasons from 2016-17.

Fernandes appoints 'dream manager'

Tue, 2015-02-10 08:27
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has got his "dream manager" to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.

Tennant makes Radio 4 quiz record

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:56
Doctor Who actor David Tennant becomes the most successful debut contestant on Radio 4's quiz show Just a Minute.

Mali rebels 'poach rare elephants'

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:51
A rare species of elephant in Mali is being targeted by poachers, with the government blaming rebels attempting to raise money for weapons.

Man unfit for trial on murder charge

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:50
The man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at a park in Glasgow has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

Compensation scheme 'totally unjust'

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:46
MPs accuse the country's top financial regulator of watering down a scheme meant to compensate firms which were victims of misselling by banks.

Alabama gay marriage plans in chaos

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:45
Some counties in Alabama are refusing to marry gay couples, a day after the US Supreme Court refused the state's request to stop same-sex marriages.

VIDEO: Mobile tracking app - care or control?

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:37
The BBC's Angus Crawford reports on the the implications for parents and children of new tracking software - and also the ways in which it can be a tool of control.

VIDEO: Local Government Committee

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:30
MPs take evidence on a report which detailed widespread child abuse in Rotherham

VIDEO: Las Vegas demolition fails to fell lift

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:24
A lift shaft survives an implosion designed to flatten a hotel in Las Vegas.

888 confirms William Hill approach

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:14
Online gambling group 888 Holdings confirms that bookmaker William Hill has made an approach to buy the firm.

Women become St Andrews members

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:12
The Princess Royal is one of the first female members invited to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Princess Anne to be R&A golf member

Tue, 2015-02-10 07:06
The Princess Royal is to become an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews five months after it decided to admit women.

Swansea siege man is detained

Tue, 2015-02-10 06:59
A man who held a waiter hostage in a restaurant at the top of Wales' tallest tower is detained under the Mental Health Act.

US Islamic State hostage killed

Tue, 2015-02-10 06:42
A US hostage held by Islamic State, Kayla Mueller, has been killed, President Obama confirms.

Walkouts hit renewed Yemen talks

Tue, 2015-02-10 06:40
Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.

Ballymurphy riot conviction quashed

Tue, 2015-02-10 06:34
A west Belfast man convicted of rioting during events surrounding the military killing of his brother and nine other people has had his conviction quashed.

'Private' NHS hospital wants bailout

Tue, 2015-02-10 06:19
The first privately-run NHS hospital trust in the country is applying for a £9.6m government bailout as healthcare company Circle withdraws.

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