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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.

Ghana wants World Cup funds audit

Fri, 2015-06-12 05:25
Ghana's government calls for an audit of the country's football body over allegations of missing funds from the build-up to the 2014 Brazil World Cup.

Salazar 'coached Slaney' in 1996

Fri, 2015-06-12 05:01
An ex-colleague, his own memoir and contemporary reports challenge the account of Alberto Salazar's coaching links to Mary Slaney.

Mount Kinabalu is 'our temple and purgatory'

Fri, 2015-06-12 04:45
The BBC takes a look at the significance of Mount Kinabalu to locals in Sabah, Malaysia, as several foreign tourists are punished for stripping at the summit.

I met Rachel Dolezal - and never doubted her black roots

Fri, 2015-06-12 04:30
The civil rights leader accused of lying about her race

Bar admits nitrogen cocktail failure

Fri, 2015-06-12 04:24
A wine bar where an 18-year-old girl was seriously injured drinking a cocktail containing liquid nitrogen admits health and safety failings.

Orange boss tells Israel of regret

Fri, 2015-06-12 04:19
The head of French telecom giant Orange tells Israel's PM he deeply regrets the controversy following comments indicating he wanted to pull out of Israel.

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