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England women favourites in new era

Sat, 2015-02-07 02:46
England's women are favourites for the Six Nations title despite an absence of members of their World Cup-winning squad.

VIDEO: Chance encounter with Liverpool legend

Sat, 2015-02-07 02:38
A BBC reporter unwittingly asks a former Liverpool goalkeeper for his memories from the derby game with Everton.

Yarnold wins World Cup skeleton gold

Sat, 2015-02-07 02:18
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold wins her third World Cup event of the season to move up to third in the rankings.

VIDEO: Bringing Shaun the Sheep to life

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:58
Find out how the favourite BBC Children's TV character Shaun the Sheep was brought to life for his big screen debut.

Two led to safety from flat fire

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:57
Firefighters lead two men, aged 50 and 22, to safety after a blaze breaks out in the kitchen of an Edinburgh flat in the early hours.

Segregation enforced for derby match

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:39
Police take the unusual step of warning rival football fans they will not be allowed to sit together at the Merseyside derby.

Bangladesh firebomb attacks kill nine

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:38
Nine people are killed after attackers hurled petrol bombs at a bus and truck in Bangladesh, the latest violence amid a month of anti-government protests.

Wales v England - what they said

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:22
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side's 21-16 win in Wales will have no bearing on their match-up in World Cup this summer.

Ford: SDLP 'nonsense' on abortion

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:13
Stormont's justice minister accuses the SDLP leader of talking "nonsense" after he claimed doctors cannot predict when a foetus has a lethal abnormality.

Hatton thieves took cash and watches

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:08
A "large amount" of 500 Euro notes ware stolen during a break-in at Ricky Hatton's home after he tweeted he was away, police reveal.

Gatland backs medical team on North

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:05
Warren Gatland defends decision to let George North finish the 21-16 defeat to England after the winger receives two heavy blows to the head.

VIDEO: Unburied bodies found near Acapulco

Sat, 2015-02-07 01:04
Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.

VIDEO: Hungary may shut out Kosovo migrants

Sat, 2015-02-07 00:40
Hungary has threatened to close its border to prevent illegal immigration of Kosovans, coming through Serbia.

Dementia patients 1950s room plan

Sat, 2015-02-07 00:25
The "Golden Age" of the 1950s is set to be brought to a Norfolk hospital to help elderly dementia patients.

Cyclist killed in truck collision

Sat, 2015-02-07 00:18
A 25-year-old cyclist is killed in a collision with a truck in London's Bloomsbury Square.

China seizes HK novelty toilet rolls

Sat, 2015-02-07 00:18
China's authorities have seized 7,600 toilet rolls and 20,000 packets of tissue printed with the image of Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung.

VIDEO: New satellite warns of solar storms

Sat, 2015-02-07 00:07
A new deep space satellite will give quicker and more accurate notice about approaching solar storms.

VIDEO: Entrepreneurs ship chocolate to US

Fri, 2015-02-06 23:33
News of a US court's decision to restrict imports of some British chocolates into America has had an unexpected effect on business here.

Library protest over closure fears

Fri, 2015-02-06 23:28
Library campaigners plan a mass protest in the centre of Cardiff against council plans to cut funding.

'Eviction rise risk' with rent plan

Fri, 2015-02-06 23:22
Plans to renovate the rental sector in Wales could mean less security for private tenants and an increased eviction risk, it is claimed.

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