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Women make up just 28% of candidates

Sat, 2015-03-07 15:16
Women represent just 28% of candidates standing for Scotland's five main political parties at the UK general election on 7 May, BBC research finds.

VIDEO: South Africa's first dance film

Sat, 2015-03-07 15:01
South Africa has produced its first dance movie called Hear Me Move and it's making audiences re-think the South Africa they know.

Man spotted on roof of Parliament

Sat, 2015-03-07 14:54
Police are called to Westminster after a man is spotted on the roof of the Houses of Parliament.

'Cameron's TV show', extremist laws and Cyril Smith 'cover-up'

Sat, 2015-03-07 14:47
There is more on the leaders' TV debates row in Sunday's press, as well as reports of a crackdown on Islamic extremism and a claim documents about Cyril Smith were suppressed.

Colombian rebels to help clear mines

Sat, 2015-03-07 14:46
The Colombian army and Farc rebels agree to work together to remove landmines that have killed and injured thousands in five decades of conflict.

VIDEO: Obama's tribute to Selma marchers

Sat, 2015-03-07 14:30
President Obama leads tributes to civil rights campaigners who were beaten and tear-gassed by police in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago as they demanded equal voting rights for black Americans.

I'm stronger than ever - Hamilton

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:13
Lewis Hamilton feels "stronger than ever" thanks to the mental attitude he fostered in winning the Formula 1 world title.

VIDEO: UK Eurovision entry revealed

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:07
Musical duo Electro Velvet are to represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

Six things to watch at Cheltenham

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:01
BBC horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght identifies six features of the Cheltenham Festival to look out for.

Duo picked for UK Eurovision entry

Sat, 2015-03-07 12:53
A man who normally performs as a Mick Jagger tribute act will compete in duo Electro Velvet for the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

Pulis angry at 'disgraceful' scenes

Sat, 2015-03-07 12:15
West Bom boss Tony Pulis says fans who ran onto the pitch in Aston Villa's FA Cup quarter-final win are "mindless idiots".

Peru recalls ambassador to Chile

Sat, 2015-03-07 11:25
The Peruvian government recalls its ambassador to Chile after accusing its southern neighbour of military espionage.

Murray 'confident' of beating Isner

Sat, 2015-03-07 10:54
Andy Murray goes into Sunday's Davis Cup match with John Isner confident he can win the tie for Britain, says brother Jamie.

Boko Haram 'joins Islamic State'

Sat, 2015-03-07 10:49
Boko Haram militants pledge allegiance to Islamic State, in an apparent message by the Nigerian group's leader posted on its Twitter account.

Catalans 40-40 Salford Red Devils

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:58
Josh Griffin kicks a 79th-minute penalty as Catalans Dragons and Salford Red Devils draw a thrilling match 40-40.

Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Tottenham

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:31
Two goals from in-form Harry Kane lift Tottenham back in to the Premier League top six with a win at Queens Park Rangers.

Gloucester 33-33 Northampton

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:25
Stephen Myler converts a late Samu Manoa try as leaders Northampton salvage a draw at Gloucester.

Facebook hunt for life-saving medic

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:05
A motorcyclist launches a Facebook hunt for a doctor and a man who he says saved his life after an accident nearly 10 years ago.

GB Davis Cup tie goes to final day

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:02
Britain will take a 2-1 advantage into the final day of their Davis Cup tie with USA after losing an epic doubles contest.

Met 'could have done better on letter'

Sat, 2015-03-07 07:49
The Metropolitan Police says that attempts to contact the family of three London girls now feared to be in Syria could have been handled better.

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