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VIDEO: Fifa news conference

Tue, 2015-06-02 07:35
A news conference is being held at Fifa's headquarters in Zurich, following the arrests last week of senior officials as part of an FBI investigation.

'Suggestive' song 'not rape invite'

Tue, 2015-06-02 07:19
A student wearing fishnet stockings sang a "suggestive song" in front of her teacher who raped her while on a school trip, a court hears.

Quebec separatist Parizeau dies

Tue, 2015-06-02 06:57
Jacques Parizeau, the former Quebec premier who nearly led the French-speaking province to independence, dies at the age of 84.

VIDEO: 'People were screaming and shouting'

Tue, 2015-06-02 06:50
Four people have been seriously injured in a crash between two carriages on a ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

Murray ready for 'big' Ferrer test

Tue, 2015-06-02 06:49
Andy Murray faces David Ferrer while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the French Open semi-finals.

O'Connell to end Ireland career

Tue, 2015-06-02 06:42
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international rugby after the World Cup - while he is also set to leave Munster.

Messi an extra-terrestrial - Buffon

Tue, 2015-06-02 06:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is "an extra-terrestrial who plays with us humans", says Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon.

Carriages crash on Alton Towers ride

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:56
Two carriages on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire collide.

Facebook to open AI lab in Paris

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:48
Facebook expands its research into artificial intelligence, opening its first lab in Europe.

Russia says old missile downed MH17

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:41
A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

Helmut Kohl 'in intensive care'

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:40
Germany's former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care after surgery on his intestine, German media reports say.

Germany against World Cup boycott

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:38
The head of German football has opposed a possible boycott of the 2018 World Cup finals in a protest against Fifa.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Where are you?

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:31
Why has Aung San Suu Kyi been silent over the persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar?

Ivanovic secures semi-final spot

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:29
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic overcomes blustery conditions at Roland Garros to beat Elina Svitolina and book a semi-final spot.

Great-grandfather's £13.5m lotto win

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:26
A great-grandfather scoops more than £13.5m in a lotto rollover.

Baby death preventable, report finds

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Health professionals missed "several opportunities" to safeguard a baby boy before he died of a skull fracture, a serious case review finds.

School billionaire joins Gates pledge

Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Sunny Varkey, founder of the million-dollar Global Teacher Prize is to become the first education entrepreneur to sign up for Bill Gates's philanthropic campaign.

AMs to debate mental health report

Tue, 2015-06-02 04:53
Assembly members are set to debate a damning report into care in a mental health unit at a Denbighshire hospital.

Al-Shabab enters Kenyan village

Tue, 2015-06-02 04:45
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab enters a remote village in north-eastern Kenya, forcing schools to close and people to flee, residents say.

Canadian Grand Prix in numbers

Tue, 2015-06-02 04:22
BBC Sport takes a look at the numbers behind the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of Sunday's race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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