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England slump as 18 wickets tumble

Sat, 2015-05-02 14:04
England lead West Indies by 107 runs at 39-5 in their second innings after 18 wickets fall on day two of the final Test.

VIDEO: Royal princess: How the day unfolded

Sat, 2015-05-02 13:42
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a daughter in a hospital in central London.

VIDEO: Nepal focus on aid and reconstruction

Sat, 2015-05-02 13:41
The Nepalese government has ruled out finding any more survivors of the earthquake which struck the country.

VIDEO: Party leaders offer congratulations

Sat, 2015-05-02 13:35
Party leaders on the election campaign trail offer their congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their daughter.

Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies

Sat, 2015-05-02 13:16
Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.

Boko Haram 'captives' come to safety

Sat, 2015-05-02 13:05
Nearly 300 girls and womenm which the army says it rescued from Boko Haram earlier this week are taken to a refugee camp.

Listen to Mayweather-Pacquiao on BBC

Sat, 2015-05-02 11:49
BBC Radio 5 live will broadcast live commentary of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight from Las Vegas, starting at 03.30 BST.

Silicon Valley's Dave Goldberg dies

Sat, 2015-05-02 11:03
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies aged 47, his family says.

Manchester United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion

Sat, 2015-05-02 11:02
Manchester United lose their third consecutive match as West Brom move a step closer to Premier League safety.

Nepal quake aid 'held up at customs'

Sat, 2015-05-02 10:57
The UN urges Nepal to relax customs controls, which it says are holding up deliveries of aid to survivors of last week's earthquake.

Coldplay donate £10,000 to amputee

Sat, 2015-05-02 10:37
The band Coldplay donate £10,000 to a quadruple amputee from Hampshire who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.

'It felt like resignation letter'

Sat, 2015-05-02 10:31
Newcastle's complacency when appointing cheap and cheerful John Carver could cost them, says Phil McNulty.

Clermont Auvergne 18-24 Toulon

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:58
A stunning solo try from Australia winger Drew Mitchell clinches a historic hat-trick for European titles for Toulon.

VIDEO: Burundi protesters call brief 'truce'

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:51
Protesters in Burundi have announced a two day 'truce' in their campaign against President Nkurunziza.

VIDEO: Royal baby faces 'life in public eye'

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:45
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a daughter in a hospital in central London.

VIDEO: First glimpse of new royal princess

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:26
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left St Mary's Hospital in Paddington with their baby daughter.

Liverpool 2-1 Queens Park Rangers

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:18
Steven Gerrard grabs a late winner for Liverpool against QPR to keep alive slim hopes of Champions League qualification.

Royal princess presented to world

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:13
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show new-born princess as they prepare to leave hospital

IS militants 'kill 300 Yazidis'

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:08
Several hundred Yazidis held by Islamic State militants have been executed near the western Iraqi city of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say.

VIDEO: Royal fan: 'I camped for 11 days'

Sat, 2015-05-02 09:05
Annita McVeigh speaks to two royal 'superfans' who have waited outside the hospital for 11 days.