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BBC to show Britain's Davis Cup ties

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:55
BBC Sport secures a three-year deal to broadcast all of Great Britain's Davis Cup World Group matches until 2016.

Lagos state passes smoking ban

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:53
MPs in Lagos state, Nigeria's economic hub, pass a bill banning smoking in public places, including restaurants and on public transport.

VIDEO: SPFL tackles fans' weight problem

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:51
A new football scheme is helping middle-aged male fans get healthier and is nine times more successful than dietary advice alone.

AUDIO: Widow: 'We felt safe in St Lucia'

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:51
The wife of Roger Pratt has said that she has been touched by "considerable kindness" after her husband was murdered off the Caribbean island of St Lucia.

UAE jails 30 over 'Brotherhood ties'

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:37
A court in the UAE sentences 20 Egyptian and 10 Emirati Islamists to up to five years in prison after convicting them on national security charges.

Djokovic 'satisfied' with Becker

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:35
World number two Novak Djokovic says he is satisfied with the early progress being made under new head coach Boris Becker.

60 children unhurt after bus crash

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:33
Sixty primary school children are taken to hospital after a collision between a coach and a lorry in Newport but later discharged.

Crime stats: The truth is out there

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:22
Can crime statistics be relied upon?

VIDEO: Syria crisis - Geneva II explained

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:18
Syria peace talks in Geneva explained - in 60 seconds.

Manager Ince sacked by Blackpool

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:10
Championship side Blackpool sack manager Paul Ince after less than a year in charge at Bloomfield Road.

Parrot in Belarus election bid

Tue, 2014-01-21 07:04
Meet the pet that was running for office in Belarus

Thailand imposes state of emergency

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:54
The Thai government imposes a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces, from Wednesday, to cope with unrest.

Scotland 'had a glacier up to 1700s'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:52
A glacier was still in place in Scotland within the last 400 years - 11,000 years less than previously thought - say scientists.

Pakistan jets bomb Taliban positions

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:48
Pakistani military aircraft bomb suspected Taliban positions in North Waziristan, following a wave of attacks against security forces.

Vatican cleric 'laundered millions'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:44
A senior Italian cleric, already on trial over fraud claims, has also been charged with laundering millions through the Vatican bank, police say.

Drax protesters' convictions quashed

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:41
The convictions of 29 people sentenced after a power station protest where an undercover police officer was working are quashed.

Badger cull farms 'need to prepare'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:32
Farmers and landowners across the UK are urged to prepare applications for badger control licences prior to any nationwide cull being confirmed.

Lloyds accused of 'bad faith'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:31
Lloyds Banking Group and the government have been accused of acting in "bad faith" in the way they handled the sell-off of 600 Lloyds bank branches.

Travis assault 'caused years of hell'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:24
A woman woman who was allegedly assaulted by former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis says the incident left her frightened to leave the house alone.

Spending months under water

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:23
It's 60 years since the world's first nuclear-powered submarine was launched - the first "true" submarine.

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