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VIDEO: Life of a sumo wrestler

Tue, 2014-05-27 12:41
Why wrestlers' training regime is putting off Japanese children

VIDEO: Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'

Tue, 2014-05-27 12:35
The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue.

Man arrested after woman's death

Tue, 2014-05-27 12:12
A 54-year-old man is arrested following the death of 43-year-old Mary Craig at a house in Renfrewshire.

Britain and France urge EU reform

Tue, 2014-05-27 12:11
Britain and France call for EU reform as leaders arrive for a summit in Brussels on the elections which gave a boost to anti-EU parties.

Egypt election to run for extra day

Tue, 2014-05-27 11:56
Egypt's presidential election is extended into a third day amid reports of a low turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.

US to keep 9,800 Afghanistan troops

Tue, 2014-05-27 11:53
The US will keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after the US concludes its combat mission at the end of this year, President Barack Obama says.

Cameroon boosts Nigeria border forces

Tue, 2014-05-27 11:12
Cameroon deploys about 1,000 troops to its border with Nigeria to fight the growing threat of the Islamist group Boko Haram.

Carney calls for ethics in banking

Tue, 2014-05-27 11:08
Bankers need to recognise their social responsibility, and see their profession as a vocation, says the governor of the Bank of England.

Focused Cipriani eyes England chance

Tue, 2014-05-27 10:32
Fly-half Danny Cipriani claims his focus is greater than ever before as he bids to win his first England cap in six years.

Spotify latest to be hit by hack

Tue, 2014-05-27 10:21
Music-streaming service Spotify becomes the latest high-profile technology company to be hit by a security breach.

Large crowds welcome baton relay

Tue, 2014-05-27 10:21
The Queen's Baton Relay has seen its biggest crowds so far on its journey around Wales as thousands of people welcomed it to Carmarthenshire.

Tunisia’s rubbish selfie trend

Tue, 2014-05-27 10:04
The battle of the bins causing a stink in Tunisia

Financial help available in church

Tue, 2014-05-27 10:01
The Church of England is launching a new scheme to promote responsible lending, which will see people being given financial advice in church.

LG unveils laser-focus smartphone

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:58
LG unveils the first smartphone to use a laser beam to help it focus in dim light conditions and to lock onto fast-moving objects.

VIDEO: Rolf Harris gives evidence in court

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:49
TV entertainer Rolf Harris has denied a string of allegations that he indecently assaulted four girls, including a friend of his daughter.

Cable condemns peer over Clegg poll

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:49
Vince Cable says a opinion poll commissioned by a Lib Dem peer into Nick Clegg's electoral appeal was "totally inexcusable".

Asbestos removal firm fined £109,000

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:43
An asbestos removal company is fined £109,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fibres during demolition of a former school building.

Ukraine army recaptures airport

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:38
Ukraine's army has recaptured Donetsk airport, the interior ministry says, as pro-Russia separatists report at least 30 of their fighters killed.

Harris denies 'ludicrous' claims

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:25
TV entertainer Rolf Harris testifies for the first time at his indecent assault trial and denies a string of allegations involving four girls.

Nicholson takes third European seat

Tue, 2014-05-27 09:17
The UUP's Jim Nicholson joins Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson and the DUP's Diane Dodds, as the third Northern Ireland MEP to be elected.
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