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Afghanistan's pace-setting president seeks results

Tue, 2015-01-06 08:20
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani lacks a cabinet after his first 100 days in office - but his style is markedly different from his predecessor, reports Daud Qarizadah.

Palermo 5-0 Cagliari

Tue, 2015-01-06 08:17
Gianfranco Zola first game in management in Serie A ends with his Cagliari side being humbled 5-0 by Palermo.

Cyclist crash 'joke' tweeter sacked

Tue, 2015-01-06 08:04
A man who tweeted that he had knocked over a cyclist but could not stop because he was "late for work" has been sacked from his job at a stockbrokers.

Fire engine crashes into building

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:45
A fire engine crashes into a building in London's Canary Wharf financial district, leaving three members of its crew injured.

Iraq Inquiry 'needed more staff'

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:37
The Iraq Inquiry may have completed its work quicker if it had had more resources to begin with, a minister suggests.

Female suicide bomber hits Istanbul

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:34
A female suicide bomber blows herself up in the Turkish city of Istanbul, injuring two police officers, reports say.

VIDEO: Muslim drag act 'gets death threats'

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:33
A gay Muslim man from west London who dresses up and performs as a woman in a nightclub says he faces regular death threats from fundamentalists

Republicans gain control of Congress

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:30
The US Congress begins a new term with the Republicans in control of Congress for the first time in eight years, but with a leadership headache to overcome.

Second seed Norris edges through

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:26
Number two seed Alan Norris twice comes from behind to beat Sweden's Daniel Larsson in round one of the BDO World Championships.

Man City approach Swansea for Bony

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:24
BBC Wales Sport understands Manchester City have contacted Swansea City over the possibility of signing striker Wilfried Bony.

Sell-out for game that never was

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:13
Souvenir tickets for an Accrington Stanley FA Cup tie against Manchester United which will never happen sell out.

Peers debate Wellers' privacy case

Tue, 2015-01-06 07:10
Parliament is urged to change the law over publishing photos of children without parental consent, after a campaign by the wife of rock star Paul Weller.

Watkins' ex-lover was 'nuisance'

Tue, 2015-01-06 06:53
An ex-lover of paedophile singer Ian Watkins was trying to expose his abuse but viewed as a "nuisance" harassing the rock star by police, a trial hears.

Gerrard to seal move to LA Galaxy

Tue, 2015-01-06 06:39
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is on the brink of finalising an 18-month deal to join MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy.

Lorry crash report due by end of Jan

Tue, 2015-01-06 06:26
Police Scotland is set to complete a formal report into the Glasgow bin lorry crash by the end of January.

Why London v Scotland suits Jim Murphy

Tue, 2015-01-06 06:22
Why the row over 'mansion tax' suits new Scottish Labour leader

G4S £800k theft driver 'in on plot'

Tue, 2015-01-06 06:14
A security van driver accused of stealing more than £800,000 from the company he worked for was "in on the plot", a court hears.

Bernstein backs Prince Ali Fifa bid

Tue, 2015-01-06 05:55
Former FA chairman David Bernstein has backed Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein's bid to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.

Costa winner's poetry book sells out

Tue, 2015-01-06 05:46
Jonathan Edwards' poetry anthology My Family and Other Superheroes is reprinted after selling out following its recent Costa win.

Evans 'doesn't know what rape is'

Tue, 2015-01-06 05:28
A woman who started a petition against convicted rapist Ched Evans' proposed move to Oldham says the player "doesn't know what rape is".