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Van Persie backs 'leading man' Moyes

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:59
Striker Robin van Persie backs David Moyes as the Manchester United boss looks to address the club's stop-start season.

German bribery trial for Ecclestone

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:56
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will face bribery trial on charges of allegedly giving a $45m (£27.5m) bribe to a German banker, a court in Munich rules.

Radio fame cancer patient dies

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:50
An "inspirational" cancer patient praised for sharing his experiences of the disease in appearances on BBC Radio 5 Live dies.

Clegg urges Rennard to apologise

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:38
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg increases pressure on the party's former chief executive, Lord Rennard, to apologise following an inquiry into claims he sexually harassed activists.

Roache 'raped girl in his two homes'

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:37
A jury hears a woman say Coronation Street star William Roache was "cold and calculated" when he raped her as a girl.

New video 'shows captive US soldier'

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:35
A new video of a US soldier held captive since 2009 by the Taliban has given his family hope for his eventual safe return.

Three pupil school faces closure

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:25
A primary school which only has three pupils could be forced to close.

20% of NHS work 'does no good'

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:24
Up to a fifth of the NHS's work does not benefit patients and could cause them harm, says the health minister before announcing plans for "prudent" health care changes.

England finalise pre-World cup plans

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:22
England confirm they will play friendly matches against Peru, Ecuador and Honduras before the World Cup in Brazil.

In pictures: The career of Roger Lloyd Pack

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:54
The career of actor who has died aged 69

Too hot for tennis? How heat affects players

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:47
The impact of extreme heat on players' bodies

AUDIO: Radio fame cancer patient dies

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:30
A cancer patient who inspired thousands of radio listeners by talking about his illness has died aged 52.

Thai PM probed over 'corrupt scheme'

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:28
Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra is being investigated over a loss-making rice subsidy scheme, adding to already intense pressure for her to resign.

Soldier denies hitting Iraq detainees

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:17
A former British soldier denies firing shots or hitting Iraqi detainees while questioning them after they were captured by troops in 2004, the Al-Sweady Public Inquiry hears.

I'll come back stronger - Finn

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:12
England fast bowler Steven Finn promises to "come back stronger" as he prepares to return home from the Australia tour.

#BBCtrending blocked in Malaysia

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:08
How a blog about spinach was blocked in Malaysia

Day in pictures: 16 January 2014

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:04
24 hours of news photos: 16 January

Murray defeats Millot in Melbourne

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:01
Andy Murray eases into round three of the Australian Open with a 6-2 6-2 7-5 victory over Frenchman Vincent Millot.

Bail refused to UVF murder accused

Thu, 2014-01-16 04:48
A 42-year-old man charged with the paramilitary murders of two Catholic builders in north Belfast almost 20 years ago is refused bail.

Nigeria's military chiefs sacked

Thu, 2014-01-16 04:46
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked his military high command, his spokesman says, amid mounting concern about the army's failure to tackle an Islamist insurgency.

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