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Morgan promises no frills captaincy

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:50
Eoin Morgan will take a "no frills" approach as stand-in captain for England's fourth ODI with Sri Lanka.

Different styles for leaders' cards

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:37
The Cameron, Miliband and Clegg Christmas cards this year are personal photos but with starkly different styles.

Mourinho not interested in records

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:29
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his aim is to achieve victories, points and titles this season, not records.

VIDEO: Savile's friend convicted of seven rapes

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:21
Ray Teret, 73, a former radio DJ who was a friend of Jimmy Savile, has been found guilty of a string of historical sex allegations.

Olympian Yarnold appointed MBE

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:16
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold is appointed MBE by the Queen for services to sport.

Watson's DNA Nobel sells for $4.8m

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:14
James Watson has sold the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.

France agrees Holocaust rail payout

Fri, 2014-12-05 06:10
US and France agree compensation package over Holocaust victims deported by French rail company in World War Two.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:53
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Elgin Marbles: Are they safe in Russia?

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:47
Will the Elgin Marbles' statue be safe in St Petersburg?

Sam Smith nabs Grammy nominations

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:21
British stars Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran have been shortlisted for the Grammy awards, with Charli XCX and Coldplay also in the running.

Burglar caught returning laptop

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:12
A repentant burglar who stole a laptop from the wrong house was caught after he returned it, a court has heard.

DJ Teret convicted of seven rapes

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:12
Ex-Manchester DJ Ray Teret, friend of Jimmy Savile, convicted of seven rapes and 11 counts of indecent assault

Two men jailed over Syria terror trip

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:11
Two British men who went to Syria to join rebel fighters have been jailed for 12 years and eight months each.

Banksy rival 'died of head injury'

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:05
Banksy's rival, King Robbo, was found in a pool of blood at the bottom of a flight of stairs in central London, an inquest hears.

Elgin loan 'affront to Greek people'

Fri, 2014-12-05 05:03
The Greek Prime Minister says British Museum's decision to loan one of Elgin Marbles to Russia is 'an affront' to the Greek People.

VIDEO: Afghan president 'overcoming the past'

Fri, 2014-12-05 04:57
The BBC's Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Rich nations 'fail Syria refugees'

Fri, 2014-12-05 04:51
Rights group Amnesty International criticises the world's wealthiest nations for taking in a "pitiful" number of Syria's most vulnerable refugees.

Migrants die in Mediterranean boat

Fri, 2014-12-05 04:37
Seventeen migrants have died while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a small inflatable boat, the Italian navy says.

US adds 321,000 jobs in November

Fri, 2014-12-05 04:34
The US economy added 321,000 jobs in November official figures show.

Woman held as streets cordoned off

Fri, 2014-12-05 04:15
A woman is detained by police and streets cordoned off following an incident in the Clackmannanshire town of Alva.