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Victoria Cross for Afghan raid hero

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:19
A paratrooper who showed "complete disregard" for his own safety during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan is awarded the Victoria Cross.

No future for TV licence, MPs say

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:18
The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.

The return of a once-glorious train station

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:01
Restoring former glories of an 18-storey railway station

Australia's Qantas returns to profit

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:59
Australia's national carrier Qantas has reported its best half-year profit in four years as turnaround plans come to fruition.

Cheap oil: Asia's winners and losers

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:51
BBC World Service economics correspondent Andrew Walker look as the impact on Asian countries of the falling price of oil.

The decline of Nato defence spending

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:48
Most Nato members are cutting defence spending - even with increasing tensions in Russia, writes Jonathan Beale

Trident question comes to the surface

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:46
In 2016, the new government will have to decide whether to continue to invest in the Trident programme - and this could be a key issue in a hung Parliament, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.

VIDEO: Tackling rugby with one arm

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:40
How a disabled boy keeps up with his rugby peers

Sir Cliff inquiry widens, and a Helmand hero

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:36
News of developments in the police probe into abuse claims made against Sir Cliff Richard, and pictures of Britain's newest Victoria Cross winner, occupy Thursday's front pages.

Anger with sexist football chant

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:15
Domestic abuse football chant causes anger in Spain

US terror trial sees Bin Laden files

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:13
Documents seized from Osama Bin Laden's compound are presented at the New York trial of a Pakistani man accused of bomb plots in the US and UK.

The man who invented the dinosaur

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:10
Remembering the man who invented the word dinosaur

The man who returned his grandfather’s looted art

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:09
The bronzes looted from Nigeria - and in one case returned

Stars check back into Marigold Hotel

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:08
Marigold Hotel stars happy to be back for sequel

VIDEO: Victoria Cross for serving soldier

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:03
A British soldier serving in Afghanistan has been awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest honour for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Arsenal suicidal in defence - Wenger

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:58
Manager Arsene Wenger criticises Arsenal's defensive performance and mentality in a 3-1 Champions League loss to Monaco.

Thursday's gossip column

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:55
Kevin De Bruyne open to Man Utd move, David De Gea feuds with Louis van Gaal, Remi Garde wants Newcastle job, plus more.

VIDEO: The Brits: Big hits and a big fall

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:43
The Brit Awards celebrated a year of British music success in a star-studded show in London

Australia warning on women militants

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:05
Up to 40 Australian women have either taken part in terrorism or supported terrorist groups, the government in Canberra says.

What is Campaignspotting?

Wed, 2015-02-25 13:58
The race for the White House starts here