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700,000 watch Tour de Yorkshire

Sun, 2015-05-03 02:46
About 700,000 people turned out for the first two stages of the Tour de Yorkshire, race organisers say.

Man charged after assault on woman

Sun, 2015-05-03 02:16
A 33-year-old man is charged by police investigating the assault of a 19-year-old woman in Carryduff, County Down, last year.

Three Cunard liners mark 175 years

Sun, 2015-05-03 02:14
Cunard's three liners gather in Southampton to mark the start of the shipping company's 175th anniversary celebrations.

VIDEO: Live: Lib Dem campaign address

Sun, 2015-05-03 02:08
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg makes an election campaign address in London.

VIDEO: Queuing for supplies in Kathmandu

Sun, 2015-05-03 02:06
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the problem of aid distribution to those affected by the Nepal earthquake

Saudis 'used cluster bombs' in Yemen

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:56
Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.

BB King 'receiving hospice care'

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:56
Blues guitarist BB King has told fans he is receiving hospice care at his home following a short stay in hospital.

Mayweather wants to fight me - Khan

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:53
Amir Khan says Floyd Mayweather's manager told him "let's get that fight on" after the American beat Manny Pacquiao.

Man killed in late-night hit-and-run

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:52
A man is knocked down and killed by a hit-and-run driver in south London.

Pollsters talking UKIP down - Farage

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:31
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage accuses some pollsters of "voodoo science" and tells the BBC there had been attempts to "talk UKIP down" in the last month.

VIDEO: Drone detector to safeguard planes

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:23
New radar technology will enable drones to be detected more easily

VIDEO: Mayweather '10 steps ahead of others'

Sun, 2015-05-03 01:02
Floyd Mayweather says he is "10 steps ahead of any fighter" after beating Manny Pacquiao in their super-fight in Las Vegas.

Police restraint man dies in hospital

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:44
A man dies in hospital four days after he became unconscious while being restrained by police outside a bar in Devon.

GB 'let down' as USA beat Bolt

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:43
Richard Kilty asks why GB sprinters are "sitting at home" as Usain Bolt's Jamaica lose to USA in the World Relays 4x100m.

Pacquiao blames injury for defeat

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:41
Manny Pacquiao blames injury for his loss to Floyd Mayweather, claiming it stopped him using his right hand.

VIDEO: McGrath: 'Election nerves are normal'

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:08
The BBC's Joe Lynam asks Australian senator James McGrath, who used to advise the Conservative Party, how he feels the campaign is going for the Tories.

VIDEO: How 3D scans are helping solve crimes

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:06
Detectives from the West Midlands are using 3D technology to provide juries with microscopic evidence, previously beyond the reach of forensic testing.

In pictures: Royal baby introduced

Sun, 2015-05-03 00:02
Cheering crowds greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Man, 59, killed in Rasharkin crash

Sat, 2015-05-02 23:59
A 59-year-old man has died in a car accident in Rasharkin, County Antrim.

Pollwatch: Why Election 2015 is most unpredictable ever

Sat, 2015-05-02 23:52
The BBC's David Cowling examines the latest opinion polls, saying he's never been more uncertain about the outcome of a general election.