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'Overpaid prima donnas to winners'

Tue, 2015-05-19 14:59
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum tells BBC Sport how his side transformed their fortunes before their Test series against England.

Syria rebels 'seize key Idlib base'

Tue, 2015-05-19 14:50
Rebels fighting Syria's government seize the last major army base in north-western Idlib province, an activist group says.

Van Gaal steals show at awards night

Tue, 2015-05-19 14:49
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal steals the show at the club's end-of-season awards with an eccentric closing speech.

Hundreds expected at shot cow vigil

Tue, 2015-05-19 14:26
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial vigil for a cow which was shot dead by police marksmen in North Tyneside.

Asian nations discuss migrant crisis

Tue, 2015-05-19 14:04
Foreign ministers from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are to attend an emergency meeting to discuss the current migrant crisis in the region.

Los Angeles votes for $15 minimum wage

Tue, 2015-05-19 13:59
Los Angeles becomes the largest city in the US to agree a $15 (£9.67) minimum wage.

VIDEO: Poroshenko: 'I don't trust Putin'

Tue, 2015-05-19 13:48
Ukraine's president tells the BBC he does not trust Russian president Vladimir Putin and that Ukrainians should prepare for a major Russian offensive.

Hunt to confirm Labour leader plans

Tue, 2015-05-19 13:32
Tristram Hunt will confirm whether he will enter the Labour leadership race or not, as he urges the party to broaden its appeal and not rely on its core supporters.

Tory peer Howe retires from Lords

Tue, 2015-05-19 12:50
Former Conservative chancellor Lord Howe retires from the House of Lords after 23 years.

Ukraine 'in real war with Russia'

Tue, 2015-05-19 12:21
Ukraine's president tells the BBC his country is now in a "real war" with Russia - and that Ukrainians should prepare for a new Russian offensive.

Sterling wins Young Player award

Tue, 2015-05-19 12:21
Raheem Sterling is named as Liverpool's Young Player of the Year, 24 hours after it emerged that he will ask to leave.

The Australian shake-up of Eurovision

Tue, 2015-05-19 12:02
Australia's wildcard shake-up of Eurovision

VIDEO: India's Mother's Market run by women

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:59
The Indian bazaar run entirely by women

Sri Lanka shift on war anniversary

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:45
Sri Lanka's president vows to seek reconciliation as Tamils are allowed to commemorate their dead on the sixth anniversary of the end of the civil war.

Singapore parents go back to school

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:36
Singapore parents get lessons to keep up with homework

Power station 'to close in 2016'

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:34
Staff at a major power station on the West and North Yorkshire border have been told the plant will stop generating and close in March 2016.

VIDEO: Timelapse videos from holiday snaps

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:33
Researchers develop a method to sort photographs uploaded onto the website and stitch them together to create time-lapse videos.

England job hard to refuse - Farbrace

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:22
England caretaker-coach Paul Farbrace says he would find it "hard to say no" if he was offered the job permanently.

VIDEO: On the road with Shia militiamen

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:14
The BBC's Ahmed Maher travelled with Shia militiamen and Iraqi forces in Karma as they prepare to reclaim Ramadi.

Who gets left out at the Republican debates?

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:11
The 2016 Republican presidential field could have more candidates than spots on the stage during upcoming debates. But narrowing the field is a harder task than it seems.