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Gerrard exit not permanent – Rodgers

Fri, 2015-05-15 02:04
Steven Gerrard's exit from Liverpool will not be permanent, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

VIDEO: Inside the house that Grayson built

Fri, 2015-05-15 02:04
A Grayson Perry designed house in Essex is causing a stir among art critics. BBC Arts Correspondent Will Gompertz went to see why.

Farage to UKIP critics: 'Stay or go'

Fri, 2015-05-15 02:03
UKIP leader Nigel Farage challenges his critics to decide whether to remain in the party, as a bitter internal row continues.

Umunna withdraws Labour leader bid

Fri, 2015-05-15 02:00
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna withdraws from the Labour leadership race, citing the uncomfortable pressure of extra scrutiny on his life.

In pictures: BB King's life in music

Fri, 2015-05-15 01:47
The life of legendary blues guitarist BB King

VIDEO: Farage: 'Make your minds up or go'

Fri, 2015-05-15 01:10
Nigel Farage has called on "two or three people to make their minds up" about whether "their futures are with UKIP".

South African tycoon buys New Look

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:58
Fashion retailer New Look has been bought by a South African billionaire in a deal worth almost £800m.

Channel Tunnel open after 'incident'

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:47
The Channel Tunnel is running a reduced service after being shut earlier when a freight train came to a halt inside.

Bomb scare halts Germany model show

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:45
The live final of Germany's Next Topmodel is taken off air and thousands of spectators are evacuated following a bomb scare at the arena.

Is Uber already harming the traditional taxi?

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:44
Figures show interest in becoming a London taxi driver is falling and Uber is being blamed.

Death of woman in house 'suspicious'

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:34
Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found at a house in Linwood, Renfrewshire, as suspicious.

Poppy seller 'exhausted by requests'

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:32
A 92-year-old woman found dead in the Avon Gorge last week had been plagued by phone calls and requests for donations from charities, her friend says.

Cavendish wins third California stage

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:25
Britain's Mark Cavendish sprints to a third stage win on a rain-soaked fifth leg of the Tour of California.

Third arrest over Oldham boss threats

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:00
A third man is arrested over alleged death threats against the Oldham Athletic Football Club manager.

Mother and twin daughters strangled

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:58
A mother and her twin daughters who were found dead at a house were strangled, a post-mortem examination finds.

Boca tie off after 'pepper-spraying'

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:54
Four River Plate players are taken to hospital after being sprayed with an irritant by Boca Juniors fans in the Copa Libertadores.

Massive conger eel close to record

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:50
A massive eel caught by fishermen off the coast of Devon narrowly misses the British record.

Fingerprints 'can reveal drug use'

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:32
Scientists say they can figure out if someone has been taking drugs by analysing their fingerprint.

A very generous donation

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:15
You sign up to a stem cell or bone marrow register. You forget about it. Then years later you get a phone call.

VIDEO: Cameron and Sturgeon to meet

Thu, 2015-05-14 23:09
David Cameron is to meet SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to discuss powers for the Scottish Parliament.