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VIDEO: The children Malaysia doesn't want

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:06
Thousands of sons and daughters born to foreign workers in Malaysia are not being granted documentation by the government.

New cabinet to meet for first time

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:06
David Cameron says the Conservatives are "the real party of working people" as he prepares to chair the first all-Conservative cabinet for 18 years.

Brain damaged boy in £13m payout

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:05
A boy who suffered brain damage at birth is awarded a £13m-compensation package.

Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:04
Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

VIDEO: Girl, 11, is youngest US chess master

Mon, 2015-05-11 15:00
Chess prodigy, 11, beats all-comers in US

Tuesday's gossip column

Mon, 2015-05-11 14:57
Inter Milan want Yaya Toure, Man City keen to sign Saido Berahino and Kevin De Bruyne, plus more.

Reshuffle sparks 'licence fee battle'

Mon, 2015-05-11 14:53
The cabinet reshuffle attracts widespread coverage, with much of the focus on the new culture secretary and claims his appointment is a warning shot at the BBC.

NFL's Aaron Hernandez 'shot witness'

Mon, 2015-05-11 14:21
Former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is charged with witness intimidation, say prosecutors.

Brady banned over 'Deflategate'

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:54
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for four games after an inquiry into under-inflated balls.

Ennis-Hill not 'cattle prod' for KJT

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:52
Katarina Johnson-Thompson's coach will not use Jessica Ennis-Hill's return as a "cattle prod" to get the best out of her.

Le Pen father to set up 'grouping'

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:43
France's National Front (FN) founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he plans to set up his own "grouping" after being suspended from the far-right party.

VIDEO: Why Australia holds budgets at night

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:35
Australia is unusual for holding its budgets in the evening, BBC News explains why it does it.

VIDEO: Who's who in Fifa presidential race

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:30
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is expected to go up against three challengers in the presidential election later this month.

VIDEO: Medieval battles staged in Prague

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:24
The sixth annual Battle of the Nations has been held in the Czech capital Prague, where teams from around the globe gathered to take part in two days of intense competition.

Shell gets US Arctic approval

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:06
Royal Dutch Shell wins approval from the US Department of Interior to explore for oil in the Arctic.

Swindon 5-5 Sheffield United (7-6 agg)

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:05
Swindon are into the League One play-off final, drawing the second leg 5-5 to beat Sheffield United 7-6 on aggregate.

Arsenal 0-1 Swansea City

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:54
A late header from Bafetimbi Gomis snatches victory for Swansea and sends Arsenal to a first league defeat in 11 games.

Greece 'two weeks from cash crisis'

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:42
Greece's finance minister says his country's financial situation is "terribly urgent" and the crisis could come to a head in a couple of weeks.

Malaysia’s undocumented children

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:29
Children of low-skilled immigrants are not documented

Labour's polls always 'pessimistic'

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:28
The Labour Party's internal election pollster says Ed Miliband always knew he had a tougher task to win the election than public polls suggested.