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Rahane leads India fightback at Lord's

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:55
Ajinkya Rahane hits a century as England fail to capitalise on helpful conditions on the first day of the second Test at Lord's.

Letter deal 'flawed but not amnesty'

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:45
Letters issued to republican terrorism suspects - so-called On the Runs - were not an amnesty and the scheme was lawful, a judge finds.

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:34
Broadway legend and film and television star Elaine Stritch dies at her home in Michigan at the age of 89.

Canadian senator faces fraud charges

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:29
Canadian authorities lay 31 charges, including bribery and fraud, against Senator Mike Duffy in an ongoing expenses row.

Widow criticises £200k Airbus fine

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:23
The widow of Airbus worker Donald Williams who died in an accident at the plant criticises the £200,000 fine imposed for a health and safety breach.

Claim and counter-claim in bedroom row

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:19
Claim and counter-claim in benefit cuts battle

NotW 'undermined axe murder probe'

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:09
A retired Metropolitan Police detective accuses News of the World journalists of attempting "to undermine" his investigation into an axe murder.

New Gaza exchanges after truce ends

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:06
Israeli air strikes and Palestinian rocket fire resume after a temporary truce in Gaza ends, but talks continue in Egypt for a fuller ceasefire.

Labour plan to part nationalise rail

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:59
Labour will soon unveil a promise to change the law to allow for the part re-nationalisation of the rail network, the BBC has learned.

Kincora should be part of probe: Vaz

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:59
The chair of a Westminster committee says an expert from Northern Ireland should be included in a new investigation into child abuse across the UK.

UK space shot's tribute to Newton

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:41
British astronaut Tim Peake has picked "Principia" to be the name of his mission into space next year.

Woods unsurprised by solid start

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:38
Tiger Woods was far from shocked by his impressive opening round of 69 at Hoylake despite his recent injury worries.

Ex-Labour minister backs Yes vote

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:18
A former Merseyside MP and ex-Labour minister endorses Scottish independence as Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond makes a speech in Liverpool.

Beyonce leads MTV video nominations

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:05
Beyonce is in the running for eight prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards, including video of the year and best female.

VIDEO: Assisted dying 'a dangerous path'

Thu, 2014-07-17 08:01
Paralympic multi-gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has spoken out against the legalisation of assisted dying, warning that a bill proposed by Former Labour Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer does not have "adequate safeguards".

Doctor Who leaks blamed on 'mistake'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:59
The recent leaks of scripts and footage from the new Doctor Who series were due to a "damaging mistake", according to the BBC's commercial arm.

Kristoff sprints to stage 12 win

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:39
Alexander Kristoff wins a sprint finish to claim victory in stage 12 of the Tour de France from Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint Etienne.

Van Gaal defends 'strong personality'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:37
Louis van Gaal describes himself as a "democratic" manager in his first news conference as Manchester United boss.

Blues musician Johnny Winter dies

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:30
Blues guitarist Johnny Winter, known for his energetic solo performances, has died at the age of 70.

Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal denied

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:28
Israel's foreign minister and Hamas deny earlier reports of a truce deal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and Palestinian militants.
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