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Monaco not worthy winners - Wenger

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:21
Arsene Wenger says Monaco did not deserve to beat Arsenal in the Champions League, but Per Mertesacker thinks the best team won.

'Death of the tax return' - papers

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:14
Measures expected to be announced in the Budget once again appear on front pages, with some papers heralding the "death" of the annual tax return.

Who is 'The Archangel of Death' fighting IS?

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:10
Are the war stories of a legendary Iraqi fighter real?

Osborne to unveil pre-election Budget

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:08
George Osborne is to set out his tax and spending plans later, in his last Budget before May's general election.

Oil firms expect Budget tax cuts

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:02
The oil and gas industry has high expectations the Budget, being announced later, will deliver substantial tax cuts.

Budget 2015: The four things business will be looking out for

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:01
Chief executives always approach the chancellor's big day with a degree of trepidation

Scots house prices 'hit record high'

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:00
Scottish house prices hit record levels after more than recovering the losses suffered during the financial crisis, a report suggests.

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Aaron Schock

Tue, 2015-03-17 15:56
Illinois congressman Aaron Schock announces his resignation after several weeks in which his excessive spending and close financial ties to donors had come under scrutiny.

Woman 'killed herself ahead of trial'

Tue, 2015-03-17 15:31
A woman taken to court for allegedly making a false rape claim killed herself three days before her trial over fears she would not be believed, her inquest hears.

Migrant given law licence 125 years on

Tue, 2015-03-17 15:29
The California Supreme Court posthumously awards a law licence to a Chinese immigrant who was barred from becoming a lawyer 125 years ago.

Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

Tue, 2015-03-17 15:12
Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.

VIDEO: Duckenfield admits Hillsborough failure

Tue, 2015-03-17 15:03
The Hillsborough police match commander has agreed that his failure to close a tunnel "was the direct cause of the deaths of 96 people".

VIDEO: Low inflation boost ahead of Budget

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:55
The BBC learns that low inflation means the Chancellor will have an extra six billion pounds a year to help reduce spending cuts and the national debt in Wednesday's Budget.

Wigan Athletic 0-2 Watford

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:49
Two goals from Troy Deeney lift Watford to the Championship summit as they beat relegation-threatened Wigan.

VIDEO: The art of the spacewalk

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:48
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has created an exhibit about the unique images and objects that brought us the first close up photos of space.

Gatland will not bend knee to Jones

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:03
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he will not beg Cardiff Blues prop Adam Jones to come out of Test retirement.

Lufthansa pilots call for new strike

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:02
Lufthansa pilots have called for a new, second strike on Thursday, following a planned action on Wednesday, potentially disrupting thousands of passengers.

Referee confrontations concern Dyke

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:00
FA chairman Greg Dyke calls on clubs to set an example following a "scary" increase in incidents of players surrounding referees.

US tycoon Durst faces new charges

Tue, 2015-03-17 13:59
A millionaire charged with murder in Los Angeles appeared before a judge in Louisiana for a second day, to face new drug and weapons charges.

VIDEO: When doomsday cult attacked Tokyo subway

Tue, 2015-03-17 13:58
Man's guilt over surviving 1995 Tokyo sarin gas attack

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