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Hazel out of Commonwealth defence

Thu, 2014-06-05 12:15
English heptathlete Louise Hazel will not attempt to defend her Commonwealth title after suffering an illness setback.

Lockdown continues in Canada city

Thu, 2014-06-05 12:05
The Canadian city of Moncton remains on lockdown as authorities hunt for a man accused of shooting five police officers, killing three.

Madeleine police search drains

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:50
Police and forensic officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have begun searching drains at a site in Praia da Luz.

Russia must engage with Kiev, says G7

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:47
Leaders of the G7 industrial nations say Russia needs to begin talks with the new leadership in Kiev to end the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

GM accepts 'troubling' recall report

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:44
GM accepts the findings of a "brutally tough, deeply troubling" report into recalls of its Chevrolet Cobalt over ignition problems which have been linked to 13 deaths.

Murray not overawed by Nadal semi-final

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:10
Andy Murray will not be overawed by eight-time champion Rafael Nadal as he tries to reach his first French Open final.

VIDEO: The Queen honours war dead in France

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:07
The Queen has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris at the start of her state visit to France.

Four guilty of 'revenge killing' bid

Thu, 2014-06-05 11:02
Four men found guilty of the attempted revenge killing of three people whose car was rammed off the road in Newport.

Froome: I sensed weakness in Wiggins

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:59
Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he felt Sir Bradley Wiggins showed signs of mental weakness during his 2012 triumph.

China divided over carbon peak

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:59
A senior Chinese climate negotiator says his scientists are divided over when their carbon emissions will peak.

Iraq troops 'repel Samarra attack'

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:44
Iraqi security forces have repelled a large-scale attack on the central city of Samarra, killing dozens of militants, officials say.

Oxlade-Chamberlain positive on World Cup

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:42
Injured England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is staying positive over his chances of playing in the World Cup.

Girl 'kicked six feet across room'

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:39
A man accused of murdering his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter confessed to a prisoner he kicked the girl so hard she landed six feet across the room, a jury hears.

Man stabbed in north Belfast

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:36
A 28-year-old is in a critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in north Belfast.

Obama warns France on Russian ships

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:35
President Barack Obama says France should have suspended the sale of two warships to Russia in the light of the crisis in Ukraine.

Mass jailbreak in eastern DR Congo

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:34
At least 250 prisoners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have escaped in a mass jailbreak in Bukavu, an official tells the BBC.

VIDEO: Testing the Brazuca World Cup ball

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:10
Peter Okwoche has been trying out the Brazuca - the ball which will be used in every World Cup game.

Trace of another world found on Moon

Thu, 2014-06-05 10:00
Researchers find evidence of the world that crashed into Earth billions of years ago to form the Moon.

Met 'must answer' on undercover sex

Thu, 2014-06-05 09:55
Lawyers for a group of women who say they were duped into sexual relationships with undercover police say the Metropolitan Police must account for itself in court.

Sharapova to face Halep in final

Thu, 2014-06-05 09:53
Maria Sharapova needs all her battling qualities to beat Eugenie Bouchard and set up a French Open final against Simona Halep.

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