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Striker had 'boxer's brain condition'

Sun, 2014-06-01 06:24
A leading neuropathologist says former England striker Jeff Astle died from a brain condition usually found in boxers.

Husband 'not told' of Sudan release

Sun, 2014-06-01 06:13
The husband of a woman on death row in Sudan for abandoning the Islamic faith tells the BBC he has been told nothing about her possible release.

Israel warns over Hamas-Fatah unity

Sun, 2014-06-01 06:01
Israel calls on world leaders "not to rush to recognise" a new Palestinian interim government involving Fatah and the Islamist group Hamas.

Second motorcyclist killed in crash

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:57
Two motorcyclists are killed in separate crashes on Northern Ireland's roads on Saturday.

Strictly's James and Artem quit show

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:55
Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers James Jordan and Artem Chigvintsev will not be returning to the BBC show this autumn, the corporation confirms.

Double gold for Britain at Euros

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:52
Great Britain's men's four and women's pair both won gold on the final day of the European Championships in Belgrade.

I needed more time at Man Utd - Moyes

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:38
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes says he needed more time at Old Trafford and is considering job offers.

VIDEO: England team leave UK for World Cup

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:36
England's footballers have left the UK for Miami to continue their preparations for the World Cup in Brazil in less than two weeks' time.

Hagel praises soldier release team

Sun, 2014-06-01 05:09
The US defence secretary, on a visit to Afghanistan, praises special forces involved in the release of a Taliban-held US soldier.

Priests and nun 'freed in Cameroon'

Sun, 2014-06-01 04:59
Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun seized in April by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed, Cameroon officials say.

Murray wins Kohlschreiber marathon

Sun, 2014-06-01 04:41
Andy Murray defeats Philipp Kohlschreiber 12-10 in the fifth set to reach the fourth round of the French Open.

Spain plans new stimulus package

Sun, 2014-06-01 04:40
Spain will unveil a new stimulus package worth 6.3bn euros next week, to boost the economy's competitiveness and create jobs, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announces.

Farage: UKIP rethinking tax policies

Sun, 2014-06-01 04:23
UKIP no longer backs a single rate of income tax and is focusing on helping the lowest paid, leader Nigel Farage says.

Common Weal urges different economy

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:59
Scotland should embrace shorter working week, higher wages, an expanded welfare state and higher taxes, according to a new blueprint.

VIDEO: Is 'made in Britain' bouncing back?

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:49
The BBC's Emma Simpson says there are signs that textile businesses are shifting back to the UK.

Group pensions 'in Queen's Speech'

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:36
The government is expected to unveil plans to allow workers to contribute to Dutch-style collective pensions, which it says could boost income for members.

VIDEO: 100 rescued from highway in sandstorm

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:25
Firefighters in northwest China have rescued more than 100 people trapped on highways in gale force winds.

VIDEO: The man who coined "shell shock"

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:07
Cambridge psychologist and Army medical officer, Charles Myers, was the first person to use the phrase "shell shock" almost 100 years ago.

Labour row over all-women shortlist

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:03
Labour party members in a south Wales valleys constituency cancel a meeting to select a replacement parliamentary candidate after being told it must be an all-women shortlist.

Brad Pitt 'prankster' gets probation

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:02
A Ukrainian TV presenter who accosted Brad Pitt at a Los Angeles film premiere is sentenced to three years probation and ordered to attend a year's psychological counselling.

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