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Champion Selby faces Davis victor

Thu, 2015-04-16 02:19
Mark Selby begins the defence of his World Championship title against Kurt Maflin, who beat Steve Davis in qualifying.

Radioactive material theft in Mexico

Thu, 2015-04-16 02:09
Five states in Mexico are on the alert after thieves steal potentially dangerous radioactive material, officials say.

Farmer's 'castle' must be demolished

Thu, 2015-04-16 02:07
A farmer who built a mock Tudor castle without planning permission says has no choice but to demolish it, after losing a seven-year legal battle.

Sydney attack brother pleads guilty

Thu, 2015-04-16 02:06
A Northern Ireland man who critically injured his brother in a one-punch attack in Australia pleads guilty to recklessly causing grievous bodily harm.

Puppy farm sanctions 'may increase'

Thu, 2015-04-16 01:45
The agriculture minister says jail terms and fines for dog breeding offences could be increased.

DJ Neil Fox denies sex offences

Thu, 2015-04-16 01:41
DJ Neil Fox pleads not guilty to nine sex offences, including three involving girls aged under 16

Mum charged with son car fire murder

Thu, 2015-04-16 01:36
The mother of a five-year-old boy who died in a car fire is charged with his murder.

VIDEO: Snowboarding's biggest ever trick

Thu, 2015-04-16 01:31
British snowboarder Billy Morgan becomes the first person to land a backside 1800 quadruple cork, in Livigno, Italy.

Eugene to host 2021 World Athletics

Thu, 2015-04-16 01:30
US city Eugene will host the 2021 World Athletics Championships after the IAAF bypasses the normal bidding process.

SA march in solidarity with foreigners

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:55
South Africa is set to hold a huge protest march against xenophobia in the coastal city of Durban following a wave of attacks on foreigners.

VIDEO: Stage set for opposition leaders' debate

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:52
Ross Hawkins looks ahead as the leaders of five of Westminster's opposition parties prepare for a live election debate later on Thursday.

Murder of young girl shocks France

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:50
Flags in Calais are flown at half-mast after a girl aged nine is found dead in woods, hours after being kidnapped.

Lebanese journalist in dock at Hague

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:46
Lebanese journalist Karma Khayat goes on trial for contempt at the UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former PM Rafik Hariri.

Russians to quiz Putin live on TV

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:41
Russia's President Putin is due to hold a live televised phone-in, with social welfare and housing high on the list of Russians' concerns.

James May slams 'threats' to Perkins

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:30
Presenter James May condemns those who sent death threats to Sue Perkins over reports she was replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.

Timing is right for fight - Pacquiao

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:21
Manny Pacquiao insists the timing is right for him to fight Floyd Mayweather after five years of build-up.

MH370 search area could be extended

Wed, 2015-04-15 23:45
The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be doubled if nothing is found in the current search zone, officials say.

Sewol ferry disaster: Demands for answers go on

Wed, 2015-04-15 23:38
The South Korean families still demanding answers

Team GB approve Cook Moldova switch

Wed, 2015-04-15 23:32
Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova after the British Olympic Association reluctantly agree to his request to switch nations.

Debenhams results beat expectations

Wed, 2015-04-15 23:31
Debenhams posts a 4.3% rise in pre-tax profit, bouncing back after a Christmas slump and beating analysts' expectations.