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Congress due for historic Pope visit

Thu, 2015-02-05 15:38
Pope Francis is due to become the first pontiff in history to make an address before the US Congress, lawmakers in Washington announce.

Mexican police rescue workers

Thu, 2015-02-05 15:14
Mexican authorities free a group of workers from a South Korean-run textile factory in Jalisco state, who were being "physically abused".

PwC promoted tax avoidance, say MPs

Thu, 2015-02-05 15:11
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been accused of promoting tax avoidance "on an industrial scale" by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

The stuff paradox

Thu, 2015-02-05 15:05
The Americans who feel overwhelmed by stuff

A new way to stop the gridlock in the skies

Thu, 2015-02-05 15:03
Should planes fly closer together to free up capacity?

Afcon semi-final was a 'war zone'

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:42
Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea is described as a "war zone" after major crowd trouble.

Six Nations - all you need to know

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:24
BBC Sport looks at where the key clashes will be and who could make a name for themselves in the 2015 Six Nations.

'Severe fire' at primary school

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:20
Eight crews tackle a "severe fire" at a primary school in Wolverhampton.

Woods pulls out with back injury

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:15
Tiger Woods withdraws from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines after just 11 holes with apparent back pain.

Widnes Vikings 22-22 Wigan Warriors

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:15
Widnes get a man sent off but come from 16-0 and 22-12 down to draw with Wigan in the first game of the Super League season.

Force India block Marussia comeback

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:50
Marussia's request to use last year's car in 2015 is rejected after Force India vote against them.

RadioShack files for bankruptcy

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:40
US electronics retailer RadioShack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after losing 90% of its market value as customers turn to online shopping.

Soldier's tattoo: You'll never walk

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:40
Andy Grant's life changed forever when he lost his leg in Afghanistan, but he used his new tattoo to help him defy the odds.

Tan and Cardiff face debt legal fight

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:02
Former backer Sam Hammam says Langston is suing Cardiff owner Vincent Tan and the club over an unpaid £5.75m debt.

VIDEO: Is it fair to shame 'molesters' online?

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:42
Is it fair to show alleged molesters online before any legal action?

Ghana 3-0 Equatorial Guinea

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:33
Crowd trouble forces a 30-minute interruption of Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final victory over Equatorial Guinea.

Twitter earnings beat expectations

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:16
Twitter reports a net loss of $125m in the fourth-quarter, beating investor expectations, but says it lost approximately four million users due to third party integration.

VIDEO: Miller crashes as Reichelt wins gold

Thu, 2015-02-05 11:50
American Bode Miller crashes out as Hannes Reichelt makes it double gold at the Alpine World Ski Championships.

Obama lauds 'friend' Dalai Lama

Thu, 2015-02-05 11:00
President Barack Obama has called the Dalai Lama a "good friend" and an inspiration for freedom and dignity of all human beings.

Nigeria to press ahead with election

Thu, 2015-02-05 10:56
Nigeria's influential council of state decides to press ahead with presidential elections on 14 February, rejecting calls for a postponement.