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Malala plea over Nigeria schoolgirls

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:33
Girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai says the world must not stay silent over the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria.

VIDEO: Fugitive 'Skull Cracker' in custody

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:19
A fugitive armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" is in custody in London.

Stuart Hall 'raped girls at BBC'

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:18
The broadcaster Stuart Hall groomed two girls and raped them in his BBC dressing room, a court hears.

Manchester City 4-0 Aston Villa

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:09
Manchester City thrash Aston Villa to move two points clear at the top of the Premier League with one match remaining.

VIDEO: Lewinsky breaks her 10-year silence

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:08
Monica Lewinsky - the one-time White House intern - has broken her 10-year media silence about her affair with the former US President Bill Clinton.

VIDEO: Anguish at kidnap of Nigeria girls

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:54
Nigeria's police have offered a $300,000 (£177,000) cash reward to anyone who can help locate and rescue more than 200 abducted schoolgirls.

Pakistan 'blasphemy lawyer' murdered

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:46
Gunmen in the Pakistani city of Multan shoot dead a lawyer defending a university lecturer accused of blasphemy, police and officials say.

VIDEO: Banksy says boys' club can keep work

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:45
The artist Banksy has said that his disputed Mobile Lovers piece should be kept by a Bristol youth club.

Sunderland 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:24
Sunderland beat West Brom at the Stadium of Light to ensure Premier League survival and effectively relegate Norwich City.

Return to Tacloban six months after Haiyan

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:23
’I came home and saw my husband hanging on the fence’

Murray wins see-saw match in Madrid

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:08
Andy Murray survives a second-set fightback by Nicolas Almagro to reach the Madrid Masters third round.

Hooker Youngs to miss England tour

Wed, 2014-05-07 13:03
England hooker Tom Youngs will not tour New Zealand in June in order to support his wife, who needs treatment for an illness.

UKIP not a racist party, says Farage

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:59
UKIP "is not racist", leader Nigel Farage tells activists, following controversy over comments by some candidates.

Banksy has say over disputed artwork

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:53
The renowned street artist Banksy says his disputed Mobile Lovers work should be kept by a Bristol boys' club.

Syria rebels evacuated from Homs

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:44
Syrian rebels leave the last opposition-held enclaves in Homs, ending three years of resistance in the "capital of the revolution".

UK team to aid Nigeria girls effort

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:27
The UK is to send a small team of experts to Nigeria to help efforts to find 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants.

Canadian author Farley Mowat dies

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:20
One of Canada's best-loved writers, Farley Mowat - author of Never Cry Wolf - has died, aged 92, at his home in Ontario.

Rosetta comet-hunter narrows the gap

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:04
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft begins the process of zeroing in on its icy quarry by initiating the first of 10 thruster firings.

Man killed in level crossing crash

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:02
A 77-year-old man dies when his car is struck by a train at level crossing in North Yorkshire, British Transport Police say.

Fireman delivers baby at blaze scene

Wed, 2014-05-07 11:44
A fireman delivers a baby in the back of a car near the scene of a blaze in north London.

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