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Who's going to win the Six Nations?

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:19
Who will win the title? Who are the players to watch? How will each country fare? BBC pundits make their predictions.

Child star in coma after TV stunt

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:18
A member of Japanese child pop group 3B Junior was left in a coma after inhaling helium for a stunt on a TV show.

May wins rapist deportation appeal

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:17
A ruling that prevented the deportation of a Somali man who raped a pregnant woman is successfully challenged by the home secretary.

Petrobras corruption probe widens

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:13
Police question the treasurer of Brazil's governing Worker's Party over a corruption scandal involving state oil giant Petrobras.

Family 'begged Syria son to return'

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:01
The family of a man from London who fled to Syria to fight begged him repeatedly to return to the UK, a court is told.

Police consider stop-search change

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:58
Police Scotland is considering ending non-statutory stop-and-search for both adults and children, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells MSPs.

Day in pictures: 5 February 2015

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:57
Images from around the world: 5 February

Bank of England holds rates at 0.5%

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:55
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.5% for the 71st month in a row and kept its stimulus programme of quantitative easing (QE) unchanged.

What are Greek government's debt plans?

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:50
The BBC looks at what we know so far about the Greek government's proposals to cut the country's debt and renegotiate the country's bailout terms.

'Include humanism in RS GCSE course'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:33
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has urged the government to rethink plans to leave humanism out of the new GCSE in religious studies.

Death river patrol call 'ludicrous'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:26
It would be "ludicrous" to post officers on the River Wear to stop "bright young things" from Durham University falling to their deaths, a police chief says.

Mother and child held at knifepoint

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:25
A mother and child are tied up and held at knifepoint by a masked intruder who carried out a sexual assault in a "horrific" break-in.

UK to lead 'spearhead Nato force'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:24
The UK will play a lead role in a "high readiness" Nato force that will be established in Eastern Europe, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces.

'No clear-cut strategy' against IS

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:22
Question marks over anti-IS action remain

Keatley handed Ireland starting role

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:19
Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.

Caption Challenge: Attending to Yoda

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:14
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Millions hit by health insurer hack

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:09
Anthem, the second largest health insurer in the US, has lost millions of customer records in a hack attack.

Klass mocks 'bonkers' present request

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:01
Singer Myleene Klass pokes fun at fellow parents after she was asked to contribute cash to buy birthday presents for their children.

Making the sums add up

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
The Institute for Fiscal Studies outlines the knock-on effect of giving the NHS the money it has asked for?

Don't humiliate us, says Greece

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis urges Germany not to humiliate the country over its debts, comparing its situation with inter-war Germany.