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Fifa officials arrested in dawn raid

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:16
Six Fifa officials including vice president Jeffrey Webb are held in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday's presidential election.

VIDEO: World War One & the FA Cup final

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:03
World War One was raging across the Channel as Sheffield United took on Chelsea at Old Trafford in the 1915 FA Cup final.

Row sparked over police helicopter

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:23
A row breaks out over the loss of a police helicopter base with claims there was not "one shred of opposition" to losing the service.

Queen's Speech to confirm powers

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:22
Proposals to devolve further powers to Wales will be confirmed when the Queen announces the legislative plans of David Cameron's new government later.

Decision due over Irish smacking law

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:21
A decision is expected later on whether the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.

Health inquiry finds degrading cases

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:18
An inquiry into emergency health care in Northern Ireland uncovers inhuman and degrading treatment in some cases but no evidence of "systemic violations" of human rights.

Switzerland 'seeks Fifa arrests'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:11
Swiss police move to arrest officials from football world body Fifa over US corruption charges, New York Times says

EU to give migrant quota plan details

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:58
The EU is to announce details of controversial plans to relocate thousands of migrants who have reached Europe from Africa and the Middle East.

China in 'biggest ever' relic find

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:56
Chinese police take 175 people into custody and recover stolen artefacts worth more than 500m yuan ($80m; £52m), calling it the biggest operation of its kind.

Dutton warns on militants' children

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:54
The children of Australian terror suspects could be taken into care, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says, as the government proposes changes to citizenship laws.

VIDEO: Palestinians 'killed, tortured by Hamas'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:53
Amnesty International has accused the Palestinian group, Hamas, of a brutal campaign of abduction, torture and killings against its own people.

Louis Walsh: Too much singing in X Factor

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:19
Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh says the show has too much singing in it and it's in need of a big shake-up.

Hyundai offers Google Android in cars

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:00
South Korea's Hyundai becomes the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model.

LeBron Books 5th Straight NBA Finals Trip As Cleveland Sweeps Atlanta

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-26 19:48

The Cavaliers, making their second-ever trip to the finals in James' first season back with the team, will face the winner of the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets series.

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The myth of bad British teeth

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 19:47
The myth that British teeth are bad

Brain injury: Stories of changed lives

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 19:46
Stories of lives changed through brain injury

Android app age ratings grow up

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 19:05
Later this week Google will handover control of its Play store's Android app ratings to a third-party.

The Iraq syndrome

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 17:58
Repercussions of the war in Iraq will be felt not just there but globally for many years to come, says Nick Bryant.

VIDEO: Ice skating on Havana's waterfront

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 17:37
Ice skating in Havana's waterfront

In pictures: Inside an Indian high court

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 17:22
Rare access - an Indian high court at work