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Murray to face Nadal in Rome last eight

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:16
Andy Murray beats Jurgen Melzer to set up an Italian Open quarter-final against world number one Rafael Nadal.

Sunken body clue to American origins

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:14
The ancient remains of a teenage girl discovered in a flooded cavern in Mexico are providing additional insights on how the Americas came to be populated.

Syria elections a 'parody', says UK

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:13
Presidential elections in Syria will be a "parody of democracy", UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

VIDEO: Analyst explains Dixons' survival

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:09
Bryan Roberts, an analyst from Kantar Retail, explains how has Dixons has managed to survive in a time of struggling high streets and failing electronics retailers.

Investigation call over scoutmaster

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:03
The Scout Association should be investigated after it failed to tell police a scoutmaster had abused children, a MP says.

Ten uncapped players in England squad

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:01
Ten uncapped players, including four from Exeter, are named in England's training squad for the tour to New Zealand.

GB women reach team final in style

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:57
Great Britain's women produce a stunning display to qualify for Saturday's European team final ahead of champions Romania.

'Going to the World Cup is frightening'

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:43
Southampton trio Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw & Adam Lallana on their "unbelievable" rise to the England World Cup squad.

VIDEO: Ariel Castro captivity 'sheer torture'

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:21
Michelle Knight, one of three women who were held captive for 11 years by Ariel Castro, has spoken to the BBC about her brutal experience.

SA challenges Zuma home report

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:08
South Africa's government seeks a judicial review into a report saying President Zuma should repay some of the $23m (£14m) used to upgrade his home.

Malala portrait sells for $82,000

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:08
An oil painting of Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai is sold to raise funds for her charity.

Sudan woman faces death for apostasy

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:07
A Sudanese court sentences a woman to hang for apostasy - leaving Islam - after she married a Christian man.

FA Cup is reborn for 2014 final

Thu, 2014-05-15 09:01
What is special about this year's Wembley final?

Mike Leigh tipped for Turner prizes

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:53
Mike Leigh's new film about the celebrated British artist JMW Turner, is lauded by critics at Cannes, with some suggesting it may be in line for prizes at the festival and beyond.

Review over fall in sex convictions

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:38
The conviction rate for sexual offences in England and Wales dropped sharply in 2013, Ministry of Justice figures show.

Rugby World Cup tickets delayed

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:33
Half a million tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup due to go on sale on Friday have been put on hold.

VIDEO: 9/11 museum dedication: Key moments

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:29
Watch key moments as President Obama, survivors and rescuers attend the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the September 11 attacks in New York

Thursday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:24
Manchester City lead the chase for AS Roma defender Mehdi Benatia, Newcastle want West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, plus more.

Wales 'to capitalise on Nato summit'

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:17
First Minister Carwyn Jones says ministers are constantly discussing events around the Nato summit, after criticism of the efforts to ensure Wales benefits.

Merger deal hits Dixons and Carphone

Thu, 2014-05-15 08:17
Shares in Dixons Retail, the owner of Currys and PC World, and mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse fall sharply after the firms announce a £3.8bn merger deal.
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