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The men taking their wives' names

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:21
The men taking their partner’s surnames.

VIDEO: Eritrean cyclist's hopes for le Tour

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:12
Natanael Berhane from Eritrea is hoping to become one of the first Africans to compete in the Tour de France.

'McClaren under unique pressure'

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:10
Following his England humiliation, Steve McClaren is under more pressure than most to bring back the smiles to St James' Park.

VIDEO: Pakistan's cave-dwelling community

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:07
Shaimaa Khalil meets a community of people in Pakistan who live in man-made caves.

Mexican wrestling grapples with future

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:03
Mexican wrestling grapples to secure a bright future

Star players 'want to join Man City'

Wed, 2015-06-10 14:40
Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak believes leading players now want to join Manchester City for more than just money.

Armitage 'disruptive for England'

Wed, 2015-06-10 14:38
World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson says a late World Cup call-up for Steffon Armitage would have been disruptive for England.

Alarm sounded over climate summit

Wed, 2015-06-10 14:21
Negotiators have been accused of spending too much time on detail and ''not getting around to any actual homework'' at interim climate talks in Germany.

VIDEO: Carney: 'Accountability needs balance'

Wed, 2015-06-10 14:09
The governor of the Bank of England calls for a "better balance" between individual and firm accountability.

VIDEO: Inside US anti-IS command centre

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:58
The United States confirms it is sending an additional 450 troops to Iraq to help boost the training of government forces.

Man dies and woman injured in crash

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:54
A man in his 50s is killed in a car crash in Kesh in County Fermanagh.

Polish ministers quit over leak row

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:48
Three Polish government ministers and the country's parliamentary Speaker resign amid a growing row over leaked tapes.

Fitness tracker firms in legal row

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:47
The wearable fitness tracker, Jawbone, has filed a second legal case against its rival Fitbit.

Ten reasons to watch Copa America

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:45
From the superstars to the forgotten faces, Tim Vickery outlines 10 reasons to watch this year's Copa America.

NY killer fugitives 'now in Vermont'

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:37
Two convicted murderers who have been on the run for five days after breaking out of prison may have fled to Vermont, police believe.

Silence over UN emissions targets

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:35
Politicians at a UN climate conference in Bonn, Germany are refusing to discuss whether their polices will actually protect the climate.

Germany 1-2 USA

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:11
Bobby Wood's late strike gives Jurgen Klinsmann's USA victory over Germany in a friendly in Cologne.

SAS march had 'occasional deaths'

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:05
A helicopter paramedic scrambled to an SAS test march was told "we occasionally get deaths on these exercises", an inquest hears.

'We are safe' says missing mum

Wed, 2015-06-10 13:00
A mother who went missing with her three-year-old son contacts a newspaper to say they are "safe and happy".

Texas pool party officer 'not racist'

Wed, 2015-06-10 12:53
The police officer filmed in a confrontation with black teenagers at a pool party in Texas was acting out of stress, not racism, says his lawyer.