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Preview: Wales v Ireland

Fri, 2015-03-13 04:02
Team news, detailed statistics and a full match preview for Wales' Six Nations match against Ireland in Cardiff.

A&E target missed whole of winter

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:44
The NHS in England has missed its A&E waiting time target for every week of winter, figures show.

Israel election: Will outcome revive peace process?

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:40
The Israel-Palestinian peace process has been largely sidelined during Israel's election campaign, but the outcome could determine whether the issue moves back up the agenda, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.

Preview & key stats: England v Scotland

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:39
Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham

Bond stars join up for Comic Relief

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:29
James Bond stars Daniel Craig and Sir Roger Moore will appear in a sketch together for this year's Comic Relief appeal that will aim to top last year's £100m raised.

Gamers targeted by ransomware virus

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:17
Gamers are being targeted with a computer virus that stops them playing their favourite titles unless they pay a ransom.

England bow out with nine-wicket win

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:09
England's World Cup campaign ends with a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in a rain-hit game at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

VIDEO: Campaign countdown: How the polls look

Fri, 2015-03-13 03:01
With 55 days until the general election, the polls are still showing no sign of either the Conservatives or Labour establishing a clear lead.

Grobbelaar predicts Zimbabwe exodus

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:59
Former international Bruce Grobbelaar believes Zimbabwe players will leave the country as a result of their expulsion from the World Cup.

Claims head 'phoned God' probed

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:58
Ofsted has asked Wiltshire County Council to investigate claims that a primary school head made pupils lie on the floor while she phoned God.

VIDEO: China's wealthiest - in 90 seconds

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:57
Who are the richest people in China and how did they become wealthy?

Spain dismantles 'jihadist cell'

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:48
Police arrest eight people alleged to belong to a jihadist cell in a series of dawn raids across north-east and central Spain.

Sauber principal could face prison

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:30
Sauber's team principal could face prison as a bitter driver row continues to overshadow the season-opening race in Australia.

Tim Cook offered liver to Jobs

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:29
A new book about Steve Jobs reveals that his successor Tim Cook offered the dying Apple chief executive a portion of his liver.

Care workers not paid minimum wage

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:25
One of the largest care providers in the UK has not been paying its staff the minimum wage, says an internal company document.

Groom dumped over failed maths test

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:24
An Indian bride walks out of her wedding after her bridegroom-to-be fails to solve a simple maths problem, police say.

Severe delays after M4 vehicle fire

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:24
A vehicle fire is causing severe disruption on the westbound carriageway of the M4 in Monmouthshire.

Service to honour UK Afghan war effort

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:19
The Queen and many veterans will attend a service at St Paul's Cathedral later to commemorate the end of British involvement in the war in Afghanistan.

Clarkson informed BBC of 'fracas'

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:06
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson initiated the BBC investigation which prompted his suspension, after he informed BBC bosses of the alleged 'fracas'.

Banned film shown in rapists' slum

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:04
An Indian activist is under investigation after he showed a banned BBC film on the 2012 Delhi gang rape in the slum where three of the rapists lived.