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Cook needs to score an ugly hundred - Agnew

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:00
England need runs from captain Alastair Cook against India as they look to reverse their slide, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Is heightism as unacceptable as racism?

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:59
Newsnight looks at the issue of heightism after David Cameron joked that John Bercow was one of the Seven Dwarfs.

India series to define Cook - Vaughan

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:54
Alastair Cook's England captaincy will be defined by the result of their Test series against India, says Michael Vaughan.

We can cope without Neymar - Scolari

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:32
Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil will cope without Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's Fifa World Cup semi-final.

UK airports give charged gadget advice

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:27
Heathrow and Manchester airports tell travellers to the US they must charge any electronic devices carried as hand luggage ahead of checks.

NFL concussion lawsuit approved

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:55
A federal judge approves a settlement that would see thousands of former US football players compensated by the National Football League for concussion-related injuries.

VIDEO: Syria UK doctor 'did not kill himself'

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:46
Two men, who were in prison with a British doctor in Syria, have spoken for the first time about his death and have cast doubt on the official Syrian explanation.

Civil service job document attacked

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:30
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has accused the civil service of drafting a job description for permanent secretaries without "constitutional propriety", BBC Newsnight learns.

Is racism getting worse in Australia?

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:08
Is racism getting better or worse in Australia?

Honduras suspends search for miners

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:52
Rescuers in Honduras suspend a search for eight men trapped in an informal gold mine in the south of the country following a landslide last week.

Cavendish angry over crash claim

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:49
Britain's Mark Cavendish considers legal action after Tour de France rider Alexander Kristoff claims he "crashed on purpose".

'Largest flying bird' identified

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:49
The fossilised remains of the largest flying bird ever found are identified by scientists.

'A life lived in the fast lane - in every respect'

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:46
Charley Hull enters the Women's British Open showing the drive to be a major winner - except on the road, writes Iain Carter.

Eurostar cancels Tunnel trains

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:45
Eurostar passengers face further cancellations on Tuesday after a train broke down in the Channel Tunnel.

Tour de France rides into London

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:37
Marcel Kittel wins the final English leg of the Tour de France as nearly 200 cyclists complete the 96-mile route from Cambridge through Essex and on to London.

VIDEO: Suburban peacocks ruffle feathers

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:21
Peacocks have been causing a flap in a suburb of Greater Manchester.

Game-playing dad shook baby to death

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:18
A father who had been playing on his PlayStation killed his five-week-old daughter after being frustrated by her screaming, a court hears.

Boy missing after reservoir alert

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:16
A 14-year-old boy is reported missing after getting into difficulty in the water at a reservoir on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Eurotunnel power fault stops train

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:10
A Eurotunnel train stops in the Channel Tunnel because of a power fault, leaving hundreds of passengers needing to be evacuated from the train and causing lengthy delays.

Legend Di Stefano dies, aged 88

Mon, 2014-07-07 11:54
Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano has passed away at the age of 88 after suffering a heart attack on Saturday.

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