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Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

'Sanctions needed' on sectarianism

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Tougher sanctions are urgently needed to tackle sectarianism within Scottish football according to a government-commissioned study.

Carmichael campaign to lodge papers

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:35
Campaigners hoping to overturn the election of Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael head to the Court of Session in Edinburgh to lodge legal papers.

Hartley to be dropped for World Cup

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:33
Hooker Dylan Hartley is set to be dropped from England's World Cup training squad after his latest disciplinary breach.

Sun reporter sentenced over tip-offs

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:30
A Sun newspaper reporter is given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of receiving story tip-offs from an anti-terror officer.

NI first minister leaves hospital

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:23
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is discharged from hospital four days after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Top fugitive set for China return

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:17
A former senior official described as China's most wanted fugitive, accused of embezzling more than $40m, is set to be extradited from the US.

Eavis had 'death threats' over Kanye

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:11
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis says she received death threats after booking rapper Kanye West to headline the festival.

Funding row 'threat to racecourses'

Fri, 2015-05-29 02:05
Northern Ireland's two racecourses warn they could face closure in a dispute with bookmakers over funding.

VIDEO: Face transplant man meets donor's sister

Fri, 2015-05-29 01:37
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.

Three die in car and lorry smash

Fri, 2015-05-29 01:19
Three people are killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on a road near Brogborough in Bedfordshire.

VIDEO: Badger filmed raiding kitchen fridge

Fri, 2015-05-29 01:10
A hungry badger who sneaked into a house in Midhurst, West Sussex, to help itself to a bakewell tart has been caught on camera.

The best MOTD goal of last 50 years?

Fri, 2015-05-29 01:09
Five BBC experts have picked a shortlist of the five best Match of the Day goals of the last 50 years - and you can pick your favourite.

Alleged Nazi criminal dies in Canada

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:51
A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.

Liverpool £10m Clyne bid rejected

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:48
Liverpool have a £10m bid for England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, rejected by Southampton.

I'll race Al as an equal - Brownlee

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:40
Jonny Brownlee believes he will race brother Alistair on equal terms when they meet competitively for the first time this year.

How do US black students do at school?

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:33
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?

VIDEO: Migrants saved by British navy ship

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:32
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.

Burnham: Entrepreneurs are 'heroes'

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:29
Labour should treat wealth creators as "heroes", leadership contender Andy Burnham says, claiming the party has neglected them in recent years.

Evans announces 500 words winners

Fri, 2015-05-29 00:27
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.

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