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Clarke's tribute to 'brother' Hughes

Sat, 2014-11-29 23:34
Australia captain Michael Clarke pays tribute to Phillip Hughes on what would have been his 26th birthday.

Calls to change agency pay 'rip off'

Sat, 2014-11-29 23:28
Agency workers across Wales are losing out on money because their wages are paid through firms which deduct costs, a union claims.

Sunday's gossip column

Sat, 2014-11-29 23:06
Steven Gerrard's Liverpool future uncertain, Arsenal keen on James McCarthy, Ryan Giggs tipped for Wigan role, plus more

VIDEO: New threat to humpback whales?

Sat, 2014-11-29 22:28
Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of the Canadian Pacific are back in larger numbers, and the government has downgraded their status from "threatened" to that "of special concern".

English councils demand more powers

Sat, 2014-11-29 20:21
"It's England's turn now," say English council leaders, in an open letter calling for more powers to be devolved from Westminster to the regions.

VIDEO: Missing boy found behind fake wall

Sat, 2014-11-29 20:12
A 13-year-old boy who went missing four years ago has been discovered alive, hidden behind a fake wall in a home near Atlanta, Georgia.

Pope to conclude symbolic Turkey trip

Sat, 2014-11-29 19:42
Pope Francis is to conclude his three-day visit to Turkey, which is aimed at strengthening relations between different faiths.

VIDEO: Student killed for defending women

Sat, 2014-11-29 19:01
Tributes have been paid to a German student who died after she was beaten for stopping a group of men harassing two women.

Colombia general set to be freed

Sat, 2014-11-29 18:55
Colombia's largest rebel group, the Farc, says Gen Alzate and two other hostages it kidnapped earlier this month will be freed later.

Moldova in 'EU v Russia' election

Sat, 2014-11-29 18:46
Moldova is to vote in parliamentary elections which are widely seen as a contest between pro-EU parties and those backing closer ties with Russia.

Swiss set for immigration vote

Sat, 2014-11-29 18:27
Voters in Switzerland are due to go to the polls to decide on measures aimed at severely restricting immigration.

Silence to remember fatal Clutha crash

Sat, 2014-11-29 17:44
A minute's silence is held at the scene of a helicopter crash in Glasgow exactly a year after 10 people lost their lives in the tragedy.

Protein 'key to heart muscle defect'

Sat, 2014-11-29 16:49
The structure of a key protein implicated in diseases affecting the heart muscle has been uncovered, scientists say.

Politicians mark St Andrew's Day

Sat, 2014-11-29 16:04
Nicola Sturgeon and David Cameron reflect on the referendum campaign as they mark Scotland's national day.

Does anybody ever 'think the unthinkable'?

Sat, 2014-11-29 16:02
Does anybody ever 'think the unthinkable'?

Are we becoming a nation of runners?

Sat, 2014-11-29 16:01
Are we becoming a nation of runners?

The lion-killer who became an Israeli hero

Sat, 2014-11-29 15:39
The swashbuckling lion-killer who became an Israeli hero

The music that reveals a rift in Tunisia

Sat, 2014-11-29 15:35
The music that reveals the truth about Tunisia

Woman badly hurt by police car

Sat, 2014-11-29 15:33
A woman has "possible life-threatening head injuries" after being hit by a police car that was responding to reports of a man with a knife.

How can a driving licence improve health?

Sat, 2014-11-29 15:13
A project that helps Aboriginal Australians gain their driving licenses could have positive health outcomes for themselves and their community