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Female driver Jorda joins Lotus team

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:22
Spaniard Carmen Jorda becomes the second woman to join a Formula 1 team in a back-up role after signing up with Lotus.

Coutts' Swiss bank in tax probe

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:14
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.

Devon councillor 'lives in France'

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:06
A Devon councillor who moved to live across the English Channel in France faces calls to resign.

Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues'

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:55
A video released by the Islamic State group shows the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.

Donuts sorry for Liverpool tweet

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:50
One of Liverpool FC's sponsors apologises after tweeting a version of the club's badge replacing the Hillsborough eternal flames with coffee cups.

Rob Ford 'memorabilia' up for auction

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:39
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put several personal items up for auction, including the tie he wore while confessing to smoking crack cocaine.

Window cleaner guilty of OAP robbery

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:38
A window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is found guilty of robbery.

VIDEO: Madonna and other famous fallers

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:21
Madonna is not the only famous name to take a tumble - she is joined by Naomi Campbell, Jennifer Lawrence, Neil Kinnock, Bob Dole, Robert Mugabe and Zola Budd.

Netanyahu invitation riles Obama

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:08
Congress's invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu may rile the Obama administration but the two countries have fallen out before, the BBC's Kevin Connolly writes.

Farage requests police bodyguards

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:08
UKIP has requested police bodyguards for Nigel Farage as he prepares to tour the country for the general election campaign.

MLA speaks about losing baby girl

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:02
Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Ó hOisín speaks about what it is like to lose a baby due to a fatal foetal abnormality.

Algeria hostage death 'unlawful'

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:59
The judge in the inquest into the deaths of seven British men killed in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis begins giving his verdicts.

Savile's brother 'also an abuser'

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:58
The older brother of Jimmy Savile was implicated in seven sex attacks at south London's Springfield Hospital, a report finds.

Buhari rules out Boko Haram talks

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:48
Nigeria's main presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari rules out negotiating with Boko Haram militants if he wins elections next month.

China's loans to Latin America rise

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:48
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.

How do you catch a drone?

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:44
Five ways to force a mystery drone to land

Gutierrez set for Newcastle return

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:37
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could make his first league appearance on Saturday since overcoming cancer.

Samsung hit by latest smart TV issue

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:32
Many of the firm's smart TVs were unable to connect to servers for two days after a problem emerged as the firm carried out a security update.

Sturgeon backs Police Scotland chief

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:31
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.

VIDEO: Savile's brother 'also abused patients'

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:22
Jimmy Savile's brother, Johnny, was also abusing patients an investigation reveals.