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Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:30
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

Van Dijk blames referee after defeat

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:08
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.

VIDEO: Playing for keeps: Castle in Lego

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:59
An entire north Wales castle is painstakingly constructed brick-by-brick by an American enthusiast - captured frame-by-frame on film.

De Villiers hits fastest ODI 150

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:58
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa amass 408-5 against West Indies in Sydney.

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:40
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".

BA owner reports soaring profits

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:34
British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in profits for 2014 and raises its profit forecast for this year.

Cook could quit Britain for Moldova

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook wants to represent Moldova at Rio Olympics.

Energy boss leading Marussia rescue

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
The main investor behind the revival of the Manor Marussia F1 team is energy firm boss Stephen Fitzpatrick.

Tube worker 'sacked over epilepsy'

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:26
A London Underground worker was sacked for having epilepsy, Labour MP Kate Hoey says.

Nick Clegg claims devolution credit

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will tell party members that further devolution "would not have happened" without Lib Dem UK ministers.

VIDEO: The town torn apart by child sex abuse

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Five specially selected commissioners will take over the running of Rotherham council.

Friday's gossip column

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:11
Chelsea want Nathaniel Clyne, Rafael to leave Man Utd, Cheick Tiote to exit Newcastle, Diego Costa will not change, plus more.

Lloyds to resume dividend payments

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:05
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.

Non-Christian faith groups 'excluded'

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:02
A faith-based project aimed at reducing crime in Northamptonshire has not given any money to non-Christian religious groups.

VIDEO: A Prince and an Emperor meet in Japan

Thu, 2015-02-26 21:53
Prince William continues his visit to Japan, lunching with the Japanese Emperor Akihito.

VIDEO: The mystery of the missing pearl dress

Thu, 2015-02-26 21:47
A $150,000 custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars, has been stolen in Hollywood.

Germany to vote on Greece bailout

Thu, 2015-02-26 21:42
Following clashes on the streets of Athens, German MPs are due to vote on a plan to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months.

Report shows rise in self-harm cases

Thu, 2015-02-26 21:17
There were more than 12,000 attendances at hospital emergency departments in Northern Ireland in the past financial year for self-harm and suicidal thought, according to a new report.

VIDEO: Russia's football racism 'too common'

Thu, 2015-02-26 21:15
Russia will host the next football World Cup, and with three years to go before the finals, FIFA has called the level of racism in the Russian game "completely unacceptable".

Virginia eugenics victims win payout

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:50
Virginia becomes the second US state to agree compensation for people who were forcibly sterilised under eugenics programmes until the 1970s.