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Barritt and Parling in for England

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:39
Brad Barritt will return from injury and Geoff Parling will feature in the second row as England host Ireland on Saturday.

Berahino unhappy with WBA chairman

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:38
West Brom striker Saido Berahino suggests he may never play for the club again after they turn down a fourth bid from Tottenham.

VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:32
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.

Did many women use Ashley Madison?

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:25
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.

Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer'

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:01
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.

From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:00
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden

VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

Tue, 2015-09-01 08:00
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.

Family 'heading for Syria' found

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:40
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.

Amazon Prime allows offline viewing

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:26
Members of Amazon's Prime service can now download films and TV episodes for offline viewing.

Why IS militants destroy ancient sites

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:24
The destruction of temples in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra is part of a deliberate policy by so-called Islamic State to rid areas it controls of cultural and religious heritage, says Dr David Roberts of King's College, London.

Trained monkeys and banned pigeons: China prepares for a parade

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:24
How China prepares for a military parade

VIDEO: Queen's wedding cake for sale

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:13
A slice of the Queen and Prince Philip's wedding cake is to be auctioned, nearly 68 years after the couple got married.

Southampton complete Van Dijk move

Tue, 2015-09-01 06:02
Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk signs a five-year deal at Southampton after joining from Scottish champions Celtic for £11.5m.

Scotland select Strauss & omit Cowan

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:56
Josh Strauss, soon to be eligible for Scotland, is named in their World Cup squad as Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out.

What happens to information you give to charities?

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:40
What happens to your information if you fail to tick the box?

Woman 'teleported' inside toilet

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:39
A woman who was using a portable toilet was carried across a festival site when it is picked up by a forklift truck, organisers say.

Pope allows forgiveness for abortion

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:35
Pope Francis says Catholic priests will be allowed to forgive women who have had abortions - and the doctors who carry out the procedure.

Jewellery heist firm in liquidation

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:33
Hatton Garden Safe Deposit, which had up to £200m of jewellery stolen in April, has gone into liquidation.

Real 'did everything' to sign De Gea

Tue, 2015-09-01 05:21
Real Madrid say they did everything they could to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea after missing the deadline.

VIDEO: Watch Martial score for Monaco

Tue, 2015-09-01 04:37
Watch Manchester United target Anthony Martial score for Monaco against St Etienne in Ligue 1 last season.