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VIDEO: Liverpool stunned by Aluko lob

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:48
Watch a round-up of the best of the action from week three of the Women's Super League One.

UK orders Russian to sell oil assets

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:24
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman must sell his North Sea gas fields within six months, the UK orders.

VIDEO: Robinson: Why you cannot ignore SNP

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:22
The BBC's political editor, Nick Robinson, gives his assessment of the SNP election manifesto.

Africans dominant at Boston Marathon

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:19
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich win the men's and women's races respectively at the Boston Marathon.

Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes?

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:13
Clinton Cash alleges that Hillary Clinton granted favours to foreign interests. Is there substance behind what the New York Times calls the "most anticipated" book of the campaign so far?

Anderson 'taken for granted' - Cook

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:56
Alastair Cook says England sometimes take James Anderson's bowling for granted, on the eve of the second Test against West Indies.

York travel to St Helens in Cup

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:49
York, the lowest-ranked team in the competition, will travel to St Helens in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.

Student dies taking 'online diet pills'

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:39
A student dies after taking suspected diet pills bought online, police reveal.

The 'quiet mouse' making a big noise

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:30
Just how has Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe been named Football League manager of the decade after only six years in the job?

Greece asks public agencies for cash

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:09
The Greek government asks public sector bodies to hand over any reserve cash to help it meet a payment due to the International Monetary Fund.

Balls would be 'excellent chancellor'

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:08
Labour leader Ed Miliband says Ed Balls "would make an excellent chancellor" if his party wins the general election.

'Syria-bound' family held in Turkey

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:04
A British couple believed to be en route to Syria with their four children are being held in Turkey, a government official tells the BBC.

Russian forces 'kill top jihadist'

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:58
Russia says its special forces have killed a North Caucasus jihadist leader in a shoot-out in Dagestan.

Man injured as building collapses

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:54
A man is injured after a building in central London collapses.

'Spy charge' for US reporter in Iran

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:41
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was detained nine months ago in Iran, is facing four charges including espionage, his lawyer says.

VIDEO: SNP manifesto on campaign day 22

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:35
The SNP launched its manifesto, other parties launched posters and manifestos too and the deadline to register to vote is tonight.

Stab victim closes police station

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:32
Swansea central police station is closed after the victim of a stabbing sought shelter from his attackers inside.

Solving the productivity puzzle

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:18
Is productivity growth, little discussed at the election, the most important underlying factor for the UK economy?

Why Libya is springboard for migrant exodus

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:13
How did Libya become a springboard for migrants making the increasingly deadly sea crossing to Europe?

Forsyth supports assisted dying law

Mon, 2015-04-20 08:10
Sir Bruce Forsyth calls for a change in assisted dying laws so people can "die with dignity", after watching his first wife live with dementia.