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Miami's Stanton in record $325m deal

Mon, 2014-11-17 22:36
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.

Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.

Pupils' wheelchair access concerns

Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Many secondary schools are not accessible to pupils who use wheelchairs, according to Wales' children's commissioner.

VIDEO: First look inside burned Mackintosh building

Mon, 2014-11-17 22:11
Colin Paterson reports on the search for treasures amongst the rubble at Glasgow School of Art which was wrecked by fire six months ago.

Dementia fears for rugby players

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:59
Multiple blows to the head from playing rugby can accelerate brain ageing and potentially lead to early dementia, according to a Welsh academic.

'No support' sees GB skier quit

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:49
Winter Paralympic medallist Jade Etherington says a lack of support was behind her decision to quit skiing.

Council staff absenteeism worsening

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:30
Staff absenteeism is a worsening problem for Northern Ireland's 26 councils, according to the annual report of the local government auditor.

BBC radio star Betty Smith dies

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:23
Betty Smith, one of the stars of an award-winning BBC Radio Humberside show has died at the age of 93, her family says.

Shot boy 'makes plea to come home'

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:20
A teenage boy who was shot in both legs by paramilitaries when he was 15 is still living in "exile" a year after the attack, according to the SDLP.

Child sexual exploitation report due

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:12
The outcome of an independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland is expected to be announced later on Tuesday.

Three wounded in Jerusalem attack

Mon, 2014-11-17 21:00
Two men armed with axes attack worshippers at a Jerusalem synagogue, injuring three before they are themselves killed, police say.

House destroyed by 'gas explosion'

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:53
A four-year-old girl and her father are pulled alive from the rubble of a house destroyed in a suspected gas explosion.

Culling to begin at bird flu farm

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:40
A cull of 6,000 ducks is due to start following a confirmed case of bird flu at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire.

Japan PM Abe 'to call snap election'

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:22
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is widely expected to call an early election on Tuesday to seek public backing for a delay in tax increases.

BBC man's killer sentenced to death

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:05
A man who shot dead BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers in Saudi Arabia 10 years ago has been sentenced to death.

Revive exchange trips, schools urged

Mon, 2014-11-17 19:30
Schools should bring back overseas exchange trips to boost language learning and give pupils a taste of life abroad, says the British Council.

Student fees 'worst of both worlds'

Mon, 2014-11-17 19:30
The funding system of tuition fees and student loans for England's universities is not financially sustainable in the long term, says an independent commission.

Labour pledges extra border staff

Mon, 2014-11-17 18:52
Labour will recruit an extra 1,000 UK border guards if it wins the general election, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper is to say.

VIDEO: Lava field 'bigger than Manhattan'

Mon, 2014-11-17 18:38
A volcano in Iceland has produced a river of molten rock that could cover the entire island of Manhattan in the United States.

VIDEO: Charles Manson 'allowed to marry'

Mon, 2014-11-17 18:36
American mass murderer Charles Manson, 80, has reportedly been granted a licence to marry a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison.

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