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Carrick signs Man Utd extension

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Manchester United's 33-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick signs a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford.

Syria fears prompt court travel ban

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Five teenage girls who had shown an interest in going to Syria are barred from travelling abroad by a High Court judge.

FTSE 100 surges to record high

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:10
Shares gains for building supplier CRH help the benchmark FTSE 100 index surge to an all-time record of more than 7,000.

BA told of pilot's abuse, say victims

Fri, 2015-03-20 09:07
New evidence indicating British Airways could have done more to prevent one of its pilots abusing children in Kenya and Uganda is uncovered by a BBC investigation.

EU pledges Greek humanitarian funds

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:57
The EU pledges €2bn (£1.45bn; $2.15bn) to ease what it calls Greece's "humanitarian crisis" - echoing words used by the Greek government.

VIDEO: The business of 'networking'

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:54
The communication skills migrating from our private lives... into our working day.

McCluskey warning over union ballots

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:52
Unite boss Len McCluskey says he will not "respect" any law setting a minimum turnout threshold for industrial action.

US school sorry for Arabic pledge

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:48
A school in New York state apologises after an uproar was caused by students reciting the US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic.

Week in pictures: 14-20 March 2015

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:47
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Ethiopian ivory stockpile destroyed

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:19
Ethiopia destroys its entire six-tonne stockpile of illegally poached ivory in an effort to curb poaching.

Rosetta's comet is spinning down

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:16
The comet being observed by Europe's Rosetta satellite is very gradually spinning down, most probably because its jets of gas and dust are acting like braking thrusters.

Man gets life over partner kill bid

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:05
A man who was Tasered by police after trying to stab his partner with two kitchen knives is jailed for life for attempted murder.

British values 'tough for Ofsted'

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:02
Inspecting British values has made life 'difficult' for Ofsted, one of the watchdog's senior officials has said.

Memorial for Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

Fri, 2015-03-20 07:58
A memorial service for Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride will take place at Manchester Cathedral on 30 May.

Sterling puts contract talks on hold

Fri, 2015-03-20 07:35
Raheem Sterling has put contract talks with Liverpool on hold until the end of the season, says Reds boss Brendan Rodgers.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-03-20 07:21
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Are Iran nuclear talks heading for deal?

Fri, 2015-03-20 07:20
James Robbins detects positive signs at the talks on a nuclear deal with Iran.

St Helena: An end to isolation

Fri, 2015-03-20 06:48
How will tiny St Helena cope with the outside world?

US Republican plans Netanyahu visit

Fri, 2015-03-20 06:47
US House Speaker John Boehner plans to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel.

Man jailed over rape bid on teenager

Fri, 2015-03-20 06:37
A man who was convicted of attempting to rape a 13-year-old girl 35 years ago is jailed for two and a half years.