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Hardaker dropped amid police probe

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:25
Leeds Rhinos drop Zak Hardaker for Friday's Super League game at Warrington after confirming he is involved in a police investigation.

VIDEO: Selfie stick ban for Rome's Colosseum

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:23
The Colosseum in Rome has banned selfie sticks to protect the 2,000-year-old monument.

Woods 'hopeful' of Masters return

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:16
Former world number one Tiger Woods is "hopeful" of a return for the Masters but will miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.

White House jumper pleads guilty

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:11
An Iraq war veteran who jumped the White House fence and ran into the building with a knife has pleaded guilty to two charges.

Watson sees off Giorgi fightback

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:05
Heather Watson withstands a second-set recovery from Italy's Camila Giorgi to reach round three at Indian Wells.

Seven countries that moved capitals

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:40
As Egypt unveils plans to build a new administrative capital, BBC News looks at seven other countries that have moved their seat of government.

VIDEO: Stars line up for Comic Relief

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:36
A host of stars are taking part in this year's Comic Relief charity appeal to raise money for projects in the UK and abroad.

Lenny Henry kicks off Comic Relief

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:30
Comedian Lenny Henry has kicked off this year's Comic Relief appeal at the London Palladium.

Recruiting future 'cyber defenders'

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:25
Competition aims to find top computer security talent

Congo seeks Virunga park border change

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:07
DR Congo says it wants to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, to allow for oil exploration

Venezuelan protester dies in custody

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:02
A Venezuelan opposition activist arrested during last year's anti-government rallies has hanged himself in custody, his lawyer says.

Man arrested in Stansted car alert

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:37
A man is arrested at Stansted Airport in Essex after a car was driven into a security barrier.

Four other Fergusons

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:30
National attention has been given to the report that alleged that black people were treated more harshly than others by the Ferguson police force and local court. But the Justice Department has found similar abuses at law enforcement agencies across the US.

VIDEO: Avalanche rescue on skier's helmet-cam

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:17
A skier has reportedly filmed the moment he and his friends were struck by an avalanche in the Alps on the Swiss-French border.

Disaster chief: 'I'm terribly sorry'

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:16
Hillsborough police match commander makes an emotional apology to the families of the 96 who died, telling them: "It's now dawned on me what it means to you."

New video of Syria girls emerges

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:08
New footage emerges of three British schoolgirls en-route to Syria, where it is believed they joined IS.

Miliband on 'two kitchens' furore

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:05
Ed Miliband jokes that his wife would like him to spend more time in the kitchen amid media scrutiny of his arrangements.

VIDEO: New video 'shows missing Syria girls'

Fri, 2015-03-13 09:53
New footage has emerged of the three British schoolgirls who went missing last month - apparently to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Three Gwent Police officers sacked

Fri, 2015-03-13 09:51
Gwent Police sacks three of its officers over allegations they tried to help a motorist avoid prosecution.

Injured man had been shot in legs

Fri, 2015-03-13 09:49
A man was taken to hospital after being found with gunshot wounds to his legs in East Kilbride in South Lanarkshire, police confirm.