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Russia 'can't afford' to pay Capello

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:22
The Russian Football Union admits they cannot afford to pay coach Fabio Capello's £7m salary.

'F-rated' films shown at festival

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:19
A new feminist film classification is to be used at this year's Bath Film Festival to highlight the lack of women working on and off screen in cinema.

Qatar 'failing' migrant workers

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:06
Qatar is failing to tackle the abuse of migrant workers, Amnesty International warns, six months after work began on the World Cup 2022 stadiums.

Bank of England expects low inflation

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:55
The Bank of England has warned that inflation could fall below 1% in the next six months, due to sluggish growth in the European economy, and other downward pressures.

Casualty star Rebekah Gibbs dies

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:52
Former Casualty and Holby City star Rebekah Gibbs has died, six years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Heavy artillery fire rocks Donetsk

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:48
The rebel-held east Ukrainian city of Donetsk is shaken by artillery fire amid reports of new fighting near another rebel-held city, Luhansk.

Nurses admit neglecting patients

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:46
Two nurses plead guilty to multiple charges of wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.

Burglar left behind DNA on socks

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:43
A thief is jailed for four years after experts found his DNA on a pair of socks he was using as gloves when he fled a house leaving them behind.

Hasselbaink poised for Burton job

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:40
Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is set to be named as Burton Albion manager, reports BBC Radio Derby.

Bomber strikes in Libya's Tobruk

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:37
A suspected suicide attacker detonates a car bomb on a busy road in the Libyan city Tobruk, with at least three people reported killed.

Moffat plays down Who ratings slip

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:33
Doctor Who writer Stephen Moffat says the latest series of the show remains a hit, despite a fall in television audiences.

VIDEO: Newsagent in knifepoint robbery

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:57
Footage of a robber holding a knife to the throat of a shopkeeper as he demands cash from the till has been released by police who suspect he has struck for a third time.

'Twisted light' beamed across Vienna

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:57
Physicists send a beam of twisted light 3km through the air above Vienna, transmitting information in this way for the very first time in the open air.

Scottish unemployment down by 10,000

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:52
The number of jobless people in Scotland fell by 10,000 over the three months to September, according to official figures.

Flybe to create 100 Aberdeen jobs

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:49
Up to 100 jobs are to be created after airline Flybe announces it is to re-open a base in Aberdeen.

UK unemployment falls by 115,000

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:46
UK unemployment fell by 115,000 between July and September to 1.96 million, while one measure of average earnings outstripped inflation for the first time in five years.

Ronaldo denies Messi nickname slur

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:30
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo denies claims that he has an obscene nickname for Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.

VIDEO: Spectator's stunning catch nets $5000

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:22
A cricket fan wins 5,000 New Zealand dollars for catching a six in the crowd - which was hit by his partner's brother.

A1 closed due to serious lorry crash

Tue, 2014-11-11 23:58
Police close part of the A1 in County Down following a serious crash involving a cyclist and a lorry.

Afghan opium levels hit record high

Tue, 2014-11-11 23:42
Cultivation of opium poppies in Afghanistan hits new record levels in 2014 as Nato pulls out combat troops.