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Jones was convinced of England win

Sat, 2016-02-06 18:14
England head coach Eddie Jones says he fully expected his side's victory over Scotland in their Six Nations opener.

Vatican abuse critic refuses to quit

Sat, 2016-02-06 16:49
An outspoken British member of a Roman Catholic commission on sexual abuse refuses to quit, denouncing his treatment by the Vatican as "outrageous".

Republicans prepare for latest TV battle

Sat, 2016-02-06 15:49
Republicans seeking the party's nomination to run for the White House are set for the latest TV debate in New Hampshire, ahead of a key primary there.

Ecuador-Turkey row over speech scuffle

Sat, 2016-02-06 15:18
Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.

Wales expect Irish aerial barrage

Sat, 2016-02-06 14:55
Wales expect to be tested by high-ball tactics in windy conditions in their Six Nations opener against Ireland, says defence coach Shaun Edwards.

Somali airliner 'was holed by bomb'

Sat, 2016-02-06 11:50
Somali officials confirm bomb was responsible for hole in Somali airliner that made emergency landing on Tuesday

'Further arrests' over UK pilot killing

Sat, 2016-02-06 11:00
Five people have now been arrested in connection with the killing of a UK pilot whose helicopter was shot down by poachers in Tanzania, his employer says.

Skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

Sat, 2016-02-06 10:52
Up to five Czech skiers have been killed in avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 12 people, local police say.

VIDEO: At the scene of the Taiwan earthquake

Sat, 2016-02-06 10:43
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tainan, where over 200 people have been rescued from buildings that collapsed after an earthquake

England beat SA for 2-0 series lead

Sat, 2016-02-06 10:41
England beat South Africa by five wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match one-day international series.

Channel rescue for migrants in dinghy

Sat, 2016-02-06 10:34
French coastguards rescue four migrants who were found trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy.

Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

Sat, 2016-02-06 09:57
Premier League leaders Leicester stun nearest rivals Manchester City with a convincing victory to move six points clear.

Syrian refugee numbers soar at border

Sat, 2016-02-06 07:58
The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting has nearly doubled to 35,000, a Turkish official says.

Somali troops 'retake' key port city

Sat, 2016-02-06 07:42
Somalia's military has retaken Merca from al-Shabab militants who entered the port city on Friday, residents there say.

LA mayor's slow jam about road closure

Sat, 2016-02-06 07:13
The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.

Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

Sat, 2016-02-06 06:57
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 11 people.

Bhutan's queen gives birth to heir

Sat, 2016-02-06 06:15
Bhutan's King Wangchuck and Queen Pema have their first child, who becomes crown prince of the remote Himalayan kingdom.

VIDEO: Onlooker films New York crane collapse

Sat, 2016-02-06 05:37
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.

North Korea advances 'satellite' launch

Sat, 2016-02-06 04:55
North Korea advances date of controversial "satellite" launch to as early as Sunday, regional governments say

VIDEO: Bollywood singer performs mid-flight

Sat, 2016-02-06 04:54
An Indian airline has suspended five crew members who let a Bollywood star sing over its public address system.