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Warner hits 244 not out on first day

Fri, 2015-11-13 05:26
Australia dominate the first day of the second Test against New Zealand, with David Warner hitting an unbeaten 244.

Day of mourning after Beirut blasts

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:45
Lebanon holds a day of national mourning after at least 41 people were killed in the deadliest attacks in the capital since the end of the civil war.

VIDEO: Speedy parallel park beats world record

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:38
A stunt driver in the UK has beaten the Guinness World Record for the "tightest reverse parallel park".

VIDEO: Asaro leaves US court 'for a good meal'

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:35
Vincent Asaro, who was accused of planning a 1978 airport heist that helped to inspire the Mafia film Goodfellas, is found not guilty at a court in Brooklyn.

Garcia three off lead in Shanghai

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:34
Spain's Sergio Garcia is three shots behind new leader Lucas Bjerregaard at the BMW Masters in Shanghai.

Elite SA university to drop Afrikaans

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:28
An elite South African university is to drop Afrikaans as the language of instruction and teach in English after a campaign by students.

Kurdish forces enter IS-held Sinjar

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:27
Kurdish forces enter the strategic northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, held by IS militants since last year, Kurdish sources say.

Nauru 'asylum teens' in Facebook plea

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:20
A Facebook page has been set up highlighting the plight of children held in detention centres in Nauru, where the social network is banned.

Taylor Swift lawsuit thrown out

Fri, 2015-11-13 04:09
A judge in California has thrown out a lawsuit against Taylor Swift using some of her lyrics in the process.

Suu Kyi's NLD wins Myanmar landslide

Fri, 2015-11-13 03:37
Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wins a majority in Myanmar's historic election, ending decades of military-backed rule.

Indian PM to give Wembley speech

Fri, 2015-11-13 03:27
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to meet the Queen and speak in front of tens of thousands of people at Wembley Stadium on the second day of his visit to the UK.

German economy slows in third quarter

Fri, 2015-11-13 02:59
The rate of growth in the German economy slowed in the third quarter of the year, but the French economy picked up.

The 'new normal' in commodity prices

Fri, 2015-11-13 02:46
Nervous investors send commodity prices plunging again, but here are the three reasons behind what this means for global economic growth.

'Heavy partying led to car crash'

Fri, 2015-11-13 02:36
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he crashed his £1.6m super car in Monaco because "heavy partying" left him tired.

VIDEO: A giant worm and 3D whale in UK city

Fri, 2015-11-13 02:30
A spectacular light show has brought a 3D whale and a giant worm to the city of Durham.

The art of a 'criminal lunatic' murderer

Fri, 2015-11-13 01:52
Creations of a man held for being a 'criminal lunatic' murderer

VIDEO: Could stately homes close to the public?

Fri, 2015-11-13 01:19
The cost of maintaining Britain's stately homes could make opening them to the public a thing of the past, the Historic Houses Association warns.

Homeopathy 'could be blacklisted'

Fri, 2015-11-13 00:00
Ministers are considering whether homeopathy should be put on an NHS blacklist of banned treatments, the BBC learns.

US air strike targets 'Jihadi John'

Thu, 2015-11-12 22:41
US forces have carried out an air strike in Syria targeting the British Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", the Pentagon says.

Vatican reforms may be starting to bite

Thu, 2015-11-12 22:40
Cleaning up the Catholic Church will be far from easy, but the Pope is determined says Caroline Wyatt.