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Markovic handed four-game Euro ban

Tue, 2015-02-17 10:18
Liverpool's Lazar Markovic is given a four-match European ban for his red card against Basel in December.

Abid Naseer bomb plot trial opens

Tue, 2015-02-17 10:14
The trial of a Pakistani man alleged to have taken part in an al-Qaeda plot to carry out bomb attacks in Manchester and New York in 2009 has opened.

Acquit Strauss-Kahn, says prosecutor

Tue, 2015-02-17 09:32
A French prosecutor calls for the acquittal of the former head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in a pimping trial in Lille.

Day in pictures: 17 February 2015

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:53
Some of the world's most striking images from the past 24 hours

VIDEO: Camera catches Mexican volcano blast

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:19
A webcam recorded the dramatic moment the Colima Volcano in western Mexico

IS 'burns to death 45 in west Iraq'

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:59
Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says.

Scotland skipper proud of his side

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:57
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen says his side showed "skill and quality" in their three-wicket defeat by New Zealand.

Omagh bomb accused to stand trial

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:57
The man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bomb will be prosecuted, a court hears.

Italian migrant centre 'overwhelmed'

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:54
Conditions at a migrant reception centre on the island of Lampedusa are "getting desperate", an Italian official tells the BBC.

Barbie gets internet connection

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:50
Mattel, the toy firm behind iconic doll Barbie, is to make a smart version of the doll that will chat to children.

Birmingham's owners in receivership

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:45
The company that owns Birmingham City Football Club, BIHL, announces it has gone into receivership.

Afghan police killed in Taliban raid

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:44
An attack by four Taliban suicide bombers at the police headquarters in the Afghan city of Pul-i-Alam has killed 20 people and injured eight others.

Sony takes orders for smart glasses

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:15
A developer edition of Sony's augmented reality glasses will go on sale in ten countries in March, the tech giant has announced.

Italy president's palace to open daily

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:58
New President Sergio Mattarella announces Rome's historic Quirinale Palace will soon be open to visitors every day.

Danish officials warned about gunman

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:47
Denmark's intelligence agency says it was warned that the gunman suspected of carrying out the Copenhagen attacks was at risk of radicalisation.

Haiti carnival accident kills 18

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:40
At least 18 people are killed in Haiti after a power line falls on to a carnival float in the capital, Port au Prince.

VIDEO: Frank Leboeuf: From football to film

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:40
The former Chelsea and France footballer, Frank Leboeuf, has become the first person to win the World Cup and have a role in a film nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.

Syrian army 'blocks key Aleppo road'

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:36
Syrian government forces have captured several villages north of Aleppo as they seek to cut a key supply route for rebels inside the city, activists say.

VIDEO: Driver's ten-vehicle car park crash

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:35
A driver in the US state of Wisconsin had a lucky escape after crashing into several cars as he attempted to leave a car park.

Farc 'will discharge child fighters'

Tue, 2015-02-17 06:27
A senior Farc leader tells Colombian radio the Marxist guerrilla group will demobilise fighters who are younger than 15 years of age.

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