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Why Blair could never succeed in the Middle East

Mon, 2015-03-16 10:49
The Quartet's Middle East envoy Tony Blair could never bring peace to the region, writes the BBC's Paul Adams.

'Third-party ownership is slavery'

Mon, 2015-03-16 10:33
Third-party ownership of footballers is a form of "slavery", according to Uefa president Michel Platini.

Ibrahimovic sorry after outburst

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:59
Paris-St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises after saying France 'does not deserve' his club.

Sunderland dismiss manager Poyet

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:58
Gus Poyet is sacked from his post as Sunderland manager after winning just one of his last 12 Premier League games.

Boston breaks snowiest winter record

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:55
This season, the US city saw more snowfall than any winter since 1872, when records were first kept.

Cyclone Pam: Is climate change to blame?

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:53
After Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu's president said climate change was adding to storm damage. But is he right, asks the BBC's Roger Harrabin.

Ed Miliband: No coalition with SNP

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:41
Labour leader Ed Miliband rules out a coalition with the SNP, saying there are "big differences" between the parties.

Venezuela decree powers divide opinion

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:38
Venezuelan opposition politicians slam a new law which grants President Nicolas Maduro the power to govern by decree until 31 December.

Chinese man wins panda bite payout

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:24
A man in north-west China is awarded $80,000 in compensation after being bitten by a wild panda.

Yodel criticised for late flowers

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:22
Courier firm Yodel, the second -biggest courier in the UK, faces criticism for delivery failures over Mother's Day flowers.

Blackberry firm unveils new tablet

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:18
Blackberry-owned company Secusmart has shown off a secure tablet in collaboration with Samsung and IBM.

People 'urged man to jump to death'

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:00
Police condemn onlookers who shouted "Jump!" to a man they were trying to talk down from a tall building.

'More can be done' to stop Syria travel

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:55
As three Britons are stopped from travelling from Turkey to Syria, one Turkish official tells the BBC more can be done to prevent the flow of foreign fighters into Syria.

Burundi politician's wife shot

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:49
The wife of Burundi opposition politician Agathon Rwasa has been shot and wounded in the capital amid rising tensions ahead of elections.

BBC Clarkson investigation under way

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:47
The internal BBC investigation into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's suspension from the programme gets under way.

Ebola: Seventh Brit sent home

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:44
A further UK healthcare worker has been flown back to the UK after suspected contact with Ebola.

Vanuatu cyclone: Devastation mapped

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:43
Cyclone Pam's trail across Vanuatu seen from the air

Day in pictures: 16 March 2015

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:39
Striking images from around the world over the past 24 hours

The perils of feeding bread to ducks

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:27
The unexpected perils of feeding bread to ducks

Silk Road staffer pleads guilty

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:25
An Australian man who worked for the Silk Road pleads guilty to charges of drug trafficking and money laundering in the US