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Saudi coalition renews Yemen strikes

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:55
A Saudi-led coalition resumes its air strikes against Yemen's rebels after the end of a ceasefire, Yemeni military officials and witnesses say.

The misbehaving multimillionaire

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:26
How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire

How a hotel fire kicked off a campaign against the Iranian government

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:25
How rape and arson allegations kicked off a propaganda campaign

Why are US train drivers called engineers?

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:22
The driver of the train that crashed in Philadelphia is known as an engineer in the US. Why?

Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:15
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.

VIDEO: Nine dead in shootout at Texas restaurant

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:12
Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a battle between rival biker gangs at a restaurant in Waco.

Unilever boss urges carbon reduction

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:06
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.

JCB boss in favour of 'Brexit'

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:04
The chairman of construction equipment manufacturer JCB says he is in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.

Rat droppings in fake beauty items

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:01
Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.

Cameron renews NHS funding promises

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:00
The prime minister is to renew his vow to boost NHS funding and create a "seven-day" health service in his first major post-election speech.

Macedonia anti-PM protest 'to go on'

Sun, 2015-05-17 19:00
Demonstrators in Macedonia's capital Skopje vow to continue their protest until Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski resigns, amid corruption allegations.

VIDEO: A rare look inside Mugabe's Zimbabwe

Sun, 2015-05-17 18:36
The BBC's Stephen Sackur has been given rare access to report from inside Zimbabwe as its economy struggles.

Enrique shifts Barca focus to treble

Sun, 2015-05-17 18:16
Coach Luis Enrique says Barcelona are already focusing on completing the treble after sealing their 23rd Spanish title.

Texas shootout leaves nine dead

Sun, 2015-05-17 17:54
Nine people have been killed in a shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, police say.

Ukraine captures 'Russian soldiers'

Sun, 2015-05-17 17:41
Ukraine's military says it has captured two Russian soldiers - reportedly members of elite special forces - fighting with rebels in eastern Ukraine.

How match fixers can cripple a sport

Sun, 2015-05-17 16:59
The financial penalties of sport match-fixing

Pitch Perfect 2 tops US box office

Sun, 2015-05-17 16:37
The a capella comedy, starring Rebel Wilson, beats Mad Max reboot Fury Road to the US box office top spot.

De Gea has tough choice - Van Gaal

Sun, 2015-05-17 15:02
Keeper David De Gea will be tempted to leave Man Utd if Real Madrid try to sign him, says manager Louis van Gaal.

Atlético Madrid 0-1 Barcelona

Sun, 2015-05-17 14:49
Barcelona clinch the Spanish title for the 23rd time after a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid in La Liga.

VIDEO: Australian wins lumberjack competition

Sun, 2015-05-17 14:47
Australia's Brad Delosa sets a new world record at the Lumberjack race in Italy by sawing wood in less than 58 seconds.

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