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Will Gaudi be made a saint?

Sun, 2015-05-10 19:26
For more than 20 years, devotees of the eccentric architect Antoni Gaudi have been campaigning for his beatification - might it actually happen?

The toothy legacy of Painless Parker

Sun, 2015-05-10 19:20
A pioneer of modern dentistry mixed showmanship with medical knowledge. James Bartlett remembers the legacy of Painless Parker.

VIDEO: Getting beyond Bollywood

Sun, 2015-05-10 19:18
Beyond Bollywood brings the colours and dance styles of India to the UK.

The Bradford fire disaster - 30 years on

Sun, 2015-05-10 19:00
From a title party to the tragic death of 56 people - survivors and witnesses describe the 1985 Bradford fire disaster.

In pictures: Bafta TV Awards 2015

Sun, 2015-05-10 18:52
Winners, losers and red carpet stand-outs

Egypt activist death trial begins

Sun, 2015-05-10 18:35
The trial begin in Egypt of a policeman accused of killing unarmed female activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh.

Galloway to challenge election result

Sun, 2015-05-10 18:07
Former MP George Galloway announces he has started legal proceedings to overturn his general election defeat.

Cameron to 'renew sense of fairness'

Sun, 2015-05-10 17:46
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will pledge to "renew a sense of fairness" in society, in the wake of his election victory.

Australia faces 'horror budget'

Sun, 2015-05-10 16:26
Australia tries to balance books as revenues plunge

Murray beats Nadal to Madrid title

Sun, 2015-05-10 15:37
Andy Murray claims his first Masters title on clay by defeating Rafael Nadal in the final of the Madrid Masters.

VIDEO: Stars out in force on Bafta red carpet

Sun, 2015-05-10 15:33
Stars have turned out in force for the 2015 Bafta award ceremony in central London.

Stars arrive for Bafta TV awards

Sun, 2015-05-10 13:52
Some of the small screen's biggest names are arriving for this year's British Academy Television Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.

Chelsea 1-1 Liverpool

Sun, 2015-05-10 12:51
Chelsea hold Liverpool to a draw to all but end the Reds' hopes of Champions League qualification.

Two-month contest for Lib Dem leader

Sun, 2015-05-10 12:41
The Liberal Democrats say a new leader will be elected in July to succeed Nick Clegg but one MP says the party cannot afford to wait that long.

Running great Gebrselassie retires

Sun, 2015-05-10 12:39
Two-time Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie retires from competitive running, bringing to an end his 25-year career.

What does Maimane's opposition win mean for South Africa?

Sun, 2015-05-10 11:53
The new leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, could shake up South Africa's political scene, writes the BBC's Andrew Harding.

Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic

Sun, 2015-05-10 11:33
Celtic make it four wins out of four against Aberdeen this season, but are made to fight all the way at Pittodrie.

In pictures: VE Day commemorations

Sun, 2015-05-10 11:14
70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe

Turkey PM in unapproved Syria visit

Sun, 2015-05-10 10:57
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu crosses into Syria on an unauthorised visit to see the tomb of the grandfather of the Ottoman empire's founder.

Manchester City 6-0 Queens Park Rangers

Sun, 2015-05-10 10:43
QPR are relegated from the Premier League as Sergio Aguero scores a hat-trick in an easy victory for Manchester City.

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