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Ukraine raids spark war of words

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 22:47
Russia and the US accuse each other of failing to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine, following raids by Kiev on pro-Russian separatists in the east.

Q&A: Ecclestone on trial - day one

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 22:12
The big questions from F1 chief's first day in Munich court

Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 22:06
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.

VIDEO: Obama plays football with Asimo robot

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 22:05
President Obama plays football with a humanoid robot in Tokyo as part of his four-nation Asia tour.

Champion O'Sullivan trails Perry

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:37
Ronnie O'Sullivan trails Joe Perry 5-3 after the first session of their second-round match at the World Snooker Championship.

US medics killed in Kabul attack

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:26
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.

Rangers great Jardine dies aged 65

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:13
Former Rangers, Hearts and Scotland defender Sandy Jardine dies aged 65 following a battle with cancer.

Labour takes on zero-hours contracts

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:00
Ed Miliband pledges action, but will it help workers?

Miliband in Scotland to make UK case

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:00
Scottish independence would leave working people north and south of the border worse off, Ed Miliband claims.

VIDEO: Bernie Ecclestone denies bribery

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:50
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has appeared in court at the start of a trial on bribery charges in Munich.

Amazon profits thin as expenses jump

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:50
Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.

BBC suspends its CBI membership

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:30
The BBC announces it is to suspend its membership of the employers' organisation the CBI during the Scottish independence referendum campaign.

Klopp rules out Man Utd switch

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:09
Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp rules himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United.

Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:58
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.

VIDEO: Banksy street art on show in hotel

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
Street murals by graffiti artist Banksy - many of them cut off the sides of buildings - have been put on show at an exhibition in London before they are auctioned off.

FBI probe teacher abused boys in UK

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:25
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors confirms.

Mystery of dazzling supernova solved

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:21
An exceptionally bright supernova that baffled scientists has been explained - its light is amplified by another galaxy acting as a "lens".

Ramires to miss rest of league season

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:16
Chelsea midfielder Ramires accepts the Football Association's charge of violent conduct for fracas in defeat to Sunderland.

Mother charged with three murders

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:12
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.

New Russia drills after Ukraine raid

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:03
Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east.