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Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as Real Madrid manager after two seasons in charge of the Spanish giants.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:14 pm
Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:11 pm
Third seed Andy Murray easily beats Argentina's Facundo Arguello 6-3 6-3 6-1 in the first round of the French Open.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:09 pm
Devastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:03 pm
Business secretary Sajid Javid has phone provider O2 to "sort it out" after complaints about users losing signals on their mobiles.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:00 pm
Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss a potential new deal on the UK in Europe.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 6:31 pm
A pair of US fighter jets escorts an Air France airliner bound for New York City after the flight was the subject of an anonymous threat.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 6:24 pm
Six Guineans are put into prison isolation and will face trial for violating the health emergency after moving the body of an Ebola victim in a taxi.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 6:24 pm
Detectives looking for a man suspected of killing his sister, his mother and her partner have discovered his body in a wooded area in Oxford.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 6:18 pm
The conservative challenger in Poland's presidential vote, Andrzej Duda, defeats the incumbent, Bronislaw Komorowski, final results show.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 6:05 pm
England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:23 pm
Derby County terminate the contract of head coach Steve McClaren after the Rams miss out on the Championship play-offs.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:22 pm
At least 10 people are reported killed and scores of houses destroyed as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:19 pm
Premier League end of season review
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:05 pm
A jet-powered bike has been tested at Pendine Sands in Wales in preparation for a land speed world record.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:04 pm
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:59 pm
A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:49 pm
British number one Heather Watson reaches round two in the French Open but men's number two Aljaz Bedene goes out.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:46 pm
One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations calls for more food aid and shelter for the victims.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:36 pm
Greece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had run out of funds.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:21 pm
The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:19 pm
Norwich secure an instant return to the Premier League with victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:18 pm
European stocks close down after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 4:18 pm
Negotiators for Colombia's left-wing Farc rebel group say they want to continue with peace talks after dozens of their fighters were killed in a bombing raid.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:49 pm
Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:39 pm
Chelsea celebrate their Premier League title at a packed victory parade in West London.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:23 pm
Ofcom says that changes to the billing structure of 08, 09 and 118 numbers will lead to cheaper calls for consumers.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:19 pm
Islamic State's capture of Palmyra in Syria threatens the last surviving colony of the northern bald ibis in the Middle East, experts says.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:18 pm
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:09 pm
Two people die in a four-vehicle crash near Peniel in Carmarthenshire, say Dyfed-Powys Police.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:59 pm
Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael rejects calls for him to resign over a leaked memo and says he wants to "get on with" being an MP.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:49 pm
European champion Jo Pavey overcomes illness to win the Bupa London 10,000 while Andy Vernon triumphs in the men's race.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:48 pm
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:30 pm
The England and Wales Cricket Board is in exclusive discussions with a preferred candidate for the role of England coach.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:29 pm
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing UK
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:13 pm
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 2:08 pm
Three famous ocean liners sail together in Liverpool for the first time to mark Cunard's 175th anniversary.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:25 pm
Cunard ocean liners Queen Mary Two, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have been reunited on the River Mersey in Liverpool.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:21 pm
Thousands of football fans turn out to watch Chelsea's open-top victory parade after winning the Premier League.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:11 pm
A Tunisian soldier is shot dead after he kills seven people at a military barracks in Tunis, according to the country's defence ministry.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:09 pm
Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:45 pm
A woman who made a fortune running a prostitution racket has agreed to hand back than £1m in crime profits.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:17 pm
Police in Washington DC destroy a pressure cooker found inside a "suspicious" vehicle parked near the US Capitol.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:02 pm
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:00 pm
A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 11:55 am
Manchester United has "let down" its fans in Northern Ireland by withdrawing its youth players from this year's Milk Cup, the tournament's organiser says.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 11:37 am
A British woman who went missing while on holiday in Cyprus after falling down an embankment dies in hospital.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 11:07 am
Voters in the South American nation of Suriname are going to the polls to elect a new National Assembly which in turn will choose the president.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 10:10 am
Two brothers, Ganesh and Santos Bharati, whose mother died in the first of two earthquakes to hit Nepal, describe their lives one month on.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 10:03 am
A County Antrim shop that sells legal highs is targeted for a second time in an arson attack.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 10:00 am
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".
Posted: May 25, 2015, 9:01 am
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will soon try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 8:44 am
A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 8:31 am
Limited devolution may be harming road safety progress in Wales, the motoring charity RAC Foundation claims.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 7:45 am
The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:41 am
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers
Posted: May 25, 2015, 5:20 am
A political shake-up after Spain's regional and local elections
Posted: May 25, 2015, 3:17 am
With number of people calling themselves Christian in the UK in decline, is religion in crisis?
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:06 am
Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:00 am
Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
Posted: May 25, 2015, 1:00 am
Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:45 am
How Cunard revolutionised transatlantic travel
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:37 am
Can watching online videos cause PTSD?
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:35 am
Do you remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?
Posted: May 25, 2015, 12:33 am
Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 11:19 pm
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?
Posted: May 24, 2015, 11:08 pm
French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 8:09 pm
With the formal opening of the new Parliament just around the corner, what can we expect to feature in the government's legislation agenda?
Posted: May 24, 2015, 1:36 pm
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 11:45 am
Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 7:52 am
The government hopes a new "no-fault" airline-style error reporting system for chemists will help identify and reduce dispensing mistakes.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 7:30 am
Broadcaster Adrian Chiles recently set himself a challenge - to go to church every day for more than a month. Why?
Posted: May 24, 2015, 2:33 am
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 1:55 am
Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
Posted: May 24, 2015, 12:51 am
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.
Posted: May 23, 2015, 3:43 pm
Novelist Isabel Wolff reveals how her family saved Harold Wilson from drowning.
Posted: May 23, 2015, 1:02 am
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:37 pm
Photographer Alison Baskerville's pictures of women she met in the capital of Somaliland.
Posted: May 22, 2015, 12:03 am
Readers' photographs on the theme of looking in.
Posted: May 21, 2015, 8:19 am
The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved
Posted: May 21, 2015, 12:35 am
What does a front garden say about you?
Posted: May 19, 2015, 11:17 am
Tasks to develop your photo skills
Posted: May 18, 2015, 11:49 pm
Exhibition by students at the London College of Communication
Posted: May 18, 2015, 3:40 am
Pioneer photography in 1840s Edinburgh
Posted: May 17, 2015, 9:06 am
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
Posted: April 27, 2015, 5:51 pm
The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.
Posted: March 25, 2015, 12:45 pm