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New US rights march starts in Selma

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:46
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.

Queen portrait shows off best sides

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:07
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.

IAAF files show 'extent of cheating'

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
Anti-doping data, leaked to the Sunday Times and seen by the BBC, shows an "extraordinary extent of cheating" in elite athletics.

Man rides Tour de France on Chopper

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:50
A man from Merseyside raises more than £80,000 for charity by riding the Tour de France course on a child's Raleigh Chopper bike.

Chelsea were due silverware - Hayes

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:22
Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes tells BBC Sport her Women’s FA Cup-winning side were due their first piece of silverware.

VIDEO: 'Why can't we get married?'

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:21
Two men attending the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast explain why they believe they should be able to get married.

Storey wins Para-cycling road gold

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:55
Britain's Dame Sarah Storey wins her second gold at the Para-cycling Road World Championships after triumphing in the road race.

A Winter Olympics without snow?

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:51
Beijing will become the first city to host a summer Olympics and a winter Games, but there are concerns over its climate.

Daley reaches 10m platform final

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:25
Tom Daley qualifies for the 10m platform final at the World Aquatics Championships to secure a quota place for the Rio Olympics.

Murder probe as man found on street

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:03
Police launch a murder investigation after confirming a man who was found unconscious on a Cardiff street has died in hospital.

VIDEO: 'Plane crash a tragic accident'

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:33
Chris Evans, founder of CarFest, said the plane crash which occurred during the Cheshire festival was "a tragic accident".

BA to cut hand baggage allowance

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:20
British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.

VIDEO: Highlights: Chelsea win Women's FA Cup

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:04
Chelsea win the first Women's FA Cup final to be played at Wembley, beating Notts County 1-0 in front of 30,710 fans.

Murder inquiry over cemetery death

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:33
A murder inquiry is launched following the death of a man who was found covered in blood in Greenock Cemetery.

VIDEO: 'We saw massive ball of black smoke'

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:19
An eyewitness has described the moment a plane "disappeared" from view before crashing at CarFest in Cheshire.

Gunman injured by armadillo ricochet

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:57
A man in East Texas is wounded after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted and hit him, the local sheriff says.

'Child abuse' in Eisteddfod entry

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:33
A novel entered into a National Eisteddfod competition contained graphic descriptions of child abuse, one of the judges claims.

Blue moon: You capture a rare event

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:30
Your images from the UK of the rare August blue moon

British oil company investigated

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:26
The Serious Fraud Office opens a criminal investigation into British company Soma Oil and Gas.

Plane crashes at CarFest in Cheshire

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:25
A plane that was part of a display team crashes at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire.