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Fifa hits new low after Garcia walks

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:47
The more things seem to change at a Fifa in turmoil, the more things really stay the same, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Not too late to drop Cook - Hussain

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:24
There is still time for England to replace Alastair Cook as captain for the World Cup, says ex-skipper Nasser Hussain.

Radio listeners save turkey pair

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:07
Two turkeys that were the subject of a radio vote criticised by animal lovers including Queen guitarist Brian May are saved from slaughter.

Gogglebox drops family over UKIP bid

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:02
The Michael family is dropped from Gogglebox because the dad is standing as UKIP candidate.

Man critical after takeaway attack

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:55
A man is left critically injured after he was attacked in a takeaway in Portrush, County Antrim.

Surviving the Peshawar school massacre

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:52
The schoolboy who was shot in the head and lived

Retail sales boosted by Black Friday

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:43
UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years in November, thanks to the effects of Black Friday.

VIDEO: 'Three boys died before my eyes'

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:42
A survivor of the Pakistan school attack, Aqif Azeem, describes what happened when gunmen stormed the school.

Kenya protests halt parliament debate

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:42
Kenya's parliament is forced to adjourn after angry opposition MPs disrupt government plans to push through a tough new security bill.

VIDEO: Why energy use is falling in the UK

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:40
The amount of energy people are using in the UK is falling steadily even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.

Jack and Emily are top baby names

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:38
Jack and Emily revealed as the most popular first names for babies whose births were registered in Scotland in 2014.

Newcastle consider emergency keeper

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:36
Newcastle want to sign a goalkeeper on emergency loan ahead of Sunday's derby against Sunderland, says boss Alan Pardew.

Libraries 'must emulate coffee shops'

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:35
Public libraries in England need to become more like coffee shops if they are to survive, a government-commissioned report concludes.

Non-EU relatives 'do not need visa'

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:35
The UK cannot block non-EU family members coming to the county from Europe without a travel permit, European judges say.

Nigerian militants 'kidnap dozens'

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:27
Militants storm a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping dozens, a survivor tells the BBC.

Mortgage lending dip 'continues'

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:15
UK mortgage lending in November returned to the level seen a year earlier, lenders say, offering more evidence of a post-summer slowdown.

US boy's 1944 conviction overturned

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:13
A judge has overturned the conviction of a 14-year-old black boy sent to the electric chair for murder more than 70 years ago.

Nations hail US-Cuba breakthrough

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:11
World leaders welcome an agreement between the US and Cuba to end more than 50 years of hostility and move towards restoring diplomatic ties.

TTIP: The EU-US trade deal explained

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:09
The EU and US are negotiating a deal which they say will free transatlantic trade and boost growth but critics warn is dangerous.

Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:02
Obesity can constitute a disability, the European Court of Justice has ruled.