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Image rights hold up Mourinho deal

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:46
Negotiations over image rights delay a deal to appoint Jose Mourinho as the new Manchester United manager

Murray survives epic five-set battle

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:12
Andy Murray fights back to beat wildcard Mathias Bourgue and secure his place in the French Open third round.

Tights firm blames BHS woe for collapse

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:11
A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.

Electric shock dog collar used on boy

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:05
A former soldier who gave a toddler electric shocks using a dog training collar is told she faces jail.

Norway stages 32-hour app term reading

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 16:58
The consumer agency in Norway stages a live reading of app terms and conditions lasting over 30 hours in protest against their "absurd" length.

White 'thug' poster aimed at black voters

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 16:28
Operation Black Vote releases a "hard-hitting" poster urging people to sign up to vote in the EU referendum prompting criticism from UKIP's Nigel Farage.

No tension with Rosberg - Hamilton

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 16:26
Lewis Hamilton says he feels no tension with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg despite their crash together at the previous race in Spain.

VIDEO: Are people ready for robot colleagues?

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 16:21
Robot-makers descend on Paris to convince people that their gadgets are safe and easy to work with.

Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strike

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:59
Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by three-to-one in favour of industrial action in a row over health and safety, Unite union says.

Two arrests over Rochdale legal highs

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:55
Two people are arrested in connection with legal highs which resulted in nine people falling ill in Rochdale, say police.

McFly postpone tour after neck injury

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:44
Pop band McFly postpone their entire UK tour as star Harry Judd receives treatment for a herniated a disc.

'Dinosaur crater' drill project success

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:43
Success is declared by the team that has been drilling into the Chicxulub Crater, the deep scar made in the Earth's surface by the asteroid that hastened the end of the dinosaurs.

Microsoft hangs up on phone workers

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:20
Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.

Osborne urges focus on EU 'substance'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:14
George Osborne denies pro-EU government web pages are breaching electoral law as he urged colleagues to focus on "the substance rather than the process".

Donmar to open temporary theatre

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 14:51
London's Donmar Warehouse is to open a temporary theatre in King's Cross to host the company's all-female Shakespeare trilogy.

Medics sent 'meningitis' death girl home

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 14:37
A schoolgirl who died from suspected meningitis was discharged from hospital just 48 hours before her death.

How to register to vote in EU referendum

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:45
The deadline to register to vote in the UK's European Referendum is at midnight on 7 June. Here's how to register.

Will Greek debt deal change anything?

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:43
Will the latest deal on Greece's debt change anything or does it just delay dealing with the real problem, asks the BBC's Andrew Walker.

The politics behind the £350M figure

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:41
Newsnight's political editor Nicholas Watt on the politics behind the Vote Leave claim that the EU costs the UK £350M a year.

Profile: Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:33
The Afghan Taliban's new leader Hibatullah Akhundzada is a religious scholar from their Kandahar heartlands who who is thought unlikely to change the group's direction.