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Fifa 16: Why the women jokes are wrong

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:59
Answering the jokes about women footballers on new Fifa 16 game

Probe into uni dept's management

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:52
An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.

Pataki launches US presidential bid

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:38
Former New York Governor George Pataki has entered contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

Venezuela and Rosneft agree oil deal

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:35
Venezuela and Russian oil giant Rosneft agree to invest $14bn (£9.2) in Venezuela's oil and gas sector, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says.

Pocket optician 'good as eye charts'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:35
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.

Rail workers to strike twice in June

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:33
Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.

US lighthouse moves inland

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:27
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.

Man jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:08
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.

Heron pays a visit to Downing Street

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:05
A heron causes a stir on Twitter after paying a flying visit to Downing Street.

Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:03
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.

Death crash youth's 142mph boast

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:00
A teenage driver who killed a man whose car he split in two in a high speed crash boasted about driving at 142mph on a motorway hours before.

IS 'kills 20 men at Palmyra site'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:59
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient theatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.

Oxford University first female head

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:34
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the announcement that Louise Richardson has been nominated as vice chancellor.

VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:33
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.

Houghton in line for England return

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:25
Captain Stephanie Houghton is set to play against Canada in England's final friendly before the Women's World Cup.

Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:19
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.

Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:08
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.

Murderer had 'known risk factors'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:01
A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.

Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:54
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.

Chip maker Avago buys rival Broadcom

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:36
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.

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