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Ennis-Hill third in Gotzis comeback

1 hour 24 min ago
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill lies in third place after the first three events of her heptathlon return in Gotzis.

Pietersen returns to Surrey side

1 hour 40 min ago
Kevin Pietersen makes himself available to play for Surrey in their County Championship home game against Lancashire.

Pakistan hosts match despite attack

2 hours 3 min ago
Pakistan will host a third and final one-day cricket international against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.

Nigeria's Boko Haram hit Maiduguri

2 hours 11 min ago
Boho Haram militants kill least 13 people in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, just after Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as president.

Cook breaks England Test run record

2 hours 46 min ago
Alastair Cook passes Graham Gooch's tally of 8,900 runs to become England's all-time leading run-scorer.

VIDEO: Stars attend Anne Kirkbride's memorial

2 hours 49 min ago
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.

Ex-England captain Ferdinand retires

2 hours 51 min ago
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand brings an end to his career days after being released by Queens Park Rangers.

Cancer drug impact hope 'remarkable'

3 hours 14 min ago
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.

FA Cup gets first title sponsor

3 hours 17 min ago
The FA Cup will be rebranded as The Emirates FA Cup as the Dubai-based company sign a three-year deal with the FA.

'Thugs' target Bulger charity dinner

3 hours 41 min ago
A group of protestors break into a Liverpool hotel during a charity dinner to raise money in memory of murdered toddler James Bulger.

VIDEO: One World Observatory opens to public

3 hours 52 min ago
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.

Tributes after Still Game actor dies

3 hours 53 min ago
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.

Syria 'barrel bomb strikes kill 71'

3 hours 55 min ago
At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.

Murray beats Kyrgios to progress

4 hours 20 min ago
Andy Murray beats Australian Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the French Open.

Earthquake hits off Japan coast

4 hours 24 min ago
Strong earthquake off coast of Japan shakes buildings in Tokyo - no tsunami warning issued

British hotelier 'murdered' in India

4 hours 31 min ago
The body of Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago, is found in a forest in the Jalandhar region, police in India say.

Norovirus bug closes lochside hotel

4 hours 37 min ago
Hotel in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, closes for deep cleaning after outbreak of norovirus affects 14 guests.

Service for Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

4 hours 55 min ago
A memorial service for Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride is held at Manchester Cathedral.

Enniskillen remembers Waterloo

5 hours 7 min ago
The role played by Irish soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago is commemorated in Enniskillen.

VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is 'rotten'

5 hours 22 min ago
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.