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The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

26 January 2015 - 1:57pm
Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

£8,600 to end council Porsche deal

26 January 2015 - 1:55pm
More than £8,600 is paid by a council to get out of a hire contract for a Porsche its former boss used to drive.

In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration

26 January 2015 - 1:40pm
Church of England's first female bishop

'Drone' found in White House grounds

26 January 2015 - 1:38pm
The US Secret Service is reported to have recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, but the presidency plays down the incident.

Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

26 January 2015 - 1:25pm
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

26 January 2015 - 1:12pm
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

26 January 2015 - 1:12pm
Images from around the world: 26 January

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

26 January 2015 - 1:03pm
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.

Egypt doctor 'convicted in FGM case'

26 January 2015 - 1:02pm
An Egyptian doctor is convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation surgery, a campaign group and lawyer say.

Prisoner absconds from jail leave

26 January 2015 - 12:57pm
A prisoner whose convictions include killing three people while driving a stolen car has gone on the run.

England Women's coach Street leaves

26 January 2015 - 12:56pm
Gary Street, who led the England Women's rugby team to World Cup glory in 2014, leaves his role as head coach.

CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

26 January 2015 - 12:56pm
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

26 January 2015 - 12:55pm
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.

Praise for M4 bus crash response

26 January 2015 - 12:48pm
The actions of passersby and emergency services are praised by the owners of a coach firm involved in a Cardiff motorway crash that injured 28 people.

Progress made on debates says PM

26 January 2015 - 12:46pm
David Cameron says he is happy with changes to TV election debates but queries why Northern Ireland parties are left out.

TalkTalk filters now on by default

26 January 2015 - 12:45pm
The internet service provider follows Sky in announcing that its service will be filtered unless customers specifically opt out.

Murder suspect got On the Run letter

26 January 2015 - 12:42pm
The PSNI apologises to a murder victim's family after it emerged a man considered to be a chief suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.

Rescuing women from forced marriage

26 January 2015 - 12:40pm
Rescuing British women from forced marriage in Pakistan

VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds

26 January 2015 - 12:27pm
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?

VIDEO: Man interrupts woman bishop ceremony

26 January 2015 - 12:21pm
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'.