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Murray favourite, says Navratilova

31 January 2015 - 7:36am
Andy Murray starts as favourite in Sunday's Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic, says Martina Navratilova.

GB's Swan beaten in girls' final

31 January 2015 - 6:48am
Britain's Katie Swan is beaten in straight sets by Slovakian Tereza Mihalikova in the Australian Open girls' final.

Ireland's heroine who had sex in her baby's tomb

31 January 2015 - 6:02am
Why Ireland's heroine had sex in her baby son's tomb

Venezuela 'US reporter' ad dropped

31 January 2015 - 5:56am
Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.

VIDEO: Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

31 January 2015 - 5:46am
Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks, affecting more than 3,000 families

'Skype plan' for mental health care

31 January 2015 - 4:32am
A health trust's proposal to treat patients with depression by using "staff from lower wage countries" via Skype is criticised.

Tasers 'needed for all police'

31 January 2015 - 4:08am
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.

EU's Moscovici wants Greece in euro

31 January 2015 - 3:37am
EU financial commissioner Pierre Moscovici tells the BBC that Greece belongs in the eurozone, and vows to prevent a "Grexit".

Army to set up 'social media unit'

31 January 2015 - 2:34am
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".

Can Islamic State move into South Asia?

31 January 2015 - 2:09am
Islamic State has its heartland in Iraq and Syria, but recent reports suggest it is building a presence in Afghanistan and Pakistan. M Ilyas Khan asks how worried should people be.

Crossing the border to attend US schools

31 January 2015 - 1:58am
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas

Rediscovered pictures from Spanish Civil War

31 January 2015 - 1:13am
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War

DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

31 January 2015 - 1:08am
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.

Venezuela issues new protest rules

31 January 2015 - 1:00am
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.

'Torture' on British-owned island, and Tasers plea

31 January 2015 - 12:57am
In a mixed day for headlines, the Independent leads on evidence that the CIA interrogated terror suspects on a British-owned island and there is a plea from police to routinely carry Tasers.

Tougher A&E waiting target dropped

31 January 2015 - 12:55am
The Scottish government has abandoned plans to reintroduce a tougher waiting time target for A&E departments, BBC Scotland reveals.

Do farmers really make a loss on milk?

31 January 2015 - 12:43am
Do dairy farmers really make a loss on milk?

Castle display for Great Tapestry

31 January 2015 - 12:42am
A massive tapestry depicting millions of years of Scottish history goes on show at Stirling Castle.

Marine policy 'not fit for purpose'

31 January 2015 - 12:24am
Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs say.

Argentine politics in polarisation

31 January 2015 - 12:22am
Argentine politics is polarised by the death of a prosecutor and the president's confrontational response.

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