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Fatigued Murray out of Italian Open

14 May 2015 - 2:48pm
Britain's Andy Murray withdraws from the Italian Open in Rome due to "fatigue" after a run of 10 successive wins on clay.

Charles memo release 'wrong' - Straw

14 May 2015 - 2:45pm
Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw criticises publication of Prince Charles's so-called "black spider memos", saying they should have remained private.

Fireman steps down after 48 years

14 May 2015 - 2:45pm
A firefighter, believed to be the oldest serving officer in the UK, retires after a 48-year career.

No votes at 16 for assembly election

14 May 2015 - 2:45pm
Sixteen-year-olds will not be able to vote at the 2016 assembly election, Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says.

O'Flynn: I don't want Farage to quit

14 May 2015 - 2:01pm
UKIP's election campaign chief backs Nigel Farage despite earlier calling him "snarling, thin-skinned and aggressive" but other senior figures urge him to quit.

Aerospace firm cutting 220 jobs

14 May 2015 - 2:00pm
The aerospace firm Bombardier is to cut at least 220 jobs from its Northern Ireland operation due to a fall in demand for its business jets.

IS advances on ancient Syrian site

14 May 2015 - 1:59pm
Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State militants in Syria.

Gatlin won't win people over - Cram

14 May 2015 - 1:31pm
Justin Gatlin will run his first race of the season in Friday's Diamond League opener but he still splits opinion, says Steve Cram.

VIDEO: Rebuilding lives after 'Great Quake'

14 May 2015 - 1:30pm
BBC journalists spent a day in Kathmandu hearing from those who have been affected in a city trying to get back on its feet after last month's earthquake.

Dasaolu ready for Gatlin showdown

14 May 2015 - 1:13pm
European 100m champion James Dasaolu says he is racing Justin Gatlin on Friday because he feels in such good shape.

Curfew after Boko Haram attack

14 May 2015 - 1:12pm
Nigeria's military imposes a curfew in the main north-eastern city of Maiduguri after a surprise attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Pietersen 'deserves England chance'

14 May 2015 - 12:56pm
Kevin Pietersen "maybe" deserves the chance to be considered for England selection in the future, says ex-team-mate Ian Bell.

Finnish towns offer 'baby bonuses'

14 May 2015 - 12:55pm
Finland councils woo new residents with baby bonuses

Lucian Freud nude sets new record

14 May 2015 - 12:37pm
A life-sized nude by Lucian Freud sells at auction in New York for $56.2 million (£35.6m), setting a new record for the late British painter.

Rush to help hardest-hit in Yemen

14 May 2015 - 12:37pm
Aid agencies are attempting to reach areas of Yemen hardest hit by seven weeks of air strikes and fighting, as a humanitarian ceasefire largely holds.

Apple agrees to settle legal case

14 May 2015 - 12:36pm
Apple denied that it poached staff from battery-maker A123, but has agreed to settle the case, court papers show.

Custody death family 'seeks truth'

14 May 2015 - 12:34pm
The family of a man who died in police custody in Fife say they are seeking the truth about what happened to him.

"Take us with you, Scotland" say thousands in North of England

14 May 2015 - 12:31pm
People in northern England take to Twitter to appeal to Scotland

Inquiry into Casement project safety

14 May 2015 - 12:27pm
A Stormont committee is to conduct an inquiry into safety issues at the Casement Park stadium project in West Belfast.

'10 die' on stranded migrant boat

14 May 2015 - 12:21pm
Myanmar migrants on a boat stranded for a week in the Andaman Sea say 10 people have died while some are so desperate they are drinking urine.