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School coach crash leaves man dead

15 May 2015 - 6:17pm
A man dies after the car he was travelling in was in collision with a coach carrying 58 schoolchildren.

No US probe against me - Blatter

15 May 2015 - 6:10pm
Fifa chief Sepp Blatter says a US investigation into alleged football corruption is "nothing against" him.

Libyan cadets jailed for raping man

15 May 2015 - 5:57pm
Two Libyan cadets are jailed for 12 years each for raping a man in Cambridge.

Tuilagi admits police officer assault

15 May 2015 - 5:56pm
England rugby player Manu Tuilagi will not play in this year's World Cup after admitting assaulting two police officers.

Driver in Amtrak crash urged safety

15 May 2015 - 5:53pm
The driver of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night had called himself a safety advocate.

Plan to improve GP out-of-hours

15 May 2015 - 5:52pm
Health bosses in north Wales publish an action plan in a bid to improve a GP out-of-hours service following a critical report.

Former MEP guilty of expenses fraud

15 May 2015 - 5:47pm
A former MEP is convicted of claiming almost £500,000 in false European Parliament expenses.

Wiggins set to race cars on the A63

15 May 2015 - 5:44pm
Sir Bradley Wiggins has won the Tour de France and Olympic gold, so why is he tackling cars on the A63 near for £50?

10 things we didn't know last week

15 May 2015 - 5:41pm
What's the world's favourite colour?

VIDEO: Woolly wonderland in the woods

15 May 2015 - 5:36pm
A host of woolly flora and fauna has taken up residence and transformed a Cumbrian woodland.

Blizzard tackles Warcraft 'cheats'

15 May 2015 - 5:23pm
Thousands of World of Warcraft accounts have been shut down by Blizzard as it moves to stop people using 'bots' to play the game

Russian economy shrinks as woes mount

15 May 2015 - 5:13pm
Low oil prices and weak spending force the Russian economy to shrink in the first quarter.

Bacterial infection at shipyard

15 May 2015 - 4:56pm
A bacterial infection that can cause potentially deadly illnesses has broken out at Harland and Wolff shipyards in Belfast, the Public Health Agency says.

Luxembourg PM marries gay partner

15 May 2015 - 4:53pm
Luxembourg's PM Xavier Bettel becomes the first serving EU leader - and second leader in the world - to marry a same-sex partner.

Is the US president really an elected monarch?

15 May 2015 - 4:30pm
Is the US president really an elected monarch?

Weekend Edition: The best of the week's reads

15 May 2015 - 4:29pm
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Go Figure: The week in numbers

15 May 2015 - 4:29pm
The week's big numbers, visualised

Allen TV show 'a catastrophic mistake'

15 May 2015 - 4:24pm
Woody Allen says the new TV series he is creating for Amazon "could be a cosmic embarrassment".

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