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Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:14am
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor athletics season with an Achilles injury.

Assange should walk free, UN panel says

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:10am
A UN panel says Wikileaks' Julian Assange should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his "deprivation of liberty", findings the UK says it will contest.

Teixeira in 50m euro move to China

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:00am
Chinese football clubs break their transfer record for third time in 10 days after Jiangsu Suning buy Alex Teixeira for £38.,4m.

BG Group profit up ahead of takeover

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 8:26am
Oil and gas firm BG Group, whose takeover by Royal Dutch Shell is almost complete, reports a rise in its in final full-year earnings.

Parents of IS-claims man arrested

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 8:10am
The parents of Briton Jack Letts, who reportedly travelled to Iraq to join the so-called Islamic State group, reveal they have been arrested by police.

Gut microbes 'help bears hibernate'

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 8:05am
A Swedish study suggests that changes in the gut flora of brown bears help them to cope with the weird metabolic demands of hibernation.

Democratic debate: Five key battles

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 8:00am
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton fight over where the heart and head of the Democratic Party should be in their only one-on-one debate so far.

VIDEO: Will Zika affect Rio's Olympics?

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 7:53am
Six months before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympics, officials are reassuring athletes and visitors that the city is safe - despite the ongoing Zika outbreak.

VIDEO: Six Nations: 2015's thrilling climax

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 7:31am
BBC Sport looks back at the thrilling final day of the 2015 Six Nations when Wales, Ireland and England were all in with a shout of winning the Championship.

Toyota profit up 5% on US demand

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 7:21am
The world's biggest carmaker, Toyota, reports a 4.7% year-on-year rise in net income for the December quarter, due in part to stronger sales in the US.

Oil price fall 'good for UK economy'

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 4:53am
The fall in oil prices has been a "net good" for the economy, Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent tells the BBC.

Bed-blocking 'costing NHS £900m a year'

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 4:13am
Delays in transferring patients out of hospitals in England could be costing £900m a year, a report on how to save £5bn of NHS's annual budget by 2020 says.

VIDEO: 'Why didn't you tell me it was that bad?'

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 2:39am
As figures show suicide as one of the biggest killers in the UK, Ed Thomas speaks to human rights barrister Michael Mansfield, whose daughter Anna took her own life in 2015.

Private college loses border licence

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 2:25am
Some 350 international students at a private London business college have been told they must leave the UK by the end of next month.

Clinton and Sanders go head-to-head

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 2:24am
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders go head-to-head for the first time in a TV debate, as they vie to be the Democratic presidential pick.

Spread of bee disease 'largely manmade'

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 2:16am
The global honeybee trade is driving a pandemic that threatens hives and wild bees, according to a study.

MPs question value of Cancer Drugs Fund

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 2:08am
A special NHS fund for cancer medicines in England needs to be managed more effectively, says a committee of MPs.

Department of Health to cut 650 jobs

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 1:41am
The Department of Health is to cut about 650 jobs to reduce running costs.

PM in Poland and Denmark for EU talks

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 1:33am
David Cameron is travelling to Poland and Denmark as he tries to win support for his package of reforms aimed at keeping Britain in the EU.

VIDEO: Rare Ferrari to go under the hammer

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 1:22am
A 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti is expected to fetch up to 32m euros ($34m) at auction in Paris.