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UK goods trade gap biggest on record

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 10:39am
The UK's goods trade gap with the rest of the world widened by £1.9bn to a record high of £125bn in 2015, official figures show.

Oscars 2016: Stallone considered boycott

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 10:35am
Sylvester Stallone says he thought about boycotting the Oscars ceremony because of this year's diversity row.

Ireland legend O'Connell quits rugby

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 10:12am
Former Ireland and Lions captain Paul O'Connell is forced to retire from rugby with immediate effect on medical advice.

Search continues for missing RSPCA man

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:42am
Rescue teams begin a second day of searching for an RSPCA inspector who disappeared trying to rescue birds as Storm Imogen lashed a Cornwall beach.

Several killed in German train crash

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:24am
Two passenger trains collide head-on in the German state of Bavaria, with police saying at least four people have been killed and many others injured.

Andy Murray's wife gives birth to girl

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:20am
Tennis star Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears has given birth to a girl, the BBC understands.

Kenya could miss Rio over Zika fears

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:18am
Kenya could pull out of the Rio Olympics if the Zika virus in Brazil reaches epidemic levels, says Kenya's Olympic committee.

Eddie The Eagle discusses Jump injuries

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:18am
The former ski-jumper says the celebrities in The Jump "must bear the brunt of the blame" for injuries.

Everton edge towards £200m takeover

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 9:09am
Everton are moving closer to a £200m takeover after talks with an American consortium led by John Jay Moores and Charles Noell.

Google boss becomes highest-paid in US

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 8:51am
The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (£138m) in shares, a regulatory filing reveals.

Why more Americans are giving up their passports

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 8:35am
Why expats are handing back their passports

Labour Trident deal 'may be impossible'

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 8:04am
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham says it may be "impossible" for Labour to reach an agreed position on Trident.

Turkey bookings slump hits Tui Group

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 7:52am
Tui Group reports a 40% slump in summer holiday bookings to Turkey following the continued fighting and migrant crisis in neighbouring Syria.

VIDEO: Can fish help stop spread of Zika virus?

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 7:19am
As Barack Obama requests $1.8bn to fight Zika, some communities in El Salvador think they hold the key to stopping the spread of the virus.

Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 5:59am
Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.

New Hampshire set for key US primary

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 5:36am
People in New Hampshire prepare to vote for Democrats and Republicans seeking their party nomination in the first primary of the US presidential race.

Call to tighten up hospitality rules

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 5:15am
Government departments are urged to be "more stringent" over accepting corporate hospitality and gifts, such as tickets to major sporting occasions

VIDEO: Accused of fraud because of dyslexia

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 5:13am
A woman with dyslexia who won a claim for disability discrimination against her employer Starbucks explains how she felt when she was accused of fraud.

Starbucks employee wins dyslexia case

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 5:12am
A woman with dyslexia wins a discrimination case against her employer Starbucks after she was disciplined for falsifying documents.

VIDEO: Hong Kong police and food vendors clash

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 3:27am
Hundreds of protesters have clashed with police in Hong Kong during an operation to remove illegal food stalls in the Mong Kok district.

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