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VIDEO: "People now just see in me a 'good boxer'"

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:20
British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is glad people now view her as a "good boxer" where her gender does not come into it. She also feels the fact she is 'out and doesn't care about it' helps young people deal with their sexuality.

MPs and councils in abuse inquiry

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:08
The Anglican and Catholic churches, three councils, and both current and former MPs are to be investigated by the inquiry into child sexual abuse, its chair says.

Sturridge 'must learn to manage pain'

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 09:52
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes striker Daniel Sturridge must learn to manage his pain to overcome his injury issues.

What does it mean to be a good girl?

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 09:40
What does it mean to be a 'good girl' around the world?

AUDIO: 'Terrible divisions' in Labour over Syria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 09:39
Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign as Labour leader if he is seen as a liability to the party, a Welsh MP says, amid a row over his opposition to air strikes against jihadists based in Syria.

Fire Brigades Union to rejoin Labour

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 09:24
Members of the Fire Brigades Union vote to re-affiliate to the Labour Party, more than a decade after leaving it.

Rosberg tops second practice

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 08:45
Nico Rosberg turns the tables on Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Heavy calibre gun used in police attack

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 08:37
A heavy calibre gun was used in an attack on a police patrol car in west Belfast, police say.

'I am Klitschko's worst nightmare'

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 08:03
Tyson Fury claims he is Wladimir Klitschko's "worst nightmare" on the eve of Saturday's heavyweight world title showdown.

VIDEO: Sale fail? Where are Black Friday shoppers?

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:57
Shoppers swap from shopping in-store to buying online.

VIDEO: Russians tell Turks: we're abandoning your beaches

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:38
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.

DJI launches crop-spraying drone

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:30
Billion dollar drone company DJI is explanding from consumer and camera drones into agriculture

Australia on top in day-night Test

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:28
The inaugural day-night Test gets under way in Adelaide, with Australia closing on 54-2 in reply to New Zealand's 202.

VIDEO: Stormtroopers surf the Severn Bore

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:22
Star Wars stormtroopers have been spotted surfing the last big bore of the year on the River Severn in Gloucestershire.

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:04
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.

Caption Challenge: Turkey toy

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 06:38
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Queen opens Commonwealth summit

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 06:38
The Queen opens a two-day summit of Commonwealth leaders in Malta, as David Cameron promises a Commonwealth unit to target the "scourge" of extremism.

More unqualified teachers in schools

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 06:24
More than one in 10 schools in England are using more unqualified staff to teach lessons in response to growing teacher shortages, research suggests.

Livingstone: Blair to blame for 7/7

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 06:18
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is criticised for suggesting Tony Blair was to blame for the deaths of 52 people in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005.

VIDEO: Leicester can win league - Van Gaal

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 06:13
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Leicester are serious Premier League contenders.