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Kidnapped Mexico footballer Pulido freed

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 02:54
International football player Alan Pulido has been rescued in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping, officials say.

Burrell replaces Tuilagi for England

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 02:45
England call up centre Luther Burrell to replace injured Manu Tuilagi for next month's tour of Australia.

Scotland let manager down - McArthur

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 02:05
James McArthur says Scotland have to "play a lot better" against France after "letting the manager down" against Italy.

Prisoner ‘trapped’ in jail for 10 years

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:54
The prisoner who is 10 years into a 10-month jail sentence

VIDEO: Staying still at work 'as bad as smoking'

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:52
New data suggests more than half of us only go for a walk at work when we need the toilet.

VIDEO: Asus unveils 'budget' household robot

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:22
BBC's Taiwan correspondent Cindy Sui meets with Zenbo - what its creator Asus says is the first 'affordable' household robot.

Murray to seek advice on Zika virus

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:18
Defending champion Andy Murray will seek medical guidance on the Zika virus before travelling to the Rio Olympics.

Backlash over gorilla killing at US zoo

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 23:04
The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.

Tory turmoil and Channel migrants

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 22:56
Divisions within the Conservative Party, migrants being rescued in the English Channel and the return of Top Gear make headlines.

Search resumes for abandoned Japan boy

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 22:20
Search teams resume their hunt for a seven-year-old Japanese boy whose parents said they left him alone in woods in Hokkaido as a punishment.

Manhunt for kidnapped Mexico footballer

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 22:14
Security forces in Mexico launch a major search operation for international footballer Alan Pulido after he was abducted near his home.

Nepal man wins world's highest marathon

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 21:12
A Nepali soldier wins the world's highest marathon on Mount Everest.

Top Syrian negotiator quits peace talks

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 20:49
The chief negotiator of Syria's main opposition umbrella group resigns over what he called the failure of UN-brokered peace talks.

VIDEO: 'Human arrow' leap over Great Wall of China

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 20:04
US wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss successfully hits a target suspended over the Great Wall of China.

VIDEO: Footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 19:55
A huge manhunt is under way for one of Mexico's top football stars, Alan Pulido, who has been kidnapped by an armed group in the northern border state of Tamaulipas.

Bleaching 'killing Great Barrier Reef'

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 19:53
At least 35% of corals in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by mass bleaching, scientists warn.

Japan tax hike delay hope lifts shares

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 19:16
Japanese shares are trading higher on Monday, on hopes the government will delay a planned hike in the nation's sales tax.

Most expensive UK seaside towns named

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 18:32
The UK's most expensive seaside town is Sandbanks in Dorset, with the average house price there nearly £665,000, according to a report.

VIDEO: Is Vladimir Putin really trying to break up the EU?

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 18:20
Is Vladimir Putin using hybrid warfare to destabilise Europe?

Niger battles terrorism threats on all fronts

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 18:18
The western African nation of Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, is fighting terror threats on several fronts, as the BBC's Julian Keane discovers in its capital Niamey.