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Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

8 hours 10 min ago
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a Home Office inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.

Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

8 hours 16 min ago
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

One in four children obese by 11

8 hours 34 min ago
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.

VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

8 hours 54 min ago
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.

Phil Hughes: Reactions in quotes

9 hours 25 min ago
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phil Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.

Thai elections 'could be delayed'

10 hours 7 min ago
Thailand's finance minister tells the BBC that elections to end military rule might now not take place until 2016.

Australia batsman Phil Hughes dies

10 hours 13 min ago
Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the head by a ball during a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

'No new grand jury' in Ferguson case

10 hours 22 min ago
Missouri's governor reportedly rejects calls for a new grand jury to decide if a white police officer who killed a black teenager should be charged.

Kim sister given senior N Korea role

10 hours 40 min ago
The younger sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is referred to as a senior official for the first time by state media.

VIDEO: Phil Hughes dies aged 25

10 hours 45 min ago
BBC Sport looks back at the career of Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit on the head by a short-pitched ball during a match.

Paedophile doctor went to orphanage

11 hours 46 min ago
A paedophile doctor went on a church mission to an African orphanage months after UK authorities were warned he was a possible suspect, the BBC can reveal.

Flood victims' insurance bills soar

12 hours 15 min ago
Many hit by last winter's floods are struggling to pay soaring insurance bills

VIDEO: Tamir Rice shot 'within two seconds'

12 hours 20 min ago
Video footage of the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old in Cleveland shows he was shot within two seconds of the police arriving.

VIDEO: Parrots find home in Caracas

12 hours 22 min ago
Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, is notorious for its crime and pollution, but it also, somewhat strangely for a city, has a thriving population of macaws.

Photography's history to go on show

12 hours 42 min ago
Treasures from the world's oldest photographic society will go on display at the site of one of the UK's first public exhibitions of photography.

Weak academies under 'close watch'

13 hours 11 min ago
Schools minister David Laws says academies need better supervision and calls for an end to "open warfare" between politicians and teachers.

Lewis Hamilton: A photographer's view

13 hours 14 min ago
Press Association photographer David Davies looks back at the race that clinched the Formula 1 title for Lewis Hamilton

Whatever happened to the Brics?

13 hours 16 min ago
Great things were predicted for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - but they haven't totally lived up to the hype, says Andrew Walker.

Potent and provocative symbol of the flag

13 hours 17 min ago
Flags can convey powerful - and often very unpalatable - messages, says Mark Mardell,

'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial

13 hours 18 min ago
A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients.

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