Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of abusing trainees

BBC News - 2 hours 46 min ago
Former Southampton and Peterborough trainer Bob Higgins denied 51 charges of indecent assault.

Bob Higgins: The Southampton football coach who abused boys

BBC News - 2 hours 59 min ago
How Bob Higgins was able to groom and abuse young footballers over the course of two decades.

Swan through to French Open final qualifying round but Watson out

BBC News - 3 hours 22 min ago
Britain's Katie Swan is one win away from reaching the main draw of the French Open as Heather Watson loses in qualifying.

'Chinese Picasso' painting sells for record £2.6m

BBC News - 3 hours 48 min ago
The painting was kept privately by its Berkshire owner after being given to the family in Hong Kong.

Roy of the Rovers tackles women's football in World Cup comic

BBC News - 4 hours 50 min ago
Rocky of the Rovers: France 2019 will be a "live" comic starring Roy's sister.

Savvy training academy helps people into beauty jobs

BBC News - 4 hours 53 min ago
Students include some who have dropped out of mainstream education.

Super Bowl winner admits to using marijuana during career

BBC News - 4 hours 56 min ago
Two-time Super Bowl winner Chris Long admits using marijuana after the NFL creates committee to research "pain management and alternative therapies".

Geoffrey Rush: Actor wins biggest ever defamation payout in Australia

BBC News - 5 hours 4 min ago
Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush is awarded A$2.9M over allegations printed in an Australian newspaper.

Mentor, Clarke & Dunn in England World Cup squad

BBC News - 5 hours 16 min ago
Veteran England players Geva Mentor, Jade Clarke and Rachel Dunn are named in Tracey Neville's England Netball World Cup squad.

Michael Bublé FaceTimes Birmingham fan from stage during show

BBC News - 5 hours 22 min ago
Crooner Michael Bublé sang to a Birmingham fan who could not afford tickets to his show.

Whorlton Hall: Minister 'deeply sorry' for hospital abuse

BBC News - 5 hours 47 min ago
The Whorlton Hall abuse - uncovered by BBC Panorama - is "appalling", says Caroline Dinenage.

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton edges Max Verstappen in first practice

BBC News - 5 hours 49 min ago
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton edges out Red Bull's Max Verstappen by just 0.059 seconds to head first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr dies

BBC News - 5 hours 53 min ago
Tributes flood in for the hugely popular children's author, who has died at the age of 95.

Iraq's Christians 'close to extinction'

BBC News - 6 hours 3 min ago
UK Christian leaders are accused of failing to speak out as an ancient community faces annihilation.

Author Ian Rankin gifts archive to National Library of Scotland

BBC News - 6 hours 6 min ago
The Fife-born Rebus author's collection features 50 boxes of material spanning more than 45 years.

George Best statue mocked by fans

BBC News - 6 hours 40 min ago
Former Man United and NI star George Best is immortalised in bronze, but fans can't see the resemblance.

Judith Kerr: Best-selling author who fled the Nazis

BBC News - 6 hours 50 min ago
The writer who escaped the Holocaust became one of Britain's best-loved children's authors.

Clotilda wreck: 'Last US slave ship' found in Alabama

BBC News - 7 hours 20 min ago
The wreck of the Clotilda, which smuggled slaves to the US, is found after a year-long search.

Colluding drug firms 'cost the NHS millions of pounds'

BBC News - 8 hours 35 min ago
The competition regulator says that four drugs firms forced the price of an anti-nausea tablet up by 700%.

The sociology, skydiving & squirrels behind Norrie's rise up the rankings

BBC News - 9 hours 51 min ago
British number two Cameron Norrie tells BBC Sport why having a "normal life" at university is translating into success as a professional tennis player.

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