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Trevor Bayliss: All you need to know

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:57
He has a link to James Bond but prefers his pint neither shaken nor stirred - meet new England cricket coach Trevor Bayliss.

Ireland to sell Aer Lingus stake

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:40
The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.

The assisted dying debate

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:22
The death of Jeffrey Spector reignites the debate about assisted dying in the UK.

Obama loses immigration appeal

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:18
A US court rules President Barack Obama's plans to protect almost five million illegal immigrants from deportation must stay on hold.

Iran trial begins for US reporter

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:15
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.

Gun used in IRA man's murder 'rare'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:01
A handgun used in the murder of a senior IRA man in Belfast was from eastern Europe and "extremely rare", police have said.

Libya PM 'escapes assassination bid'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 20:37
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt after his car was attacked by gunmen in the eastern city of Tobruk.

Barristers quit criminal cases

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 20:32
Barristers in Northern Ireland withdraw from all new criminal cases requiring legal aid in protest against new rules reducing the level of payments.

Family man dies at Dignitas centre

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 20:11
A British father-of-three who feared he would be paralysed by an inoperable tumour dies at the Dignitas centre in Switzerland.

Strict oversight for Cleveland police

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:50
The Cleveland police department, which has been criticised for aggressive tactics against African Americans, agrees to strict US reforms.

Umunna 'may run for leader one day'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:36
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says he does not rule out one day running to lead the party - but hopes a vacancy does not arise.

Man admits caravan park murder

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:36
A man pleads guilty to murdering 18-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.

Muslims 'dehumanised' says Qatar royal

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:28
A senior member of the Qatar royal family has warned that Muslims are being "dehumanised" by the coverage of violent extremism in the Middle East.

Ex-MP Bruce: Politicians tell lies

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:22
It is not unusual for politicians to tell "brazen lies", a senior Lib Dem says as he defends the actions of ex-Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael.

Victims of ID theft 'up by a third'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:20
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.

UK 'will not accept migrant quotas'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 19:06
The UK will not be part of any EU plan to relocate thousands of African migrants currently in Italy and Greece, the international development secretary says.

Top seed Williams advances in Paris

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:49
Top seed Serena Williams moves into round two of the French Open but last year's semi-finalist Eugenie Bouchard is beaten.

VIDEO: Moment BBC Women's Footballer named

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:43
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.

Nadal and Djokovic through in Paris

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:41
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic both make winning starts in the French Open

Nurse 'killed patient with overdose'

BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:38
A nurse killed a patient with a "massive overdose" of an anti-psychotic drug, a court hears.
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