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Twin corruption probes at Fifa

Six football officials are arrested on corruption charges at governing body Fifa, as Swiss prosecutors launch a criminal case into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

New laws promised in Queen's Speech

An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy are to be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since 1996.

Cold sore virus 'treats skin cancer'

A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.

Staying in 'will be Yes in EU vote'

Voters in the UK's EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave, the BBC understands.

EU to give migrant quota plan details

The EU is to announce details of controversial plans to relocate thousands of migrants who have reached Europe from Africa and the Middle East.

'Count crowds by phone' theory tested

A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.

Gunmen die in Taliban Kabul attack

Four militants who attacked a guesthouse in Kabul's diplomatic quarter die after a gun battle lasting at least six hours, police say.

NI welfare reform bill fails to pass

Northern Ireland's controversial Welfare Reform Bill has failed to pass at Stormont after failing to win the support of nationalist parties.

Nepal seeks expert advice on tourism

Tourism operators in earthquake-hit Nepal seek guidance from international experts on which areas can be declared safe for trekking and mountaineering.

Obama loses immigration appeal

A US court rules President Barack Obama's plans to protect almost five million illegal immigrants from deportation must stay on hold.

Ireland to sell Aer Lingus stake

The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.

China arrests over stolen artefacts

Chinese police take 175 people into custody and recover stolen artefacts worth more than 500m yuan ($80m; £52m), calling it the biggest operation of its kind.

Nepal's treasures: Before and after

Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.

Papers look forward to Queen's Speech

Wednesday's newspapers look forward to what will be in the Queen's Speech, and there is annoyance in some quarters that the Human Rights Act repeal is not expected to feature.

The Iraq syndrome

Repercussions of the war in Iraq will be felt not just there but globally for many years to come, says Nick Bryant.

The assisted dying debate

The death of Jeffrey Spector reignites the debate about assisted dying in the UK.

Strike changes: what do they mean?

How tough will the new voting rules be?

Android app age ratings grow up

Later this week Google will hand over control of its Play store's Android app ratings to a third-party.

Exiled Mr Potato Head statue returns

A "hideous" statue of Mr Potato Head which was banished from a Derbyshire town in the early 2000s is set to return.

Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano

Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.

Fifa officials arrested in dawn raid

Six Fifa officials including vice-president Jeffrey Webb are held in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday's presidential election.

Bolt wins 200m on European return

Usain Bolt wins his first race of the year in Europe, but fails to break 20 seconds in the 200m at the Golden Spike meet.

Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.

Top seed Williams advances in Paris

Top seed Serena Williams moves into round two of the French Open but last year's semi-finalist Eugenie Bouchard is beaten.

Pick your top FA Cup final goal

BBC Sport has shortlisted the best 10 FA Cup final goals of the last 50 years ahead of a vote. Watch them all here.

De La Rue shares fall 10% on results

Banknote printer De La Rue sees its shares lose 10% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in the payout to shareholders.

SpaceX cleared for military launches

The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.

MSPs vote on assisted suicide bill

MSPs are to vote on the Assisted Suicide Scotland bill following a debate in the Scottish Parliament.

'Coasting' schools improvement plan

A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England is expected to be announced in the Queen's Speech.

Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer'

Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.


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