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Fifa arrests spark sponsor concerns

Major sponsors express "serious concerns" after the US accuses Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering.

Cameron on trip to lobby EU leaders
David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched in the House of Commons.

'New species' of ancient human found
A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.

Methodist Church apologises for abuse
The UK's Methodist Church is to make a public apology after an investigation uncovered nearly 2,000 reported cases of abuse involving ministers, staff and members.

US military shipped anthrax to labs
The US military accidentally sent live anthrax samples to labs across the country and a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon says.

Breast cancer 'alters bone to spread'
Breast cancers can change the structure of bone to make it easier to spread there, a study finds.

Scotland Bill due to be published
Legislation giving more power to the Scottish Parliament is due to begin its journey through Westminster.

Yahoo to face class action lawsuit
Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.

Malaysian police probed over graves
Malaysia is investigating 12 policemen suspected of involvement in human-trafficking camps found in the remote north of the country.

Labour objects to Hatton application
Labour's general secretary objects to a bid by former firebrand councillor Derek Hatton to rejoin the party.

France honours Resistance heroes
France honours four members of the French Resistance against the Nazis with a ceremony at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris.

Earliest evidence of human violence
A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.

Nepal's treasures: Before and after
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.

Football 'corruption' dominates front pages
Allegations of corruption at world football's governing body, Fifa, dominate the front pages, and there is also coverage of the Queen's Speech.

Hillary's 'everyday pantsuit tee'
Campaign-themed products aren't limited to bumper stickers and yard signs any more. But is there a secret strategy behind Rand Paul's "filibuster starter pack" and Hillary Clinton's pantsuit t-shirt?

Bahrain: Between religion and reform
Bahrain seemed to be on the brink of revolution in 2011 - but has that spark now been extinguished, asks Frank Gardner.

Why is 30 hours a week important?
Why is 30 hours a week the threshold for tax breaks?

Russian gas industry looks east
Why Russian gas companies may turn to China

Pussy Galore back in new Bond novel
Pussy Galore is to be reunited with James Bond in an official new 007 novel by Anthony Horowitz.

Hashtag is 'children's word of year'
Hashtag is declared 'children's word of the year' by the Oxford University Press after analysis of entries to the BBC's 500 Words competition.

Uefa wants Fifa election postponed
Fifa faces growing pressure to postpone its presidential election and Uefa says Friday's meeting risks becoming "a farce".