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Barcelona looking to '"MNS" to eclipse Real's "'BBC"
Barcelona looking to '"MNS" to eclipse Real's "'BBC"

While Real Madrid`s fearsome attacking trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema has become known collectively as "BBC" in Spain, Barcelona are confident "MNS" can be at least as lethal.

BBC tried to steal from 'archives': Iran state TV

Iranian state television has accused the BBC of trying to steal "artistic, historic and cultural documents" from government archives in the Islamic Republic.

Britain falls out of love with chicken tikka masala

After topping the chart for Britain's favourite dish for over a decade it seems the popularity of chicken tikka masala has finally taken a hit.

BBC reporters 'badly beaten' in Russia

A team of BBC journalists was assaulted in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers "being killed at the Ukraine border," the company said today after lodging a protest with Russian authorities.

Google removes 12 BBC news stories in wake of `right to be forgotten`

A total of 12 BBC News stories have been removed from some search results following a landmark privacy ruling in Europe on the right to be forgotten.

Radio presenter Mike Smith dies

Former BBC Radio 1 presenter Mike Smith has passed away due to complications following a major heart surgery. He was 59.

Barca agrees to meet Liverpool`s release clause in Suarez`s contract

Spanish giants Barcelona have informed Liverpool that they would meet the release clause in striker Luis Suarez`s contract.

Former team mate says `aloof` Vincent easy target for match fixers

Former team-mate Iain O`Brien has said banned former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent was an easy target for match fixers because of his aloof behaviour and feeling of self-doubt.

Daft Punk for new Worldwide documentary

Grammy-award winning music duo Daft Punk are to be the subject of a new TV documentary. French pay channel Canal Plus has commissioned a 60-minute special, reportedly.

British MP slams BBC`s Narendra Modi coverage

Britain`s senior Indian-origin Minister, Priti Patel, has made an official complaint to the BBC over its seemingly one-sided coverage of India`s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

British Indian MP flays BBC over Modi coverage

A British Indian MP has come down heavily on the BBC for a programme on India`s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi that she stated was not objective.

BBC Radio Devon DJ David Lowe loses job over racist word

A veteran BBC local radio DJ has lost his job after playing a song on his golden oldies show containing a racist word.

Ex-BBC man Hall got teens drunk and raped them, court hears

British former broadcaster Stuart Hall repeatedly plied two young teenage girls with drink and raped them in his BBC dressing room, a court heard today.

Ukrainian pilot killed in eastern town operations

Ukraine`s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Friday that gunmen shot down at least two army helicopters in the eastern town of Sloviansk, killing one pilot and capturing the other.

BBC``s Top Gear apologises for racist remark

British television series Top Gear`s producer has apologised for broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress, media reported Wednesday.

McDowell says fearless rookies will be a Masters threat

Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell believes a rookie could burst from the pack and win this week`s Masters for the first time since Fuzzy Zoeller`s shock victory on his Augusta debut in 1979.

Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards

Film and TV star Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his portrayal of the detective Sherlock Holmes in a British TV series, is to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards here March 26.

Proteas coach Kirsten says can consider coaching England, but after a decade

World Cup-winning coach and current South African boss Gary Kirsten has said that he would be interested in coaching the England squad, but only after a decade.

Rooney says will be `extremely difficult` for Man Utd to win Premier League this season

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that it would be `extremely difficult` for his team to retain their Premier League title this season.

Ecclestone expecting bribery charges to be cleared before trial

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestonehas said that he expects the bribery charges against him to be dismissed before his trial begins.