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Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:35 am
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary which has just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:22 am
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:21 am
Ukrainian commandos advance on the separatist stronghold of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine days after a new "anti-terrorist" operation is announced.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:18 am
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:08 am
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:06 am
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:05 am
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:03 am
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, reports problems with its computer systems, as some customers are debited twice for cash machine withdrawals.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:03 am
Ziggy Marley joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his new music and his memories of his late father Bob Marley
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:54 am
Hospital admissions for dog bites are three times as high in the most deprived areas of England as in the least, official figures show.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:47 am
The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the end of the decade.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:38 am
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:37 am
Mercedes say they may be forced to rethink their policy of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg racing without team orders.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:22 am
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:20 am
How European Starlings invaded America
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:11 am
The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:10 am
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she has not been "shown compassion" as she faces deportation.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:05 am
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 9:05 am
Fees to make a claim using small claims court courts have been increased from April 22nd, with some almost double what they were previously
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:58 am
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:56 am
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:46 am
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:46 am
An 11-year-old boy who died after falling into a canal in Lancashire is named locally as Robbie Williamson.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:45 am
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone appears in court in the German city of Munich to face bribery charges that carry a 10-year jail term.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:41 am
A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:34 am
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:27 am
A teenager with terminal cancer will make a "transformational difference" after raising more than £1.5m, the Teenage Cancer Trust says.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:27 am
Why both Labour and Co-op Bank would be happy with a divorce
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:25 am
CCTV footage has captured the moment a man in Czech Republic was hit by a speeding train - but walked away with only minor injuries.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:20 am
Anti-terror police are concerned the Syria conflict is "radicalising" humanitarian volunteers from Wales.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:10 am
A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 8:04 am
Disposable income in Northern Ireland households is increasing but is less than half of the UK average, according to an economic consultancy.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:31 am
Campaigns have started for Europe's elections in just over a month but is the European electorate engaged?
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:29 am
A first contingent of US troops arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:59 am
The Scottish government disputes UK government claims about future pension costs in an independent Scotland.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:50 am
August's Uefa Super Cup can act as a platform for Cardiff's bid to be a Euro 2020 host city, says FAW chief Jonathan Ford.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:44 am
Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:31 am
US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:08 am
US film star Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:00 am
A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, were first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:42 am
Eurosceptic voter backlash – how big could it be?
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:35 am
A police update in the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann and the death of the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall after a fall in New York attract headlines.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:02 am
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:00 am
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:28 am
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:26 am
Sixth phase of the ongoing India elections
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:14 am
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:02 am
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:49 am
A potential free trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership is being seen as key to boosting growth in the Asia-Pacific region. But it has raised some questions about the impact on US jobs.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:39 am
Major restrictions on traffic and parking are to be introduced in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:45 am
Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:32 am
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:22 am
Nick Clegg will pledge to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" when he launches the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:13 am
How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:11 am
The decline of regional dialects for the deaf
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:39 pm
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is coming out of retirement because of concerns over his weight.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:11 pm
The unlikely debt capital of Britain
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:09 pm
David Moyes 'livid' at Manchester United treatment after 10 months characterised by poor communication and difficult relationships
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:52 pm
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is surprised by Real Madrid's cautious approach in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:45 pm
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:23 pm
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:47 pm
The mother of the Hillsborough disaster's youngest victim has said he would have been ''very proud'' of his cousin, England Captain Steven Gerrard.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:29 pm
Survivors recall Rana Plaza disaster one year on
Posted: April 23, 2014, 8:57 pm
Only those living in Scotland can actually vote - but what do people living in England think of the referendum?
Posted: April 23, 2014, 8:15 pm
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:59 pm
The White House has strongly condemned the massacre of civilians in South Sudan calling it a betrayal of the people by their leaders.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:35 pm
The medicines watchdog for England and Wales says it is disappointed that the drug company Roche will not reduce the price of a new breast cancer drug for the NHS.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 5:43 pm
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:59 pm
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reinstates the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, to his post following a court order to that effect.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 3:44 pm
Could bubble messages have profitable future?
Posted: April 23, 2014, 3:21 pm
For centuries, gardeners have put shards of pottery - "crocks" - at the bottom of plant pots. Why?
Posted: April 23, 2014, 1:42 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 23 April
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:59 am
The Sri Lankan authorities are deporting a British tourist because of a Buddha tattoo. Here are five other ways tattoos can get you into trouble.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 7:59 am
Microsoft's natural language expert explains how he breathed life into the firm's Halo-inspired virtual assistant Cortana.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:40 pm
Divers search South Korea ferry
Posted: April 22, 2014, 5:39 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 22 April
Posted: April 22, 2014, 12:28 pm
Huge murals in Dumfries and Galloway
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:03 am
Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Posted: April 22, 2014, 1:30 am
News photos from past 24 hours: 21 April
Posted: April 21, 2014, 11:45 am
Christians mark Easter Sunday
Posted: April 20, 2014, 7:49 pm
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.
Posted: April 19, 2014, 7:14 am
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
Posted: April 9, 2014, 11:55 am
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