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Monkey handed into Fife vet surgery

Wed, 2015-01-21 10:14
A Marmoset monkey is handed in to a vet surgery in Fife by a member of the public, who claimed to have found it in a shoe-box on Monday.

VIDEO: Northern White rhinos facing extinction

Wed, 2015-01-21 10:13
Northern White rhinos are on the edge of extinction with just five of them left in the world, but conservation experts are trying to find ways to save them.

VIDEO: Del Boy fan's £4,000 tattoo

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:59
An Only Fools and Horses fan from Bristol has spent £4,000 having a tribute to the TV show tattooed on his back.

Film festival announces line-up

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:54
The European premiere of the new Noah Baumbach film, While We're Young, will be the opening gala at the Glasgow Film Festival, it has been announced.

VIDEO: Rebels tighten grip on Yemen capital

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:37
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen tighten their grip on the capital, Sanaa, stationing fighters outside the private home of the president.

Targeting employment or unemployment

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:18
Why is David Cameron targeting employment?

'Safer GMOs' made by US scientists

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:13
US scientists say they have taken the first step towards making "safer" GMOs that cannot spread in the wild using synthetic biology.

VIDEO: Lucky cat survives chimney ordeal

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:09
A cat from Dorset has survived for six weeks after falling down a chimney and getting trapped behind a fireplace with no food or water.

Two are found dead at caravan park

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:59
Two bodies have been found at a caravan park in Newcastle, County Down.

Protest leader quits in 'Hitler' row

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:59
The leader of Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement Pegida, Lutz Bachmann, resigns after a photo emerges of him apparently posing as Hitler.

Windows 10 upgrade to be 'free'

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:52
Microsoft says the next major update to its Windows operating system will be offered as a free upgrade for the first year after its release.

Congress in Netanyahu snub to Obama

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:51
US House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress, in a rebuke to President Barack Obama.

Women's World Cup pitch action ended

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:38
Leading women footballers end legal action over the use of artificial pitches at this year's Women's World Cup in Canada.

VIDEO: Most heavily-guarded place in France?

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:29
James Reynolds looks at the new security measures unveiled by Prime Minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the attacks in Paris.

EU official warns of Jewish exodus

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:19
A top EU official warns that Europe faces a "huge challenge" in persuading Jews not to emigrate in response to anti-Semitic attacks.

VIDEO: 'Equip kids to combat inequality'

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:13 speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.

Stormont departments shake-up on way

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:01
Three of Northern Ireland's executive departments are likely to be broken up as part of a Stormont shake-up, the BBC understands.

Schoolboy 'could not be saved'

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:57
A schoolboy was swept out to sea by waves despite desperate efforts by family members to save him, an inquest hears.

Mother and lover 'killed daughter'

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:48
A mother and her lesbian lover killed her daughter after developing a relationship centred around fictional characters, a court hears.

Think tank calls for Tory ad removal

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:46
Think tank boss Paul Johnson says he wants the Conservatives to remove an online campaign video in which he appears.