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Have there been lions in London since 1210?

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:24
The decision by London Zoo to build a new lion exhibit means its three remaining lionesses will be temporarily relocated outside of the UK's capital.

VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:16
David Cameron takes part in his weekly questions session with Ed Miliband and MPs.

'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:59
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.

VIDEO: UK adopts the 'smart shopping' habit

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:33
Britain's biggest supermarkets have been having a tough time recently. Their profits have been squeezed by the discounters Aldi and Lidl.

VIDEO: Wood hails 'electric' Dylan film

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:25
Elijah Wood praises his latest film, based on the life of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, as an "electric, vibrant" piece.

Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:05
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.

VIDEO: PM 'paralysed' over by-election

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:58
Ed Miliband accuses the prime minister of delaying an European Arrest Warrant vote, but is told it will go ahead.

VIDEO: Sri Lankan landslide after monsoon

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:21
At least 10 people have died and hundreds are missing after a landslide in the Badulla district of central Sri Lanka.

Day in pictures: 29 October

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:07
24 hours of news images: 29 October

End of QE is whimper not bang

Wed, 2014-10-29 03:38
As the Fed Reserve ends quantitative easing, those who prophesied that these trillions of dollars of debt purchases would spark uncontrollable inflation have been proved wrong. But QE could still prove toxic.

Hopes fade for trapped Turkey miners

Wed, 2014-10-29 03:08
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.

Obama's best years could be ahead

Wed, 2014-10-29 02:53
Critics may already be writing off Obama's presidency - but he still has much to offer in the years to come, says John Simpson.

VIDEO: London skatepark given listed status

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:55
A 1970s skatepark in Essex has been given Grade 2 listed status by English Heritage, joining the ranks of stately homes and ancient monuments.

VIDEO: Women not aware of stroke risk

Tue, 2014-10-28 23:47
Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the UK.

VIDEO: The Royal Marines - in 350 years

Tue, 2014-10-28 23:42
The BBC follows the Royal Marines from the Battle of Trafalgar to Afghanistan

EU poses tough challenge for Cameron

Tue, 2014-10-28 23:34
Mark Mardell on the complex balancing act facing the prime minister as he negotiates the UK's future place in the EU

Thai court rejects UK activist case

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:28
A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.

Care for military veterans 'flawed'

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:00
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.

Hawaii residents flee lava flow

Tue, 2014-10-28 19:50
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by lava have begun evacuating as the flow reaches 75yds (68m) from the first house in its path.