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Oxford University first female head

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:34
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the announcement that Louise Richardson has been nominated as vice chancellor.

VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:33
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.

Game off: Splatoon lorry stolen

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:27
A lorry transporting Nintendo's new special edition of its popular Splatoon shooter game has been stolen.

Houghton in line for England return

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:25
Captain Stephanie Houghton is set to play against Canada in England's final friendly before the Women's World Cup.

Rail workers to strike in June

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:21
Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.

Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:19
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.

Hitman jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:16
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.

Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:08
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.

Murderer had 'known risk factors'

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:01
A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.

Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:54
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.

Chip maker Avago buys rival Broadcom

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:51
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.

Quiz: Test your FA Cup knowledge

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:10
Fifteen years since 2000, 15 questions on the FA Cup final. How much do you know?

Wiccan funeral for 'Eron the wizard'

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:02
More than 100 people dressed as elves, druids and witches attend a Wiccan funeral in Cornwall to mark the passing of 'Eron the wizard'.

Iraq exhumes IS victims in Tikrit

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:50
The Iraqi authorities say they have exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been summarily killed by Islamic State near Tikrit last June.

VIDEO: Why children love the # symbol

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:48
Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.

What was Militant?

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:44
What was the Militant tendency of the 1980s?

Women to feature in Fifa 16 game

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:34
England are one of 12 teams included in the latest version of the Fifa computer game as women feature for the first time.

Why are MPs banned from clapping?

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:31
Why are MPs not allowed to applaud?

Toddler thrown out of Kiddu car seat

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:25
A toddlers' car seat is removed from sale by its manufacturer after a boy was thrown out of one into the front of his mother's car.

Tajik special ops chief 'joins IS'

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:22
Tajikistan's special forces chief appears in a video claiming to have joined Islamic State forces in Syria.

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