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Boy died from 'undiagnosed tumour'

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:27
A two-year-old boy died after a brain tumour went undiagnosed for several weeks, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Kitten found 270 miles from home

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:27
A kitten which went missing in South Wales is found 270 miles (430 km) away at a hotel in West Yorkshire.

American jailed in UAE back in US

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:21
An American man sentenced to jail in the United Arab Emirates for making a spoof video about Dubai youth culture returns to the US.

Helicopter crash victim search ends

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:19
The search ends for a sailor missing since a Navy helicopter crashed off the coast of Virginia, on Wednesday, bringing the crash death toll to three.

Red Arrows pilot 'flung 300 feet'

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:17
A Red Arrows pilot died when an ejection seat fired him into the air and he hit the ground with "tremendous" force, an inquest hears.

Met chief praises Duggan family

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:12
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner praises the "very dignified way" Mark Duggan's family has responded to the inquest conclusion.

VIDEO: South Sudan's tribal divisions

Thu, 2014-01-09 12:06
South Sudan civilians have been sheltering in a UN compound in the key rebel-held city of Bentiu as government forces approach.

Allardyce vows to use West Ham 'anger'

Thu, 2014-01-09 11:58
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce wants his players to use criticism as motivation to halt their recent decline.

VIDEO: DiCaprio on his Wall Street wolf

Thu, 2014-01-09 11:50
Leonardo DiCaprio describes how he fought to get The Wolf Of Wall Street made, at the film's UK premiere.

Lawro's predictions featuring De Niro & Stallone

Thu, 2014-01-09 11:29
Hollywood heavyweights predict the weekend football results

Commercial cargo heads to station

Thu, 2014-01-09 11:00
The American Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) has begun its first commercial re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

VIDEO: UK troops' last year in Afghanistan

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:49
UK and US troops are in their final year in Afghanistan and are due to leave by the end of December.

VIDEO: Jessie J gets her fourth Brit nod

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:47
Singer Jessie J says she is 'so happy' to be nominated for a Brit for a fourth year running

Why Old Trafford has lost its fear factor

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:46
With Manchester United winning just four of their first 10 home league games this season, what has gone wrong at Old Trafford?

Fidel Castro makes rare appearance

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:42
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro appears in public for the first time in nine months, at the opening of an art studio in Havana.

Duggan's aunt urges 'no violence'

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:41
Mark Duggan's aunt Carole says the family will fight the lawful killing decision "through the courts" and says there should be "no more violence".

VIDEO: Rudimental on their Brit chances

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:34
Electronic quartet Rudimental talk to the BBC about their award show hopes as the Brit nominations 2014 are revealed

Child sex police officer jailed

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:33
A West Midlands police officer who engaged in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl is jailed for six years.

Germany to destroy Syrian weapons

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:28
Germany announces it will join the international effort to help destroy Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons.

800ft fall man 'lucky to be alive'

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:28
A hillwalker who survived after plunging about 800ft from a cliff edge in the Cairngorms tells BBC Scotland he feels lucky to be alive.

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