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UK warship rescues hundreds from Med

Wed, 2015-05-13 04:44
A British warship has rescued hundreds of migrants from the Mediterranean, the Ministry of Defence says.

Crolla to fight for world title

Wed, 2015-05-13 04:39
Anthony Crolla will return to the ring in July for the WBA world lightweight title against Colombian Darleys Perez.

Probe spies Pluto's faint moons

Wed, 2015-05-13 04:36
The New Horizons probe, heading for its historic flyby of Pluto in July, has now caught sight of all the known faint moons of the dwarf planet.

Nicaraguan volcano Telica spews ash

Wed, 2015-05-13 04:33
Telica, one of Nicaragua's most active volcanoes, spews ash 400m (1,300ft) into the air causing fear among people living on its slopes.

Royal Mint evacuated due to fire

Wed, 2015-05-13 04:25
The Royal Mint is evacuated after a blaze breaks out at the building.

Burundi general in coup attempt

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:58
A Burundi general says top officers are "dismissing" President Nkurunziza, amid unrest over his re-election bid but it is not clear now much support they have.

Murray eases past Chardy in Rome

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:51
Andy Murray takes his winning run on clay to 10 matches with victory over France's Jeremy Chardy at the Italian Open.

Ten held in panda meat scandal

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:46
Ten people have been held in China over claims they hunted a panda to sell its fur and meat, Chinese state television says.

Record mobile audience for BBC election coverage

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:41
As the dust settles on the UK General Election, we've been taking stock of how people followed the BBC's election night coverage on our digital services.

Moore wins damages over 'grope' claim

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:38
Actor Sir Roger Moore accepts undisclosed libel damages over claims he groped a woman while shooting James Bond film For Your Eyes Only.

Hot tub blaze at footballer's home

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:32
A blaze breaks out at the home of Manchester United footballer Chris Smalling after his hot tub caught fire.

Sunlight on mirror sparked flat blaze

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:21
Sunlight reflecting on a magnifying mirror causes a flat fire which left a couple homeless, a fire service investigation confirms.

Bank expects weaker recovery

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:17
The Bank of England has downgraded its forecasts for the recovery in GDP, productivity and living standards.

Pair jailed for Tesco voucher fraud

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:13
A couple are jailed after using Tesco vouchers to fraudulently buy thousands of pounds of electronics and alcohol.

PC asked to help Hillsborough boy

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:11
A former police officer recalls how he was passed the Hillsborough disaster's youngest victim and was asked to "help him".

Yemen aid effort begins after truce

Wed, 2015-05-13 03:08
Humanitarian organisations attempt to get aid into Yemen as a five-day truce takes hold after weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels.

BBC Global iPlayer to close in June

Wed, 2015-05-13 02:57
BBC Worldwide says the international subscription-fee version of the iPlayer service will close on 26 June.

Many feared dead in Philippine fire

Wed, 2015-05-13 02:52
Dozens of people are feared dead after a fire sweeps through a slipper factory in the Philippine capital Manila.

Teenager who raped woman, 91, jailed

Wed, 2015-05-13 02:43
A teenager who admitted raping a 91-year-old woman at her North Lanarkshire home is jailed for 12 years.

Myanmar migrants 'trapped on boat'

Wed, 2015-05-13 02:41
A group of 350 migrants from Myanmar have told an activist by phone that they have been trapped on a boat without food or water for four days.