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Toucan 'to get prosthetic beak'

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:58
A toucan in Costa Rica, which lost part of its beak in an attack by youths, looks set to be fitted with a prosthetic replacement.

The humble teacher inspiring Ireland

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:57
Passionate, obsessive, humble; schoolteacher, Guinness drinker, litter monitor: How Joe Schmidt inspired Ireland to new heights.

Bambi savaged 'by a pack of dogs'

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A hand-reared deer called Bambi is believed to have been mauled to death by dogs at a Powys wildlife park.

Man detained by anti-terror police

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A 31-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism as police search five addresses on Merseyside.

Crashed plane's fuel gauge 'faulty'

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:49
The fuel gauge of a plane which nosedived at a Flintshire airport killing two people must have been faulty, an inquest hears.

German ex-president laid to rest

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:42
Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker is laid to rest in a state funeral in Berlin.

3D-printed knuckle dusters seized

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:37
Police in Queensland, Australia arrest a 28-year-old man after finding 3D-printed knuckle dusters and suspected gun parts.

Charity must surrender castle land

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:35
A High Court judge orders a charity to hand over the coffee shop it runs in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle to the government.

England lose final warm-up match

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:34
England lose their last World Cup warm-up game by four wickets as Pakistan prevail in a tense finish in Sydney.

UN pulls out of DR Congo offensive

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:29
The UN withdraws support for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refuses to sack two generals.

Western powers close Yemen embassies

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:20
The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.

Ukraine conflict: Back to Minsk with so much at stake

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:17
Leaders meeting in Minsk know the bitter consequences of failing to find a way to de-escalate the Ukraine conflict, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.

Your pictures: Shadows

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:15
Readers' photographs on the theme of shadows

North misses Wales game in Scotland

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:05
Recovering Wales wing George North is out of the team to face Scotland in the Six Nations and replaced by Liam Williams.

Illegal excavations 'damage' Wall

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:58
Unlawful excavations along Hadrian's Wall are having a "damaging effect" on North East culture and archaeology, heritage groups warn.

Fifty Shades film 'better than book'

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:54
First reviews of mummy-porn romance Fifty Shades of Grey say the film is better than the book it is based on.

Where is the deal between Athens and Berlin?

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:47
Is the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis talking nonsense when he claims he offers a solution for the whole eurozone?

A&E intervention 'responsible move'

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:40
The first minister says a decision to intervene at a hospital that failed to meet accident and emergency waiting times targets was a "responsible move".

Pink van not patronising - Harman

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:21
Harriet Harman insists Labour's pink campaign van will help it reach women voters as social media users attack it as "patronising".

City venues to share grand prix

Wed, 2015-02-11 01:04
Glasgow and Birmingham will share the hosting of the Indoor Grand Prix between 2016 and 2020.

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