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VIDEO: Footage captures hippo chasing boat

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Footage taken by a safari guide in Zambia captures the moment a hippo chased his boat.

Google to pilot modular phone

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Google is to launch a phone with bolt-on modules, which it says will increase the handset's lifespan and allow users to customise their device.

Footballer cleared of assault charges

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:59
West Ham United footballer Ravel Morrison is cleared of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother in Manchester.

Mills aims for world skiing record

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:55
Former model Heather Mills says she wants to break the world record for female disabled speed skiing next year.

Fake charity bucket 'soldier' jailed

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:47
A Chippenham man who posed as a serving soldier and falsely claimed to be collecting money for the charity Help for Heroes is jailed.

'Not enough hotel rooms' at Afcon

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:40
Teams at the Africa Cup of Nations have been searching for accommodation because there are not enough hotel rooms.

Day in pictures: 15 January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
Images from around the world: 15 January

VIDEO: Handcuffed youth saves policeman's life

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
A handcuffed teenager saves a police officer having a heart attack at Fort Lauderdale Police Department Booking Facility.

Flat intruder given life for murder

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:30
An intruder who fatally stabbed a 52-year-old man at a flat in the Yoker area of Glasgow is jailed for life for murder.

O'Sullivan breaks centuries record

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:29
Ronnie O'Sullivan breaks Stephen Hendry's all-time centuries record of 775 in the Masters.

West urged to help Saudi blogger

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:21
The wife of liberal Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes, urges Western powers to demand his release.

'No scope' to review teacher sentence

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:19
The attorney general says it cannot review whether a suspended sentence for a religious studies teacher, who had a sex with a pupil, was too lenient.

Yarnold struggles after dizzy spells

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:19
In her BBC Sport column, the Olympic champion talks about her cautious return to the skeleton track after suffering dizziness.

RBS admits mis-selling business loans

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:16
Royal Bank of Scotland admits it has mis-sold loans to small business customers under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.

Greens 'now fifth largest party'

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:15
The Green Party says it has overtaken UKIP to become the fifth largest party by membership, after nearly 2,000 people joined overnight.

Hotels do U-turn over hotspot ban

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:12
Marriott International abandons its much criticised policy of blocking the use of personal wi-fi hotspots on its properties.

Irish bailout 'cost 40bn euros'

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:11
Ireland's bank bailout has cost 40bn euros (£31bn) to date, its parliamentary banking inquiry has heard.

Teenage killer given life sentence

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:10
A teenager who murdered a father-of-three is told he will spend at least 15 years behind bars.

Merkel urges EU law on data tracking

Thu, 2015-01-15 03:56
Germany's Chancellor Merkel wants new EU rules soon on data retention, to help in the fight against terrorism.

Allotment search for murdered woman

Thu, 2015-01-15 03:55
An allotment is being searched by police who are investigating the murder of a woman from Cardiff who went missing on Christmas Eve.

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