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Spring to be 'third hottest on record'

Fri, 2014-05-30 03:36
The UK is on course for the third warmest spring since records began, forecasters say, while Scotland's could be its hottest since 1910.

Family loses spare bedroom fight

Fri, 2014-05-30 03:27
A couple who care for their severely disabled grandchild lose an appeal against cuts to their housing benefits because they have a spare bedroom.

Nine rescued from Downpatrick fire

Fri, 2014-05-30 03:26
A four-month-old baby girl and an elderly couple are among nine people rescued after an arson attack at an apartment block in Downpatrick, County Down.

Aleppo barrel bomb toll nears 2,000

Fri, 2014-05-30 03:11
Almost 2,000 people have been killed by Syrian government air attacks in the northern city of Aleppo so far this year, activists say.

Scooter suitcase gets you to airport

Fri, 2014-05-30 03:06
Space for clothes, but with wheels and handlebar.

'Keep taking statins' says drug body

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:54
People should continue to take statins because the benefits do outweigh the risks, according to the UK's drug safety body.

Body 'undiscovered at care home'

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:53
An elderly Hertfordshire woman may have been dead for three days before being discovered at her warden-controlled home, her family claim.

£500,000 likely for TV Van Dyck find

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:49
A painting revealed to be a Van Dyck portrait on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow is expected to sell for about £500,000 at auction later this year.

Radwanska knocked out of French Open

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:44
Agnieszka Radwanska becomes the latest major seed to exit the French Open with defeat by unseeded Ajla Tomljanovic.

Challenging children's imagination

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:37
BBC Radio 2's 500 Words competition challenges children 13 and under to create an entire story in just a few paragraphs. We go behind the scenes as the judges tussle it out to find the winners.

Hospital sex attacks nurse jailed

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:35
A male nurse who sexually attacked two patients on the same night while he carried out his hospital rounds is jailed for 18 months.

'Lost' Douglas Adams draft found

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:31
Writing that Douglas Adams cut from his Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy novels is to be published for the first time after being found in his archive.

Microsoft ex-CEO 'wins Clippers bid'

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:11
Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer reaches a potential record deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2bn (£1.2bn).

VIDEO: 3D printed guns 'explode when fired'

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:06
Police are warning technology enthusiasts not to attempt to use 3D printers to make plastic guns, because each time they have been tested the weapons have exploded.

Google agrees to forget

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:05
Rory Cellan-Jones on Google's "right to forget" form

Iraq suspicions may 'fester' - Major

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:03
Sir John Major says it is a "pity" that conversations between Tony Blair and George Bush about Iraq will remain secret.

Sheringham named West Ham coach

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:01
Teddy Sheringham, the former West Ham and England striker, returns to Upton Park as attacking coach.

Barton in UKIP 'ugly girl' apology

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:59
Joey Barton apologises after claiming UKIP's European election victory made them the best of "four really ugly girls".

VIDEO: Moment Spelling Bee finalists both won

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:56
The two finalists of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition were both named champions for the first time since 1962.

Beer barrel lorry crash closes M25

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:52
A western section of the M25 remains partially closed after a collision between two lorries left beer barrels over the carriageway, police say.

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