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An international team of experts is engaged in a last ditch effort to save the northern white rhino from extinction.
No criminal charges will be brought over the death of a three-year-old girl who drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Lancashire.
At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say.
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning is jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing boys in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
Andy Murray's former coach, Dani Vallverdu, is named as world number seven Tomas Berdych's new coach.
The first contactless payment gloves are being trialled in stores in the run up to Christmas - Rory Cellan-Jones put them to the test.
The US take on ITV hit drama Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, will not return for a second series.
NHS staff and at-risk people are urged to immediately get flu jabs after an outbreak of the diseases in communities and hospitals across south Wales.
A warning is issued for heavy rain to hit parts of Wales from Tuesday night through to Wednesday.
People have been paying tribute to those killed during the German bombardment of Hartlepool 100 years ago - the first attack on British soil of World War I.
An interactive journey through quantum theory
A 52-year-old County Londonderry man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.
Ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother and son of US presidents, takes a step towards a run on the White House in 2016.
The BBC's new inflation calculator will work out how much prices are rising for households like yours.
How do we define an English law, when so much legislation has a knock-on effect for other parts of the UK population?
A £3,000 reward is offered for information leading to the conviction of a man who raped an 11-year-old girl as she walked home from school.
Authorities in Pennsylvania continue to search for Bradley William Stone after his ex-wife and five of her family members are shot dead.
The medical director of NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh, says the "system is creaking" as winter begins to take hold.
Three G4S security guards are found not guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died during an attempted deportation at Heathrow airport.
Scientists shed light on the energetic emission of radiation that occurs in thunderstorms.