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Mayall post-mortem due on Thursday

Wed, 2014-06-11 08:43
A post-mortem examination will be carried out on Thursday to establish how comedian Rik Mayall died this week, aged 56.

Anger at '£25,000 pension deal loss'

Wed, 2014-06-11 08:36
A former Visteon worker from County Antrim has said he has lost out on up to £25,000 in a pensions' compensation deal.

Congo and Rwanda 'in border clashes'

Wed, 2014-06-11 08:21
Troops from Rwanda and DR Congo are clashing on the border after a soldier was kidnapped, the Congolese information minister tells the BBC.

Arrests over care home 'neglect'

Wed, 2014-06-11 08:19
Three people are arrested over the alleged neglect of a resident at a south Wales care home.

VIDEO: New atlas for former Europe minister?

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
A former Europe minister is a year behind on the news when he backs Croatia's bid to join the European Union.

Cantor and the giant slayer

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
What does Cantor's shock US defeat mean for Republicans?

Madeleine police start third search

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann arrive at a third search site near the Algarve holiday resort of Praia da Luz.

Grand National jockeys cautioned

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:46
Thirty-nine jockeys are found guilty of misconduct and cautioned following a rule breach at the 2014 Grand National.

Emirates cancels order for 70 A350s

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:32
Dubai's Emirates Airline has cancelled an order for 70 of Airbus's A350 wide-bodied aircraft, the planemaker says.

Afghan interpreters case to go ahead

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:26
Three former interpreters for UK forces in Afghanistan win permission to bring a High Court case against the government for alleged discrimination.

Hacking jury starts deliberations

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:15
The jury in the phone-hacking trial retires to consider its verdicts on seven defendants, including former News of the World editors Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks.

Cook shrugs off criticism of captaincy

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:12
England captain Alastair Cook says he is not concerned about criticism as he prepares for the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:12
Pearce not expecting much from Wilshere, Man Utd chase Barca star, Tim Sherwood to manage West Brom, plus more

Cyclist in pothole crash legal fight

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:11
A cyclist who suffered head injuries and broken bones after hitting a pothole is suing Gwynedd council for £50,000 damages.

Murray wins in straight sets at Queen's

Wed, 2014-06-11 07:02
Andy Murray beats Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets at Queen's as he begins the defence of his Aegon Championships title.

AUDIO: Dolly Parton the book worm

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:49
Singer Dolly Parton talks about her love of books and what inspired her to start reading. She is embarking on a UK tour and will be playing at Glastonbury music festival.

EU to probe Apple's tax affairs

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:48
The European Commission opens investigations into whether three European countries are giving Apple, Starbucks and Fiat unfair tax advantages.

US defence chief defends Bergdahl swap

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:47
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel tells a House committee the release of captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees was in US national interests.

What's it really like to live in Libya?

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:40
Amid violence and instability, Libyans look on the bright side

Thousands hit by benefits backlog

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:39
Hundreds of thousands of people have been hit by a benefits backlog, a minister says.

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