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Fireman steps down after 48 years

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:25
A firefighter, believed to be the oldest serving officer in the UK, retires after a 48-year career.

German hailstorm causes injuries

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:19
At least nine people are injured and dozens of homes damaged by large hailstones in southern Germany.

Robotic tentacle targets surgery

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:07
Italian engineers build a surgical arm inspired by the humble octopus, with a tube of coffee granules playing a key role in its action.

La Liga season allowed to continue

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:03
The Spanish football season will be allowed to finish as the Royal Spanish Football Federation's suspension is lifted.

VIDEO: Boat migrants call out for help

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:03
Hundreds of Myanmar migrants stranded on a boat for a week in the Andaman Sea with no food or water are so desperate they are drinking their own urine.

VIDEO: Why Stirling Moss called Susie Woff

Thu, 2015-05-14 03:03
Susie Wolff tells Clare Balding she received a call from Sir Stirling Moss after he said women do not have the mental skills to compete in F1.

Woman cleared over friend's suicide

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:57
A woman who helped supply her best friend with the gas she used to kill herself is found not guilty of assisting her suicide.

Paedophile author who fled UK jailed

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:50
A paedophile author, who fled the UK before he could be jailed for sex offences, is locked up.

Peruvian attorney general dismissed

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:41
Peru's Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia is sacked over allegations he derailed an investigation into a regional governor accused of corruption.

Burundi: What’s behind the coup bid?

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:36
The BBC looks back at events leading up to tumultuous events in Burundi amid claims that the president has been overthrown.

VIDEO: Illegal dogs land Depp in hot water

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:35
Actor Johnny Depp has been told he has until Saturday to remove his dogs from Australia or they will be put down.

Speeding driver has to pay £11,000

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:25
A speeding driver has to pay £11,000 for challenging his ticket after a prosecution expert hired an airfield and a sports car to prove him wrong.

Help! Beatles in new music GCSE

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:17
The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Clubs Band is set to be widely studied in a new music GCSE.

Your pictures: Abstract shapes

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:14
Readers' photographs on the theme of abstract shapes.

Greece abandons Elgin Marbles case

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:13
Greece rules out taking legal action against the UK to reclaim the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum after decades of dispute.

Ramsey to find out fate next week

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:10
Chris Ramsey says he will discover "within a week" whether he will continue as manager of relegated QPR.

Custody death family 'seek truth'

Thu, 2015-05-14 02:06
The family of a man who died in police custody in Fife say they are seeking the truth about what happened to him.

VIDEO: FA tackles lack of Asian players

Thu, 2015-05-14 01:59
The Football Association has published its first ever plan on how to tackle the lack of British Asians in football.