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Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:39
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:47
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Warning over ash dieback threat

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:40
Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:12
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:11
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:10
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:04
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.

Famous writers on what NOT to say

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:53
Famous writers on what NOT to say

Decoding the symbols on Satan's statue

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:40
Decoding the symbols on the new monument to the Devil

Thousands expected at Pride march

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:20
About 160,000 people are expected to line the streets of Brighton and Hove for the 25th annual Pride event, organisers say.

British Library given listed status

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:13
The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".

Freshers urged to take new vaccine

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:09
A new vaccination programme for meningitis is introduced for teenagers and students in Scotland.

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:09
Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

Search for missing chef continues

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:07
The search for a 22-year-old man who went missing almost a week ago is due to resume over the weekend.

Calais 'sticking plaster', doctors' fury and Lady Bra-Bra

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:06
Among Saturday's headlines are the latest from Calais, medics' anger at Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and a possible peerage for a lingerie magnate.

Baghdad sees heatwave protests

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:03
Hundreds take to the streets of Baghdad to protest as temperatures in Iraq hit over 50C.

Who's top of the Formula 1 charts?

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:02
Mercedes' package is virtually flawless but McLaren are wasting their driver line-up - Andrew Benson gives his F1 mid-season report.

Saturday's gossip column

Fri, 2015-07-31 14:33
Man City to offer Pep Guardiola £100m deal, Barcelona have no plans of selling Pedro, Berbatov set for Villa, plus more.

VIDEO: More people 'disappearing' in Egypt

Fri, 2015-07-31 14:13
There has been a rise in the number of people gong missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country.

Plane debris flown out of Reunion

Fri, 2015-07-31 13:45
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 is flown from Reunion in the Indian Ocean to France for analysis.