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VIDEO: Iwo Jima remembered 70 years on

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:39
Dozens of veteran United States marines gather on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War Two.

VIDEO: Orangutan rescued from chicken coop

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:32
Budi, a baby orangutan who was rescued after being kept for months in a chicken cage in West Borneo, has made a remarkable recovery.

Wales thump Italy to lead title race

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:27
Wales grasp the initiative in the race for the Six Nations title with a thumping 61-20 victory over Italy.

English leagues accept World Cup move

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:26
The English leagues will not sue Fifa over the decision to move the 2022 World Cup but other European leagues may take action.

Police search for missing girl, 12

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:13
A missing 12-year-old girl from West Sussex is believed by police to have run off with an older man overnight.

Pensions guidance bookings not ready

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:08
Just over two weeks to go before the launch of reforms to UK pensions, experts warn thousands of savers are still unable to book free guidance sessions.

Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen

Sat, 2015-03-21 06:08
Aberdeen's hopes of catching Premiership leaders Celtic are dented as Dundee hit back for a share of the points.

Sun lawyer queries misconduct law

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:42
A defence lawyer for one of the four Sun journalists cleared of paying military sources questions the use of the law that led to his trial.

Residents moved as police probe home

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:33
Residents are moved from a care home on the Isle of Wight ahead of a police inquiry into the deaths of five people.

Morgan rejects curriculum body plan

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:15
Calls by head teachers for an independent body to make decisions about the school curriculum have been rejected by the education secretary.

India arrests over school cheating

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:12
About 300 people are arrested after parents and friends climb walls to pass answers to school students sitting exams in India's Bihar state.

Watchdog in court threat to airlines

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:11
Three airlines are facing legal action over claims about poor customer service, the Civil Aviation Authority says.

Referee sends off 'wrong' player

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:08
Referee Neil Swarbrick appears to send off the wrong player in the second minute of Manchester City's match with West Brom.

Athlete reunited with stolen medal

Sat, 2015-03-21 05:07
Heptathlete Kelly Sotherton's Commonwealth Games gold medal, stolen during a burglary, is returned to her

Trawler 'may have snagged submarine'

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:57
A fishing boat skipper believes a submarine may have snagged itself in his nets off the Outer Hebrides.

Man charged over GBH attack on woman

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:57
A man appears in court in Belfast accused of causing grievous bodily harm to a woman by attacking her with a metal pipe from a vacuum cleaner.

Man charged over gun threat robbery

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:55
A 20-year-old man is charged following a robbery in which an elderly woman was threatened in her home with what appeared to be a gun.

VIDEO: Crowds gather for 'tide of the century'

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:39
Thousands of people have flocked to the coast of Normandy to witness Mont Saint-Michel being cut off by exceptionally high tides.

Overturned lorry closes M5 motorway

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:11
A section of the M5 in Gloucestershire is closed after a lorry overturned, spilling fuel on to the motorway.

Museum installs 'Easter Island head'

Sat, 2015-03-21 04:01
A three tonne "Easter Island head" is carefully manoeuvred into place for an exhibition at the Manchester Museum.

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