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VIDEO: Amateur footage of Oxford hotel blaze

11 hours 19 min ago
Firefighters have been battling the flames at The Randolph, a grand gothic hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VW boss to stay despite divisions

11 hours 21 min ago
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.

VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela

11 hours 31 min ago
Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.

Body of hillwalker found in search

11 hours 37 min ago
The body of missing hillwalker Kyle Knox is found by a Royal Navy helicopter conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area.

Thousands show interest in pay-offs

11 hours 39 min ago
Over 7,200 civil servants register for a new voluntary redundancy scheme aimed at saving £90m annually

Brothers have jail terms increased

11 hours 41 min ago
Two brothers from Enniskillen received unduly lenient sentences for beating a man unconscious in a bar in 2013, the Lord Chief Justice rules.

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

12 hours 10 min ago
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry

12 hours 17 min ago
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has let go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host, Jian Ghomeshi.

Gothic city centre hotel on fire

12 hours 18 min ago
A hotel in the centre of Oxford is ablaze, sending a huge black smoke cloud across the city.

What is misconduct in public office?

12 hours 27 min ago
Misconduct in public office is an ancient common law offence, created by judges, which can be traced back to the 13th century.

UN makes $275m appeal for Yemen aid

12 hours 34 min ago
The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

12 hours 55 min ago
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

13 hours 2 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Abandoned arcade baby's mother found

13 hours 2 min ago
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.

Charges dropped for nine journalists

13 hours 6 min ago
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder

13 hours 13 min ago
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.

Anderson equals Botham wicket record

13 hours 21 min ago
James Anderson draws level with Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker with his 383rd dismissal.

Djokovic beats Cilic to reach semis

13 hours 43 min ago
Novak Djokovic progresses to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3.

Doctor in court on tax fraud charges

13 hours 53 min ago
Former leading ear, nose and throat specialist hid money from HMRC over four years, a Belfast court hears

VIDEO: Selfies and other election happenings

13 hours 58 min ago
On campaign day 19, the politicians tried to move on from the TV debate, but journalists would not let them

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