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Unknown queen's tomb found in Egypt

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:01
The tomb of a previously unknown queen, Khentakawess III, is unearthed in a necropolis south-west of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

Activists shot dead in Bangladesh

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:51
Two opposition activists are shot dead in Bangladesh during clashes on the first anniversary of disputed general elections.

Inflatable was not from sunken ship

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:40
An inflatable boat found washed ashore in Orkney was not from the cargo ship Cemfjord which sank in the Pentland Firth.

AUDIO: Oldham fans split on Ched Evans

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:24
A possible move to Oldham Athletic by convicted rapist Ched Evans has divided opinion among fans of the Lancashire club.

International hunt in hotel murder

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:14
An international manhunt is continuing for a man police in south Wales believe murdered a Cardiff woman whose body was found in a hotel on New Year's Eve.

Stab victim was jailed over killing

Sun, 2015-01-04 23:29
A man stabbed to death outside a nightclub in Manchester city centre had been jailed over his role in a fatal club attack.

VIDEO: The Voice UK returns for 2015

Sun, 2015-01-04 23:23
Spinning chairs and big red buttons return to our TV screens next weekend when a new series of The Voice UK gets under way.

VIDEO: Why may UK cull squirrels? - in 15 secs

Sun, 2015-01-04 23:22
Britain's grey squirrel population has rocketed over the past century and the government is reviewing how to control numbers

VIDEO: Autism patients 'failed by system'

Sun, 2015-01-04 23:12
The Royal College of GPs has launched a three-year training programme to raise awareness and better educate its 50 thousand members.

Election - Facts, claims, spin

Sun, 2015-01-04 23:11
The claims are all too familiar. You can't trust Labour not to spend and tax and borrow say the Conservatives. You can't trust the Tories with the NHS says Labour.

VIDEO: Short-let apartments spark Paris row

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:58
Authorities in Paris are so worried about the drain on residential property that they have taken drastic measures to bring holiday lets under control.

VIDEO: Parties in early push to woo voters

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:51
It may only be a few days into the new year, but the main political parties already appear to have begun their campaigns to woo voters ahead of the general election.

VIDEO: Sound Of 2015: George the Poet

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:34
George the Poet has come fifth in the BBC Music Sound Of 2015 new music list, which aims to showcase the rising stars to watch in the year ahead.

Euro slides to a nine-year low

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:34
The euro hits a nine-year low against the dollar as investors predict the European Central Bank could take action to stimulate the region's economy.

BBC Sound Of 2015: George the Poet

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:16
Number five: Street-savvy spoken word artist George the Poet

BBC Sound Of 2015 countdown begins

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:16
London MC George The Poet takes fifth place in the BBC's Sound Of 2015 list, as the countdown to this year's winner begins.

Building flattened after collapse

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:14
A building is demolished after its sudden collapse in Wrexham overnight.

Easdale gives Rangers emergency loan

Sun, 2015-01-04 22:13
Rangers director Sandy Easdale gives the financially troubled club a short-term loan designed as working capital.

VIDEO: 'Window' to fight Australia fires

Sun, 2015-01-04 21:53
Firefighters in South Australia say weather conditions have eased allowing a short window to try to bring under control bushfires which have been burning for four days.

Oldham may pull out of Evans deal

Sun, 2015-01-04 21:50
Oldham are considering pulling out of signing convicted rapist Ched Evans after 20,000 sign an online petition against the move.

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