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Neknominate man ate live lizard

Tue, 2014-10-07 08:32
A man who swallowed a frog and a lizard for the Neknominate online drinking game, is ordered to carry out community service.

VIDEO: Ash dieback: How to inject a tree

Tue, 2014-10-07 08:00
The BBC's Claire Marshall takes a closer look at how you go about injecting a tree with a prototype fungicide, derived from garlic, as part of the fight against ash dieback.

University inspections face overhaul

Tue, 2014-10-07 07:43
How the quality of university courses in the UK is checked could be overhauled in the next few years.

VIDEO: High speed spin for 100-year-old

Tue, 2014-10-07 07:05
A 100-year-old woman takes a high speed spin at Snetterton Circuit as part of her adrenalin fuelled centenary birthday celebrations.

VIDEO: Staying safe while reporting Ebola

Tue, 2014-10-07 06:33
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, explains how the BBC is covering the crisis safely.

Why do people love Ordnance Survey maps?

Tue, 2014-10-07 06:26
US-born neuroscientist John O'Keefe loves Ordnance Survey maps. Why?

Syria jihadist rebels seize priest

Tue, 2014-10-07 05:53
A Franciscan friar and about 20 parishioners have been abducted by jihadist rebels in north-western Syria, the Custody of the Holy Land says.

Your questions to Paul Wood

Tue, 2014-10-07 05:18
What's at stake in battle for Syria and Iraq

VIDEO: Pearce: I encountered some unpleasantries

Tue, 2014-10-07 05:14
The so-called Heroine of Hackney who joined the Lib Dems after the 2011 London Riots is bidding to be an MP.

Day in pictures: 7 October

Tue, 2014-10-07 04:16
24 hours of news images: 7 October

Johnson forgets candidate's name

Tue, 2014-10-07 04:10
London mayor Boris Johnson admits "you got me there" after failing to put a name to the Conservative candidate in the Clacton by-election.

Carlos the Jackal faces new trial

Tue, 2014-10-07 04:00
Notorious convicted killer Carlos the Jackal, who carried out attacks in the 1970s and 1980s, is to go on trial again in France for two murders.

VIDEO: Turkey and the Kurds - in 70 seconds

Tue, 2014-10-07 03:59
Why do the Turkish authorities have a complicated relationship with the region's Kurdish population?

VIDEO: Moazzam Begg: Full interview

Tue, 2014-10-07 03:00
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg says he offered to help secure the release of British hostage Alan Henning from Islamic State.

VIDEO: 'Nobody decides when they can die'

Tue, 2014-10-07 01:31
Actress Lynda Bellingham, who is suffering from cancer, talks about her decision to stop having chemotherapy.

Eurozone split - Europe's central drama

Tue, 2014-10-07 00:48
Delay over hard economic reforms keeps eurozone in doldrums

'Not enough police' to combat fraud

Mon, 2014-10-06 21:58
A police chief warns that there are not enough specially-trained officers to deal with a rise in computer-related fraud in England and Wales.

Spain investigates Ebola infection

Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Investigations begin at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse is the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus outside west Africa.

HK students agree to formal talks

Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.

Tube staff to hold 48-hour strike

Mon, 2014-10-06 21:44
Workers on the London Underground are to hold a 48-hour strike next week in a long-running dispute over staff cuts.