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R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76

Fri, 2015-05-01 05:05
R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.

Why Tesla is backing batteries

Fri, 2015-05-01 05:02
Car maker Tesla has unveiled plans to start making large batteries that can be used to store power in homes and businesses.

Shake-up in Saudi state oil firm

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:44
Aramco, the Saudi state oil company, is to be separated from the oil ministry as part of a wider restructuring.

Roads closed in north Belfast alert

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:41
A number of roads in north Belfast have been closed after police discovered a suspicious object in the area.

Prince Charles on granddaughter hope

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:21
The Prince of Wales tells the oldest surviving member of the Welsh Guards of his hopes for a granddaughter.

'American diplomats: we are all blondes'

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:14
Why a US ambassador dyed his hair

Nepal appeals for more helicopters

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:10
Nepal appeals for more helicopters for its quake relief operations, as survivors complain they are getting little help from only 20 in operation.

Man admits council offices arson

Fri, 2015-05-01 04:01
A man admits starting a series of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to council offices.

African singers against xenophobia

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:58
African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.

VIDEO: 'Obesity killed my son'

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:54
Satish Appleby speaks about the death of her overweight son.

Savile and Hall abuse report delayed

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:52
A review into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall abused people while at the BBC is delayed amid fears it could prejudice police investigations into sexual abuse.

3D windpipe 'saves children's lives'

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:47
Three babies have been saved from a life-threatening condition by using 3D printed windpipe splints to help them breathe, a pilot study reveals.

130 factory jobs at risk after fire

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:39
Up to 130 jobs are at risk at a Swansea factory which was destroyed by fire after the firm which owns it decided not to replace the unit.

Murphy closes in on final place

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:25
Shaun Murphy is on course to reach his third World Championship final after extending his lead over Barry Hawkins to 13-3.

Facebook bug blocked image posts

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:18
Facebook faced a backlash from users who found some posts disappeared while others couldn't link to content outside the social network.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:12
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Dinghy prank man in lifeboat rescue

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:10
A man who was pushed out to sea in a dinghy for a joke by his friends and then carried off by strong winds is rescued by lifeboat crews.

Sex-on-duty policeman is jailed

Fri, 2015-05-01 03:01
A police officer who had sex with vulnerable women while on duty is jailed for three years.

Judge sets DJ Neil Fox sex trial date

Fri, 2015-05-01 02:59
DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a court in London decides.

Life for pen attack prisoner killer

Fri, 2015-05-01 02:53
An inmate at Cardiff prison who stabbed his cellmate in the neck 100 times with a ballpoint pen is handed a life sentence.