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VIDEO: McKellen does the 'Holmes thing' on presenter

Wed, 2015-06-17 23:19
Actor Sir Ian McKellen makes some Sherlock Holmes-like deductions about BBC presenter Charlie Stayt during an interview about the film "Mr Holmes".

Warning over 'smelly' tap water

Wed, 2015-06-17 22:41
People in parts of North Lanarkshire are advised not to cook, drink or wash with tap water after concern over its taste and smell.

VIDEO: 'We will bring him to justice'

Wed, 2015-06-17 22:08
After nine people are killed at a shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, city police chief Gregory Mullen says the suspect will be brought to justice.

Early end for wind farm subsidies

Wed, 2015-06-17 22:02
New onshore wind farms will be excluded from a government subsidy scheme from 1 April 2016 - a year earlier than expected.

Call to scrap academic selection

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:44
A new report into educational underachievement among Protestant working-class children calls for academic selection to be scrapped.

In numbers: Nestle India's Maggi problem

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:44
The staggering numbers behind Nestle's operation to destroy all the Maggi in India.

Homes evacuated in security alert

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:32
A number of homes in Londonderry are evacuated because of a security alert.

Concern over anti-poverty progress

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:28
A lack of progress in tackling poverty in Wales is of "deep concern," say assembly members, who accuse ministers of being ineffective.

£2bn wind farm officially opens

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:23
The second biggest offshore wind farm in the world is officially opened off the north Wales coast later.

Prayers and vigil for Irish students

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:21
The families and friends of Irish students who died and were injured when a balcony fell in California gathered to pray together.

World's displaced 'hits record high'

Wed, 2015-06-17 21:06
The number of people displaced by war, conflict or persecution reached a record high of nearly 60 million around the world in 2014, a UN report says.

VIDEO: Pope: Warming is 'mostly man-made'

Wed, 2015-06-17 20:48
The Pope will issue his letter to bishops on the environment on Thursday, in which is he is likely to say climate change is a mostly man-made problem.

HK lawmakers reject Beijing poll plan

Wed, 2015-06-17 20:41
Legislators in Hong Kong reject a Beijing-backed election reform proposal.

Royals to attend Waterloo service

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:59
Royal Family members are to attend a service commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

VIDEO: England progress & France run rampant

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:42
Catch up with all the best action and the quirkier moments from day 12 of the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

In pictures: Unseen Waterloo

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:40
Sam Faulkner's pictures of people who take part in re-enactments of the battle of Waterloo.

Shooting at South Carolina church

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:36
A shooting is reported at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, with police searching for a white male suspect.

Lotto changes - behind the numbers

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:35
Can your brain cope with the difference between staggeringly unlikely events?

VIDEO: Shark sightings from the sky

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:18
Lifeguards in the US have come up with a new tool to protect beach goers from potential shark attacks.

Homes illustrating a political point

Wed, 2015-06-17 19:15
What can you paint on your own property?

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