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Sir John Hurt diagnosed with cancer

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:32
Veteran actor Sir John Hurt says he has been diagnosed with cancer, but is "more than optimistic" about his future.

Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:32
Rachel Dolezal, the US race activist accused of "pretending to be black", refuses to back down and says she identifies as black.

VIDEO: Balcony collapse 'kills five people'

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:25
As many as five young Irish people have died after a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, in the US.

Bronze and silver for GB canoeists

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:24
Canoeists Lani Belcher and Ed McKeever win silver and bronze respectively - GB's second and third medals of the European Games.

'No reason to halt fatal SAS hike'

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:23
A fatal SAS selection exercise should not have stopped early even though some reservists suffered heat illness, an inquest hears.

Russia 'to boost nuclear arsenal'

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:23
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will add more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal in 2015.

Teen jailed for German student death

Tue, 2015-06-16 04:13
An eighteen year-old man is given three years in youth custody over the death of a German student teacher who was hailed as national hero.

US aid for anti-Boko Haram force

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:56
The US says it will give $5m (£3.2m) towards a multi-national task force being set up to fight Boko Haram, as it steps up cross-border attacks.

Fewer children offered first choice

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:54
Fewer children were offered places at their first preference of secondary school in England compared with last year.

Mother who gave away baby jailed

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:43
A mother who tricked her former partner into thinking she had an abortion so she could give his baby to her gay friend is jailed.

VIDEO: Migrants amass on Italy France border

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:40
A large number of migrants who have arrived in Italy have set up camp on the border with France, as Lucy Williamson reports.

Sham marriage trio found guilty

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:31
Three men are found guilty of planning a sham marriage to allow one of them to stay in the UK.

Football fixtures out on Wednesday

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:29
The Premier League and Football League will release their full fixture lists for 2015/16 on Wednesday at 09:00 BST.

Facebook taken to court over privacy

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:28
The social network is due in court over claims that it tracks users across the web and even monitors people who don't have accounts.

US and Venezuela praise talks

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:25
The United States and Venezuela both welcome talks held on Saturday between the two sides aimed at reducing diplomatic tensions.

Irish people die in balcony collapse

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:24
A number of young Irish citizens are killed after a balcony collapses in an apartment in the US.

US activist sued 'college for racism'

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:23
Rachel Dolezal, the US race activist accused of "pretending to be black", previously sued her university for racism, US media reports say.

UKIP's ex-party secretary returns

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:10
One of the senior UKIP figures who was forced to resign after in-fighting in the party following the general election has returned to his job as party secretary.

Hillsborough dad tried to save girls

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:10
A father who lost two daughters at the Hillsborough disaster describes how he gave them mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Game of Thrones finale seen by 1.7m

Tue, 2015-06-16 03:00
The Game of Thrones season five finale was watched by two million people on Monday.