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VIDEO: Mother jailed for killing Mikaeel

Mon, 2014-08-25 05:14
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has been jailed for 11 years after she admitted killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase.

VIDEO: Attenborough 'pin-up boy of the 1950s'

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:54
Tributes have poured in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of Richard Attenborough.

Elderly cyclist hurt in collision

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:27
A cyclist is seriously injured after a collision involving a car in Mold in Flintshire.

Plastic ducks cause road hold-ups

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:18
Around 100 plastic ducks cause traffic hold-ups on a main road in Monmouthshire.

Tributes paid to Lord Attenborough

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:59
Tributes pour in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of filmmaker Richard Attenborough.

Briton begins UK treatment for Ebola

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:56
Doctors at a London hospital are treating a British man who contracted the Ebola virus while volunteering as a nurse in Sierra Leone.

Academics back higher oil estimate

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:52
A projection by industry body Oil and Gas UK that 24bn barrels of oil can be extracted from the North Sea is "plausible" say academics.

Mother jailed for killing Mikaeel

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:47
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular is jailed for 11 years after she admitted killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase.

PlayStation and Xbox hit by attacks

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:32
Sony's PlayStation Network, Microsoft's Xbox Live and Blizzard's are among services disrupted in an apparent co-ordinated attack.

Algeria halts football after death

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:23
Algeria suspends football indefinitely following the death of player Albert Ebosse, who was hit by a stone thrown by fans.

Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state'

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:21
Militant group Boko Haram says it has set up an Islamic state in towns and villages it has seized in Nigeria, but the army rejects the claim as "empty".

Ice bucket 'link to quarry death'

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:20
The death of an 18-year-old man in a flooded quarry in Fife is believed to be linked to the ice bucket challenge craze.

VIDEO: "This is war... this is our life"

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:13
As Ukraine celebrated Independence day over the weekend, Sergiy Burnus from 'Euromaidan in London' explained how they were helping the Ukrainian Army fight the Pro-Russian separatists.

England Women's Sevens turn pro

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:03
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.

Mercedes to let drivers 'calm down'

Mon, 2014-08-25 02:43
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff will let Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cool off before deciding on any action to be taken over their clash.

Scots calls for Gordon and McGregor

Mon, 2014-08-25 02:26
Celtic's Callum McGregor and Craig Gordon are called up to the Scotland squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.

Murder probe after teacher dies

Mon, 2014-08-25 02:13
A murder investigation is launched after a teacher dies five days after she was attacked at her home.

VIDEO: Deadly on a Mission: Pole to Pole

Mon, 2014-08-25 01:40
Deadly on a Mission's Steve Backshall speaks to BBC Breakfast about his latest Pole to Pole adventure which airs on BBC One on Sunday evenings

AUDIO: Should swimmers wear wetsuits?

Mon, 2014-08-25 01:24
Would you, like the prime minister, don a rubber suit for a dip at the seaside?

Five men stabbed in pub dispute

Mon, 2014-08-25 01:21
Five men are stabbed during a disturbance outside a Bristol pub in the early hours.
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