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M6 closed after body recovered

Sat, 2014-02-08 02:56
The M6 motorway in the West Midlands is closed after a body is found on the southbound carriageway.

Man dies after street stabbing

Sat, 2014-02-08 02:54
A man aged in his 20s dies after being stabbed on a street in west London.

Trapped bobsledder smashes door

Sat, 2014-02-08 02:21
American bobsledder Johnny Quinn smashes through a jammed bathroom door inside the Sochi 2014 athletes' village.

Attacks leave teenagers in hospital

Sat, 2014-02-08 02:05
A disturbance in Glasgow that left two teenagers in hospital is being treated as attempted murder by police.

ICC votes for 'Big Three' powers

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:59
The International Cricket Council approves plans to give more control to the 'Big Three' of England, India and Australia.

Kotsenburg wins first gold of Sochi 2014

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:58
US snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg wins the Games' first gold with Britain's Jamie Nicholls and Billy Morgan missing out medals.

VIDEO: Bringing virtual reality to air travel

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:34
Turbulence, limited leg room and upset children are just some of the stresses of air travel being tackled by scientists from the University of Nottingham using virtual reality.

Ministers in joint trade mission

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:12
Ministers from Stormont, Dublin and Westminster go on their first-ever joint trade mission, to Singapore, next week.

Spike in Afghan civilian casualties

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:11
The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan rose 14% in 2013, with women and children particularly badly affected, the UN says.

Bullied soldier 'attempted suicide'

Sat, 2014-02-08 01:11
A former soldier tells the BBC he tried to commit suicide several times after the Army ignored his claims of bullying.

VIDEO: Stag imitation contest held in Germany

Fri, 2014-02-07 21:21
The 16th annual stag competition has taken place in Dortmund, Germany.

'Stormageddon' and Sochi spectacle - the papers

Fri, 2014-02-07 21:07
The flooding crisis - with warnings of worse to come - appears on virtually every front page on Saturday. The Winter Olympics opening ceremony also features.

Woody Allen denies abusing daughter

Fri, 2014-02-07 19:33
The filmmaker again denies abusing adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, saying in the New York Times she has been "used as a pawn for revenge".

VIDEO: Stars gather for Hoffman funeral

Fri, 2014-02-07 19:28
Friends and family of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have paid their respects at a funeral in New York City.

Stabbed man found in car crash dies

Fri, 2014-02-07 19:03
A man found stabbed in a car which was involved in a crash with a bus near a south London tube station dies.

Argentine head-on bus crash kills 17

Fri, 2014-02-07 17:50
At least 17 people are killed near the Argentine city of Mendoza when a lorry driving on the wrong side of the motorway hits a bus.

VIDEO: Does Russia have #SochiProblems?

Fri, 2014-02-07 17:27
Russians say stop moaning and enjoy the games

In pictures: Bokassa's ruined palace in CAR

Fri, 2014-02-07 17:27
Pictures of a crumbling palace now home to an abandoned army

Are typewriters the answer to snooping?

Fri, 2014-02-07 17:14
Some diplomats have reverted to typewriters to evade electronic snooping - but they too have their weaknesses, says security correspondent Gordon Corera.

The rise of drug overdoses in the US

Fri, 2014-02-07 17:14
Philip Seymour Hoffman has become the latest celebrity to die from a drugs overdose, which is a growing problem in the US.

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