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IS 'seizes part of Syria's Palmyra'

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:37
Islamic State militants seize northern part of ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, monitoring group says

Family want jail pen murder answers

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:27
The family of a homeless man murdered by his cellmate in Cardiff Prison with a ballpoint pen question why the two were put together.

Hamilton signs new Mercedes deal

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:26
Lewis Hamilton signs a new three-year contract at Mercedes.

Ashton recalled to England squad

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:23
Chris Ashton and his 20-year-old Saracens team-mate Maro Itoje are named in England's 50-man World Cup training squad.

Killer's family try to trace jury

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:20
The family of a man jailed for murdering his ex-wife take out a newspaper advert in an attempt to trace the jurors involved in his trial, prompting a police investigation.

Advanced gravity hunt is green lit

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:14
Scientists hold a dedication ceremony to inaugurate the Advanced Ligo facilities, which will be trying to detect

UK among worst in wildlife league

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:01
The UK is among the worst countries in the EU for protecting its wildlife habitats, says an official report.

Strike to hit most Scottish trains

Wed, 2015-05-20 03:01
A strike by rail workers will mean that most trains in Scotland will be cancelled on Monday and Tuesday next week, ScotRail has confirmed.

Dads 'use adult tone not baby talk'

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:56
Mothers are more likely to coo at their babies, while fathers address them more like small adults - but both approaches help children learn, a study suggests.

The man who cross-stitched his own bank card

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:50
A man has cross-stitched a debit card and sent it to his bank to express his irritation at waiting for a replacement.

Plane crash linked to software fault

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:39
Airbus suggests that a military plane crash might have been caused by a problem with the software that controlled its engines.

'Insane' woman cleared of murder bid

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:35
A woman is found not guilty by reason of insanity on both counts of attempted murder of two children.

Pianist wins child abuse memoir case

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:34
A concert pianist wins a legal battle to publish a book giving detail of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.

West Africa drops term limit plan

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:29
A plan to restrict all West African presidents to two terms in office has been dropped by heads of state, with Togo and The Gambia leading the objections.

Fire tragedy prompts Azeri protest

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:18
Thousands of people in Azerbaijan vow to protest against the use of flammable building cladding after a deadly fire at an apartment block in Baku.

Poppy seller, 92, 'had depression'

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:13
A 92-year-old poppy seller who was found dead in the Avon Gorge had "long term issues with periodic depression", an inquest hears.

Kane in England Under-21 squad

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:12
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is included in the England squad for the 2015 European Under-21 Championship.

'Cow poo bus' sets land speed record

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:11
A bus powered by cow manure has set a land speed record for a regular bus by driving at 77mph.

Dolphin TV show suspends filming

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:08
Animal protection groups and marine scientists say they have successfully suspended the recording of a TV series called "Dolphins with the Stars".

Italy says Europe blind to migrants

Wed, 2015-05-20 02:03
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi accuses the rest of Europe of trying to ignore the migrant crisis, after several states rule out asylum quotas.