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First flamingo egg 'for eight years'

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:05
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.

Rugby star guilty of model's assault

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:56
Wales rugby star Ian Gough is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, days after her engagement to pop star Dane Bowers.

VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:51
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.

Twitter shares surge on user growth

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:48
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:25
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.

Anderson's best effort this season - Agnew

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:19
After England’s batsmen got back on track in the third Test against India, the bowlers - especially James Anderson - have followed suit, writes Jonathan Agnew.

China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:02
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.

Car appeal over Greenock murder

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:53
Police investigating the murder of a man in Greenock want to trace a silver car seen in the street where he attended a party.

VIDEO: Inside Gaza militants' tunnel

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:50
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.

VIDEO: Royals get sporty at Games

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:33
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry take part in several sporting activities during a visit to the 2014 Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow.

How many will new benefits policy affect?

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:32
How many people will be affected by EU migrants benefits curb?

Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:22
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.

England make India batsmen struggle

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:21
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.

MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

Tue, 2014-07-29 11:15
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.

The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:15
Meet the boxer from a disappearing Pacific island nation who trains by using a punch bag hanging from a breadfruit tree.

Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:06
Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.

Migration changes 'to put UK first'

Tue, 2014-07-29 10:02
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".

England gymnasts win double gold

Tue, 2014-07-29 09:59
England's men and women win gold in the gymnastic team finals as Scotland's men and Wales's women also claim medals.

Max Mosley sues Google over photos

Tue, 2014-07-29 09:57
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party.

Road rage driver used lorry to kill

Tue, 2014-07-29 09:53
A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.
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