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VIDEO: Many dead in Ukraine offensive

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:05
Several people have been killed in Ukraine during violent clashes between pro-Russian militants and government troops.

F1 'spy-gate' mechanic Stepney dies

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:56
Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari mechanic at the heart of the 2007 F1 "spy-gate" scandal, dies in a road accident aged 56.

Patients 'should pay care home fees'

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:55
A review of the long-term care of chronically ill people in Scotland recommends they should not have their care home costs paid by the NHS.

VIDEO: Head teacher faces being struck off

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:40
A former academy head teacher faces being struck off over a string of expenses abuses.

Praised for pointing a gun

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:38
Israeli soldier wins plaudits for pointing his gun at teenager

Froome second in Tour de Romandie

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:18
Defending champion Chris Froome finishes second after a sprint finish in stage three of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland.

Matt Smith set for Terminator reboot

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:09
Paramount Pictures announce Matt Smith is to star opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the reboot of the terminator franchise.

Jezki beats Hurricane at Punchestown

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:03
Jezki repeats his Cheltenham triumph over Hurricane Fly as AP McCoy secures another big-race win at Punchestown.

Charity cancer teen leaves hospital

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:50
Cancer patient Stephen Sutton, who has raised more than £3m for the Teenage Cancer Trust, is discharged from hospital.

Author Sue Townsend's funeral held

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:49
The funeral of author Sue Townsend is held in Leicester with colleagues from the literary world paying tribute to her.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:16
There's a hidden code in every Pixar movie, plus other factlets

Aberdeen changes baby ash procedures

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:06
Aberdeen City Council changes its processes for the cremation of children ahead of a Scotland wide report on infant cremations.

US pushes South Sudan rivals to talk

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:05
South Sudan's president has agreed to hold direct talks to end the conflict in the country with his rival, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

Weekendish: Travelling fast and slow

Fri, 2014-05-02 08:00
Some of the best from the website this week

Are archaeological digs a thing of the past?

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:57
Are archaeological digs a thing of the past?

Dutch release Pim Fortuyn's killer

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:57
The Dutch authorities release the man who murdered the flamboyant anti-immigration politician Pim Fortuyn in 2002, now that he has served 11 years in jail.

Appeal over halting of fraud trial

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:53
A decision to halt a fraud trial because the defendants said legal aid cuts meant they could not find a barrister is to be challenged.

Killers who buried man alive jailed

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:49
A woman, her former lover and his friend are jailed for life for murdering her fiance, who was stabbed repeatedly and buried alive.

Top Gear: A vehicle for controversy?

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:31
Top Gear's most controversial moments

Fire causes explosion of rotten fish

Fri, 2014-05-02 07:17
A fire in a warehouse on the east coast of Sweden causes cans of fermented herring to explode and go flying through the air.
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