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VIDEO: Near miss at train safety briefing

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:54
US senator Richard Blumenthal has had a close call with a train during a news conference on rail safety.

Biker dies after crash with car

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:13
A motorbike rider dies after his bike was in a collision with a car on the A9 in Perthshire which closed the road in both directions.

Faith groups back PM on religion row

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:12
Religious groups back Prime Minister David Cameron's assertion that Britain is "a Christian country".

Boston marathon honours bomb victims

Mon, 2014-04-21 09:06
Thousands of runners take to the streets of Boston as it honours those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year at the marathon's finish line.

Racing broadcaster Wilson dies aged 73

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:45
Former BBC racing presenter and commentator Julian Wilson dies aged 73 following a long illness.

Burnt boy's mother praises medics

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:25
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in an incident in Aberdeen thanks the medical staff who have been caring for him.

Boycott call for early years tests

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

Death penalty for 2003 Saudi attack

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
A Saudi court sentences five men to death for their role in three suicide bomb attacks on expatriate residential compounds in Riyadh in May 2003.

Geraghty wins first Irish National

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:18
Barry Geraghty wins the Irish Grand National for the first time by steering 8-1 favourite Shutthefrontdoor to victory.

VIDEO: 'Tiger escape' alarm halts egg hunt

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:15
Staff have told the BBC about the moment they believed a tiger had escaped its enclosure at Shepreth Wildlife Park in Cambridgeshire.

'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:11
Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnicity after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN says.

Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:09
Burnley are promoted after first-half goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly secure a 2-0 win over Wigan.

Nigeria school kidnap - '230 seized'

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Some 190 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing after being abducted last week, their head teacher tells the BBC - far more than the official figure.

VIDEO: Truck 'deliberately driven into house'

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Police in Derby are investigating after a lorry was driven deliberately into a house in the city causing extensive damage.

Monday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Speculation over David Moyes' position at Manchester United, Berbatov wants Monaco stay, Lallana to cost United plus more.

Scottish universities leave CBI

Mon, 2014-04-21 07:21
Two Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.

PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'

Mon, 2014-04-21 07:19
David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned.

Boy survives flight in wheel well

Mon, 2014-04-21 07:10
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

VIDEO: Footage captures tower 'welding' fire

Mon, 2014-04-21 07:05
Dramatic footage filmed on a mobile phone is released showing a high-rise building on fire in north China.

Gun salutes to mark Queen's birthday

Mon, 2014-04-21 06:58
The Queen's 88th birthday is marked across the UK with traditional gun salutes.
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