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Ecuador volcano spews huge ash plume

Sat, 2014-04-05 04:11
A volcano just south of Ecuador's capital Quito has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, several kilometres high.

To sign or to speak

Sat, 2014-04-05 04:04
Why one man was inundated with messages over signing

VIDEO: Baby accused of 'planning murder'

Sat, 2014-04-05 03:21
A young boy, said to be only nine months old, has appeared in court in Pakistan on charges of planning a murder, threatening police and interfering in state affairs.

Kurt Cobain's hometown no 'nirvana'

Sat, 2014-04-05 03:19
Kurt Cobain's town ambivalent over grunge star, 20 years after death

MP defends Miller aide over recording

Sat, 2014-04-05 03:13
A Conservative MP defends a government adviser after claims she invoked the Leveson Inquiry to influence coverage of the culture secretary's expenses.

Burglary victims locked in rooms

Sat, 2014-04-05 03:09
A family and a pensioner are locked in rooms during separate burglaries at houses in County Antrim.

VIDEO: Window smashed at Afghan polling station

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:46
Karen Allen reports from a female polling station in northern Afghanistan, where the presidential elections are underway.

Priests and nun kidnapped in Cameroon

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:39
Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Cameroon, Italy's foreign ministry and media reports say.

'Carjackers' kill British oil worker

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:31
A 48-year-old British oil worker from Montrose in Angus has been shot dead in a reported carjacking attempt in Brazil.

Unlucky motorist finds car in canal

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:28
An unlucky motorist is left counting the cost after his car rolled into Llangollen Canal in the same week he was told he could lose his job.

Prison officer sacked over escape

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:20
A prison officer is sacked and other staff disciplined after an internal investigation into how drug dealer John Anslow was sprung from a prison van two years ago.

Tail docking 'benefits dogs'

Sat, 2014-04-05 02:12
Docking working dogs' tails by a third while they are puppies could significantly decrease their risk of injury, according to research.

Family joins search for student

Sat, 2014-04-05 01:40
Family and friends of missing Middlesbrough student Matthew Jordan are joining a search for him in Cumbria.

Independent MSP Margo MacDonald dies

Sat, 2014-04-05 01:29
The Independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who was suffering from Parkinson's disease, has died.

Anne backs gassing for badger cull

Sat, 2014-04-05 01:15
The Princess Royal says gassing could be the most humane way to cull the badger population; the government says the method is being investigated.

Why it's tough being a groupie in Kuwait

Sat, 2014-04-05 00:58
Why it's tough being a woman and a fan in Kuwait

VIDEO: Can smartphones ruin your sleep?

Sat, 2014-04-05 00:55
New technology such as smartphones and tablets could be affecting how much sleep people get, a survey suggests.

Katie Walsh given late National ride

Sat, 2014-04-05 00:53
Katie Walsh, the most successful female jockey in Grand National history, is given a late ride for Saturday's big race.

VIDEO: Grand piano scales new heights

Sat, 2014-04-05 00:46
A team of 18 cyclists is set to tow a baby grand piano up Cragg Vale - the longest continuous ascent in England.

'He has a knack of making people feel special'

Sat, 2014-04-05 00:34
An L-shaped sofa, eight hours' sleep, Spanish restaurants and tactical brilliance - how Roberto Martinez has transformed Everton
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