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VIDEO: Coma woman roused by wedding song

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:29
A mother-of-four has woken from a coma after hearing her wedding song.

Scoutmaster admits 26 sex offences

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:23
A former scoutmaster admits 26 sex offences against boys during the 1960s and 1970s.

Uskmouth B power station to shut

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:20
A coal-fired power station near Newport is to close, putting 83 jobs at risk.

What is the attraction of Beats headphones?

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:13
Apple is said to be in talks to buy headphone-maker Beats. What is the attraction of their £250 cans?

US, UK teams help Nigeria seek girls

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:51
Experts from the US and UK arrive in Nigeria to help find some 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

Day in pictures: 9 May 2014

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:41
News photos from past 24 hours: 9 May

Co-op Group's bank stake set to fall

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:36
The Co-op Group is set to see its 30% stake in the Co-op Bank reduced further under a plan to raise £400m to shore-up the bank's finances.

Fire alarm takes BBC shows off air

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:34
BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 5 live are temporarily evacuated following a fire alarm at the corporation's Salford headquarters.

Flaming lorry plunges from bridge

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:26
A driver escapes with minor injuries after his lorry plunges from a motorway bridge and bursts into flames in East Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Tanks and shots heard in Mariupol

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:25
Several people are reported to have been killed in a shoot-out between Ukrainian troops and separatists in the town of Mariupol.

BBC Trust 'hasn't worked' says Mosey

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:20
Former BBC editorial director Roger Mosey calls on the next chairman of the BBC Trust to "abolish the role".

England eye 2019 women's World Cup

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
England are understood to be one of five countries to express an interest in hosting the 2019 women's football World Cup.

VIDEO: 'No one better suited for a mud party'

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:12
Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, talks to Radio 1's Zane Lowe about headlining at Glastonbury.

AUDIO: NFB: Cut VAT to stop cash payments

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:04
Cutting VAT on home refurbishment would tempt people away from paying builders cash-in-hand, the NFB claims.

Man, 62, dies following flat fire

Fri, 2014-05-09 03:01
A 62-year-old man dies in hospital after being injured in a flat fire in Edinburgh's Wester Hailes.

Rare disease screening for newborns

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:59
The heel-prick blood test will now also test for a number of rare conditions.

Russia in expanded military parade

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:51
Thousands of Russian soldiers take part in an expanded military parade to mark the end of WW2, amid a surge of patriotism over the Crimea annexation.

Pistorius ballistics questioned

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:37
A ballistics expert at the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius questions the state's version of how he shot his girlfriend.

Allardyce not expecting West Ham sack

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:24
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says there is "no indication" from co-owner David Sullivan his position is under threat.

VIDEO: Floatels: Hotels for the open sea

Fri, 2014-05-09 02:20
How do you build a floating hotel that can withstand 100ft waves? The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl gets a tour of the technology behind the latest 'floatel'.
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