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Woman wounded in armadillo shooting

Tue, 2015-04-14 07:31
Authorities in the US state of Georgia say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law as he was trying to kill an armadillo with a handgun.

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 73

Tue, 2015-04-14 07:30
US soul singer Percy Sledge, famed for his song When a Man Loves a Woman, has died aged 73, his agent says.

Will Green 'revolution' take off?

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:47
As the Green Party launches its manifesto with a call for a "peaceful revolution", Ben Geoghegan examines whether its message cutting through.

VIDEO: Rare Titanic deckchair up for auction

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:27
One of a handful of deckchairs recovered from the Titanic could fetch more than £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in Wiltshire.

Why did giant fish hurl themselves at rowers?

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:19
Giant Asian carp were filmed flying at a college rowing team in Missouri, US. Why were they doing it, asks Tom Heyden.

Dance chief quits over training row

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:17
Farooq Chaudhry steps down as chairman of Dance UK, days after joining top choreographers in an attack on the "declining standards" of UK dance training.

Teacher killed on Mexican holiday

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:12
A County Durham teacher is struck by a car and killed while on holiday in Mexico.

Unusual places to fall asleep

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:03
Some of the weird places people find to sleep in

Election 2015 in pictures: 14 April

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:58
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April

Tories deny funding policy change

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:56
The Conservatives insist their policy on minimum funding for the Welsh government has not changed, as their manifesto suggests it requires an income tax referendum.

Manifestos and mockery

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:49
For political parties, they are the key to power. But for social media devotees, manifesto launches present an opportunity to poke fun, as Kerry Alexandra reports.

Man charged with hacking lottery

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:36
The former security boss of a US lottery is charged with fraud after allegedly hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers.

Chibok: What we know a year on

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:04
It has now been a year since 276 girls were abducted from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, and 219 are still missing. BBC News looks at what we know a year on.

IMF warns of 'moderate' growth

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:00
The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth remains moderate, with 'uneven prospects' across the major countries.

Hawking voices Pythons' Galaxy Song

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:42
Professor Stephen Hawking has lent his voice to Monty Python's famous Galaxy Song as part of Record Store Day 2015.

Sharp creates 4K smartphone screen

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:36
Japanese display-maker Sharp announces a 4K resolution smartphone screen destined for handsets next year.

Man charged with preacher murder

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man is charged with the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani in north-west London

Claudia case man released from bail

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence is released from bail without charge.

'Marking bias boosts girls' maths'

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:28
Girls in French secondary schools are benefiting from an unconscious marking bias by maths teachers, finds research.

Teachers selling lesson plans online

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:18
Teachers in the UK are selling their own lesson plans to other teachers online.

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