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Spanish military plane crashes

Sat, 2015-05-09 04:33
Spanish military plane with at least eight on board crashes near Seville airport, reports say

Witnesses sought over custody death

Sat, 2015-05-09 04:26
Officers investigating the death of Sheku Bayoh are to canvas potential witnesses in the area of his arrest.

VIDEO: Parachute failure 'attempted murder'

Sat, 2015-05-09 04:23
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman's main parachute failed to open in a 4000ft (1,219m) jump.

Funeral for former leading IRA man

Sat, 2015-05-09 04:08
The funeral is taking place of former senior IRA figure Gerard 'Jock' Davison who was murdered in Belfast.

Tories make gains in council polls

Sat, 2015-05-09 03:24
The Conservatives, UKIP and the Green Party make gains in local council elections in England, while Labour and the Lib Dems lose seats.

'Dozens dead' in Iraq prison break

Sat, 2015-05-09 03:07
Forty prisoners escape from a jail in Iraq, an operation that left several guards and 30 other detainees dead, the interior ministry says.

Mubarak jailed in corruption retrial

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:46
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to three years in jail on corruption charges after a retrial.

VIDEO: 'Scotland's voice will be heard'

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:46
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has joined her newly elected SNP MPs for a photocall.

Thousands start Ten Tors challenge

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:45
Almost 2,500 teenagers are taking part in the famous Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

Sturgeon 'bursting with pride'

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:31
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon calls for an end to austerity as she meets her party's 56 newly elected MPs at an event in South Queensferry

Rosberg top as Ferrari get closer

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:29
Nico Rosberg pips Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Spanish Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton only third.

Wales remembers VE Day anniversary

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:24
Bell ringing take places across Wales as events over the weekend mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

Sat, 2015-05-09 02:01
The World Health Organization (WHO) declares Liberia free of the Ebola virus, as the country has had no new cases in 42 days.

Moores deserves better - Flintoff

Sat, 2015-05-09 01:48
England coach Peter Moores is a "great man" who "deserves better", according to former national captain Andrew Flintoff.

Lammy considers Labour leadership bid

Sat, 2015-05-09 01:47
David Lammy says he will consider standing for Labour leader if colleagues want him to do it as Alan Johnson warns it could take the party 10 years to recover from its election defeat.

Labour 'needs to apologise' - Kerr

Sat, 2015-05-09 01:25
Former Scottish Labour minister Andy Kerr has said his party needs to apologise for an "atrocious campaign".

Offer of £10k for 'missing' bird help

Sat, 2015-05-09 01:13
A £10,000 reward is offered after three rare birds of prey disappeared in Lancashire.

Harry gets Maori welcome in New Zealand

Sat, 2015-05-09 00:47
Prince Harry receives a traditional Maori welcome on landing in New Zealand for a week-long tour after his month of military training in Australia.

Clark quits as Blackpool manager

Sat, 2015-05-09 00:30
Lee Clark resigns as Blackpool manager following their relegation to League One.