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Ashya parents fight extradition

The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain.

Abuse researcher 'faced hostility'

A Home Office researcher who wrote a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham in 2002 tells BBC Panorama she faced 'hostility' from the council.

Free-kick fan 'bent it like Beckham'

A football fan who ran on to the pitch and took a free-kick during a Premier League match is fined by a judge, who compared his dead-ball skills to those of a low-speed David Beckham.

Shot TV host was to face grand jury

A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.

Cement fall 'crushed' Kylie musician

A guitarist for Kylie Minogue tells an inquest he was crushed and a minicab driver killed when a building "fell out of the sky" in central London.

Footballer 'racist abuse' probed

Police investigate reports of racist abuse being shouted at a Chesterfield player at their game against Port Vale on Saturday.

Trucker jailed for killing cyclists

A lorry driver who killed two cyclists on a charity ride from Land's End to John O'Groats is jailed for eight and a half years.

Double murderer found dead in cell

A man convicted of murdering two people, alongside a girl thought to be Britain's youngest female double murderer, is found dead.

Woman 'found starving by nurse'

A woman was found dying at home nine days after her care agency was shut down in a police raid, an inquest hears.

Firework blast killed technicians

A man and a woman killed in an explosion in Cumbria on Saturday were fireworks technicians preparing a wedding party display, the fire brigade says.

Man jailed for passing on HIV virus

A Cumbrian man who is HIV positive is jailed for knowingly infecting his former partner with the virus.

Hitler email councillor won't resign

A councillor who compared a German colleague to Hitler's mistress publicly apologises, but refuses to resign.

MP to stand down at next election

Conservative MP Sir Tony Baldry announces he will stand down at the next general election after more than 30 years representing North Oxfordshire.

Ex-footballer on bribes plot charge

Former Premier League striker Delroy Facey is charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an investigation into alleged match fixing.

Man admits child death hoax calls

A man admits making hoax calls to eight families pretending to be a doctor telling them their child had died.

Conductor jailed for pupil sex abuse

A conductor who admitted indecently assaulting a teenage girl at a music school in Manchester is jailed.

Stranger row punch puts man in coma

A man who was arguing with his girlfriend in the street is left in a coma by an assailant who punched him after intervening.

Cataract ops halted amid safety fears

A consultant is suspended and the NHS stops referring patients to a private hospital for cataract operations after post-operative problems are reported.

Appeal to save Wedgwood collection

A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum's collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.

'Pig in residence' house for sale

House for sale images show pig resting in living room of 'unique' Suffolk property for sale.

Dictionary completed after 101 years

A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

Sinfield retires from England duty

Leeds Rhinos and England captain Kevin Sinfield announces his retirement from international rugby league with immediate effect.

Moores defends Cook's one-day role

England coach Peter Moores says skipper Alastair Cook can be an influential one-day batsman, after criticism of his scoring rate.

Transfer deadline day: Done deals

Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.

VIDEO: House of Commons

MPs are debating the position of the Hazara community in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

VIDEO: Cabbies clamp down on illegal taxis

Some black cab drivers have formed 'hit squads' to track down and block illegal minicab drivers in London, according to the BBC's Inside Out programme.

VIDEO: Public plea for Wedgewood collection

A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum pottery collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.

VIDEO: Damien Hirst returns to cathedral

A major exhibition featuring the work of 60 sculptors including Damien Hirst, has opened at Gloucester Cathedral.

VIDEO: Invasion of the zebra mussels

Millions of invading zebra mussels are playing havoc with England's drinking water - but what can be done to stop the spread of these foreign invaders?

VIDEO: Foods with more sugar than doughnuts

Jon Cuthill conducts an experiment to discover how many "doughnuts worth of sugar" are contained in common foods such as low fat yoghurt and fruit drinks. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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