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British teenager killed in Syria

A British teenager said to have "died in battle" fighting with anti-government forces in Syria, is described as a "martyr" by his father.

Man killed as pleasure boat capsizes

One man dies and another is in hospital after a boat capsizes in a Devon river estuary described by a coastguard officer as "quite treacherous".

Hunt to warn of schools extremism

The shadow education secretary will welcome the inquiry into the alleged 'Trojan Horse' takeover of some Birmingham schools, and warn against religious extremism in a speech to teachers.

Second earthquake hits East Midlands

Experts confirm the Rutland town of Oakham has had its second earthquake in two days but there are no reports of injuries or damage.

Man in court over pump action rifle

A 50-year-old gardener accused of having a pump action rifle and a quantity of ammunition, is due to appear before magistrates later.

Man killed in microlight crash

One man is killed and another escapes serious injury when a microlight crashes near Lyme Regis in Devon, police say.

Pickles in charge of 'vermin' site

Nottingham City Council is taking action against a "vermin" infested site, owned by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles' department.

Teenager falls from fairground ride

A seafront fairground attraction is closed after a teenager falls from the ride.

Heroin warning over drugs deaths

It is thought a rogue batch of heroin could be behind the deaths of three people in Sheffield in less than a week.

Vandals attack new 'Banksy' artwork

Vandals attack street art believed to be by Banksy, which appeared in Cheltenham this week.

Moores to be new England coach

Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.

Bunged-up orangutan undergoes op

An orangutan with breathing problems has undergone what is believed to have been the first sinus operation on such an ape in the UK.

Sand sculptors wow seaside revellers

Weston-super-Mare's annual sand sculpture festival begins.

St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors

St Helens' 100% start to the season is ended by Wigan as the reigning Super League champions win a fercious derby.

Brentford 1-0 Preston North End

Brentford win promotion to the Championship after beating Preston North End 1-0 thanks to Alan Judge's first-half penalty.

Harlequins 24-20 Leicester

Harlequins keep their play-off hopes alive as Mike Brown's late try secures a narrow victory over Leicester Tigers.

VIDEO: House of Commons

The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmer

A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel.

VIDEO: World's toughest canoe race begins

Hundreds of people are taking part in the world's toughest canoe race, which has begun in Devizes.

VIDEO: Verdict 'not cause for celebration'

Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants have been cleared of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence during an anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, West Sussex.

VIDEO: Queen presents Maundy money in Blackburn

The Queen presents Maundy money in a traditional royal service at Blackburn Cathedral.

In Pictures: Trafalgar Square Passion

Hundreds watch a retelling of the Passion story in Trafalgar Square

Five steps to stopping a lion escape

How zoos plan for a lion escape

In Pictures: Great North Passion

Artists customise 12 shipping containers to tell Easter story

'Islam plot': Will we ever learn the truth?

Are hard-line Muslims bidding to takeover schools?

Google creates virtual Peak District

The Peak District national park is captured on Google Street View

Crowds flock to 'pop-up cathedral'

Thousands of people take part in an Easter event on South Tyneside broadcast live on national television.

City's rivers claim third young life

A body found in a river in York is identified as missing 18-year-old soldier Tyler Pearson.

Hillsborough 96-mile walk of thanks

Hillsborough families and supporters walk 96 miles (154km) from Sheffield to Anfield to thank "the wider football community" for their support.

Girl, 7, digs up 'bomb' on beach

A suspected phosphorus bomb dug up by a seven-year-old on a Norfolk beach bursts into flames when her mother prods it with a garden fork. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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