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Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site

Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Four more charged in Becky case

A further four people are charged with assisting an offender in connection with the murder of Becky Watts in Bristol.

Dawn probe achieves Ceres orbit

Nasa confirms that its Dawn probe has gone into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Boy, 13, pleads guilty to murder

A 13-year-old boy admits murdering a man in an altercation in north London.

Yentob friends 'violated' by hacking

BBC creative director Alan Yentob says the privacy of his close friends was "violated in an extraordinary way" by journalists who hacked his phone, the High Court hears.

End 'failed austerity' say Greens

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett calls for a "peaceful political revolution" at May's election to end the "failed experiment of austerity".

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

US actor Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered when crashing his plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles.

Migrant population 'up 565,000'

The migrant population of England has risen by 565,000 since 2011, with two-thirds coming from the EU, analysis by the University of Oxford estimates.

Pair jailed for Ayesha Ali killing

A mother and her lover are jailed for the manslaughter of her eight-year-old daughter, Ayesha Ali, in east London.

Gerrard CCTV row ex-officer jailed

A police officer who seized CCTV footage of a street scuffle as a "tool to blackmail" Liverpool footballer Steven Gerrard is jailed.

Drivers get 10-minute parking leeway

Drivers will get 10 minutes' grace before being fined if they stay too long in council-owned car parks in England, the government announces.

King seizes control at Rangers EGM

Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan succeed in seizing control of Rangers after winning about 85% of the EGM votes.

Why migration is changing almost everything

What's the message in experimental figures on the true shape of migration in England?

Is the UK's Prevent strategy failing?

The government's Prevent programme is aimed at stopping more people getting drawn towards violent extremism - but is it failing?

Baltic states shiver as Russia flexes muscles

There is growing concern in the three Baltic nations - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - over what they describe as Russian meddling and military muscle flexing, the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler reports.

Fears over UK Sunni-Shia divide

Sunni and Shia Muslims have co-existed in peace in the UK in the past, says Caroline Wyatt - but there are concerns about growing tensions.

Is Labour making a mess of Bradford West?

With just weeks until the general election, Labour finds itself in a row over candidate selection in George Galloway's seat, writes Laura Kuenssberg.

Gen Soleimani: Iran’s rising star

The head of the Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force has emerged from a lifetime in the shadows to achieve almost celebrity status in Iran, reports BBC Persian's Bozorgmehr Sharafedin.

What is the Foehn effect?

BBC Scotland weather presenter Judith Ralston explains why the west will be hammered by heavy rain while the east stays dry and warm.

VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul?

A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban.

Could Manchester pioneers save NHS?

Greater Manchester is to take control of its health budget from April. Richard Humphries, of the King's Fund, asks if this could be the answer to the NHS's problems.

LHC restart: 'We want to break physics'

The Large Hadron Collider is gearing up for its revamped second run, and its physicists want this next round of collisions to shake their discipline to its core.

Fifty Shades of Grey boy causes stir

An 11-year-old boy who dressed as a character from Fifty Shades of Grey was excluded from his school's World Book Day celebrations, says his mother.

Doctor Who: Coleman 'planned to quit'

Actress Jenna Coleman planned to quit Doctor Who at the end of series eight, writer Steven Moffat confirms.

India advance with win over Windies

India become the second team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a narrow four-wicket win over West Indies.

Mooney batting in customised helmet

Ireland's John Mooney says his self-designed, customised helmet can prevent injuries like the one that killed Phillip Hughes.

Oldham job 'at wrong time' - Scholes

Paul Scholes rejects the chance to become Oldham Athletic manager, but believes the position will be his in the future.

Stewards to act on sexist abuse

Stewards and safety officers are being briefed on how to tackle sexist abuse in football stadiums as part of a campaign.

Johnson-Thompson trails in pentathlon

Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins the first two events of the European Indoor pentathlon but drops to second after the shot put.

'Open season' for pension fraudsters

The new pension freedoms will be an 'open season' for fraudsters trying to steal people's savings, according to the industry. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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