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Hamilton fastest in America practice

2 hours 41 min ago
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.

Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry

2 hours 44 min ago
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

2 hours 48 min ago
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.

A&E targets breached as MIUs close

3 hours 5 min ago
Breaches of A&E waiting time targets in Northern Ireland increased "markedly" on the same day as health chiefs announced three minor injuries units (MIUs) are to shut.

Man killed partner in fear of demons

3 hours 16 min ago
A man cut his partner's throat to save her from a "fate worse than death" because he thought demons were about to break into their home in Ceredigion, a court heard.

Banks may be forced to boost reserves

3 hours 17 min ago
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.

IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

3 hours 39 min ago
Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past

Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

3 hours 40 min ago
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.

Life term for puppy farm murders

3 hours 42 min ago
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.

Why Burgess will succeed - Lancaster

3 hours 44 min ago
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.

Trauma of man who found family dead

3 hours 48 min ago
The neighbour of a family of four found dead in their Bradford home says he sees the father's body every time he tries to sleep.

Jeers for accused US police killer

3 hours 49 min ago
Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.

VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator

4 hours 8 min ago
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

NHS Grampian chief to stand down

4 hours 13 min ago
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.

How often is 'antifreeze' added to food and drink?

4 hours 15 min ago
How common is propylene glycol in food and drink?

BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology

4 hours 20 min ago
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.

Labour win police commissioner poll

4 hours 44 min ago
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Ofsted 'will not win' on popularity

4 hours 57 min ago
Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid

5 hours 9 min ago
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

VIDEO: Policies face 'family-friendly 'checks

5 hours 48 min ago
All new government policies in England now have to undergo a test to check whether they help families.

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