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VIDEO: Eighty years married and still in love

38 min 7 sec ago
A couple who met in 1928 are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary today and tell the BBC why they're still in love.

South Sudan UN helicopter 'not shot'

38 min 8 sec ago
Rebels in South Sudan deny an allegation that they shot down a UN helicopter, which crashed near the oil hub of Bentiu, killing three crew.

Warnock named Crystal Palace manager

42 min 4 sec ago
Crystal Palace appoint former boss Neil Warnock as their new manager after choosing him ahead of Steve Clarke.

Scottish doctors elect new leader

43 min 55 sec ago
The organisation that represents doctors has elected Glasgow-based consultant psychiatrist Dr Peter Bennie as its new Scottish chairman.

Wales to host investment conference

44 min 7 sec ago
Wales will host an international investment conference after the Nato summit, UK Business Secretary Vince Cable announces.

When we look, we find

58 min 28 sec ago
When we look for sexual abuse, we find it

IS accused of Syria mass atrocities

1 hour 1 min ago
The UN accuses IS militants of war crimes, and the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report.

VIDEO: Helicopters buried in fire-drill foam

1 hour 13 min ago
A number of Black Hawk helicopters were left covered in foam after a fire drill went wrong at a US military base in Oklahoma.

Ukraine rebels target coastal town

1 hour 14 min ago
Pro-Russian separatists battle Ukrainian troops and shell the coastal town of Novoazovsk, after President Poroshenko promises a "roadmap" for peace.

Met chief backs 'new control orders'

1 hour 14 min ago
Measures similar to control orders should be re-introduced to tackle the threat from Britons who fight with militants in Syria and Iraq, the UK's most senior police officer has said.

Snapchat valued at $10bn by backers

1 hour 25 min ago
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.

Button's McLaren career uncertain

1 hour 33 min ago
Jenson Button's Formula 1 career is doubt as his team McLaren continue their pursuit of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.

Swimming hero plea to find young fan

1 hour 42 min ago
Scottish Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch appeals for help in finding a boy who wrote to him after his triumph at the 2014 Glasgow Games.

Arrest after children in house fire

1 hour 44 min ago
A woman is arrested after a suspected arson attack on a house near Wrexham after two children were rescued from the burning building.

Teen stabbing accused 'volatile'

1 hour 47 min ago
A 15-year-old boy appears before a youth court in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, after a 14-year-old was stabbed in the stomach.

VIDEO: Rotherham abuse: Police head will not quit

1 hour 50 min ago
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner Shaun Wright says he took his responsibilities very seriously, but will not stand down.

Gazans return home as truce holds

1 hour 53 min ago
Thousands of Palestinians begin to return to their homes as an open-ended ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza appears to hold.

Couple celebrate 80 years of marriage

2 hours 12 min ago
A couple who met as teenagers 10 years before the start of World War Two celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary.

VIDEO: Cole and Cowell back to take on Strictly

2 hours 20 min ago
The new series of the X Factor is back on television screens from Saturday. Colin Paterson looks at the new judging line-up and the future of the show

VIDEO: US girl shoots gun tutor dead

2 hours 42 min ago
A nine-year-old girl in the US has accidentally killed her shooting instructor while being shown how to use a high-powered automatic weapon.

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