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Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

8 hours 21 min ago
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at the age of 92.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

8 hours 26 min ago
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.

Gold-diggers returning to beach

8 hours 29 min ago
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.

Parents snatch ill boy, 5, from ward

8 hours 39 min ago
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour is taken without consent from hospital by his parents, sparking a major police hunt for the family.

Nato crisis meeting on Ukraine

8 hours 44 min ago
Nato holds an emergency meeting to discuss the eastern Ukraine crisis, after presenting more evidence of direct Russian military involvement.

Two in hospital after collisions

8 hours 46 min ago
Two people are taken to hospital, one by air ambulance, after separate serious crashes in the north east of Scotland.

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

8 hours 50 min ago
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

8 hours 51 min ago
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

8 hours 53 min ago
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.

VIDEO: Hundreds expected in beach gold hunt

8 hours 54 min ago
Hundreds of treasure hunters are expected on Folkestone beach on Friday to dig for gold.

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

8 hours 58 min ago
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Biggest Japan defence budget sought

9 hours 7 min ago
Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.

Swann denies witch hunt against Cook

9 hours 37 min ago
Graeme Swann renews his call for former team-mate Alastair Cook to end his captaincy of the England one-day side.

2.6m historic pictures posted online

9 hours 46 min ago
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

9 hours 51 min ago
An ex-care worker in Rotherham says men would pick up girls as young as 11 from a children's home and take them to be sexually abused.

Health cuts could be 'catastrophic'

10 hours 8 min ago
Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP says.

GCHQ protest over surveillance case

10 hours 11 min ago
The first of three days of protest by online activists is due to take place at the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

VIDEO: Iceland eruption triggers red alert

10 hours 43 min ago
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

Finding childcare 'down to luck'

11 hours 3 min ago
Just 5% of Wales' 22 councils have sufficient out-of-school activities for 12 to 14-year-olds, a report claims.

Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan

11 hours 8 min ago
Rangers make new shares available for purchase to existing shareholders in an attempt to raise £4m.