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VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms

8 hours 29 min ago
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.

Westwood has hole-in-one on PGA Tour

8 hours 36 min ago
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.

Global tax rules 'need tightening'

8 hours 43 min ago
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.

French radio station catches fire

8 hours 44 min ago
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Wenger concerned about Twitter

9 hours 1 min ago
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.

DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head'

9 hours 24 min ago
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.

Funeral held for 'Father Christmas'

9 hours 24 min ago
The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

9 hours 29 min ago
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

9 hours 31 min ago
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.

Bend It Like Beckham set for stage

9 hours 45 min ago
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.

'Murdered' man ambulance delay probe

9 hours 51 min ago
Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.

Vision for Prestwick Airport growth

9 hours 52 min ago
A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.

Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station

9 hours 55 min ago
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.

VIDEO: What happened to Remploy workers?

10 hours 17 min ago
A year after the last Remploy factory closed, Nikki Fox looks at what has happened to former workers - and what options are available to them

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

10 hours 20 min ago
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

Count begins in commissioner vote

10 hours 49 min ago
Counting begins in the election of a new Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Urgent advice sought on chief's deal

10 hours 53 min ago
Government ministers seek advice as "a matter of urgency" from auditors who blocked a £330,000 pay-off for Wales' highest paid council chief.

Terror sentences 'were justified'

10 hours 54 min ago
Three men who challenged their extended sentences for preparing terrorism offences lose their appeals.

Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial

11 hours 10 min ago
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.

Two people killed in car crash

11 hours 14 min ago
Two people have died after a car crash near Wrexham on Thursday night.

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