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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.
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.
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 holds an emergency meeting to discuss the eastern Ukraine crisis, after presenting more evidence of direct Russian military involvement.
Two people are taken to hospital, one by air ambulance, after separate serious crashes in the north east of Scotland.
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
Hundreds of treasure hunters are expected on Folkestone beach on Friday to dig for gold.
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.
Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.
Graeme Swann renews his call for former team-mate Alastair Cook to end his captaincy of the England one-day side.
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
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.
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.
The first of three days of protest by online activists is due to take place at the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.
Just 5% of Wales' 22 councils have sufficient out-of-school activities for 12 to 14-year-olds, a report claims.
Rangers make new shares available for purchase to existing shareholders in an attempt to raise £4m.