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Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

24 April 2014 - 11:08am

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.

S Sudan president sacks army chief

24 April 2014 - 11:06am

South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu.

Match-fixer arrested in Finland

24 April 2014 - 11:05am

Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.

Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads

24 April 2014 - 11:03am

Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.

VIDEO: Ziggy Marley's memories of his father

24 April 2014 - 10:54am

Ziggy Marley joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his new music and his memories of his late father Bob Marley

Dog bites highest in deprived areas

24 April 2014 - 10:47am

Hospital admissions for dog bites are three times as high in the most deprived areas of England as in the least, official figures show.

UK team to shoot for fusion record

24 April 2014 - 10:38am

The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the end of the decade.

Mercedes may rethink team order plan

24 April 2014 - 10:22am

Mercedes say they may be forced to rethink their policy of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg racing without team orders.

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'

24 April 2014 - 10:20am

Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble

24 April 2014 - 10:11am

How 60 starlings multiplied into a nightmare flock of 200 million

Brother's death 'devastates' duchess

24 April 2014 - 10:10am

The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.

Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death

24 April 2014 - 10:05am

An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.

VIDEO: Fee increase for small claims court

24 April 2014 - 9:58am

Fees to make a claim using small claims court courts have been increased from April 22nd, with some almost double what they were previously

Korea ferry disaster school reopens

24 April 2014 - 9:46am

The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.

Boy, 11, in canal pipe fall named

24 April 2014 - 9:45am

An 11-year-old boy who died after falling into a canal in Lancashire is named locally as Robbie Williamson.

Banksy street works to be auctioned

24 April 2014 - 9:34am

A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.

The Co-op Bank and Labour - looking at a divorce

24 April 2014 - 9:25am

Why both Labour and Co-op Bank would be happy with a divorce

VIDEO: Pensioner risks life on level crossing

24 April 2014 - 9:20am

CCTV footage has captured the moment a man in Czech Republic was hit by a speeding train - but walked away with only minor injuries.

Syria helpers' 'radicalisation' fear

24 April 2014 - 9:10am

Anti-terror police are concerned the Syria conflict is "radicalising" humanitarian volunteers from Wales.

Tuition-fee change savings 'unclear'

24 April 2014 - 9:04am

A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.