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Bin Laden family 'on crash plane'

BBC - 3 hours 46 min ago
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on board a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.

Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

BBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.

Museum staff strike over pay changes

BBC - 4 hours 25 min ago
There will be disruption at six of Wales' national museums this weekend as staff strike in a dispute over planned changes to weekend and bank holiday pay.

Bus station closes ahead of revamp

BBC - 4 hours 36 min ago
Cardiff bus station will shut on Saturday night ahead of a major redevelopment of the site, with services instead operating from nearby streets.

Taliban split over Omar successor

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 2:38am
The Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the election of a new leader following the death of founder Mullah Omar, the BBC learns.

Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 1:55am
The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.

Clarke could be finished - Maxwell

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 1:54am
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.

Calais 'sticking plaster', doctors' fury and Lady Bra-Bra

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 1:52am
Among Saturday's headlines are the latest from Calais, medics' anger at Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and a possible peerage for a lingerie magnate.

Charities warned over 'harassment'

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:40am
Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.

Aeroplane debris arrives in Paris

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:37am
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in Paris from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.

'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

BBC - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:13am
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".

Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:51pm
A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

Balls criticises Labour on business

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 9:55pm
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 9:39pm
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:47pm
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Warning over ash dieback threat

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:40pm
Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:12pm
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:11pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:10pm
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off

BBC - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:04pm
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.