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Jockey Noel Fehily is airlifted to hospital in Plymouth after a fall at Newton Abbot on Wednesday.
New Zealand Police challenged other forces to take part in the 'running man' internet craze - and the invite was taken up by the NYPD.
Rory McIlroy pulls out of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, but says he is close to removing the "bad habits" from his game.
Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.
An unmanned robot has successfully stitched together a pig's bowel, moving science a step closer to automated surgery, say experts.
Popular webmail providers including Gmail and Hotmail are investigating a report that millions of their users' login details are being shared online by a hacker.
Night Manager star Tom Hiddleston would consider starring in a second series if one was announced, he told BBC News.
A wildfire has brought "significant destruction" to the Canadian city of Fort McMurray, with 1,600 structures affected, Alberta's provincial premier says.
John Kasich suspends campaign for Republican nomination, leaving Donald Trump sole candidate in race, US reports say
The European Central Bank says it will no longer produce the €500 note because of concerns that it could help facilitate illegal activities.
Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
Zara Tindall will look to stake a claim for Olympic selection at the Badminton Horse Trials, which begin on Thursday.
Carl Fredrik Reutersward, one of Sweden's best-known modern artists, dies at the age of 81.
Eight men are jailed over a £1m pensioner fraud that police say helped fund people travelling from the UK to Syria.
Star Wars actor John Boyega is to play the lead in a new production of Woyzeck as part of the new season at The Old Vic.
Iraqis deride politicians with show of ‘sofa pride’
An abusive voicemail left for a mother whose son died while in the care of an under-fire health trust is being investigated by police.
Now the picture has become clearer in the 2016 presidential race, one thing is sure: either result will buck historic trends.
Chelsea and Tottenham are charged with failing to control their players and officials during and after Monday's draw.
The Star Wars day hashtag attracts big brands