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Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83

2 hours 26 min ago
Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.

VIDEO: Mexico catches most wanted drug lord

2 hours 55 min ago
Katy Watson describes how the net closed in on Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando "La Tuta" Gomez who was captured on Friday morning.

Duelling bills as US shutdown looms

3 hours 16 min ago
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.

UN laments IS statue 'war crimes'

3 hours 18 min ago
The reported destruction of historic artefacts in Iraq by Islamic State militants is a war crime, the head of the UN agency for culture says.

Cage: Rights group or terror apologists?

3 hours 38 min ago
What we know about the group which advised 'Jihadi John'

Somali pirates free Thai fishermen

3 hours 45 min ago
Four Thai fishermen thought to have been held by Somali pirates longer than any other captives have been freed, officials say.

Spy watchdog 'taken in' by spies

4 hours 6 min ago
Tory MP David Davis accuses Sir Malcolm Rifkind's Intelligence and Security Committee of being taken in by the "glamour" of spying and failing to do its job properly.

VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

4 hours 28 min ago
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Mercedes set fastest testing time

4 hours 32 min ago
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.

Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

4 hours 44 min ago
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.

VIDEO: Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies

4 hours 56 min ago
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

Hull fined for Uefa financial breach

5 hours 15 min ago
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.

Bigamist wife killer jailed for life

5 hours 16 min ago
A bigamist is jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his second wife and hiding her body in a car boot.

Boy in hospital after city crash

5 hours 19 min ago
A boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Cardiff.

PSNI appeal over poster bomb attack

5 hours 20 min ago
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.

Rwanda singer planned to kill Kagame

5 hours 20 min ago
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.

AUDIO: Ex-MI6 chief on 'Jihadi John' claims

5 hours 23 min ago
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.

Putin cuts staff's salaries by 10%

5 hours 33 min ago
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

5 hours 41 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

5 hours 42 min ago
Mexican security forces confirm the arrest of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.

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