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Ronald King jailed for shooting wife Rita at care home

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:41
An 87-year-old man who shot his wife dead at a care home in Essex is sentenced to six years in prison.

Rita King care home shooting: Dementia, delusions and desperation

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:37
As a "devoted" husband is sentenced to six years in prison for shooting his 81-year-old wife dead in her care home, BBC News looks at the couple's struggles with mental health issues.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:36
The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.

Somerset: Member of armed forces arrested in NI terrorism investigation

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:31
A serving member of the armed forces has been arrested in Somerset on suspicion of Northern Ireland-related terrorism offences.

European Super League move 'would lead to war'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:00
Any closed European Super League is "out of the question", says Uefa presidential candidate Alexander Ceferin.

Jeremy Corbyn angered by train seat row questions

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:49
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts angrily to questions about whether he ignored empty seats before filming a piece about overcrowded trains.

Girl swept into sea at Newquay dies days after father

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:45
A two-year-old girl whose father was killed when a family were swept off rocks and into the sea by a large wave also dies.

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:40
MPs are calling for a ban on plastic microbeads found in many cosmetics and toiletries.

Truman Capote's ashes go up for auction

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:57
Fans of writer Truman Capote get the chance to get their hands on an unusual and particularly macabre piece of memorabilia - his ashes.

Dalian Atkinson: Tasered footballer given CPR for 35 minutes

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:56
Doctors battled in vain for 35 minutes to save footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was Tasered by police, the inquest into his death hears.

Jeremy Corbyn angered by questions about train seat row

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:44
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn angered by media questions about claims he was not able to get a seat on a Virgin Train.

Why are microbeads controversial?

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:38
MPs have recommended banning the tiny particles of plastic called "microbeads" which are used in a number of cosmetics and cleaning products. But why have they taken the move?

Lloyds boss regrets 'adverse publicity' after reports of affair

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:02
The boss of Lloyds regrets the "adverse publicity and damage" caused by recent media coverage of his personal life.

World Cup qualifiers: Aaron Ramsey and Jonny Williams ruled out for Wales

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:02
Aaron Ramsey and Jonny Williams are not included in Wales' squad for the opening 2018 World Cup qualifier against Moldova on 5 September.

Dominic O'Connell: Why did Branson take on Corbyn?

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:01
Why did Sir Richard Branson plunge into a row with Jeremy Corbyn - and why nearly a week after the incident?

In the heart of earthquake-hit Amatrice in Italy

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:52
The BBC's James Reynolds reports from Amatrice, which has been one of the worst areas affected by an earthquake in central Italy.

Cillian Willis: Former Sale Sharks player is to sue club over concussions

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:45
Former Sale Sharks player Cillian Willis is to sue the club alleging clinical negligence over a career-ending concussion.

Sinkhole opens up in pavement in China

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:37
Footage has emerged of the moment a pavement opened up in a city in China.

Italy earthquake: Race to rescue survivors

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 09:48
Survivors of a magnitude 6.2 earthquake in the Italian town of Amatrice have been pulled to safety by rescuers.

Yuval Noah Harari: "We are probably one of the last generations of Homo sapiens."

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 09:09
Historian and author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari speaks about the future of humanity.

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