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New probe into Germanwings crash

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 21:18
French prosecutors announce a preliminary investigation into whether manslaughter charges should be brought over the Germanwings plane crash.

E. coli found in hospital kitchen

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 21:10
The E. coli bacteria is detected in a kitchen at Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh, the Southern Health Trust has confirmed.

VIDEO: Oculus shows off virtual reality kit

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 20:54
The BBC's Richard Taylor takes an early look at Oculus' final virtual reality Rift headset and explains how it can be used with the Xbox One.

Spain passes Jewish citizenship plan

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 20:51
Spain's parliament approves a law to ease the path to citizenship for descendants of Jews who fled the country more than 500 years ago.

Greece crisis: Tsipras' impossible position

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 20:49
Greece's creditors pile the pressure on Prime Minister Tsipras as do his supporters at home, says the BBC's Chris Morris.

Oculus and Xbox create VR tie-up

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 20:36
Facebook's virtual reality division Oculus shows off its first consumer headset, which will be sold with an Xbox One controller from early next year.

Mers outbreak: How S Korea is coping

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 19:56
From an economic slowdown to a curtailment in public social life, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) outbreak in South Korea has taken its toll.

Police probe over fox cubs video

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 19:50
Police are investigating after footage of 16 fox cubs held in a barn near to hunt kennels in North Yorkshire emerges.

VIDEO: Fox cubs held in barn near hunt kennels

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 19:46
Police in North Yorkshire are investigating after video footage showed sixteen fox cubs being held in a barn near hunt kennels.

VIDEO: On board a ship saving migrants

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:44
Clive Myrie reports from on board an Italian coastguard ship which has rescued migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

Missing mum case man faces jail

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:38
A man is facing jail after being found guilty of contempt in relation to a mother who is missing with her son after a failed custody battle.

#sportingfilmstars - Your lookalike choices

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:31
The BBC Sport audience has pointed out some famous sportsmen and women who have a movie-star lookalike.

Velothon Wales admits MP claim error

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:28
Bike race organiser says they got their wires crossed in claim they had spoken to MPs about the route.

Skilled workers immigration cap hit

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:25
The government's immigration cap for skilled workers has been hit for the first time, blocking the recruitment of some nurses, doctors and teachers.

Canada loosens medical marijuana law

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:16
Medical marijuana users in Canada can legally consume all forms of the drug, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled.

Nigeria to boost Boko Haram fight

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:12
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari tells regional leaders that a campaign "on all fronts" is needed to help defeat the Islamist group Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Saluting soldier hits child in face

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:11
A six-year-old girl is hit in the face by a saluting soldier after she presents the Queen with flowers.

Boy arrested over teacher stabbing

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 18:06
A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teacher was stabbed at a Bradford school.

Penis recipient 'to become father'

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:58
The South African recipient of the world's first penile transplant is about to become a father, a surgeon who performed the operation tells the BBC.

Physics A-level question mistake

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:52
An A-level physics paper, which has prompted a flurry of complaints on social media, had a mistake in a question, says the AQA exam board.