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US judge sentences Farc commander

2 hours 20 min ago
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

3 hours 12 min ago
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.

New HS2 station proposed for Crewe

3 hours 36 min ago
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.

Baffling ballet

4 hours 39 min ago
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings

Top 10 tips for being a comedian

4 hours 52 min ago
Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian

Lost football grounds - part II

5 hours 2 min ago
England's lost football grounds - part II

Life terms for Argentina jail crimes

5 hours 3 min ago
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

5 hours 26 min ago
A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Dog in one-minute crossbow operation

5 hours 52 min ago
The delicate operation to remove a crossbow bolt from a dog's head "took just one minute", the RSPCA says.

VIDEO: Swearing for feminism

5 hours 57 min ago
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?

State of emergency imposed in Sinai

6 hours 1 min ago
Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers.

VIDEO: Briton confirmed dead in Syria air strike

6 hours 29 min ago
A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.

Card firms 'fail' on rights advice

6 hours 32 min ago
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.

Anger over ancient woods quarry plan

7 hours 2 min ago
Plans to turn an area of ancient Staffordshire woodland mentioned in the Domesday Book into a quarry anger conservationists.

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

7 hours 31 min ago
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

'Edging toward the EU exit?' - the front pages

7 hours 36 min ago
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

7 hours 37 min ago
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

7 hours 45 min ago
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

7 hours 46 min ago
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

US golf boss sacked in Poulter row

7 hours 49 min ago
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a 'little girl' on social media.

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