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VIDEO: Watch jockey Lewis Ferguson's spectacular fall

3 hours 19 min ago
Jockey Lewis Ferguson survives a spectacular fall from favourite Merrion Square at Wincanton.

Holborn fire causes mass evacuation

3 hours 19 min ago
An electrical fire under the pavement in central London leads to some 2,000 people being evacuated from nearby buildings and a number of West End shows being cancelled.

Heads not 'counter-terror experts'

3 hours 28 min ago
Head teachers say they cannot be expected to "conduct surveillance" on young people, after warnings that more might travel to Syria during the school holidays.

Britons held on Turkey-Syria border

3 hours 33 min ago
Nine British nationals have been seized by Turkish authorities after trying to illegally enter Syria, armed forces in the country say.

Thai government replaces martial law

3 hours 47 min ago
Thailand's military government announces it is lifting martial law, but replaces it with measures that critics say could be even more sweeping.

Cautious campaign won't break stalemate

3 hours 48 min ago
Both main parties seem reluctant to rock the boat, writes Laura Kuenssberg - but will the cautious approach achieve a breakthrough?

Life for builder who murdered couple

3 hours 53 min ago
A builder who murdered a property developer and his wife in a frenzied knife attack is jailed for life.

Arkansas to rework 'religion law'

3 hours 57 min ago
The governor of Arkansas has called for changes to a "religious freedom" bill after a similar law in Indiana has drawn a firestorm of criticism.

S Korea details Sewol compensation

3 hours 57 min ago
South Korea is to pay about $380,000 (£256.000; €353,000) in compensation for each of the nearly 250 students killed in the Sewol ferry disaster.

VIDEO: General Election 2015: Day three of the campaign

3 hours 58 min ago
On the third day of the election campaign trail Ed Miliband has criticised zero-hours contracts.

Gun attack on Istanbul police HQ

4 hours 52 sec ago
Police kill an armed woman assailant and wound a gunman who opened fire outside Istanbul's police HQ, the city's governor says.

Police Scotland to examine shooting

4 hours 7 min ago
Police Scotland to investigate former security members over so-called shoot-to-kill operation in County Armagh in 1982.

Blast at Yemen factory 'kills 35'

4 hours 8 min ago
At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.

IS militants 'enter Damascus camp'

4 hours 12 min ago
Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say.

Nemtsov murder suspect in court plea

4 hours 13 min ago
The main suspect in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov makes an impassioned plea in court, saying he was forced into a confession.

Beatle's wife Cynthia Lennon dies

4 hours 14 min ago
Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, dies at her home in Spain following a "short but brave" battle with cancer.

VIDEO: Why does Buhari victory matter?

4 hours 20 min ago
BBC Africa explains why Muhammadu Buhari's election victory is so momentous for Nigeria and the continent.

New agent rules 'risk exploitation'

4 hours 24 min ago
Young players could be "exploited" because of the deregulation of football agents - according to agent David Seligman.

NI fans want stadium safety talks

4 hours 25 min ago
The Northern Ireland Supporters Club chairman calls for a meeting with the Irish Football Association over possible subsidence at Windsor Park.

Barry Pleasure Park 'hit by delays'

4 hours 26 min ago
The new owners of one of south Wales' most famous fairgrounds insist they will open on Friday despite setbacks.

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