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Whales died 'hunting for squid'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:14
The deaths of 30 sperm whales in the North Sea was probably due to them straying into shallow waters while hunting prey, a marine expert says.

Chelsea's Zouma faces six months out

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:08
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma faces six months out because he needs surgery on the knee injury he suffered on Sunday.

Pilot in prisons seeks to cut violence

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:06
Six "reform prisons" are to be created in England and Wales as part of a government pilot scheme to tackle high levels of violence and re-offending.

Celtic face Morton after cup re-draw

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:56
Celtic will host Greenock Morton in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals after a ball malfunction in the original draw.

TV show review after Tweddle injury

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:54
Beth Tweddle has surgery on her neck after a fall during Channel 4's The Jump, prompting a safety review of the TV show.

VIDEO: Leicester 5,000-1? So are these...

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:48
A Leicester fan who backed his team at 5,000-1 is on course to pocket £25,000. BBC Sport looks at other things with the same odds...

Army recruit 'took earlier overdose'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:33
Inquest hears teenage soldier took an overdose several years before she died as the family lawyer claims there may have been "third party involvement" in the death.

New campus plan after China TV deal

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:18
Plans to launch a media school in Cardiff are unveiled after a deal was struck with a Chinese television firm.

VIDEO: Challenges facing new gas plant

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:01
Shetland's new gas plant has "pushed the boundaries" of what is technically possible, says the BBC's Lorna Gordon.

VIDEO: Cyclists floored by strong winds

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:58
British triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are among 153 cyclists stopped in their tracks by hurricane force winds, causing the abandonment of the Volta a La Marina race in Benidorm, Spain.

Ex-jockey Egan banned for 12 years

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:54
Former jockey Darren Egan is banned from racing for 12 years after being found guilty of corruption charges.

Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road kill

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:44
What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass

PM denies scaremongering over 'Jungle'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:30
David Cameron rejects claims he is "scaremongering" by saying that the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais could move to England if the UK leaves the EU.

VIDEO: Europol chief's warning over Brexit

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:26
Fighting crime and terrorism in the UK would be more costly and less effective if UK leaves EU says Europol head, Rob Wainwright

London marathon pioneer Disley dies

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:10
Welshman John Disley, who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Olympics and co-founded the London Marathon, dies aged 87.

'Hoping' for Heathrow decision in July

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:09
The transport secretary "very much hopes" a decision on whether to build a runway at Heathrow or Gatwick will be taken by late July.

Syria 'exterminating detainees' - report

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:57
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.

Migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:39
A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 24 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.

UK and EU: The lead campaigners battle

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:35
Which groups will be chosen to lead the official In and Out campaigns in the EU referendum and how will the decision be made?

Florida's $520m lottery win unclaimed

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:33
Giant jackpot won by a lottery entrant in the US state of Florida is still unclaimed, officials say, despite massive media coverage.