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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 defender Kurt Zouma faces six months out because he needs surgery on the knee injury he suffered on Sunday.
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 will host Greenock Morton in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals after a ball malfunction in the original draw.
Beth Tweddle has surgery on her neck after a fall during Channel 4's The Jump, prompting a safety review of the TV show.
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...
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.
Plans to launch a media school in Cardiff are unveiled after a deal was struck with a Chinese television firm.
Shetland's new gas plant has "pushed the boundaries" of what is technically possible, says the BBC's Lorna Gordon.
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.
Former jockey Darren Egan is banned from racing for 12 years after being found guilty of corruption charges.
What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass
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.
Fighting crime and terrorism in the UK would be more costly and less effective if UK leaves EU says Europol head, Rob Wainwright
Welshman John Disley, who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Olympics and co-founded the London Marathon, dies aged 87.
The transport secretary "very much hopes" a decision on whether to build a runway at Heathrow or Gatwick will be taken by late July.
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.
A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 24 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.
Which groups will be chosen to lead the official In and Out campaigns in the EU referendum and how will the decision be made?
Giant jackpot won by a lottery entrant in the US state of Florida is still unclaimed, officials say, despite massive media coverage.