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Dreamworld: Four killed on Australian theme park ride

2 hours 56 min ago
Four people are killed on a river rapids ride at the Dreamworld theme park on Australia's east coast.

Watford investigated by Football League over 'forged bank letter' claims

3 hours 16 min ago
Watford are being investigated by the Football League for allegedly supplying false financial information.

Rurik Jutting: Hong Kong murder trial shown 'torture' video

3 hours 50 min ago
Jurors in the Hong Kong murder trial of a British banker are shown mobile phone footage of the attack on one of the victims.

Councils 'don't pay fair price for care'

5 hours 10 min ago
Nine out of 10 councils in the UK are failing to pay realistic prices to support older and disabled people in their own homes, the industry says.

Calais migrants: 'Jungle' camp demolition set to begin

5 hours 55 min ago
French authorities are expected to begin demolishing the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, as more residents prepare to leave for other areas of France.

New press regulator faces approval decision

7 hours 31 min ago
Impress, a group seeking to become the first officially recognised press regulator, is to find out if it has been approved.

FOBT addict: 'I spent month's wages in 30 mins'

9 hours 9 min ago
The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people.

Gavin Lee: Day one of dismantling the Jungle

9 hours 30 min ago
The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.

Will America's evangelical Christians still back Trump?

9 hours 35 min ago
Will the allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding Donald Trump stifle Republican support in America's Christian evangelical churches?

Concrete Canvas

9 hours 40 min ago
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.

Break-out hit

9 hours 45 min ago
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.

Water war?

10 hours 17 min ago
In Central Asia, a crisis is brewing over water and electricity. Some countries have energy, the others water - but they cannot seem to agree how to share resources.

Project dignity

10 hours 35 min ago
At the age of 13, Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.

Blockchain bandits

10 hours 52 min ago
Are hack attacks aimed at the technology behind Bitcoin and other virtual currencies undermining confidence in the digital cash world?

Game changer

10 hours 53 min ago
A feminist icon, a virtual blow-up doll, the sixth Spice Girl, a cyberbabe, an ambassador for Britain, or a distorted male fantasy? Lara Croft has been described as all of these. BBC News looks at her legacy as Tomb Raider turns 20.

Model train prices are rising because of pound's devaluation

10 hours 57 min ago
The pound's recent devaluation after June's Brexit vote has already led to some price rises, and model railways are one business feeling the effects.

Women 'nearing equality with men - in alcohol consumption'

11 hours 38 sec ago
Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.

The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss

11 hours 1 min ago
Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows.

Decision on Heathrow expansion due

11 hours 2 min ago
The government is set to announce later its long-awaited decision on airport expansion, with Heathrow considered the favourite.

Airport expansion: How the cost of delays stacks up

11 hours 4 min ago
The decision whether to opt for a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?