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Archers actor Alan Devereux dies aged 75

1 hour 5 min ago
Actor Alan Devereux, who played the role of Sid Perks in the BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers for nearly 50 years, has died aged 75.

TV sitcom writer Carla Lane dies

1 hour 29 min ago
Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcoms Bread and Butterflies, dies aged 87.

Asteroids 'dumped water in molten Moon'

2 hours 7 min ago
Water found deep in the Moon was delivered when icy asteroids splashed into magma oceans 4.3 billion years ago, a study suggests.

Concordia skipper's sentence upheld

2 hours 21 min ago
An Italian appeals court upholds the 16-year sentence given to the captain of the Costa Concordia which capsized in 2012, killing 32 people.

VIDEO: Could Brexit mean higher roaming costs?

2 hours 37 min ago
Could leaving the EU cost you more to use your phone abroad? Rory Cellan-Jones has been finding out.

Ousted pharma boss gets $9m severance

3 hours 7 min ago
The former head of embattled drugmaker Valeant will receive $9m (£6.2m) in severance payment along with thousands of dollars in consulting fees.

Police to investigate gorilla shooting

3 hours 36 min ago
Police are to investigate the circumstances around the killing of a gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo after a four-year-old boy fell into his enclosure.

VIDEO: Disney's first lesbian couple?

4 hours 8 min ago
New trailer for Finding Dory has people wondering if it features Disney Pixar's first lesbian couple

Khan defends EU vote campaign tactics

4 hours 11 min ago
Sadiq Khan defends campaigning with David Cameron in the EU referendum, saying he wants to make it clear Labour supports a Remain vote.

Euro 2016 'could be terrorist target'

4 hours 24 min ago
The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championships being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

Migrant 'document forgers' arrested

4 hours 42 min ago
Police in Greece and the Czech Republic arrest more than 20 people suspected of producing forged passports and visas for migrants trying to enter Europe.

Amazon's Transparent gets fourth series

5 hours 4 min ago
Transparent, Amazon's award-winning show about a father who is transgender, is to get a fourth series, the company announces.

Leytonstone knifeman 'suffered delusions'

5 hours 7 min ago
A man accused of trying to murder a passenger at Leytonstone tube station suffered from paranoid delusions that MI5 was pursuing him, the Old Bailey hears.

Queen to appear on Vanity Fair cover

5 hours 7 min ago
The Queen is to appear on the front page of the latest edition of Vanity Fair magazine with her pet dogs.

NHS will not fund anti-HIV drug plan

5 hours 21 min ago
Charities express anger after NHS England confirms it will not fund a "game-changer" drug treatment that can prevent HIV.

Student loan petition tops 100,000

5 hours 36 min ago
A petition against government plans to freeze the salary point at which graduates start paying back student loans tops 100,000 signatures.

US consumer spending jumps in April

6 hours 3 min ago
Americans' willingness to open their wallets shot to a seven-year high in April, but confidence in the US economy fell in May.

Facebook copy created in North Korea

7 hours 5 min ago
A crude clone of the Facebook social media site briefly appears in North Korea before going offline.

Rashford makes England Euro 2016 squad

7 hours 21 min ago
Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge are included in England's squad for Euro 2016 but Andros Townsend and Danny Drinkwater miss out.

Cigarette plain packs to 'go global'

7 hours 49 min ago
Plain packaging for cigarettes is about to "go global" in a move that will have a "huge impact" on health, the World Health Organization says.

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