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Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

2 hours 51 min ago
The renowned scientist behind BBC Two's The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.

Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros in France

3 hours 7 min ago
The ancient skeleton is thought to be the largest of its kind in private hands.

ANC: Zuma pleads for unity as party picks new leader

3 hours 23 min ago
South Africa's governing party is picking a new head after a bitter leadership battle.

Tewkesbury homes still without water after pipe burst

3 hours 37 min ago
Severn Trent Water says the repair work is "extremely difficult" and it is not known when it will be completed.

Austria far right: 'Nobody has anything to fear' says new minister

3 hours 48 min ago
Far-right politician Herbert Kickl seeks to reassure Austrians as he becomes interior minister.

ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine

3 hours 52 min ago
Adm Marcelo Srur is sent into retirement following criticism of the operation to rescue the submarine.

Ashes: Is Steve Smith the best since Donald Bradman?

5 hours 1 min ago
With stats better than Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Viv Richards, BBC Sport asks if Steve Smith is the best batsman since Donald Bradman.

Aberdeen school bus crash driver named by police

6 hours 29 min ago
The family of Ian Fordyce have described him as "well known and popular with everyone he met".

Ashes: England 'must show guts' in third Test against Australia

7 hours 36 min ago
England must "get stuck in" to save the third Test against Australia and keep the Ashes alive, says assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

Austrian far-right joins coalition led by PM Sebastian Kurz

8 hours 33 min ago
The president approved a coalition involving the Freedom Party for the first time since 2005.

Pint-sized Ashes: Australia pile on the punishment on day three

8 hours 35 min ago
Australia captain Steve Smith hits a magnificent double century and Mitchell Marsh a huge hundred to demoralise England on day three of the third Ashes Test.

Funeral service for Romania's King Michael

9 hours 3 min ago
Thousands of people and European royals gather for the state funeral in Bucharest.

Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead?

10 hours 3 min ago
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.

Hart in Hampshire 'best place to live in UK'

10 hours 7 min ago
The Hampshire district came top in a study that looked at factors including life expectancy.

Weinstein 'derailed my career' Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim

10 hours 16 min ago
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.

Hope Salford victims can be buried together

10 hours 17 min ago
The uncle of four siblings who died after a house fire says he hopes they get the "funeral they deserve".

Smith humiliates England at the Waca

10 hours 26 min ago
Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh put Australia in control of the third Ashes Test in Perth with huge centuries.

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 champion to be crowned

10 hours 45 min ago
Four celebrities are in with a shot of lifting the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball trophy.

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

12 hours 20 min ago
Barry and Honey Sherman were discovered in the basement of their Toronto home by an estate agent.

The house that Edek built - and the secret suitcase kept inside

12 hours 22 min ago
The architect, his modernist post-War home, and the suitcase full of secrets he kept inside.