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This year's GCSE results show the biggest ever year-on-year decline, blamed on an increase in retakes in England.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 6:23 pm
Images from before and after an earthquake struck central Italy show the huge scale of the disaster.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 6:16 pm
Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and new manager Pep Guardiola's former club Barcelona in the Champions League.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 5:47 pm
A marathon runner has been reunited with a dog who unexpectedly joined him during a 250km race across China, after she went missing.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 5:45 pm
GCSE results are being published, and parents will have to react to the news. What will they really mean?
Posted: August 25, 2016, 5:23 pm
Five London men who died at Camber Sands could have got into trouble after failing to realise how quickly the tide would come in, the RNLI believes.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:52 pm
Hundreds of aftershocks rock areas of central Italy devastated by an earthquake that left at least 250 people dead, hampering rescuers.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:49 pm
Security company G4S says it has rejected a last-minute approach by Labour to cover its annual conference.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:42 pm
A Starbucks cafe was one of several buildings destroyed after being hit by a tornado, in the town of Kokomo, Indianapolis. Only minor injuries have been reported in the area.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 3:50 pm
French wine production is likely to be 10% lower this year than in 2015 because of a spring frost and a heatwave now.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 3:43 pm
Lewis Hamilton prioritises damage limitation after confirming he will take a grid penalty in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:59 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country's Paralympics ban is "outside the bounds of law, morality and humanity".
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:58 pm
A primary school head teacher who used a spy pen to film pupils in the toilets at his school is jailed.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:55 pm
Manchester City complete the signing of Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona for £15.4m plus add-ons.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:35 pm
The BBC's James Reynolds tells of feeling the ground move during one of the aftershocks following Italy's deadly earthquake.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:31 pm
Parents of children with learning disabilities are being left to struggle alone without support during the summer holidays, according to Mencap. Here are some of their stories.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:25 pm
The world's longest aircraft came into contact with "high voltage power cables" before nosediving on landing, UK Power Networks says.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:25 pm
A man has asked his girlfriend to marry him in a film using Lego that was screened to cinema goers before the main attraction.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:05 pm
Children's accident and emergency services at a troubled hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".
Posted: August 25, 2016, 1:59 pm
WhatsApp changes its privacy policy so that businesses can send messages to people using the service.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 1:10 pm
French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at the age of 86 after suffering from Parkinson's disease, her family says.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:59 pm
Poland overtakes India as the most common country of birth for UK immigrants as new statistics show estimated net migration remains close to record levels.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:18 pm
Prince William has shared his experience of losing his mother with a teenage boy whose mother died of cancer last year.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:08 pm
Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:58 am
A lawnmower has been blamed for wrongly triggering sensors that predict when the Northern Lights will be visible in the UK.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:23 am
Scores of historic sites in Bagan - some there since the 10th century - were badly damaged by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:20 am
Drone footage shows extent of Italy quake destruction in Pescara del Tronto
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:01 am
Footage shows children being pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive
Posted: August 25, 2016, 9:11 am
One hundred years ago an arm of the Royal Navy was formed to run "suicide missions" against the German naval forces.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 8:45 am
Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 6:56 am
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 6:03 am
It's the last year of the current system, which was introduced in 1988. But how would you fare against today's teenagers in the current exams?
Posted: August 25, 2016, 1:19 am
Japanese companies are paying for employees to attend "crying workshops".
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:52 pm
A guide to this year's GCSEs.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:33 pm
A year after 71 people suffocated in the back of an airless lorry on its way to Austria, Bethany Bell and Nick Thorpe retrace the journey and ask what went wrong.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:32 pm
As Russia gears up for parliamentary elections, how is it dealing with dissenting protestors?
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:29 pm
How do astronomers decide whether a planet is potentially habitable?
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:28 pm
A look at the growing number of businesses who are trying to make a positive difference to society by speaking out on societal or political issues, and their reasons for doing so.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:16 pm
A slick music video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by a patriotic tsunami has upset Iranian conservatives.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:15 pm
Successful bosses often boast of how little they sleep, but is sleeping more better for your career?
Posted: August 24, 2016, 11:07 pm
The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia have paid tribute to an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".
Posted: August 24, 2016, 8:06 pm
New independent data suggests that the augmented reality craze is beginning to cool off.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 2:13 pm
Jeremy Corbyn has brought the issue of overcrowded trains into the spotlight again, but why are our trains so busy and just how bad is the problem?
Posted: August 24, 2016, 2:02 pm
MPs have recommended banning the tiny particles of plastic called "microbeads" which are used in a number of cosmetics and cleaning products. But why have they taken the move?
Posted: August 24, 2016, 10:38 am
Historian and author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari speaks about the future of humanity.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 8:09 am
A selection of your pictures from around Wales.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 5:52 am
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Posted: March 16, 2016, 12:34 pm

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