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Primary academies 'mixed results'

2 hours 23 min ago
High-achieving primary schools which become academies show no improvement, but weaker schools make more progress, according to research.

Final votes push by party leaders

2 hours 34 min ago
Political leaders make their final pitch for votes before Thursday's Welsh Assembly election.

EU exit 'could take years to complete'

2 hours 37 min ago
Leaving the EU would involve years of "complex and daunting" negotiations, peers warn, but Leave campaigners say it should only take two years.

Soap star Kristian Ealey dies at 38

2 hours 38 min ago
Tributes are paid to former Brookside and Hollyoaks actor Kristian Ealey who has died at the age of 38.

PM urged to accept lone Syrian children

2 hours 40 min ago
The government is coming under increasing pressure to accept 3,000 child refugees from the Syrian war who have made it into Europe unaccompanied.

Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation

2 hours 43 min ago
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 80,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.

Galway man makes gift fit for a princess

2 hours 55 min ago
Princess Charlotte has a toy box full of regal gifts, but among them is a simple woven rattle made by a Galway basket maker.

How far has Scottish politics changed?

3 hours 24 min ago
Even though Scotland has elections to the national parliament this week, and the European Union referendum campaign is well under way, voters are still haunted by the independence vote in 2014, says James Naughtie.

Police dig at child rapists' former home

3 hours 26 min ago
The garden at the former home of a jailed paedophile couple, who knew serial killers Fred and Rose West, is being dug up by police based on a tip-off.

Wonga sees losses double in 2015

3 hours 33 min ago
The UK's biggest payday lender - Wonga - saw its losses double last year as tougher regulation in the industry continued to bite.

Sainsbury's hit by falling food prices

3 hours 34 min ago
Sainsbury's reports a fall in annual underlying profits as the supermarket price war continues to hurt the retailer.

Wada sanctions fourth lab in a month

3 hours 36 min ago
South Africa's Doping Control Laboratory becomes the fourth lab to be sanctioned by Wada within a month.

Birdsong broadcasts come to BBC Radio 3

3 hours 39 min ago
BBC Radio 3 will regularly broadcast birdsong as part of its commitment to "slow radio".

Trump set for Republican nomination

4 hours 28 min ago
Victory in Indiana tightens Donald Trump's grip on the US Republican presidential nomination after defeat forces rival Ted Cruz from the race.

Paatelainen to leave Dundee United

4 hours 30 min ago
Manager Mixu Paatelainen will soon be leaving Dundee United as talks over a financial package for his departure begin.

Next cuts sales and profit forecast

4 hours 34 min ago
Retailer Next warns that its sales and profits could be lower than previously forecast as it remains worried about a slowdown in consumer spending.

VIDEO: Ted Cruz accidentally hits his wife

4 hours 42 min ago
Ted Cruz accidentally strikes his wife Heidi while hugging his father on stage after ending his presidential run.

Rich will rule for 20 years - Ranieri

4 hours 43 min ago
Leicester City's title win will be hard to repeat because the rich teams almost always succeed, says manager Claudio Ranieri.

Police hunt after jewellery raid

5 hours 1 min ago
A jewellery shop is raided at a north London shopping centre, with sledge hammers and pick-axes recovered afterwards.

Apple must share 'iPhone' name in China

5 hours 7 min ago
A Chinese company is free to use the name "iPhone" on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China.