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Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 5:48pm
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 5:32pm
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 5:16pm
South Africa's governing party is picking a new head after a bitter leadership battle.

Tewkesbury homes still without water after pipe burst

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 5:02pm
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 4:51pm
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 4:46pm
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?

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 3:38pm
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 2:10pm
The family of Ian Fordyce have described him as "well known and popular with everyone he met".

Funeral service for Romania's King Michael

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 11:35am
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?

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:36am
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'

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:32am
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:23am
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.

Smith humiliates England at the Waca

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:12am
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 9:53am
Four celebrities are in with a shot of lifting the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball trophy.

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 8:19am
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

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 8:17am
The architect, his modernist post-War home, and the suitcase full of secrets he kept inside.

Iain Lee addresses I'm a Celeb bullying claims

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 8:04am
The radio host says the term bullying is a "bit strong".

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: How do you win the main award?

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 6:36am
There have been 59 winners of Sports Personality of the Year, but what makes the ideal candidate? BBC Sport crunched the numbers.

One Culture: two generations

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 3:32am
A Ghanaian father and son rebuild their relationship after a stint in prison pulled them apart.

'Selfieccino' - Putting your face on a coffee

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 1:17am
The selfie cappuccino cafe, where customers can sip on a portrait of their own face.

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