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Pterosaurs: Fur flies over feathery fossils

December 17, 2018 - 10:17am
The flying reptiles had feathers, and looked like brown bats with fuzzy wings, say scientists.

Stansted protesters: Jail possibility 'a scary thought'

December 17, 2018 - 9:56am
The fifteen protesters locked themselves around a deportation plane at Stansted Airport last year.

'Look after my house for me' letter writer tracked down

December 17, 2018 - 9:55am
A woman who left a note when she left her childhood bedroom has been tracked down by the house's current inhabitant.

Royal Marines' Christmas gift for arthritis boy

December 17, 2018 - 9:54am
Malachi Neat, 14, is given the chance to take on their assault course at their training base in Devon.

Ireland forward Henderson to miss most of Six Nations

December 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Ulster and Ireland forward Iain Henderson is ruled out for up to three months after undergoing surgery on a thumb injury.

Eagles shock Rams to stay in play-off race - NFL week 15 round-up & videos

December 17, 2018 - 9:14am
The Philadelphia Eagles keep their play-off hopes alive as Nick Foles' return helps them to victory, while the Chicago Bears clinch the NFC North.

Moira Stuart to join Classic FM

December 17, 2018 - 8:48am
The newsreader has been at the BBC for over 40 years as a presenter and broadcaster.

Russia 'meddled in all big social media' in US election, says report

December 17, 2018 - 8:10am
YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter were targeted in the 2016 US election, a report says.

Europa League draw: Celtic v Valencia, Bate Borisov v Arsenal, Malmo v Chelsea

December 17, 2018 - 7:50am
Celtic are drawn to face Valencia in the last 32 of the Europa League, while Arsenal will take on Bate Borisov and Chelsea meet Malmo.

Carol Boardman: Man guilty of killing Olympian's mother

December 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Liam Rosney ran over Carol Boardman after she fell off her bike in 2016.

Student loan change adds £12bn to deficit

December 17, 2018 - 7:46am
A change in how student loans appear in the public finances will add pressure to cut tuition fees.

Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris St-Germain

December 17, 2018 - 7:31am
Liverpool are drawn against German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United face Paris St-Germain.

Solihull murders: Janbaz Tarin pleads guilty

December 17, 2018 - 7:26am
Janbaz Tarin stabbed Raneem Oudeh and her mother Khaola Saleem after a relationship breakdown.

Kiwibot delivery robot catches fire after 'human error'

December 17, 2018 - 7:15am
University of California has had the robots for two years, but "human error" is blamed for the fire.

Are teachers' Christmas gifts getting out of control?

December 17, 2018 - 7:11am
Some schools are starting to discourage parents from buying teachers presents at Christmas.

Climber, 21, dies in fall on Ben Nevis

December 17, 2018 - 6:59am
The 21-year-old had been on a route in Tower Gully on Sunday afternoon when he fell.

Dingwall Pupils fall ill after drinking vaping fluid

December 17, 2018 - 6:48am
Young people and their parents are being warned that ingesting the toxic substance can be fatal.

Captains Kohli and Paine clash as Australia close in on win over India

December 17, 2018 - 6:22am
Australia captain Tim Paine and India counterpart Virat Kohli clash on day four of the second Test in Perth as the hosts close in on victory.

In pictures: Vatican sand nativity scene

December 17, 2018 - 6:15am
Images of a nativity scene made of sand on display at the Vatican.

Bloodhound supersonic car project saved

December 17, 2018 - 5:50am
The supersonic vehicle could still race at 1,000mph after an entrepreneur bought the business.

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