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Lions and zebras being kept at UK homes

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 9:44am
Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal.

Injured Stokes replaced by Woakes

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 9:00am
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka and replaced in the squad by Chris Woakes.

Ducklings rescued from cesspit

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 8:30am
Firefighters rescue a handful of ducklings that had fallen into a cesspit in Auckland, New Zealand, reuniting them with their mother.

MPs to grill BHS directors and advisers

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 8:18am
MPs are to examine the role that BHS directors and advisers played before the retailer was sold for £1 last year by Sir Philip Green.

VIDEO: Drone footage shows shark feeding frenzy

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 8:00am
Drone footage shows tourists catching an unusual sight in Shark Bay, Australia - dozens of tiger sharks feeding on a dead whale.

Obama to lift arms embargo on Vietnam

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 7:41am
President Obama announces the US is completely lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy.

Ryanair says fares to fall 7% this year

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 7:37am
Budget airline Ryanair says its average fare will fall 7% this year as it reports a huge rise in profit.

VIDEO: The secrets of the Chelsea Flower Show

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 7:37am
Setting up the gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show is a very complex process.

Bayer bid to create biggest seed firm

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 7:30am
German drugs and chemicals company Bayer makes a $62bn offer for Monsanto, in a takeover bid that would create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.

Deadline for Tata steel bidders

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 6:59am
Tata in India is expected to decide this week which bidders will go forward in the sale process for its UK steel operations.

VIDEO: When antibiotics no longer work

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 6:45am
As antibiotics resistance grows around the world, for some people even the strongest drugs no longer work

What happened inside curfew-hit Turkish town?

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 6:03am
For 78 days, a mainly Kurdish town in Turkey was under curfew - now the Turkish army stands accused of a slaughter. What happened inside Cizre?

VIDEO: 'Dark questions' after Cizre deaths

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 6:00am
The United Nations wants to send investigators in to examine allegations that Turkish forces massacred around 100 civilians in Cizre.

India launches mini space shuttle

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 5:36am
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.

Schoolgirls die in Thai dormitory fire

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 4:17am
At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.

Thirty sick on Everest after two deaths

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 4:13am
About 30 climbers are suffering frostbite or illness on Mount Everest, after two more died from apparent altitude sickness.

Brexit 'would spark year-long recession'

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 2:38am
Treasury analysis says Brexit would tip the UK into a year-long recession, but Vote Leave dismisses the study as "deeply biased".

Postal votes to decide Austria election

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 2:33am
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result now depending on postal ballots.

Garcia Marquez's ashes laid to rest

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 2:12am
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.

Olympian ‘drove drunk with shotgun’

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 1:15am
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.

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