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US F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption A warehouse employee recorded a video of the crash site aftermath An F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse near a base outside Los Angeles, leaving the pilot and workers on the ground with minor injuries. The pilot ejected before impact, and the small fire that broke out was […]


Whorlton Hall: Hospital abuse missed despite at least 100 official visits

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUndercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with autism and learning disabilities Whorlton Hall hospital had at least 100 visits by official agencies in the year before abuse of inpatients there was discovered, the BBC has learned. Inspectors, council officials and NHS staff all […]

NHS ‘should not prescribe acne drug’

Spina bifida: Keyhole surgery repairs baby spine in womb

Bowel cancer rates rising ‘among young adults’


Minecraft Earth: Minecraft’s answer to Pokemon Go

Minecraft Earth is the new augmented reality version of the famous building game coming later this year. Made famous by Pokemon Go, augmented reality games allow players to bring real and virtual worlds together. Newsbeat has been among the first to see the new title in action and has spoken to the team behind it. […]

American man accused in $9m net address theft

Grumpy Cat internet legend dies

Tesla Model 3: Autopilot engaged during fatal crash


Spain alarmed by French bear’s attacks on sheep

Image copyright oncfsImage caption France released two Slovenian brown bears in the Pyrenees last October A female brown bear released in the French Pyrenees has killed eight sheep in Spain, prompting emergency talks between the two countries. Claverina is now roaming through the mountains of Navarre, having crossed from Béarn in south-western France. Spanish environmental […]


Brazil’s Vale warns another mining dam at risk of collapse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrazil’s mining dams: A disaster waiting to happen? Brazil’s mining firm Vale has warned that another dam is at risk of bursting months after the collapse of a similar structure killed more than 230 people. The dam near the south-eastern city of Barão de Cocais could burst […]


Will India energy pledges lead to CO2 rise?

Image caption India’s CO2 emissions is predicted to roughly double by 2040 India’s major political parties competing in the ongoing general elections have pledged free electricity to farmers, ambitious infrastructure projects and rapid expansion of the manufacturing sector. What impact could this have on carbon emissions in India, already the world’s third largest CO2 producer? […]