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TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2016, 03:58

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North Korea missile launch ‘fails’

Today at 03:25 AM, via BBC News

North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say.

Kincora Boys’ Home abuse inquiry starts

Today at 02:55 AM, via BBC News

An inquiry into historical child sex abuse in Northern Ireland is due to begin examining allegations relating to the former Kincora Boys’ Home.

Crocodile victim on celebration trip

Today at 01:45 AM, via BBC News

A woman killed by a crocodile in Australia’s far-north was on a trip to celebrate the end of her friend’s cancer treatment.

Care home scandal families’ plea to PM

Today at 01:40 AM, via BBC News

Families of victims of the Winterbourne View scandal write to the prime minister demanding he shuts outdated care home institutions.

Battle of Jutland centenary marked

Today at 01:04 AM, via BBC News

The centenary of the biggest naval engagement of World War One is to be marked by services in Scotland and at sea.

Pele sells off his life in football

Today at 01:04 AM, via BBC News

Brazilian football legend Pele is auctioning off more than 1,500 football-related items accumulated over more than six decades.

How to breed an Epsom Derby winner

Today at 01:03 AM, via BBC News

BBC Sport uncovers the multi-billion pound world where luck counts as much as breeding in the race for Derby success.

Man jailed for lover’s murder in France

Yesterday at 23:49 PM, via BBC News

A French gardener is jailed for 30 years for the premeditated murder of his British lover at her home in southern France in 2012.

Zoo defends Harambe gorilla shooting

Yesterday at 23:22 PM, via BBC News

The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.

Mexico footballer fought kidnapper

Yesterday at 23:15 PM, via BBC News

International footballer Alan Pulido fought one of his kidnappers and grabbed his phone to call police, officials reveal.

Gary Barlow stuns shoppers with concert

Yesterday at 22:42 PM, via BBC News

Take That star Gary Barlow surprised shoppers in Bristol on Monday with an impromptu concert – wearing a Gary Barlow mask.

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